Associate Director, International Graduate Admissions

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Starting at $60,000; commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Oct 15, 2022
Closes
Dec 09, 2022
Ref
FAC8917
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Associate Director of International Graduate AdmissionsThe George Mason University, Office of Admissions is seeking a self-motivated, results-oriented individual to fill the position of Associate Director of International Graduate Admissions. 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:Serve as lead, full-time specialist for post-secondary international credentials and higher education institutes for the Office of Admissions and graduate units at Mason;Stay up to date on evaluation standards and best practices in credential evaluation by attending conferences and training seminars;Train, supervise and evaluate staff which includes full-time, wage and non-wage employees in post-secondary credential evaluation;Establish and maintain centralized training program for staff and faculty across campus;Evaluate international credentials for graduate students and assist with undergraduate and faculty evaluations, as needed;Use best judgment in disseminating overflow to external evaluation agencies when needed;Review international institutions for accreditation and recognition in country of origin and provide advisory and administrative support for other campus departments;Create centralized admissions recruitment efforts for international students;Advise academic units on best practices;Serve as the lead for centralized international pathway programs to include INTO Mason, MOUs, special populations, and others;Develop and maintain relationships with external evaluation agencies, ensure they are accurately and thoroughly meeting expectations;Coordinate systematic approach to decreasing the need for external evaluations, if demonstrated can be done, over time; andPerform other duties and special projects as assigned.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience;Demonstrated written and oral communication skills;Demonstrated analytical skills;Ability to prioritize tasks in a hectic, deadline-driven environment often working on multiple tasks concurrently;Comfortable working with diverse populations;Ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential information and situations;Computer literate and willing to learn new software applications;Demonstrated ability to work positively as a team member;Previous admissions experience;Previous international admissions recruitment experience;Experience with international credential evaluation; andAvailable for evening and weekend work.Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree; andBilingual.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA18Kz 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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