The Law & Economics Center (LEC) is searching for an Event Manager. 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.
About the Department:
The LEC of the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School is a national center for research and education that focuses on the timely and relevant economic analysis of legal and public policy issues. To fulfill its education mission, the LEC provides dynamic training programs in law and economics to audiences including federal and state judges, state attorneys general, congressional staff members, academics, and other legal professionals.
The Event Manager will be responsible for managing a large portion of the LEC's Event division in handling the logistical elements of education programs offered by the LEC and the Scalia Law School. The candidate should possess an appreciation for the well-educated audiences the LEC and the law school serves and the ability to execute professional and polished events with excellence.
The Ideal candidate will be a project oriented, dynamic, energetic, flexible and unflappable person with demonstrated time management skills and multi-tasking ability. Must be able to work quickly, efficiently, and effectively. Ideal candidate will be a quick thinker with excellent administrative, team leadership, and communication skills, and be extremely detail-oriented and organized.
Candidate must have:
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent training and experience;
Significant (5+ years preferred) experience in event planning and production;
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and a familiarity with database software;
Ability to travel independently and ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends;
Strong communication skills in English, both written and spoken, as well as professional demeanor and customer service orientation;
Team oriented and able to demonstrate a problem-solving approach to tasks;
Ability to manage relationships with Scalia Law, George Mason University staff, and George Mason University Foundation staff, as well as external service providers.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Arlington, VA
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