Auditions Coordinator and Recruitment Assistant

Fairfax, VA
$25.00 per hour
Jul 31, 2021
Aug 01, 2021
Full Time
Auditions Coordinator and Recruitment Assistant

The George Mason University Dewberry Family School of Music seeks qualified applicants for a part-time Auditions Coordinator and Recruitment Assistant. This is a 29 hour per week 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 Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

This position requires access to student information; therefore this position is not open to current students to apply.


  • Manage schedule, coordinate, and oversee all undergraduate and graduate audition days for the School of Music;
  • Oversee processing of all applications and results and communicate with University and CVPA admissions, area directors, and ensemble directors;
  • Oversee all communication of undergraduate acceptance and denial letters; * Generate and manage new student files;
  • Compile report on results of auditions for faculty and University officials;
  • Manage student files for scholarship information to communicate with scholarship committee;
  • Update web pages reflecting audition dates and admission requirements to School of Music;
  • Process all pre-screening materials and auditions through SlideRoom site and assist with graduate admissions materials;
  • Liaise with University admissions and CVPA admissions for information regarding all entrance auditions;
  • Meet with prospective students and parents to address questions;
  • Manage use of promotional displays and materials for School of Music;
  • Maintain contact database for potential students; * Coordinate day shadows for prospective students to oversee courses and ensembles;
  • Represent School of Music at University admissions events and outside arts-specific recruitment events;
  • Assist in coordination of recruitment presentations to provide information regarding the School of Music programs and admission requirements to groups of prospective students, parents, and high school counselors;
  • Assist in compiling content of student recruitment materials and coordinate with marketing department on design and production;
  • Assist with School of Music social media content including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work well with a diverse group of faculty, staff, prospective students, and their families;
  • Demonstrated experience with database and file management;
  • Familiarity with social media, marketing, and outreach efforts for recruitment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Music;
  • Experience working in a university setting.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG009z 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! People choose to work at George Mason University for many reasons, and there are even more reasons why they stay for a career including the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news! Mason embodies many things, but underlying it all is a commitment to flexibility, creativity, autonomy, and making a difference. Add that to a robust benefits package, a commitment to flexibility as well as work/life options, the opportunity for personal and professional development and you have a career in balance at Mason! Enrollment is over 32,000, with students studying in over 198 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William. George Mason University Where Innovation Is Tradition!

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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