Associate Director of Operations, Admissions

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Low $60,000; commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Aug 17, 2022
Closes
Oct 06, 2022
Ref
FAC8842
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Associate Director of Operations, Office of AdmissionsThe George Mason University, Office of Admissions, is looking for a dynamic, motivated, and innovative Associate Director of Operations. 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:Reporting to the Director of Admissions Operations, oversees all functions related to the transfer application processing procedure and domicile review;Manages the daily activity related to application processing, domicile review and operations, to include the efficient and timely processing of all data, documents, and electronic information;Evaluates transfer, post-baccalaureate, and prior Mason student applications;Acts in a supervisory capacity for complex questions concerning domicile review;Along with the Director of Admissions Operations, utilizes admission data to inform data-driven decisions such that institutional goals and timelines are met;Develops, maintains, and utilizes processing dashboards related to efficiency;Continually enhances processes for increased automation;Responsible for hiring, training, and evaluating appropriate staff;Provides direct supervision and mentorship to multiple full-time staff members;Acts in an advisory capacity for complex questions concerning transfer credit evaluation;Collaborates with key academic partners to insure a positive and successful on-boarding experience for new transfers;Represents the office to external constituencies such as the State Committee on Transfer, VCCS, AACRAO and VACRAO; andOther duties as assigned.Required Qualifications:Master's degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience;Significant full-time experience in admissions, college counseling, or related field (typically 5+ years);Demonstrated skill in effective written communication;Demonstrated organizational skills;Demonstrated leadership skills; andSupervisory experience, 2+ years preferred.Preferred Qualifications:Experience with a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system such as Salesforce or another comparable CRM;Domicile experience; andBilingual.George Mason University's pioneering tradition of innovation attracts some of the brightest minds in the country. Mason is only minutes from the nation's capital and is close to cultural activities, excellent schools, and vibrant neighborhoods in a region known for its dynamic growth and opportunity. Mason enrolls over 35,000 students in more than 200 degree programs at the undergraduate, master's, doctoral, and professional levels; and Mason was named one of the "Great Colleges to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA444z 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."

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