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Academic Affairs Scholarship Coordinator

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
May 4, 2023

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Program Manager
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

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Academic Affairs Scholarship CoordinatorGeorge Mason University's Provost Office - Academic Affairs invites applications for a part-time Academic Affairs Scholarship Coordinator position. 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:Coordination of scholarships/grants: responsible for the administration of all scholarships and grants supporting Academic Affairs through Mason (examples include both Global Education Office (GEO) and donor funded). This position creates and processes student scholarship and grant applications, arranges and maintains selection committees, prepares materials for those selection committees, prepares notifications to students, manages award requirements and payments, records funding recommendations, prepares reports to donors and maintains informational materials on all funding opportunities through Academic Affairs. This position will be available in multiple offices including, but not limited to GEO - MasonAbroad, Undergraduate Education, Graduate Education.Responsibilities:Administration of Scholarships:Manage scholarship application process, including the screening of all applications for eligibility, responsible for administration of all scholarship database applications, including creation of scholarship applications in system and final funding recommendations. Preparation of materials for scholarship review and for selection committee members, schedule committees for scholarship applicant review, and prepare and send notification letters to applicants. Prepare Thank you Donor events and materials. Donors receive Thank You! materials and event information in a timely manner.Detail Duties:Provide current updated information for the department's website related to grant and scholarship programs;Providing appropriate support to host unit faculty and recruitment team;Provide current information and award listings for use in press releases;Timely communication with scholarship committees, external scholarship administrators, and applicants;Provide funding recommendations to the Director prior to sending out award information; andProvide final scholarship and grant amount information to the Finance Manager.Required Qualifications:Experience working in an office setting;Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word;Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information;Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; andDetail-oriented with the ability to prioritize multiple projects.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; andExperience in higher education.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG1GMU with the title Academic Affairs Scholarship Coordinator at; complete the online application; submit 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.


George Mason University is a university with three campuses, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. At each campus, students, faculty, and staff have full access to all the university's resources, while duplication of programs and support services is minimized through the use of technology. In addition to the main campus in Fairfax, the university has campuses in Arlington and Prince William Counties.

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