Data and Finance Assistant, Law & Economics Center
George Mason University's Law & Economics Center (LEC), within the Antonin Scalia Law School, invites applications for a Data and Finance Assistant. 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.
About the Center: The LEC of the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School is a national center for research and education that focuses on the timely and relevant economic analysis of legal and public policy issues.
The LEC seeks a self-motivated and detailed Data and Finance Assistant whose primary responsibilities will include the day-to-day data and financial operations of the Law & Economics Center. The Data and Finance Assistant will assist with management of data systems and contacts, processing payments, monitoring and reconciling expenses and budgets, as well preparing reports. Effective management of these systems and processes supports LEC leadership and the education programs offered by the LEC, with an appreciation for the well-educated audiences the LEC and the law school serves and the ability to execute professional and polished events with excellence.
Bachelor's degree or combination of equivalent education and experience, with demonstrated relevant work experience;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and a familiarity with database software;
Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, and information systems skills;
Knowledge of automated systems and related procedures and applications in an accounting environment;
Professional appearance and manner;
Ability to manage relationships with Antonin Scalia Law, George Mason University staff, and George Mason University Foundation staff, as well as external service providers;
Demonstrated ability to manage complex tasks and prioritize competing demands in order to meet deadlines.
Knowledge of database management and financial experience.
The successful candidate will:
Be committed to, and enthusiastic about, the mission and vision of the Law & Economics Center;
Be able to work independently and take initiative;
Be results oriented;
Be an adaptable, flexible problem-solver.
Handle all business in a discreet manner;
Enjoy working as part of an active group of highly engaged individuals, sharing information readily with co-workers, and listening to and respecting others;
Be able and willing to assist co-workers in order to ensure the team's success.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Arlington, VA
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