Assistant Director of Student Services

Fairfax, VA
Aug 18, 2017
Sep 29, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Admin or Professional Faculty

Working hours :

Salary : $45,000-$48,000, commensurate with education and experience

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Assistant Director of Student Services

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The George Mason University School of Integrative Studies (SIS) is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual for an Assistant Director of Student Services 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 Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The School of Integrative Studies is committed to integrating interdisciplinary knowledge with lifelong learning by offering experiential, hands-on learning that connects the classroom to the world. Our community encourages students to engage in active learning, independent study, and research that responds to the needs and opportunities of a diverse society while preparing them for responsible leadership and citizenship.

Responsibilities: * Assist the Director of Student Services in providing SIS students with quality academic advising and support; * Working in a dynamic and fast-paced academic setting, work collaboratively to coordinate and provide strategic leadership to the school in the areas of student advising, student persistence, recruitment and orientation, and graduation compliance; and * Reporting to the Director of Student Services within SIS, the incumbent is an integral part of the student services advising team.

Duties: * Advise SIS undergraduate students toward degree completion; * Manage the Graduation Compliance process; * Coordinate support for Students of Concern; * Chair Awards Committee; * Manage administrative details (attend relevant university meetings, process planning and implementation, new initiatives, etc.); * Participate in recruitment and orientation events; * Coordinate Internship applications; and * Teach a 1/1 academic load.

Required Qualifications: * Masters degree in a higher education related field; and * Demonstrated student services experience, particularly academic advising (minimum of three years is preferred).

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience teaching at the college level; * Familiarity with Student Information Systems and/or Advising Software (i.e., Ellucian Banner, DegreeWorks, Student Success Collaborative); and * Demonstrable experience evaluating advising and retention programming.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA705z at by September 27, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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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.

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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 : 2017-09-27

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