Program Assistant, National Security Institute

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Posted
Nov 03, 2021
Closes
Dec 10, 2021
Ref
STF10552
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Program Assistant, National Security Institute

The George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School seeks a Program Assistant 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 Position:

Reporting to National Security Institute's Deputy Director, the NSI Program Assistant will be responsible for the successful execution of NSI events and for supporting NSI's other programs. This is not a supervisory position.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating and managing NSI leadership and organizational schedules;
  • Assisting with handling routine budget processes;
  • Supporting marketing of NSI events;
  • On-site event management;
  • Preparing content for and managing NSI's website and social media accounts;
  • Booking media opportunities for institute experts;
  • Assisting with publication of NSI research and advocacy papers and other written materials;
  • Supporting Program Coordinators, Deputy Director, and NSI leadership;
  • Other duties, as assigned.


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 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 are necessary;
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends;
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally is necessary.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Public policy or legal experience is desirable;
  • Ability to interact with TV/Radio producers is desirable.


For full consideration, applicants must apply 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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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.

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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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