Academic Administration Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Sep 16, 2021
Sep 17, 2021
Full Time
Academic Administration Coordinator

The George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School invites applications for the Academic Administration Coordinator 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.

About the Antonin Scalia Law School:

George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School is located in Arlington, VA, just two miles from downtown Washington, D.C. Antonin Scalia Law School is a Top 50 law school. A relatively young law school, Scalia Law offers students an opportunity to pursue a JD, JM, or an LLM.

About the Position:

The primary role of the Academic Administration Coordinator is to support senior administrative and student affairs staff with semester adjunct hiring and other academic administrative matters, and to support faculty committees with hiring, retention, promotion, and tenure matters, as well as faculty workshop programs.


  • Manage the adjunct hiring process, including preparing adjunct faculty contracts and coordinating adjunct training sessions and the delivery of semester specific information;
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for faculty administrative inquiries;
  • Coordinate with the university bookstore to ensure student course materials are available each semester;
  • Provide support for various faculty workshops, including supporting workshop presenters traveling to campus, circulating workshop information to faculty, and coordinating administrative aspects of workshop presentations;
  • Coordinate the annual faculty hiring process, including managing the Law School's participation in the annual AALS faculty hiring forum, preparing candidate materials for the faculty hiring committee, and coordinating on-campus visits for faculty candidates;
  • Oversee the faculty retention, promotion, and tenure (RPT) process, ensuring that university policies and timelines are met;
  • Manage the Law School classroom reservation process, including reviewing and approving internal and external requests for space and ensuring that reservations are made in accordance with university and Law School policies;
  • Assist with additional academic administrative matters as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience;
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate good judgment;
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills (both orally and in writing);
  • Organization skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple tasks at one time;
  • Strong command of data management and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Law School or other educational setting;
  • Experience managing projects.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 00699z 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.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

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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