Education Support Specialist III

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
May 31, 2017
Closes
Jul 07, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Academic Program Analyst

The George Mason University Office of the Provost seeks a highly organized and detail-oriented Academic Program Analyst to serve in the Office of Accreditation and Program Integrity. 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.

Responsibilities: The Academic Program Analyst will support the newly created Office of Accreditation and Program Integrity in its work to ensure and advance the quality of George Mason University’s academic programs. This position will help ensure the university’s fulfillment of its accreditation requirements with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) by conducting research and audits to verify alignment with the principles of accreditation; and support the university’s academic program actions with the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) by conducting research, drafting, and assembling proposals. The incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining institutional records of all formal interactions with these bodies. To accomplish these tasks, the individual will work with faculty and staff across the university, both individually and through councils and committees, and will be integral in developing new processes and tools to streamline academic program work.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; * Exceptional organizational skills; and * Must be a mature and responsible self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision and also collaborate effectively with others.

Preferred Qualifications: * Master’s degree and familiarity with higher education; and * Familiarity with higher education academic affairs or accreditation.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02737z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume or CV, a list of three references, and a writing sample of no more than three pages.

MasonAd : 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 Masons 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 jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

Equity Statement : 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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