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Part-Time Programs Assistant

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For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WGB298 at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Position Information

Position Information

Department Law School and Law Library
Alternate Department Description

The Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property

Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check Yes
Restricted Position? Yes, is not eligible for layoff or severance benefits.
Job Category Student Wage / Non-Student Wage
Role (State) Job Title Part-Time Programs Assistant
Working Title Part-Time Programs Assistant
Job Type Part-Time
Position Number WGB298
Recruit Number Staff - 8238
Working Hours
Location Arlington, VA
Other Location
Pay Band N/A
Salary $15.00 per hour
Web Announcement

Part-Time Programs Assistant

The George Mason University Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP)—within the Antonin Scalia Law School on the Arlington, Va., campus—is seeking a Part-Time Programs Assistant. The position will require 20 hours per week and will pay $15 per hour. 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.


Reporting to CPIP’s Operations and Events Manager, the Programs Assistant will provide administrative support for the events and office management. Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing meeting materials;
  • Calendar Management;
  • Assisting with attendee and CPIP staff travel arrangements;
  • Maintaining databases/files;
  • Answering telephones and responding to e-mails;
  • Processing travel reimbursements;
  • Ordering office supplies; and
  • Other projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in events management and office management;
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills;
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and accuracy-driven work ethic;
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills that demonstrate a high level of professionalism;
  • Demonstrated computer skills using Microsoft Office suite (experience with event management software such as Cvent is a bonus); and
  • Ability to multitask and efficiently prioritize work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience;
  • Experience in events management or office management; and
  • Experience working in a higher education environment.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WGB298 at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: August 1, 2017; this is a nonbinding date; this position may close at any time.
Posting Date 06/26/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly? No
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Equity Statement

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Professional References
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