Program Assistant, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Jan 21, 2022
Mar 08, 2022
Full Time
Program Assistant, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State The George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School seeks a Program Assistant for the C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State 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. Responsibilities: Do you like planning events? Do you enjoy coordinating logistics, event execution, and everything in between? Then the Gray Center is looking for you!The Gray Center is seeking a bright, energetic, detail-oriented Program Assistant, who enjoys planning and organizing conferences, workshops, seminars and other events. Reporting to the Gray Center's Associate Director for Events & Operations, the Program Assistant will be responsible for providing support for all the Gray Center's events and programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting with several aspects of the Gray Center's event planning and execution, including preparation of materials, onsite setup, event registration, database and file management;Coordinating several aspects of the Gray Center's administrative operations, including processing reimbursements and bill payments, providing support for vendor accounts, and supporting the Gray Center's Associate Director for Events & Operations as necessary;Administrative support for the Associate Director for Events & Operations as necessary;Tracking/collecting materials and updating a variety of databases and lists; andOther administrative and office duties as assigned.Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;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 people at all levels, including high-level officials in government and academia, in a professional manner and in different settings;Excellent written and oral communication skills; andAbility to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings (when the Center has events). Preferred Qualifications: Experience with event management software; andExperience with Microsoft Office products, as well as strong database experience. **This is not a supervisory position.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a one-page cover letter, a 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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