Licensure Coordinator The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a Licensure Coordinator. 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:Responsible for: 1) researching and verifying student completion of a state-approved educator preparation program in a variety of professional domains (i.e., teacher, counselor, school psychologist, specialist, administration, and supervision); 2) facilitating the licensure application process for Mason program completers (and associated coding in the Ellucian Banner system); 3) responding to special requests from individuals, school divisions, and state departments of education; 4) advising both potential and current licensure students; 5) working with program faculty and leadership on the development of new licensure courses and programs; and 6) providing guidance on application of the Virginia Department of Education regulations pertaining to both state-approved educator preparation programs and licensure.Required Qualifications:The successful candidate must have a bachelor's degree (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) and a strong profile of professional skills and dispositions, including being detail-oriented, able to prioritize competing tasks, capable of monitoring and improving on complex processes, willingness to take initiative both independently and in a team environment, and having the skills needed to facilitate multilevel processes from initiation through completion in a timely and accurate manner. Also required are excellent communication skills on the phone, in person and in writing; as well as work experience in a high-profile, high-stress environment while maintaining a persistently positive customer service orientation.Preferred Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include licensure and teacher education process knowledge related to commonwealth of Virginia state licensure requirements, and experience in professional roles involving the application of such knowledge.
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 01571z at http://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.
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