The George Mason University Office of Admissions is seeking a self-motivated, results-oriented individual to fill the position of International Admissions Counselor. 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.
This position will assist with all aspects of the admissions and recruiting process pertaining to international students. This includes the coordination and evaluation of applications, counseling of prospective international students, and may include some travel. Primary responsibilities include advising prospective international students on programs offered by the university and all issues related to the application and immigration process; processing and evaluating application documents; and analyzing and evaluating applications for admission. Additional responsibilities include representing the university at college fairs, high schools, and community colleges within the U.S. and abroad; and other duties and projects as assigned by supervisor.
Bachelor's degree (or an equivalent combination of education and experience);
Demonstrated university admissions experience, preferably reviewing international documents and/or researching international credentials;
Extremely comfortable working with culturally and ethnically diverse populations;
Possess exceptional cross-cultural communication skills;
Comfortable with public speaking;
Strong analytical and decision-making skills;
Willing to travel extensively;
Available for evening and weekend work;
Ability to multitask;
Comfortable handling sensitive and/or confidential information and situations.
Experience living and working abroad;
Knowledge of international education systems and credential evaluation; and
Familiarity with Ellucian Banner and/or Salesforce.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02333z at http://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.
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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.