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Production Assistant

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references with contact information.

Position Information

Position Information

Department Communications & Marketing
Alternate Department Description

Creative Services

Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Restricted Position?
Job Category Student Wage / Non-Student Wage
Role (State) Job Title Production Assistant
Working Title Production Assistant
Job Type Part-Time
Position Number WG151z
Recruit Number Staff - 8465
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary $12.00/Hour
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Production Assistant

The busy Creative Services Department, which produces the university’s marketing materials, seeks a dependable, task-oriented production assistant who can work quickly and accurately under the guidance of the production manager and the account manager. The production assistant will provide administrative and production support by scheduling intake meetings, gathering client inputs, opening and closing jobs, and distributing project files, along with other duties as assigned.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the clerical functions of project workflow;
  • Coordinating meetings and conference calls;
  • Conducting data entry and file keeping
    Preparing weekly reports;
  • Answering emails and phone calls from university clients and vendors; and
  • Assisting with special projects as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent;
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, email and internet;
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing projects with accuracy and efficiency;
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Aptitude for managing immediate tasks and meeting deadlines under pressure while staying focused and organized; and
  • Experience working within a project management methodology or with software a plus.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by:
Posting Date 12/01/2017
Job Close Date 12/14/2017
Open Until Filled? No
Telework Friendly?
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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 jobs.gmu.edu/!

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

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Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of Professional References
Optional Documents