Job Description Summary:
The George Washington University is seeking a temporary Department Operations Assistant.
The position will serve as the receptionist for the department and the assistant to the staff and faculty.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Provides administrative support to Department Operations Lead and academic support to the Chair and Faculty of the Department.
-Serves as the first point of contact for all faculty, students, and guests of the Department and carries out receptionist duties as needed.
-Updates and maintains course scheduling as well as prepares, distributes, and coordinates dissertation announcements and required examinations.
-Maintains and updates social media accounts and coordinates departmental events, seminars, and distinguished lectures.
-Arranges travel and accommodations for researchers, visiting scholars, faculty, and students and handle event registrations for various conferences.
-Duties also include: creates and organizes department newsletter, submit expenses in Concur; work with international students on Visa and enrollment processes, work with various offices on student hiring, and other duties as assigned.
-Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 1.5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
Human Resource Management and Development (HRM&D)
Administrative / Operations
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Required Background Check:
Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The incumbent for this role will work remotely due to COVID-19. This position will possibly transition to on-campus, TBD.
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Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.