The George Mason University, School of Business, invites applications for the position of Program Manager, Government Contracting. This position will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operational aspects of the Government Contracting leadership program for the School of Business. This position is funded from external foundation funding, and the position is expressly contingent upon the continuation of such foundation funding.
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.
The Program Manager, Government Contracting has responsibilities in the following areas:
Manages all aspects of program operations including scheduling, facilities and equipment, catering, and preparation of any necessary materials, certificates, or evaluations;
Manages customer relations and address requests for information, program support, and program modifications of a non-academic nature. This includes managing the departmental Outlook contact groups;
Manages customer, client and vendor relations and addresses requests for information, program support, and program modifications of a non-academic nature; and
Supports and assists program participants.
Hire, train, and supervise departmental college work-study intern(s);
Screen calls, visitors, and inquiries. Schedule appointments and maintain accompanying electronic calendar(s);
Prepare correspondence and other written materials for the Government Contracting leadership team;
Process work and supply orders through eVa;
Maintain schedule of activities for all aspects of the program;
Complete P-Card purchases and provide monthly reconciliation of purchases to Accounts Payable; and
Provide monthly reconciliations of revenue and expenses to the School of Business Budget Office.
Marketing and Communications:
Assist the Government Contracting leadership team with website and social media as follows: develop and maintain constant communication with School of Business staff through social media and emails; develop and update program content on the web and social media channels; collaborate with the school's marketing team to promote relevant events to both internal and external communities; and
Communicate effectively with stakeholders to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions.
Publicize promotional material and other communications to prospective students, faculty, and external stakeholders;
Plan and organize events as required;
Prepare participant lists and badges for events;
Assist with staffing event registration desk.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Strong written and oral communication skills;
Strong organizational skills;
Computer literate; and
Expertise in spreadsheet and database systems.
Experience with GMU's internal programs and procedures;
Experience working in higher education; and
Demonstrated experience running an office and working with high-level executives, speakers, and/or senior level administrators.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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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 for position number 02922z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by August 19, 2019; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references. We will contact you directly if we require additional materials. Review of applications will begin on August 20, 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: 46233
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.