Program Assistant - Arts Management

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jan 28, 2023
Feb 26, 2023
Full Time
Program Assistant - Arts Management (Part-Time)George Mason University's Arts Management program, within the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA), seeks qualified candidates for a 20 hour/week virtual part-time Program Assistant to provide administrative support for the organizational and academic activities of the program.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:Support the Assistant and Program Director in maintaining student and personnel files and responding to inquiries and issues as needed;Maintain departmental calendar, assist in developing meeting agendas and oversee meeting minutes and follow up action items;Organize and coordinate adjunct faculty contract creation and submission;Serve as technology support assistant for max of two online classes a semester;Coordinate with CVPA Academic Affairs to facilitate and process student scholarships and review degree progress for Arts Management majors approaching graduation, and determine outstanding requirements;Coordinate with CVPA Finance Office to process payments for departmental purchases, honorariums and reconciling departmental budgets;Coordinate and process semester course creation, schedules, syllabi and book orders for department classes;Assist with coordinating programming of events for faculty, students and alumni; both online and/or in-person; andCoordinate with Assistant Director and Marketing & Recruitment Coordinator in responding to prospective student and parent inquiries via telephone and email.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of training and experience;Experience with computer technology; virtual learning and meeting applications;Experience in budget management;Excellent written and verbal communications skills;Flexibility to work in the evenings each week to support graduate online courses as needed between 4:30-7:10pm or 7:20-10:00pm;Ability to work independently and as a team in a fast-paced, diverse environment;Ability to multitask, problem-solve, be detailed-oriented, and manage competing priorities; andExcellent customer service skills are essential.Preferred Qualifications:Strong interest in arts management or the performing and visuals arts industries;Understanding of university processes; andExperience with working in a higher education environment with diverse student populations.

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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