Office Administrator

Position Information

Position Information

Department Schar School of Policy and Government
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Restricted Position? No, is eligible for layoff or severance benefits.
Job Category Classified Staff
Role (State) Job Title General Administration Supervisor I/Coordinator I
Working Title Office Administrator
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number 01120Z
Recruit Number Staff - 8512
Working Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location Arlington, VA
Other Location
Pay Band Payband 4
Salary $41,000 to $46,000
Web Announcement

Office Administrator
The George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government seeks an Office Administrator at its Arlington campus location. 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.

This individual reports to the Executive Assistant to the Dean. This full-time position works collaboratively with Schar School faculty, wage staff, and other professionals. Works closely with other University offices to facilitate greater cooperation and collaboration to ensure high-quality services are provided to all customers.

This person supervises at least one classified employee and will supervise and manage day-to-day tasks that contribute to the overall operations of the Schar School.

Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience;
- Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and use of the Internet;
- Must have excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Must be able to work independently, be self-motivated, and well-organized;
- Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience working in a university setting/environment;
- Proficient with Banner, eVA, and Travel Request System;
- Previous supervisory experience.

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: 01/29/18
Posting Date 01/12/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly?
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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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Supplemental Questions

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Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation #1
  2. Letter of Recommendation #2