Administrative Associate, Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
George Mason University, School of Business, invites applications for the position of Administrative Associate, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). The Administrative Associate assists the team with coordinating the day-to-day administrative aspects of the CIE leadership program for the School of Business. This includes support for the team, communications support (including web, some social media, in-person, over the phone, and other electronic platforms), and managing and executing special projects as assigned. This is a full-time classified staff position.
The Administrative Associate, CIE position has responsibilities in the following areas:
Provide high-level support to the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship leadership team in the School of Business managing the planning, communications, and operations for the unit-wide initiative;
Screen calls, visitors, and inquiries. Schedule appointments and maintain accompanying electronic calendar;
Send invitations out for CIE Council Meetings and other VIP events;
Prepare reports, correspondence, and other written materials for the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship leadership team;
Process work and supply orders;
Track CIE budget and perform procurement functions for the Center; and
Maintain daily and annual schedule of activities for all aspects of the program.
Marketing & Communications:
Assist the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship leadership team with CIE website and other communication channels as needed;
Develop and maintain constant communication with School of Business staff through emails; develop and update program content on the web; assist with monitoring social media channels; collaborate with the school's marketing team to promote relevant events to both internal and external communities; and
Assist the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship with the Center's Newsletter and Listserve management.
Assist in writing program promotional materials. Edit brochures and ad copy;
Publicize promotional material and other communications to prospective students, faculty, and external stakeholders;
Assist CIE leadership team with executing the Center's programming (logistics and fiscal needs) when needed; and
Assist with coordinating with GMU and Non-GMU organizations when needed.
Assist with Student Programming Needs:
Coordinate procurement needs for the student managed venture program;
Book space on campus as needed for the student run venture program; and
Assist CIE leadership team with organizing logistical aspects of student startup trips, the annual business competition and other student programs.
Bachelor's degree in education administration, marketing, public relations, communications or a related field, or combination of equivalent education and experience;
Must have a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with high-level academic and administrative officials, as well as corporate and government high-level executives;
Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills;
Experience managing a budget and procuring goods and services; and
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with 25Live, eVa and Bank of America Works;
Experience with supporting student programming; and
Administrative experience, preferably in a university setting.
Salary: $42,000-$47,000 - Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
Mason Ad Statement:
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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/!
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02926z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/ by August 23, 2019; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. The department will contact candidates directly should additional materials be required. Review of applications will begin August 26, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
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.
Internal Number: 46303
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.