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Job ID: 135250

Department Operations Assistant
George Washington University

Date Posted Dec. 18, 2019
Title Department Operations Assistant
University George Washington University
Washington, D.C., United States
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date January/February 2020
  • Professional Staff
    Other Administrative Categories
  • Student Services
    Educational Services
    Administrative Support/Services
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GW’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) provides leading edge programs in electrical and computer engineering in order to provide leadership in a rapidly evolving global information society in the service of humanity and to advance the state of knowledge in our disciplines by actively pursuing scholarly research for publication and dissemination.

Under direct guidance of the Department Operations Lead, the Department Operations Assistant will support the department’s student and faculty population.

This administrative support position provides administrative support to one or more individuals. This position coordinates schedules and maintains calendar(s) for assigned staff, regularly prioritizing and arranging meetings, conferences and appointments. This role also typically monitors and assists with the budget preparation and record keeping, organizes and submits P-card receipts, and anticipates and prepares background materials as needed. The position may assist in coordinating room reservations on campus as needed.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 1.5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications include:

Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment
Ability to multi-task
High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Experience in event planning and support
Experience in a higher education environment
Solid understanding of enterprise systems (Oracle, Banner, EAS and Kronos)

  • The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    George Washington University
    Washington, D.C. 20052


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