Admn, Accounting, Maintenance, Communications, Development and MORE! Jobs at GMU

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Scheduling and Operations Specialist

The George Mason University Office of the University Registrar seeks a full-time Scheduling and Operations Specialist to assist with the preparation and maintenance of the Schedule of Classes and serve as a front-line operations staff member.

Duties/Responsibilities: 
Respond to requests for modifications to the Schedule of Classes in a timely and accurate manner; assist with the scheduling of classrooms; provide registration, records and graduation assistance on the phone, via e-mail or in-person; and enforce university policies and procedures when performing duties.

Other duties include providing cross-functional support to other sections of the Registrar’s Office as needed.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02321z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36789

 

Maintenance Assistant

The George Mason University Office of Housing and Residence Life invites applications for Maintenance Assistant positions; positions are available for both day and evening positions.

Responsibilities: 
The Maintenance Assistant, under supervision, performs general/preventative maintenance services as directed within the campus housing system.

  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC 
  • Carpentry
  • Painting
  • General Building Maintenance: 
    Qualifications: 
  • General knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting/wall repairs, and installation as needed;
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record, and must be insurable;
  • Ability to practice effective oral communication skills with students, faculty and staff;
  • Ability to read, understand, and abide by all safety policies and procedures and follow equipment and system manuals; and
  • Due to frequent verbal contact, candidates should command the English language.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09496z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references (at least two supervisors, current or former, the rest can be coworkers) with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer

http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36825

 

Communications Officer

The George Mason University Department of Police and Public Safety invites applications for the position of Communications Officer.

The department is a fully sworn, nationally accredited police department through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The Mason Police Department provides professional police services to a diverse university population of over 35,000 students, faculty and staff. George Mason University is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students 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 of Virginia.

Responsibilities: 
The Communications Officer works in the University Police Department’s 24/7 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) and performs a variety of communications and operational tasks in support of public safety, security, and law enforcement operations in accordance with existing university, state and federal guidelines. Duties include answering emergency telephone lines, dispatching police officers, managing lost and found items, monitoring the university fire alarm system, monitoring the university closed-circuit television (CCTV) security system, and providing information and customer service to the university community via both telephone and a walk-up window.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02027z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by January 27, 2016; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Applicants must provide a valid e-mail address, as all communications from the department will be electronic. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer

http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36826

 

 

Development Coordinator, School of Law

The George Mason University School of Law seeks a Development Coordinator on the Arlington campus.

Responsibilities: 
The Development Coordinator will be responsible for events, stewardship of donors, and public and alumni relations in conjunction with the Director of Development and Development staff. This position will coordinate and manage the stewardship process, Mason Law Development communications, and the Development Office.

This individual is responsible for supporting the Mason Law Director of Development and other Development staff in the school’s fundraising efforts. This individual will communicate regularly with donors and potential donors; maintain all fundraising systems, including databases, schedules, and communication calendars; produce reports; research prospects and create donor profiles; organize and coordinate communications, proof proposals, and solicitation materials; and support donor events and participate in programs and events as required.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10509z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by January 29, 2016; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36841

 


Staff Accountant

The George Mason University Foundation, Inc. invites qualified applicants to apply for a Staff Accountant position.

The George Mason University Foundation is a 501©(3) operated exclusively for the benefit of George Mason University. The Foundation assists the university in generating private support; and manages, invests and administers private gifts, including endowments and real property.

Responsibilities: 
This position provides financial support to the accounting department within the Foundation. The successful applicant must be self-motivated and able to work independently. The position reconciles cash, manages the cash flow, and provides support for external audit and various other projects.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10508z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by January 29, 2016; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36799

 


Undergraduate Academic Advisor/Recruitment and Community Development Coordinator

The George Mason University School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) seeks qualified candidates for a full-time Undergraduate Academic Advisor/Recruitment and Community Development Coordinator position. The position will be part of the Undergraduate Student Services staff in Fairfax, Va., and will report to the Director of Student Services. This position requires occasional weekend and evening availability.

Responsibilities: 
Academic Advising:

  • Meet with prospective, new and returning S-CAR majors and minors about degree requirements, course scheduling, and internship and career interests.

Recruitment:

  • Attend recruitment events sponsored by the Office of Admissions, including prospective freshmen and transfer open houses;
  • Present to new students at orientation;
  • Develop relationships with community college advisors and faculty; and
  • Maintain and create marketing materials.

Events:

  • Plan events of various sizes on the Fairfax campus, including monthly brown bag lectures, the annual research conference, and other ad hoc events;
  • Compile and disseminate pertinent information to undergraduate students;
  • Create and distribute undergraduate weekly newsletter;
  • Liaise with, and serve on, various university and S-CAR committees;
  • Mentor and support S-CAR student organizations; and
  • Develop and support undergraduate alumni outreach initiatives.

Qualifications: 
Prior experience with the following:

  • Experience/background in higher education and social sciences is helpful, but not required;
  • Creating print marketing materials;
  • Experience with Web site content management;
  • Experience with event planning;
  • Database entry and applicable MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills; and
  • Project organization and management.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02615z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36816

 


Administrative and Academic Support Specialist

The George Mason University Department of Biology, within the College of Science, invites candidates for an Administrative and Academic Support Specialist position.

Responsibilities: 
The Administrative and Academic Support Specialist supports the Department Chair in managing departmental activities and functions, including but not limited to:

  • Assists the Department Chair, faculty and staff with administrative tasks, reports, and special events;
  • Greets and assists visitors to department office;
  • Provides support to faculty advisors and Biology students with advising issues;
  • Prepares the Schedule of Classes for Fall, Spring and Summer semesters for both the Biology Department and the Forensics Science Program;
  • Provides support for faculty and Graduate Teaching Assistants, including but not limited to: textbook ordering, office hour coordination, management of departmental listserv, maintenance of student files, and office and laboratory access; and
  • Manages the biology.gmu.edu advising e-mail account.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (i.e., Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and database management;
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Flexible, well-organized, professional, a problem-solver, detail-oriented, and able to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks;
  • Ability to complete projects in a timely manner with the minimum amount of supervision;
  • Ability to interact well with faculty and students, and a strong desire to assist them; and
  • Ability to communicate well with people from diverse backgrounds.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02450z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36842

 


Human Resources and Administrative Specialist

The George Mason University National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases (NCBID), within the College of Science, is seeking candidates for the position of Human Resources and Administrative Specialist.

Responsibilities: 
The primary duties of this position include coordinating and processing the human resources activities of the center, providing administrative support to the center faculty and staff, assisting personnel with travel arrangements, and maintaining program records. The incumbent is the first point of contact for the center and assists with special activities. The incumbent is also responsible for facilitating the smooth operations of the center and assists other administrative staff when necessary.

Required Qualifications

  • Comprehensive experience with a variety of computer applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; Internet; and possess strong typing skills;
  • Detail-oriented, conscientious and motivated with strong interpersonal, customer relations, and oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to interact well with faculty, administrative team members, and students; and a strong desire to assist them;
  • Ability to work with a deadline and have the flexibility to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; and
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with the minimum amount of supervision.

Because of the nature of the research conducted, employees working in this center have special conditions to remain employed. These include, but are not limited to: successfully completing background investigations, attending required trainings, and continuous adherence to all policies and procedures.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 01975z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36857

 

Director of Marketing and Communications, College of Science

The George Mason University College of Science (COS) invites well-qualified candidates to apply for our Director of Marketing and Communications position.

The College of Science is the largest research unit within the university and accounts for approximately 30 percent of the university’s total research portfolio. With a mission to produce science that enhances society, create clear career pathways for Mason students, and enhance economic development in the region and the nation, COS undertakes pioneering research endeavors that offer insight and solutions to the complex issues that challenge today’s world.

Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will serve as the lead for the college in matters relating to the strategy and execution of COS marketing and communications efforts. In this capacity, this position will develop, implement and manage a comprehensive marketing and communications program, including management systems and analytics; develop marketing strategies and produce marketing materials across all media (i.e., print, Web, etc.); plan, develop and manage market research data to inform COS planning and strategies; and foster relationships with internal and external constituents, all in an effort to meet the college’s vision and strategy for growth in enrollment, research and fundraising. The successful applicant will also be responsible for managing the marketing and communications budget and supervising communications staff and contractors.

Required Qualifications: 
Significant demonstrated experience with:

  • Communications and marketing, preferably within a higher education environment;
  • Leadership and management of marketing, preferably within a higher education environment;
  • Project planning and management;
  • Developing Web marketing and social media content as well as print advertising and publications; and
  • Cultivating positive relationships and working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to achieve tangible results.

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Provide leadership in a facilitative manner on marketing matters;
  • Plan, develop, implement and manage programs, procedures and policies;
  • Establish goals and priorities, and then take action to implement measures to achieve results;
  • Make recommendations and decisions based on organizational needs;
  • Evaluate activities and make necessary modifications in internal policies and procedures;
  • Work independently and collaboratively with minimal supervision at a leadership level; and
  • Build and utilize management and information systems on a variety of platforms.

A master’s degree is preferred, or significant marketing and management experience equivalent to a master’s degree or higher. Sophisticated communication and interpersonal skills are critical to success in this position.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA788z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36813

 

Director of Development, College of Health and Human Services

The George Mason University Office of University Development invites applications for the Director of Development for the College of Health and Human Services.

The College of Health and Human Services is home to the departments of Global and Community Health, Health Administration and Policy, Social Work, Rehabilitation Sciences, Nutrition and Food Studies, the Public Health Institute, and the School of Nursing. Focused on many of the most pressing medical and global health issues, the college trains the next generation of professionals to develop analytical and creative thinking and to make well-founded ethical decisions that provide the best care to patients or clients. Being near the epicenter of world health and human services, policy and research has proven to be a powerful launch pad for College of Health and Human Services students to begin a career or to take professional advancement to new levels.

Qualifications: 
The position requires a successful and demonstrated history of meeting and exceeding goals. The ability to think strategically; execute contemporary philanthropy, as well as progressive marketing, communications, and outreach/engagement activities in higher education; handle complex organizational details; use excellent communication skills; and present information and compelling cases to multiple audiences, one-on-one, and through formal proposals/presentations are desired necessities. General knowledge of health issues is an asset; as is familiarity with undergraduate and graduate education, scholarship, and faculty research.

Candidates should have a minimum of five to seven years of experience, preferred, in progressively complex roles directing nonprofit or higher education fundraising programs (or equivalent experience). Be skilled with working comfortably with senior leaders on an array of various projects. Experience with identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual, corporate and foundation prospects and donors is essential; along with a demonstrated track record in successful major gift solicitation. Background in advancing alumni relationships, annual giving, and planned giving is beneficial; as is experience in planning, coordinating and implementing associated marketing, communications, and outreach/engagement activities. Preference will be given to individuals who produced fundraising results at a college of health or a medical organization.

Additional Qualifications: 
The ideal applicant will have the following qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required while an advanced degree or a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential is strongly preferred;
  • A strong interest and familiarity with the role of health in contemporary society;
  • Familiarity with fundraising campaign strategies, marketing/communications activities, and community outreach/engagement;
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills, excellent oral communication skills, and the ability to effectively participate in public speaking events;
  • Ability to understand and translate complex health research;
  • Exceptional strategic thinking skills that are future-oriented and can anticipate consequences and trends accurately;
  • Excellent written communication, research, and organizational skills;
  • Initiates value-added brainstorming sessions, and identifies common ground to achieve cooperation and overcome obstacles of achieving the goal;
  • Excellent listening skills and is at ease with approaching new opportunities;
  • Ability to develop and manage budgets and present financial reports;
  • Computer literacy, including experience with fundraising databases (Ellucian/SunGard Advance preferred);
  • Interest, enthusiasm and affinity for fundraising and working with people;
  • Ability to work well in multicultural teams and with diverse constituencies;
  • Be self-motivated, work well under pressure, and be able to handle several projects at one time; and
  • Have good judgment and a sense of humor.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA878z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36807

 

Kid Kare Attendant

The George Mason University Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center on the Science and Technology (formerly the Prince William) campus is seeking part-time Kid Kare Attendants. Day, evening and weekend shifts are available.

Responsibilities: 
Kid Kare Attendants are responsible for supervising and caring for children in the Kid Kare Center. Duties include ensuring supplies are ready for scheduled activities; and arranging and taking part in indoor and outdoor play while ensuring the environment is safe, clean, organized, and well-maintained.

Qualifications: 
The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate a positive and productive attitude;
  • Be sensitive to the varying capabilities, interests and needs of the children;
  • Be mature (persons 17 years of age or older will be given a strong preference);
  • Have prior experience working with groups of children;
  • Will have or be willing to obtain CPR, First Aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) certifications (pediatric and adult) within 30 days of hire; and
  • Have a current (or be able to obtain) tuberculosis skin test.

This position is subject to a criminal background investigation. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of this process.

For full consideration, applicants must apply online at http://jobs.gmu.edu for position number WG6260; and complete the online application. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer

http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36822

 

Camp Counselor

The George Mason University Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center is seeking part-time (20-40 hours/week) Camp Counselors for Summer 2016. Camps will begin on June 20, 2016, and end August 26, 2016. Counselors must be available to work until at least August 12, 2016. Counselors are the primary caregivers for each camper.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning, development and implementation of daily camp activities that guide campers in their personal growth and daily living skills;
  • Assist in the direction, supervision and organization of campers in their camper group within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes;
  • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior; and
  • Maintain continuous supervision of campers.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age prior to June 6, 2016;
  • Attend mandatory training June 6-17, 2016;
  • Applicants must have two letters of recommendation, a resume, and cover letter on file prior to interview;
  • Have the desire and ability to enjoy working with children of all ages;
  • Be respectful and sensitive to a diverse group of campers;
  • Have current First Aid/Adult and Child CPR certification by June 6, 2016 (certification must be valid through August 2016); and
  • Provide negative tuberculosis (TB) test results that are valid through August 2016.

This position is subject to a criminal background investigation. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of this process.

For full consideration, applicants must apply online at http://jobs.gmu.edu for position number WG5765; complete the staff application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references with their contact information. Two letters of recommendation (LORS) may be uploaded at the time of application or e-mailed in a timely manner to ameiklej@gmu.edu (with the subject heading, “Recommendation for Upload to WG5765 Camp Counselor) or mailed to:

The Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center
Attention: Amanda Meiklejohn
10900 University Boulevard, MSN 5F6
Manassas, VA 20110

EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36823


Group Exercise Instructor

The George Mason University Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center invites applications for Group Exercise Instructors.

Qualifications: 
We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are open to all modalities, including Les Mills, aqua yoga, Pilates, Barre, cycle, dance, general conditioning, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), and cardio classes;
  • Are dynamic, positive, energetic, dependable and flexible; and
  • Are available evenings and weekends.

Professional fitness certifications; CPR, First Aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) certifications; and an audition are required. This position is subject to a criminal background investigation. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of this process.

For full consideration, applicants must apply online at http://jobs.gmu.edu for position number WG6240; and complete the online application. Additional documents (resume, cover letter, list of references) are optional. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer

http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/36830

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