Program Associate, National Security Institute

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Nov 03, 2021
Closes
Dec 13, 2021
Ref
STF10485
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Program Associate, National Security Institute

The George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School seeks a Program Associate for the National Security Institute (NSI) on the Arlington, VA., campus. 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 National Security Institute is aims to be the intellectual powerhouse supporting a robust American national security posture-dedicated to incorporating a realistic assessment of the threats facing the United States and finding real-world answers to hard national security questions and providing them to policymakers in way they can easily consume. We also strive to educate future leaders and to shape the debate on critical issues by providing balance to the public discourse and identifying solutions that both enable a robust national defense and safeguard our constitutional liberties.

About the Position:

NSI is looking for a Program Associate who will be responsible for successfully supporting various NSI policy programming efforts, events, and outreach, as well as a wide range of operational and logistical tasks. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the marketing and coordination of NSI policy events, roundtables, and conferences, including updates and maintenance to websites and designing of flyers and infographics
  • Booking and promoting media opportunities for Institute experts;
  • Growing NSI's social media and web presence;
  • Preparing content for and managing NSI's website and social media accounts;
  • Assisting with the publication and dissemination of NSI research and advocacy papers and other written materials;
  • Supporting NSI's Congressional and Executive branch engagements;
  • Engaging with NSI leadership, staff, and Fellows and Advisory Board members, as well as media, government officials, and the general public;
  • Supporting NSI team with other tasks and projects as needed.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, as well as experience in event management;
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, with the proven ability to independently juggle multiple tasks and priorities effectively;
  • Self-starter, highly motivated and detail-oriented;
  • Ability to interact with persons at all levels, including high-level legal officials and academics, in a professional manner and in different settings is critical;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Superior skills with Microsoft Office suite, as well as strong database experience is necessary;
  • Ability to work flexible hours.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Public policy experience is desirable.


For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10605Z 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.

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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/!

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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 .
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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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