Admissions and Recruitment Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Oct 20, 2022
May 21, 2023
Human Resources
Full Time
Admissions and Recruitment AssistantThe George Mason University Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution invites applications for a Admissions and Recruitment Assistant. 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 Position:The Admissions and Recruitment Assistant plays an important role in supporting the graduate student recruitment and admissions at the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution. The position is part-time. This position works closely with our Recruitment and Admissions and the Director of Graduate Programs.This is a part-time position (20 hours per week). Flexible schedule can be arranged - Standard business hours are from 8:30 to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday; may require evening work depending on the recruitment schedule.Responsibilities:Assist in recruitment of new graduate students in MS/MOL and certificate programs:Correspond with new leads and potential applicants;Enter data on new leads into Target X; andAssist in planning recruitment events (e.g., make flyers, reserve rooms, prepare materials).Assist in admissions processes:Coordinate admissions processes for certificate, non-degree, and MS/MOL programs;Liaison with faculty admissions committee; andAdminister Target X systems needed for admissions (e.g., solving technical problems, admitting students after faculty reviews).Support new students:Send welcome materials and communications to accepted students;Correspond with newly accepted students to encourage them to enroll in courses; andSharing information on new students with student support staff.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience;Effective communication and organizational skills and experience (or ability to engage) with appropriate technologies;Ability to build a rapport with students; building trust, flexibility; and an empathetic, non-judgmental, and ethical approach with a diverse group of students; andAbility to work within a team and to take proactive action when needed.Preferred Qualifications:Experience or familiarity with Target X; andExperience or familiarity with Lucid Press or other graphic design software packages.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; 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!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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