Program Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Mar 19, 2022
Jun 04, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time
Program CoordinatorThe George Mason University's Office of Faculty Affairs & Development is seeking an enthusiastic, customer-focused, and detail-oriented Program Coordinator. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity. We are home to one of the country's most diverse student populations - the most diverse in the Commonwealth of Virginia - and pride ourselves on being one of the few institutions that has equally high graduation rates for students of all backgrounds. Having a diverse faculty and staff is an important strategic focus for Mason and we strongly encourage candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academically and culturally inclusive environment.About the Department:The mission of Faculty Affairs and Development is to promote faculty success, equity, and well-being by providing career enrichment and recognition, and implementing research-based policies, practices, and resources for Mason faculty of all career stages, roles, appointment types, and social/group identities. Our core values include serving with integrity and transparency; promoting equity and a sense of belonging; acting with intentionality; embracing a collaborative and creative mindset; persevering in the face of challenges; and seeing the potential in people, programs, and ourselves. The office is committed to developing an enriching and collaborative environment in which faculty members are supported to grow intellectually and professionally.Responsibilities:This position will report to the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Development. The incumbent's primary duties entail a diverse range of administrative office support and program responsibilities including, but not limited to:Managing, coordinating, and supporting various programs and initiatives (e.g., Faculty Mentoring Communities, Inclusive Excellence series), including facilitating communications for both participants and (co-) facilitators, scheduling (virtually and/or in-person), logistics, agendas, and follow up on other items as needed;Planning, coordinating, and executing major events (e.g., New Faculty Orientation, New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop);Managing faculty awards (e.g., SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Awards), including overseeing nominations and notifications, in addition to reviewing and submitting award packets as needed;Facilitating program assessment activities;Editing and reviewing associated print documents and online materials, updating various online support tools (e.g., Blackboard organizations, webpages, MS Teams folders);Assisting office team in annual reporting and assessment (e.g., Tk20); andCollaborating and coordinating with other administrative staff as appropriate; as needed, will assist in supervising student workers and the Mason FACTS launch.Required Qualifications:A bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required. The candidate should have professional experience focused on administrative tasks (typically 2+ years);Detail-oriented with the ability to organize, manage, and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously;Advanced interpersonal and communication skills (e.g., writing, editing, speaking);Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access) and with using web-conferencing software (e.g., Zoom, MS Teams);Experience with website management (e.g., WordPress, Drupal, and/or html);Experience interacting with constituents across levels of an organization; andAbility to work independently, take initiative, and collaborate in a strong team environment.Successful applicants will have demonstrated abilities to exercise independent judgement, take initiative, and exhibit curiosity and a willingness to learn. Experience working in a fast-paced office setting with multiple concurrent projects in play will be an asset.Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of Blackboard, MS Teams, and/or other collaborative working tools;Design experience (e.g., brochures, programs, and other materials) using Adobe suite a plus; andExperience in a higher education setting.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 03175z at; please complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, writing sample; 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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