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);
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 internationally;
Available for evening and weekend work;
Ability to multitask;
Comfortable handling sensitive and/or confidential information and situations; and
Eligible to obtain passport.
Experience living and working abroad;
Prior admissions or related experience;
Knowledge of international education systems and credential evaluation; and
Familiarity with Ellucian Banner and/or Salesforce.
Salary: $35,000-$37,000; commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
Mason Ad Statement:
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/!
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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 46310
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.