Data and Finance Assistant, Law & Economics Center

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Nov 03, 2021
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Data and Finance Assistant, Law & Economics CenterGeorge Mason University's Law & Economics Center (LEC), within the Antonin Scalia Law School, invites applications for a Data and Finance 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 Center:The 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. Responsibilities:The LEC seeks a self-motivated and detailed Data and Finance Assistant whose primary responsibilities will include the day-to-day data and financial operations of the Law & Economics Center. The Data and Finance Assistant will assist with management of data systems and contacts, processing payments, monitoring and reconciling expenses and budgets, as well preparing reports. Effective management of these systems and processes supports LEC leadership and the education programs offered by the LEC, with 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 or an equivalent combination of education and experience, with demonstrated relevant work experience;Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and a familiarity with database software;Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, and information systems skills;Knowledge of automated systems and related procedures and applications in an accounting environment;Professional appearance and manner; Ability to manage relationships with Antonin Scalia Law, George Mason University staff, and George Mason University Foundation staff, as well as external service providers; Demonstrated ability to manage complex tasks and prioritize competing demands in order to meet deadlines.Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of database management and financial experience.The successful candidate will:Be committed to, and enthusiastic about, the mission and vision of the Law & Economics Center;Be able to work independently and take initiative;Be results oriented;Be an adaptable, flexible problem-solver;Handle all business in a discreet manner;Be team-focused; Enjoy working as part of an active group of highly engaged individuals, sharing information readily with co-workers, and listening to and respecting others; Be able and willing to assist co-workers in order to ensure the team's success.

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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