Mason Impact Student Support Specialist

7 days left

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
May 05, 2022
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Mason Impact Student Support SpecialistThe George Mason University Office of the Provost seeks a professional Mason Impact Student Support Specialist who has a passion for transformative education. 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 cultural inclusive environment.Responsibilities:The Student Support Specialist will report to the Director of Curriculum and Initiatives, and work closely with the Assistant Director of the Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR), and other members of the Undergraduate Education team. This position will be responsible for a variety of student activities, including:Expanding, developing, and maintaining student programs and activities within Mason Impact to increase student participation. These programs include Federal Work Study Assistants, Summer Team Impact Projects, Undergraduate Research Scholars Program, Mason Impact Student Projects, and OSCAR Fellows Program;Creating and implementing student messaging for Mason Impact activities for student walk-ins, admission and orientation events, and advisors and coaches around Mason;Supporting the student hiring and payment process in programs such as Federal Work Study, URSP, and Summer Team Impact Projects;Being creative and resourceful in sharing Mason Impact opportunities for students, including through the creation of social media and web-based marketing campaigns for students and through event planning; andServing on and leading appropriate Mason Impact and University committees.Required Qualifications:The incumbent will need to be able to work in a team environment, understand the vision of Mason Impact, and be able to take independent responsibility for supporting students. The ideal candidates will have:Undergraduate degree in any discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;Experience in creating educational programing in higher education;Demonstrated written, oral, and interpersonal skills;Demonstrated ability to take initiative, problem solve, and prioritize multiple tasks;Demonstrated professionalism, flexibility, organization, and curiosity;Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); andExperience with creating and editing websites and social media posts.Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree in any discipline or equivalent; andKnowledge of Mason's undergraduate curriculum.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02433z at; 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!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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