Records Specialist

Fairfax, VA
Starting low 40,000; Commensurate with education and experience
Dec 15, 2021
Feb 07, 2022
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Records Specialist The George Mason University Department of Police and Public Safety Records Office is seeking an energetic, well-organized Records Specialist who takes initiative and is efficient when completing tasks. 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:This position provides customer service at the public reception desk and administrative support to command staff and others as needed. The incumbent must be comfortable performing in a fast-paced office, which will provide assistance to the public, while simultaneously carrying out both traditional clerical and complex administrative duties. Duties include:Front desk reception;Data entry and file management;Handling of confidential police records;Payment processing and event invoicing;Purchasing of office supplies;Building work orders;Handling telecommunication and electronic access issues;Maintaining the department website; andOther administrative tasks, as assigned.Required Qualifications:High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience;Must be, or able to become, a notary public;Ability to learn the policies and procedures for entering/maintaining police records;Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite; Ability to successfully complete a criminal background check;Excellent written and verbal communication skills;Exceptional customer service skills;Ability to exercise good judgement and decision making skills;Ability to work independently and as member of a team; andAbility to work under pressure and with deadlines.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree;Knowledge of law enforcement records management principles and procedures;Familiarity with Virginia FOIA laws, FERPA, and record retention schedules;Working knowledge of the Ellucian Banner system, as well as the eVA (Commonwealth of Virginia) state purchasing system and p-cards;Experience with WordPress, PowerDETAILS, and PowerDMS;Experience working with a Records Management System (RMS) to include both paper records and electronic data; andExperience working at a public reception desk and answering phones, providing customer service.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02026z at by February 5, 2022; 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."

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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