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Administrative Assistant

George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 10, 2024

Job Details

Department: University Police

Classification: GMU Worker

Job Category: Part-Time / Hourly Wage

Job Type: Part-Time

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Location: Fairfax, VA

Workplace Type: On Site Required

Salary: $20 per hour

Criminal Background Check: Yes

Financial Background Check: Yes

About the Department:

The mission of Mason Police is to provide a safe and secure environment for all university employees, students, and guests. Embracing the principles of community policing, Mason Police works collaboratively with academic and administrative units, individuals, and organizations in furtherance of the mission of the University.

About the Position:

Mason Police Special Operations, Research, and Training (SORT) division is seeking an organized and proactive Administrative Assistant with excellent written and verbal communication skills to join our team. The ideal candidate is efficient, self-motivated, detailed-oriented, and skilled in developing and maintaining workplace relationships. Possesses the ability to work well independently and in collaboration with others. Presents a positive, professional image and attitude for the agency, with attention to detail.

  • Data management;
  • Maintain and improve filing systems as SORT moves to a digital storage/filing system; and
  • Manage finances and maintains a state issued credit card.
Required Qualifications:
  • Computer proficiency;
  • Familiarity with standard office platforms and cloud-based systems;
  • Expertise with office productivity suites such as Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Office;
  • Data management and entry skills including the ability to maintain and improve filing systems as we move to a digital storage/filing system;
  • Ability to manage finances and maintain a state issued credit card;
  • Ability to pass a basic background investigation, credit assessment, and motor vehicle record check; and
  • Ability to lift or push up to 20lbs.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • U.S. military Veteran or Veteran’s spouse;
  • Experience working in public safety;
  • Prior experience as an administrative assistant; and
  • Strong multitasking and organizational skills.
Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants must apply for the Administrative Assistant at Complete and submit the online application to include three professional references with contact information, and provide a cover letter and resume.

Posting Open Date: April 9, 2024

Posting Close Date: May 7, 2024

Mason Ad Statement

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!

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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

Campus Safety Information

Mason’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at


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A Remarkable Student Body from All 50 States and 130 Countries

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George Mason is fueled by differences, but thrives in a shared dream: to change the world and create a better tomorrow. Our vision is your world, transformed.

As Virginia’s largest public research university, George Mason University provides a college experience like no other. George Mason offers more than 200 undergraduate and graduate degrees and numerous minors and certificate programs to customize your education and meet your career and personal goals. George Mason's six-year graduation rate exceeds the national average, with no disparity based on ethnicity or economic status.

Every day, George Mason's faculty, staff, students, and partners work to solve pressing problems, illuminate important issues, and shape decisions on policy. They are driven by the urge to break new ground and have a meaningful impact in the world. Maybe that is why U.S. News and World Report ranks George Mason No. 1 in Virginia and No. 9 nationally among public institutions for innovation. George Mason is among the top ten in research growth among U.S. public universities, according to the National Science Foundation. The organization FIRE ranks George Mason in the top 20 nationally among public institutions for welcoming and fostering free speech. George Mason values thinking, speaking, and acting in ways that break the mold and create progress.

The George Mason community extends beyond just the classroom, connecting with government, industry, and global opportunities. Through these connections, George Mason is able to make a larger impact on the economy and workforce by creating educational opportunities for professionals. Fuse, our 345,000 square foot development project in the innovation corridor of Arlington, will offer students, researchers, commercial partners, and technical vanguard an opportunity to take part in an immersive atmosphere of ideation and innovation. Mason Enterprise Center achieved $3.7 billion in economic impact in 2023 by providing training, counseling, and support for small businesses and entrepreneurs. The Mason Talent Exchange helps employers craft micro-credential programs to fill critical skill gaps.

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