The George Mason University Law & Economics Center (LEC) within the Antonin Scalia Law School, invites applications for an Administrative Assistant. 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 Center:
The Law & Economics Center 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 sophisticated audiences including judges, academics, lawyers, government authorities and staff members, and state attorneys general and their senior staff.
The Administrative Assistant will perform administrative duties for the Deputy Executive Director of the Law & Economics Center and provide general office support for the LEC. Responsibilities may include managing calendars, screening calls, assisting and making travel and meeting arrangements, drafting correspondence, preparing expense reports, reimbursement requests, and acting as academic support for the Deputy Executive Director.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience;
Strong computer and internet research skills;
Computer proficient with Microsoft Suite;
Excellent interpersonal skills;
An ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.
2 to 5 years of administrative assistant experience within academia or legal office is highly preferred.
The successful candidate will:
Be committed to, and enthusiastic about, the mission and vision of the Law & Economics Center;
Be an adaptable, flexible problem-solver;
Have excellent organizational skills, including the ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities effectively;
Be results oriented;
Be highly self-motivated, detailed oriented and accuracy driven;
Have a professional demeanor with strong written and oral communication skills.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Location: Arlington, VA
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About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.