Project Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 02, 2023
Sep 16, 2023
Full Time
Project CoordinatorThe George Mason University Department of Psychology invites applications for a Project Coordinator position for a grant funded project to begin in Spring 2023. The position is funded at 32 hours per week and has a benefits package. The Project Coordinator will assist on a project funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. The aim of the project is to develop and implement evidence based detection and intervention strategies for eating disorders within community mental health centers in Fairfax County and the Northern VA region. The Project Coordinator will report to Dr. Sarah Fischer, the Principle Investigator on the project.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 Department:The Department of Psychology ( is one of the largest departments at George Mason. We have a doctoral program in five areas, including clinical psychology. The clinical psychology program focuses strongly on the intersection of research and practice, and this project is a direct reflection of that focus.About the Position:This position is responsible for providing administrative support for clinician trainings, implementation strategies, community outreach, and data collection, with the possibility of becoming involved in research support if desired and able. The employee will coordinate and track meetings of research team and community partnership team, assist in preparation of reports, assist in developing training materials and preparing those materials for distribution, coordinate approximately 6 virtual and in-person trainings per year, and assist with basic program evaluation and research-related tasks (e.g., preparation and administration of surveys, preparation of IRB materials). The employee will also be a primary liaison between researchers, trainers, and community providers.Applicants must have the ability to work with Microsoft Office and other software, to work and communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders, to coordinate schedules and plan events, to learn and comply with regulatory processes, and to handle basic project budgeting.In a continuing effort to enrich GMU's academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, we actively encourage applications from all job seekers including members of all groups underrepresented in higher education.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 04001z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. The search committee will begin reviewing applications after 06/15/23 and continue until the position is filled.

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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