The George Mason University, Compliance, Diversity, and Ethics Office (CDE), Assistive Technology Initiative (ATI) is seeking a highly motivated and versatile individual for a part-time, 15-20 hour/week Office 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.
Responsibilities: The primary duties will include the following:
Support the production of accessible text resources (i.e., Braille, large print, e-text) for individuals with print disabilities;
Assist with testing Web sites and documents for accessibility;
Support both the ATI and CDE Offices with the dissemination of routine information to other departments/units regarding services, training, etc.; and
Other duties as assigned.
Applicants should have knowledge of the operation of office equipment and personal computers, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, experience with Web development (preferred, but not required), possess strong professional communication skills, be detailed-oriented, demonstrate a willingness to learn new technology, and have experience in a multitasking environment. The ability to handle confidential information with the highest level of discretion, and the ability to shift from independent work to group projects, are also keys to success in this position.
Experience in proofreading;
Knowledge of, or experience with, assistive technology used to support students with various disabilities (e.g., hearing, visual, cognitive, and mobility impairments);
Experience with Web design/development; and
Knowledge of relevant disability laws and accessibility.
Location: Fairfax, VA
Mason Ad Statement:
Great Careers Begin at Mason!
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 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 WG3390 at http://jobs.gmu.edu by February 22, 2019; complete and submit the online application; and upload a 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: 44742
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.