Academic Advisor

Fairfax, VA
$20.00 - $25.00 an hour, commensurate with education and experience
Aug 17, 2023
Sep 30, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Bachelor of Individualized Study (BIS) Part-Time Academic Advisor (Wage)The George Mason University, School of Integrative Studies, is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for a Bachelor of Individualized Study (BIS) degree part-time academic advising 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 Program:Bachelor of Individualized Study (BIS) program is a degree completion program for adult learners. BIS offers students generous transfer credit options and a distinctive educational opportunity to integrate other college-level learning, such as professional or military experience, into university coursework. Students create interdisciplinary concentrations to meet their own educational needs including to advance professionally, to prepare for graduate or professional programs, or to plan a path toward a career change.Responsibilities:Academic advising, including but not limited to, registration readiness, degree completion, and undergraduate policies & procedures; andAdministrative support for other student services activities, such as recruitment, orientation, retention, registration overloads, assessment, and record management & tracking.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree; andExperience with university-level academic advising, especially in working directly with students to provide information, answer questions, and provide guidance.Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree; andKnowledge of Banner and Degree Works (Ellucian based degree progress platform).Hours:20 - 25 hours per week, flexible scheduling.

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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