The Mercatus Center at George Mason University seeks a part-time Office Assistant to provide general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks for our office desk reception area. This position will also provide shared services to Institute for Humane Studies (IHS).
-Greets and directs guest
-Answers telephones and directs the caller to the appropriate associate or associate's voicemail
-Receives, sorts and forwards incoming mail
-Coordinates the pick-up and delivery of express mail services (FedEx, UPS, etc.)
-Assists in receiving office supplies
-Assists with other related clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing, filing and collating
-Validate parking tickets
-Perform other related duties as assigned
Skills and Qualifications
-High School diploma or GED
-Polished professional with outgoing attitude and be a team player
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Proficiency in general office applications
-Familiarity and working knowledge of general office machines
Help us grow
Please submit your cover letter and resume, as well as three references, through our online application process. Your cover letter must indicate your interest the Mercatus Center's mission.
The Mercatus Center provides a professional, open office environment that encourages innovation and entrepreneurship and provides substantial opportunity for professional growth. This role is scheduled from 10:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday and $13/hour pay. The employee will also receive free credits at George Mason University.
About the Mercatus Center at George Mason University
For nearly 40 years, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University has been the world's premier university source for market-oriented ideas-bridging the gap between academic ideas and real-world problems. As a university-based research center, the Mercatus Center trains students, conducts research of consequence, and persuasively communicates economic ideas to solve society's most pressing problems and advance knowledge about how markets work to improve people's lives.
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