Student Enrichment Coordinator

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Posted
Apr 15, 2022
Closes
May 26, 2022
Ref
STF10972
Function
Program Manager
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Student Enrichment CoordinatorThe George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) Office of Student and Academic Affairs invites applications for a Student Enrichment Coordinator. 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 Department:The CEHD Office of Student and Academic Affairs (SAA) supports the teaching, scholarship, and service missions of the College by onboarding new students, facilitating enrollment and retention, addressing barriers to success, adjudicating appeals and grievances, awarding scholarships, coordinating enrichment activities and celebratory events, such as the student research symposium and graduation, and providing students with a broad range of informational, advising, professional development, financial, and support resources. Further, SAA advises College and University faculty and staff on academic policies and procedures, complex student matters, instructional challenges and pedagogical enhancements, curricular development, course scheduling, and integrity and compliance efforts. SAA staff may be eligible for hybrid/telework. See https://cehd.gmu.edu/ to learn more about the College.Responsibilities:The Student Enrichment Coordinator, reporting to the Assistant Dean for Student Success, will be responsible for performing the following functions:Create, coordinate, and assess a calendar of high quality virtual and in-person educational, social, cultural, well-being, and recreational programs, activities, and events that focus on overall student development, sense of belonging, and career readiness for undergraduate and graduate students;Organize virtual and in-person events and activities for students to enhance their engagement and connectedness to CEHD faculty, staff, and students;Plan, coordinate, and execute large-scale CEHD student recognition and celebration ceremonies, such as graduation;Develop and facilitate strategic initiatives and programs to improve the experience of students engaged in CEHD affiliated clubs, organizations, and honor societies;Liaise with Housing and Residence Life and CEHD faculty and staff to facilitate the development, promotion, and assessment of CEHD learning communities and assist with programming; andCollaborate with key stakeholders in the execution of responsibilities.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;Experience planning and executing small- and large-scale events and activities;Knowledge of student engagement theory and its connection to retention and degree completion;Demonstrated skills with Microsoft Office suite as well as strong database experience;Demonstrated attention to detail;Ability to adapt to changes in a fast-paced work environment;Demonstrated customer service skills;Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize; andDemonstrated verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills.Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree;Experience working in a higher education environment with diverse populations, including undergraduate and graduate students;Experience planning and executing virtual and in-person events and activities specifically for college student audiences;Demonstrated experience with event planning software;Demonstrated skill in career counseling, student success advising, and/or academic advising; andDemonstrated ability to develop and facilitate academic and/or professional workshops.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://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.

"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 over 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/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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.

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