Project Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Dec 11, 2021
Jan 25, 2022
Full Time
Project AssistantThe Carter School is looking for an enthusiastic, flexible, detail oriented professional to support the administration of the Political Leadership Academy, Lincoln Scholars Program, and Facilitated IEP Project. The position is based at Mason's Arlington campus and can be done predominately remotely. Expected pay is $18/hour for 20-30 hours per week.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.Responsibilities: Political Leadership Academy: assist the Director of the Political Leadership Academy in accomplishing recruitment, program management, and administrative tasks in pursuit of the mission and growth of the PLA. Tasks could include, but are not limited to: participant recruitment and management, instructor relations, and session administration. Lincoln Scholars Program: assist the Project Director to support the year round delivery of online education and summer intensive seminars to scholars from Myanmar. Tasks will include, but are not limited to: communication with scholars, project reports, travel arrangements, session support.Facilitated IEP Project: assist the Project Director with coordinating Facilitated IEP training and facilitation. Tasks will include, but are not limited to: communication with trainers, travel arrangements, session support, processing facilitator payments. Required Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have good customer service skills, is comfortable with technology, and enjoys working with people, handling a variety of tasks, and learning new skills;Applicants must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software;Experience in customer service and administration is required; andProficiency in Zoom meeting management. When submitting your application, please note in your cover letter the days and hours you are available to work.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WGB350 at by January 7, 2022; complete the online application; and upload a cover letter (to include days and hours of availability), 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 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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