Education Support Spec II

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jun 21, 2017
Closes
Aug 29, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : $32,000-$36,000; commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Graduate Admissions Services Specialist

The George Mason University College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) is seeking a Graduate Admissions Services Specialist, supporting the CHSS’s Graduate Admissions Coordinator primarily and also working closely with the central Mason Office of Graduate Admissions, and CHSS academic unit directors, faculty and coordinators. 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: * Work with the CHSS Admissions Coordinator on all issues related to graduate admissions processing and training using the customer relations management (CRM) systems needed for graduate application processing; * Communicate with prospective applicants via phone, e-mail and in-person, and provide outstanding customer service in an effort to increase yield rate; * Plan, coordinate and represent the college at on-campus and external graduate fairs and recruiting events; and * Update CHSS admissions Web site content.

Required Qualifications: * Applicants should be highly organized, possess excellent communication skills, with extreme attention to detail; * Self-disciplined and able to work independently as well as part of a team; and * This position requires the incumbent to be tech savvy, with the ability to quickly learn the CRM and to participate in creating business procedures that support the university and college mission.

Preferred Qualifications: * A bachelor’s degree; * Demonstrated experience in admissions, recruitment or in an academic environment; and * Evidence of interest in and familiarity with the academic fields within CHSS.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02721z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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/!

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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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