Program Manager

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 12, 2021
Jun 13, 2021
Full Time
Program Manager

The George Mason University Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Building a Culture of Active Learning through Course-Based Communities of Transformation project team invites applications for the position of Program Manager. 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.

About the Position: Working 10 to 20 hours per week, the primary role of the Program Manager is to manage the communications and assist with program management for this NSF-funded research and organizational change project. This is a project that is working to transform the teaching methods used in large gateway courses in the math, physics, and computer science departments.

Program Management: * Supports and assists the research team; * Assists with the coordination of all aspects of program operations and logistics including maintaining effective communication with all stakeholders (team members, research participants, learning communities, internal and external advisory boards, etc.); * Assists with the compilation and creation of participant records such as consent forms, meeting notes; * Manages and coordinates the logistics for meetings, workshops, and other events as assigned; * Sets up and assists team members with virtual or in-person (when they resume) meetings; * Other duties as assigned.

Communications: * Maintains website and other repository sites for team leaders; * Participates in writing project summaries and an annual report for a variety of audiences and develops literature for public dissemination and promotion of the program.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in office management, administration, or events management; * Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of all applications in Microsoft Office, electronic calendaring, e-mail, learning management systems, and virtual platforms; * Ability to work with a variety of constituents (faculty, students, administrators); * Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills; * Excellent verbal and written communication skills; * Ability to work both independently, and within a team.

Preferred Qualifications: * Knowledge of Mason programs, policies, and procedures; * Experience working in an academic environment.

"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."

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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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