Assistant Program Administrator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Mar 14, 2023
Mar 23, 2023
Full Time
Assistant Program AdministratorThe George Mason University Office of the Provost is seeking a part-time (20-25 hours per week) Assistant Program Administrator position to support the Global Education Office. 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:Assist Bilateral Exchange and Direct Enrollment Programs team in the administration of George Mason University study abroad programs for outgoing and incoming students. Duties include answering student inquiries, processing student forms, advising students on program options, the creation, maintenance and publishing of program materials.This position will also include mapping partner institution course work to Mason Majors. This position includes maintaining relationships with GEO staff, students, and administrative and academic units on campusResponsibilities:Program Adviser/Record KeepingAssist Program team with:Answering student inquiries in IntlEx inbox (Outgoing program team inbox) - triage inquiries, elevate as needed;Advise of students of program options and study abroad policies;Update program materials, cost sheets, post application materials in MasonAbroad;Update program information on GEO Advisor resources (Partner Manual, Master spreadsheet, etc);Assist with the management of communication with students;Manage curriculum mapping with departments across campus for program offerings;Best programs for X Major lists;One-page what is exchange;Partner Addresses in FedEx Portal;Update Admin Calendar;Assist/lead on other long-term projects/materials such as video tutorials, development of promotional ideas;Assist with incoming programs as needed;Daily answering of emails in IntlEx mail box;Emails responded to within 24 hours;Program materials in MasonAbroad up to date;Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate student and program needs to Program Officers; andHigh level of attention to detail and accuracy of program information provided to program officers, students, supporting departments, educational institutions abroad, appropriate administrative units on and off campus, students, and general public.Required Qualifications:BA or MA in International Studies, Education, or Foreign Language, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience;Demonstrative administrative experience (typically 1 year);Background in study abroad, higher education administration, experiential education or field studies; andExperience using Terra Dotta study abroad application management system.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG1GMU with the title Assistant Program Administrator 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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