Mason Student Services Center Triage Assistant

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
$18/hour
Posted
Sep 03, 2022
Closes
Oct 05, 2022
Ref
STF11286
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Mason Student Services Center, Triage AssistantGeorge Mason University's Mason Student Services Center invites applications for a part-time Triage Assistant at the Arlington Campus. 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 Mason Student Services Center (MSSC) is the first stop and the central resource for information and solutions related to registration, enrollment, financial aid, billing, academic records and other student support services. About the Position:The Mason Student Services Center is seeking a part-time Triage Assistant. Triage Assistants provide essential information, aid in navigation of online resources, and answer questions for perspective and continuing students, their families, and the University community in one or more of the areas served by the Mason Student Services Center including Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, and the Office of the University Registrar. The primary function of this position is to operate in the spirit of advocacy on behalf of the student. The primary goal of the Triage Assistant is to remove barriers to student success by helping the student manage business-related University processes. The Triage Assistant must effectively address student concerns and requests, while proactively anticipating additional issues. A successful Triage Assistant is a motivated individual who loves research, problem solving, and most importantly, helping students and their families reach their educational goals.This a part-time, non-student wage position based on the Arlington, VA campus. Working hours are 20 -25 per week, with a pay rate of $18 per hour.Responsibilities:Assist and provide excellent customer service to customers in a front-facing environment;Analyze information received from customers and evaluate results to choose the best outcome and solve problems;Understand and effectively communicate University and other applicable policies and procedures to students and their families;Understand and follow proper escalation and referral processes to home offices;Provide first-level technical support to customers;Utilize a case management system (Salesforce) to troubleshoot, analyze and track customer inquires;Handle complaints and resolve conflicts while maintaining a professional manner;Refer unsolved customer inquiries to the designated departments or areas for further investigation; andPerform duties in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.Required Qualifications:Positive, proactive attitude;Strong communication skills;Works well under pressure;Works cooperatively within a fast-paced, team-oriented environment;Attention to detail;Ability to multi-task;Ability to work independently;Adaptability to change; andMicrosoft Office experience.Preferred Qualifications:Higher education experience; andPrevious customer service experience.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG092z with the title Mason Student Services Center Triage Assistant at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete the online application; submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of two 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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