Financial Services Specialist I

Fairfax, VA, VA
Apr 06, 2018
Jun 13, 2018
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Administrator, Discovery Programs

The Global Education Office at George Mason University is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to administer their Discovery Programs. 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. Discovery Programs are study abroad experiences tied to regularly scheduled semester courses. Course development is supported by a faculty grant.

Responsibilities: The Administrator will be responsible for assisting with logistical arrangements, assistance in participant recruitment, processing payments to vendors, and coordinating with academic and administrative departments. Grant proposals will be accepted twice a year. The Administrator will be responsible for supporting approximately 30 grant recipients per year providing opportunities for approximately 600 students. The administrator will by necessity liaise with the Office of Student Financial Aid, academic departments to support the grants, and the Global Education Office Scholarship and Grants Specialist. In addition to assisting faculty in developing course work on the ground and program logistics, the administrator will be responsible for recruiting faculty to teach embedded course work and selecting awardees.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have experience with programming, logistics and project management, be able to keep track of multiple time sensitive tasks, pay great attention to detail, work with people of different cultures, have strong computer skills (word processing and spreadsheet management) as well has strong administrative background.

Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a BA in International Studies, Education, or Foreign Language, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and demonstrated administrative experience, a background in study abroad, higher education administration, experiential education or field studies.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, please complete the online application at and attach a cover letter, resume, and 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!

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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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