Administrative Assistant

Fairfax, VA
$12 - $14 per hour; Commensurate with education and experience.
Nov 03, 2021
Dec 15, 2021
Full Time
Administrative Assistant, Office of Admissions The George Mason University Office of Admissions seeks a customer service focused Administrative Assistant to support the Director of Undergraduate Admissions and the Relationship Management Team. 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 Position:The Admissions Office is a fast-paced, high energy environment, and the incumbent will be responsible for providing administrative support while representing the university with a professional and enthusiastic demeanor. This position requires skills in administrative support. The successful candidate will be proficient and comfortable with computers and related office technology, and will have experience in an office environment. Sensitivity in dealing with diverse constituents, as well as the maturity to handle confidential information are required skills.The Administrative Assistant will work 25-29 hours per week and flexible shifts will be available. Responsibilities: Assist with scheduling meetings and appointments for Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Relationship Management Team and other teams within the Admissions Office; Support Admissions staff members and Admissions Office processes by efficiently and accurately completing data entry assignments; Order office supplies as needed for team members; Work cooperatively with all Admissions recruitment and operations staff including other office administrative staff; Assist Admissions staff members with mailings that could include recruitment materials, travel posters and other items related to this process; Maintain organized electronic and paper files; Other tasks, as assigned.Required Qualifications: High school diploma/GED, or a combination of equivalent education and experience, and a willingness to learn; Professionalism: applicant should be flexible, motivated, independent, creative and resourceful. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks is essential; Strong listening and comprehension skills: applicant must be able to listen to instructions carefully, and correctly follow directions;Strong communication skills: applicant should write clearly and effectively, and should also speak effectively to individuals at all levels;Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications; Excellent attention to detail.

For full consideration, applicants must apply 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 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! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements."

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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