Recruitment and Audition Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Dec 02, 2021
Jan 28, 2022
Full Time
Recruitment and Audition CoordinatorGeorge Mason University's Dewberry School of Music seeks qualified candidates for the Recruitment and Audition 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.Responsibilities:Manage schedule, coordinate, and oversee all scheduled audition days for Dewberry School of Music, undergraduate and graduate;Oversee processing of all applications and results and communicate with university and CVPA admissions, area coordinators, and ensemble directors;Oversee all communication of undergraduate acceptance and denial letters;Manage and generate new student files;Compile report on results of auditions for faculty and University officials;Compile and manage scholarship spreadsheet in accordance with CVPA Admissions & Finance Office guidelines;Process all pre-screening materials and auditions through SlideRoom site and assist with graduate admission 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 display and materials for School of Music;Maintain contact database for potential students;Coordinate School of Music recruitment events (including instrument days and shadow days) for prospective students; 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;Collaborate with Marketing Coordinator to create marketing, recruitment and promotional materials (both print and web); andAssist with School of Music social media content including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree with performing arts experience 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; and Occasional evening/weekend availability is required.Preferred Qualifications:Music background preferred, but not required;Prior admissions and/or recruitment experience;Experience working in a university setting; andExperience with SlideRoom and Ellucian Banner.

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.

"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.New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements."

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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