George Mason University’s Student Centers, invites applications for 2 Operations Assistant positions. Please indicate which shift you are applying for in the supplemental questions section. If you are available for either shift, please indicate the shift you most prefer, but you will be considered for either shift.
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 primary purpose of this position is to provide daily operational and event support throughout the Student Centers and other supported facilities. Operational support includes preparing venues/areas for events (set-up/removal of tables/chairs/staging, etc.), perform general building maintenance (basic repairs, dry/wet mopping, change lightbulbs, etc.) and provide customer service to all patroons of these spaces.
This position works closely with the Event Operation Crew Leaders to ensure proper support is available during all operating hours. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Event Services.
Assist in the daily operations of university events regarding venue setups, custodial duties, light maintenance, and assist Student Centers' patrons with all aspects of support.
Knowledge of housekeeping method, equipment and chemicals;
Ability to communicate verbally; read and write in English;
Basic computer knowledge including e-mail and ability to learn and use basic computer programs used for event logistics and operations;
Must be able to climb and work on ladders (12' or less);
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs;
Valid driver's license.
Custodial and or venue/event set up experience;
High school diploma or equivalent.
Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
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 from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in 198 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 job.gmu.edu!
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09341z at http://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: 49010
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.