Assistant Director of Academic Student Success

7 days left

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
May 22, 2023
Jun 11, 2023
Full Time
Assistant Director of Academic Student SuccessThe George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, invites applications for the Assistant Director, Academic Student Success. 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:Graduate student success is critical to the Antonin Scalia Law School. The Assistant Director of Academic Student Success will monitor progress, addressing critical needs such as Bar preparation and readiness. The Assistant Director will implement measures to better graduate outcomes.Key qualifications for this position include a demonstrated ability to assess strengths and weaknesses, problem solve, instruct, and counsel; exceptional judgement; and strong communication skills.Responsibilities: Supports admissions and recruitment for all specialized LLM programs, both online and residential. This includes inquiries, applications, interviewing, through to matriculation. Participates in webinars each semester to support outreach effort.Academic Support. Monitors student performance via a monthly report and alerts students who are in academic difficulty of resources that are available to them. Works with students nearing academic probation, including online students. Supports the Director of Academic Advising by offering additional office hours and zoom availability for course planning.Bar Prep Support. Recurring bar prep class students can attend residentially and virtually. Monitors student progress in Barbri and alerts them of registration holds preventing them from registering for the next semester. Recruits, hires, trains, and supervises academic tutors to support international students preparing for the bar exam.Liaises with the graduate career services department to create bi-monthly events and bi-weekly mailings so that students successfully move into the workforce.Leads Graduate course assessments.Other duties as assigned that help the department achieve its objectives and goals and/or support the mission of the law school.Required Qualifications:JD or LLM degree, or equivalent combination of education and related experience;Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;Demonstrated ability to assess strengths and weaknesses, problem solve, instruct, and counsel;Critical thinking skills, exceptional judgement, and objectivity; andAbility to work occasional evenings and weekend hours.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA39Kz 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."

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