Student Support & Administrative Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Sep 14, 2022
Oct 18, 2022
Full Time
Student Support & Administrative CoordinatorThe Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) program in the Office of the Provost at George Mason University seeks to hire an organized, energetic, self-motivated individual to work approximately 20 hours per week as the Student Support & Administrative Coordinator.George Mason 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:George Mason University's Bachelor of Applied Science Degree (BAS) is a unique program created specifically for students who have earned an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and seek to complete their Bachelor's degree, with a specialized technology-rich concentration. Designed with the adult-learner in mind, but open to students of all ages, the BAS degree offers a flexible learning experience for students.About the Position:The program, located in the Office of the Provost, seeks a Student Support & Administrative Coordinator who will support the Program Director.Responsibilities:Student SupportEntry-level academic advising, to include communicating BAS degree requirements to current and prospective students, educating students about university deadlines, policies, and procedures, etc.;Serve as the first point of contact for the office, including screening and routing emails;Maintain advising materials;Help students initiate academic actions (e.g., course substitutions, transfer credit inquiries, and evaluations);Participate in virtual events (e.g., orientation, recruitment activities); andCollaborate with BAS faculty and staff on program activities, events, and marketing materials.AdministrativeWork with other university administrative offices to schedule courses and publication of course schedules with coordination of Program Director;Assist with program assessment and data collection;Provide administrative support to Program Director;Manage production of department newsletter;Send announcements and ad hoc emails to student listserv; andMaintain and regularly update department website and all social media accounts.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience;Excellent oral and written communication skills;Demonstrated interest in academic advising and student support;Demonstrated interest in working with transfer students and contemporary students; andWebsite design skills; experience using social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram).Preferred Qualifications:Previous academic advising experience;General knowledge of curriculum at George Mason University; andExperience with (or the ability to learn how to use) systems for academic advising (Banner, Degree Works, Navigate).This is a 100% remote position.

For full consideration, applicants must apply by September 27, 2022 for position number WGF987 at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Posting will remain open until filled.Direct questions to Krystal Dains, Director of BAS Program, at

"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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