Event Manager

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Nov 03, 2021
Dec 13, 2021
Full Time
Event Manager - Law & Economics Center

The George Mason University Law & Economics Center (LEC), within the Antonin Scalia Law School, is searching for an Event Manager. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Center:

The Law & Economics Center (LEC) of the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School is a national center for research and education that focuses on the timely and relevant economic analysis of legal and public policy issues. To fulfill its education mission, the LEC provides dynamic training programs in law and economics to audiences including federal and state judges, state attorneys general, congressional staff members, academics, and other legal professionals.

About the Position:

The Ideal candidate will be a project oriented, dynamic, energetic, flexible and unflappable person with demonstrated time management skills and multi-tasking ability. Must be able to work quickly, efficiently, and effectively. Ideal candidate will be a quick thinker with excellent administrative, team leadership, and communication skills, and be extremely detail-oriented and organized.


The Event Manager will be responsible for managing a large portion of the LEC's Event division in handling the logistical elements of education programs offered by the LEC and the Scalia Law School. The candidate should possess an appreciation for the well-educated audiences the LEC and the law school serves and the ability to execute professional and polished events with excellence.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent training and experience;
  • Significant (5+ years preferred) experience in event planning and production;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and a familiarity with database software;
  • Ability to travel independently and ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends;
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and spoken, as well as professional demeanor and customer service orientation;
  • Team oriented and able to demonstrate a problem-solving approach to tasks;
  • Ability to manage relationships with Scalia Law, George Mason University staff, and George Mason University Foundation staff, as well as external service providers.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10503z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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