Program Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Nov 03, 2021
Dec 12, 2021
Program Manager
Full Time
Program Assistant

The George Mason University Law & Economics Center (LEC), within the Antonin Scalia Law School, invites applications for a Program Assistant. 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 Law & Economics Center (LEC):

The LEC of George Mason University's 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.


The LEC seeks a self-motivated and detailed Program Assistant for the Henry G. Manne Program, Program on Economics & Privacy, and other programs as directed. The assistant will provide administrative support, including the recruiting and marketing of programs, program registrations and databases, program reporting, keeping event timelines and task lists, the maintenance of websites and creation of marketing materials, and the preparation of event materials. The assistant will also provide support with on-site program tasks.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Event management experience;
  • Public policy or legal environment experience desirable.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be committed to, and enthusiastic about, the mission and vision of the Law & Economics Center;
  • Be adaptable, flexible problem-solver;
  • Be able to work flexible hours and weekends as well as travel independently;
  • Have excellent organizational skills, including the ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities effectively; results oriented;
  • Be highly self-motivated, detailed oriented, accuracy driven;
  • Have a professional demeanor with strong written and oral communication skills.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10490z at; 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 130 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!

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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