Coordinator forOff-Campus Student Services

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Salary starting in the lower $50k's; commensurate with education and experience
Posted
Feb 15, 2022
Closes
May 21, 2022
Ref
FAC8615
Function
Program Manager
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Coordinator for Off-Campus Student ServicesThe George Mason University Division of University Life invites applicants for the position of Coordinator for Off-Campus Student Services. 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. George Mason University is an innovative, public, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. Located in the heart of northern Virginia's technology corridor near Washington, D.C., the university attracts a diverse and talented student body of over 37,000. The university-its enrollment, academic programs, facilities and services-is expanding, as is its reputation. George Mason is an institution providing tremendous opportunity for students, faculty and staff. About Contemporary Student Services:Contemporary Student Services serves to disrupt normative views and systemic obstacles of higher education to amplify the success of contemporary college students at Mason. Contemporary students are students who have had more experiences than most college students in their lives before coming to Mason. They have been working professionals, have families, and so much more. They may have experienced things a lot of other students haven't, like - being in the foster care system or in the military. They are students who don't always see themselves reflected or fully supported in college outreach materials or campus programming. This is achieved through peer advising, off-campus housing resources, and engagement opportunities for contemporary students. Responsibilities:Reporting to the Director, this position is responsible for implementing initiatives that are geared toward increasing student success and retention of off-campus students, as well as off-campus education for students transitioning off campus. The position is comprised of seven main components: Recruitment, development, and supervision of the undergraduate Contemporary Student Advisor team;Creating and executing targeted outreach efforts to incoming off-campus freshmen, transfer students, and other special populations in increase sense of belonging and retention;Creating and executing interventions, programs, and initiatives for off-campus students identified as "at-risk"; Creating and executing outreach and education for students transitioning off-campus, including lease education, roommate mediation, and basic budgeting; Overseeing social media and other marketing efforts;Assessment and analysis of student data and trends; andCoordinate and market Off-Campus Housing Fairs and other Good Neighbor programs and initiatives.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree OR equivalent combination of education and work experience; Demonstrated working knowledge of renting off-campus properties; student leadership and training; and experience working with students in transitions; It is vital that candidates possess exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and have experience in creating and managing social media and marketing; A qualified candidate will have highly developed organizational management and problem-solving skills and must work accurately and efficiently in order to meet a multitude of deadlines and responsibilities; and Candidates will have demonstrated leadership abilities and must have a commitment to diversity and be comfortable working within diverse populations. Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree in higher education, student personnel, counseling or a related field; and Experience in supervising staff.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; 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 jobs.gmu.edu/! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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