The George Mason University, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) invites applications for an Administrative Assistant position. 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 Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS):
Counseling and Psychological Services supports students through ethical and responsive care and prevention. We foster the well-being of the diverse Mason community through psychological, learning, outreach, and consultation services. We provide high-quality training to emerging mental health professionals. We are committed to excellence in psychological and learning services by promoting student safety, enhancing emotional growth, and supporting academic success.
Work in coordination with CAPS Office Manager and Leadership Team to provide administrative support to the unit;
Assist with reception desk coverage;
Assist with computer and technology set-up, maintenance, and trouble-shooting;
Assist with updating department websites;
Maintain and purchase supplies;
Process hiring paperwork for undergraduate, graduate, and wage employees;
Create and utilize databases to monitor budget expenditures, computer equipment; resource use, and program participation;
Maintain self-help media resources/other materials, and study lounge for Learning Services Department;
Complete monthly Learning Services and other small program budget reconciliations;
Assist with preparing and processing travel documentation and reimbursements;
Assist with managing calendars, scheduling events, and space requests;
Coordinate work orders, equipment requests, and technology help requests;
Other duties as assigned.
Previous relevant administrative experience;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Ability to interact well with students presenting with mental health and/or academic concerns;
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs;
Willingness to take initiative and ownership of work;
Ability to manage multiple responsibilities at the same time.
Experience working in a higher education setting or with the commonwealth of Virginia;
Knowledge of Banner and/or eVA;
Previous website management experience;
Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, other computer and technology-based tasks;
Ability to work as a team player to provide excellent customer service.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, 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.