ITL Conference Program Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
$20-$25/hour, Commensurate with experience
Dec 17, 2021
Feb 08, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time
ITL Conference Program Coordinator, Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning The George Mason University, Office of Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning invites applications for an Innovations in Teaching and Learning (ITL) Conference Program Coordinator (part-time) 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 Position: The Conference Program Coordinator in Stearns Center primarily provides leadership and client-relations management for developing the content of the annual Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference (each September), with a particular focus on faculty outreach. The position is part time (10-15 hours per week) and reports to the Director for Teaching Excellence while collaborating with the Conference Projects Coordinator and Events Manager/Conference Director. This position is designed to work through the 2022 Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference and final wrap-up events, including summer hours, through September 30, 2022. The position may be renewed for an additional year if budget allows.Responsibilities: Provide vision and leadership in establishing the ITL conference theme, overall conference schedule, and branding;Provide leadership in designing the faculty and participant experience with the ITL conference, particularly the educational and intellectual development of participants;Provide leadership and coordinate implementation of the request for proposals, proposal review and selection, conference schedule, and campus-wide communications;Design and implement conference-related faculty-support: proposal guidelines, session planning guides, drop-in consultation hours, requests for feedback, etc.;Liaise with faculty, in-house specialists, offices, or departments involved in creating presentations or learning experiences at the conference, to ensure quality and relevance; and Help coordinate, revise, and post live and on-demand conference session materials.Required Qualifications: College-level teaching experience;Ability to articulate and evaluate high quality strategies for college-level teaching and learning;Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills;Ability to work as part of a team, but also act independently; andExperience with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Outlook, Teams, and Word.Preferred Qualifications:Conference planning experience; andExperience managing medium- to large-scale events.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG3781 at; please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, resume, and list of two 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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