UL Operations and Planning strives to be a trusted and strategic partner by aligning divisional shared services and resources to advance University Life's mission of fostering student learning, development and success.
The Project Coordinator/Analyst will work as part of the UL Divisional Operations and Planning team on project and events management within University Life at George Mason University. Work includes monitoring the progress and deliverables in assigned project areas, assisting University Life and related functional offices with project lifecycle management and documentation, developing project templates and deliverables, preparing communications, and leading specific projects/events when requested.
What knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) should a new employee bring to this position?
Possess strong written and verbal communications skills – the ability to craft and deliver a message to audiences ranging from staff to executive level management
Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with Project Management
Demonstrate the ability to manage and work on multiple projects/tasks while meeting tight deadlines
Excellent attention to detail and superb organization skills
Ability to work as part of a team with moderate supervision
Special licenses, registration, or certification:
Education or training (cite major area of study): Bachelor's degree in Business, Communications or related field of study, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Master's Degree
Demonstrated working experience in a project-based environment
Experience in a higher education setting
Experience with events management
Experience with Smartsheet, Microsoft * Project, or other project-management related software
Salary: Starting high $40s. Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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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.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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: 46811
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.