The George Mason University, College of Science (COS) Office of Academic Affairs/ Office of Academic Innovations and Partnership invites applications for the position of Pathways and Partnerships Assistant. 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:
Working up to 15 hours per week, the Pathways and Partnerships Assistant will support operational and programmatic functions of the College of Science (COS) Office of Academic Affairs/Office of Academic Innovations and Partnerships, with a primary focus of supporting COS-affiliated Learning Communities. Key activities include event coordination, outreach and communications, scheduling, data collection and management, and evaluation.
Supporting course enrollment, communication, programming, documentation, and assessment of College of Science-affiliated residential learning communities;
Collaborating regularly with internal COS offices and university departments to support shared programming, including the Office of Sustainability, Housing and Residence Life, and others;
Supporting the development and operations of COS programs and events, including marketing, registration, planning, and implementation of face-to-face and virtual events;
Assisting with evaluation of data related to selected Academic Affairs/Academic Innovations and Partnerships programs, compiling all data and statistics required for departmental reporting;
Contributing to special projects and assignments as requested.
Prior experience in administrative support, student activities, and/or event planning;
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel;
Ability to engage and serve a highly-diverse academic community, including prospective and current students and internal and external partners;
Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines under pressure;
Excellent oral/written communication and customer service skills;
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience;
Two or more years of prior experience in office operations, student activities, and/or event management;
Prior experience in a higher education setting;
Interest or prior experience in STEM-focused outreach and engagement.
Salary: Anticipated starting salary is $20.00/hr; Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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