Education Support Specialist III

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jul 05, 2017
Closes
Jul 29, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
CVPA Admissions and Outreach Coordinator

The George Mason University College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) seeks qualified candidates to fulfill the role of Admissions and Outreach Coordinator in the Academic Affairs team. 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.

The College of Visual and Performing Arts offers degrees in Art and Visual Technology, Computer Game Design, Dance, Film and Video Studies, Music, Theater, and Arts Management. The Academic Affairs office oversees all student academic transactions and operation of the academic programs.

Responsibilities: * Assist the Director of CVPA Admissions and Outreach with providing direction to programs and administration in the recruitment of undergraduate and graduate arts students and managing the admissions process; * Assist the college and programs in the recruitment of undergraduate and graduate students through event, marketing, and social media coordination; * Plan and implement on- and off-campus recruiting events; * Manage scholarship processing at the college level; and * Manage programming for the Arts Living Learning Community (LLC).

Required Qualifications: * Bachelors degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; * Ability to handle flexible job responsibilities for the successful operation of CVPA activities and events related to the recruitment and admissions; * Detail-oriented with ability to manage spreadsheets and lists with large amounts of information; * Ability to manage time effectively while working on multiple projects with various deadlines under direction of supervisor; * Exercise tact and confidentiality as a co-worker and support staff; * Excellent written and oral communication skills; * Strong computer skills; * Strong interpersonal and presentation skills; * Commitment and ability to work collaboratively within a complex work environment; * Experience related to admissions recruitment and/or academic event coordination; * Experience with production of marketing materials (electronic and print preferred); and * Substantial, demonstrated experience in recruitment and/or event planning.

Preferred Qualifications: * Masters degree; * Previous admissions and/or visual or performing arts experience; and * Familiarity with college and university programs, operations, policies and procedures, including the admissions process and the audition and portfolio review process.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09323z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by July 21, 2017; 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.

Job Close Date : 2017-07-21