Academic Program Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Oct 21, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Program Manager
Full Time
Academic Program Coordinator

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for an Academic Program Coordinator to administer all aspects of its dynamic and diverse M.A. in Global Affairs and associated global 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.

Responsibilities: The Academic Program Coordinator will have primary responsibility for all aspects of M.A. program marketing and promotion, student recruitment, and management of the program-level admissions process. This position will serve as the main point of contact for prospective students and will monitor student degree progress. Duties include managing recruitment efforts; organizing and attending on- and off-campus recruitment events; and collaborating with the college on advertising and marketing programs, as well as maintenance of the program web presence, coordinating with faculty admissions committees, responding to graduate student inquires and concerns, using the university's online application and data systems, and other duties as assigned by the Director.

Required Qualifications: * B.A., or an equivalent combination of education and experience; * Demonstrated ability to work independently on multiple tasks in a dynamic environment; * Effective communication skills, especially in writing and public speaking; * Ease and responsiveness working with students, senior administrators, deans, department chairs, faculty, Admissions and Registrar personnel, other staff, and academic advisors; * Ability to maintain confidentiality as needed; * Demonstrated strong work ethic and commitment to excellence; and * Proficiency working with university software and systems to maintain accurate records, and produce precise reports.

Preferred Qualifications: * An M.A. in an appropriate discipline is strongly preferred; and * Experience working in a higher education environment in a related academic area, or in student services.

For full consideration, apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"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 Mason's 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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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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