The George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School seeks a Program Assistant for the National Security Institute (NSI) on the Arlington, VA., campus. 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.
Reporting to National Security Institute's Deputy Director, the NSI Program Assistant will be responsible for the successful execution of NSI events and for supporting NSI's other programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Coordinating and managing NSI leadership and organizational schedules;
Assisting with handling routine budget processes;
Supporting marketing of NSI events;
On-site event management;
Preparing content for and managing NSI's website and social media accounts;
Booking media opportunities for institute experts;
Assisting with publication of NSI research and advocacy papers and other written materials;
Supporting Program Coordinators, Deputy Director, and NSI leadership;
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree—or an equivalent combination of education and experience—is required, as well as experience in event management;
Must have excellent organizational skills, with the proven ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities effectively;
Self-starter, highly motivated and detail-oriented;
Ability to interact with persons at all levels, including high-level legal officials and academics, in a professional manner and in different settings is critical;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Superior skills with Microsoft Office suite as well as strong database experience are necessary;
Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends;
Ability to travel domestically and internationally is necessary.
Public policy or legal experience is desirable;
Ability to interact with TV/Radio producers is desirable.
This is not a supervisory position.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Arlington, VA
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