Education Support Specialist III

Fairfax, VA, VA
Apr 10, 2018
Sep 19, 2018
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : $47,476

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Administrator, Customized Programs

The George Mason University, Global Education Office is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for the Administration of George Mason University customized study abroad 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.

The administration of customized study abroad programs includes working closely with faculty on program logistics, communicating with students, faculty, departments and administrative units on campus as well as liaising with educational institutions abroad, travel vendors, and international organizations, and maintaining contact with appropriate administrative units on campus and in the department, such as the Customized Programs Manager, the Registration Specialist, HR Office of Financial Aid and establishing new ones as necessary.

In addition the Administrator manages student applications to programs, advising students; promoting and marketing programs in their portfolio and creating, maintaining and publishing program material. Maintaining relationships with faculty and academic units. Raising the profile of study abroad on and off campus, as well as giving procedural guidance/training to university constituents on study abroad practices are secondary responsibilities.

This position is responsible for a portfolio of study abroad programs led by George Mason faculty.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have knowledge of international study abroad program administration. Have administrative experience in an institute of higher education and in student advisement, experiential education, field studies, international experience, marketing, cross cultural skills, ability to work with people of different cultures, computer skills, general accounting principles and be knowledgeable of different educational systems throughout the world. A BA in International Studies, Education or Foreign Language, or related field, or a combination of education and experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with experience with Mason’s study abroad administrative software program TerraDotta.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at; 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!

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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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