Operations Specialist - Study Abroad

Fairfax, VA
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Aug 16, 2022
Sep 14, 2022
Full Time
Operations Specialist - Study AbroadThe Operations Specialist is responsible for all study abroad student registration and course approval, managing course equivalency tables of partner institution curriculum using best practices, and liaising with academic and administrative units on course administration issues.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.Responsibilities: Student Registration Process registrations for all outgoing and incoming study abroad participants and process changes in student registration; andTimely and accurate student registration of all students.Curriculum IntegrationMonitor university, college, and departmental policies related to student registration such as credit load, grade point average, and overload requirements;Liaise with academic departments and administrative units regarding course equivalencies;Create and manage the course equivalency databases;Manage the study abroad course credit transfer process;Maintain departmental and college contact for course approval and transfer credit review; andManage study abroad course creation process.Performance ExpectationsUniversity policies relating to course registration and creation are followed and conveyed to appropriate program staff in a timely manner;Students accurately registered in a timely manner; andCourse equivalency tables are accurate.Data ManagementCollect and analyze course registration data of current and past programs.Required Qualifications:Demonstrated skill in effective oral and written communication;Demonstrated ability to employ logic to solve problems;Demonstrated ability to process large volumes of work, while maintaining a high level of accuracy; andAbility to perform work with a significant attention to detail.Preferred Qualifications:Experience with the Ellucian Banner student information system;Experience with academic programs and their requirements;Experience with degree evaluation and/or student information system software; andAbility to thrive in a fast-paced environment with conflicting priorities.

This position will remain open until filled. For priority consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02724z at http://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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