Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check Yes
Restricted Position? No, is eligible for layoff or severance benefits.
Job Category Classified Staff
Role (State) Job Title Administrative and Office Specialist III
Working Title Event Coordinator
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number 10330z
Recruit Number STF9098
Location Fairfax, VA
Pay Band Payband 3
Salary Low- to mid-$30,000s; commensurate with education and experience.
The George Mason University Office of Admissions is seeking a dynamic and creative individual to fill the position of Event Coordinator. 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 position reports directly to the Event Manager in the Office of Admissions. The successful candidate will serve as a planner and point of contact between the Office of Admissions and event attendees, events management staff, vendors, and internal and external constituents including faculty and staff.
This position will work in collaboration with the Director of Global Partnerships to serve as the primary point of contact and coordinator for international enrollment events including, but not limited to, hosting visiting delegations, and planning and scheduling related conferences and student programming.
This position will also co-lead the Washington Scholars Program logistics team, which hosts high school residential summer conferences each year.
In addition, the incumbent provides pre-event, on-site, and post-event planning and execution for events hosted by the Office of Admissions for the purpose of recruiting prospective students at the freshman, transfer, non-degree, international and graduate levels. Responsibilities include the planning and implementation of 30-50 on-campus open houses and special events each year, ranging from 30 to 3,000 people.
Detailed Duties and Responsibilities:
Employment offer is contingent on meeting eligibility requirements for operating state-owned vehicles per Policy 1411: Vehicle Use Procedures. (https://universitypolicy.gmu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Policy-1411-Vehicle-Use-Procedures-Change-082316.pdf)
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10330z 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.
For Full Consideration, Apply by: January 21, 2019
Posting Date 01/07/2019
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly? No
Great Careers Begin at Mason!
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/!
George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.
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.
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