Undergraduate Academic & Student Affairs Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Apr 16, 2022
May 31, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time
Undergraduate Academic & Student Affairs CoordinatorThe George Mason University, College of Science invites well-qualified individuals to apply for our Undergraduate Academic & Student Affairs Coordinator position. 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.A-JEDI Statement:Mason Science is committed to advancing access, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (A-JEDI) throughout our STEM community, including within our hiring and retention practices. At Mason Science, our values include fostering an organizational culture that promotes anti-racism, belonging, respect, and civility. We believe that a diversity of opinions, cultures, and perspectives is what provides vibrancy, innovation and growth to an academic community. By prioritizing inclusive excellence in academics, teaching, research, and global engagement, we strive to attract a diverse pool of faculty and staff who exemplify the Mason Science mission and vision.About the College:The College of Science (COS) is the largest research unit within the university, constituting approximately 30 percent of the total research portfolio. With a mission to produce science that enhances society, create clear career pathways for Mason students, and enhance economic development in the region and the nation, COS undertakes pioneering research endeavors that offer insight and solutions to the complex issues that challenge today's world.Responsibilities:The incumbent will provide academic advising and student affairs support for undergraduate students in the College of Science. The Undergraduate Student Coordinator must be familiar with all academic programs (majors, minors and certificates) offered by the College of Science and all academic policies that pertain to the undergraduate student population. He/she must be able to work closely with departmental advisors and seamlessly augment the advising power of the College. This incumbent must be familiar with the university's student services so as to be able to direct students to the appropriate offices or individuals within or outside of the College. An ability to work effectively with students from the prospective stage through the alumni stage is essential. The incumbent is part of a team that seeks to be proactive with respect to activities that can improve the student experience in the College of Science.Required Qualifications:Successful completion of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;Experience with student affairs activities such as the creation and coordination of convocation and orientation;.Understanding of the undergraduate academic programs in the College of Science and undergraduate academic policies;Experience working in a higher education environment;Genuine interest in nurturing the academic growth of students;Ability to operate independently and as a team member;Exceptional organizational and communication skills;Well-honed attention to detail and ability to multitask;Outstanding customer service skills; andAbility to effectively use student advising software applications and university administrative systems.Preferred Qualifications:Familiarity with Ellucian Banner and Navigate Systems; andMaster's degree.

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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