Program Coordinator, African and African American Studies
The George Mason University African and African American Studies Program (AAAS) invites applications for a program coordinator to manage office operations and administrative duties. 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.
Provide administrative support to the program director
Manage fiscal coordination of program with supervision from director and the program coordinator fellow
Support students who minor in AAAS and assist with recruitment and student-related needs
Manage technological requirements
Supervise student wage and work study assistants
Collaborate with all academic units, administrative offices, and community stakeholders
Maintain all forms of communication among students and faculty
Coordinate and supervise special events;
Manage websites and maintain a social media presence for the program
Manage research and resource center with supervision from director and the program coordinator fellow
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Organized individual with administrative experience and the ability to work as part of a team
Knowledge and skill using electronic communication, and digital and financial software
Ability to supervise maintenance of webpage
Demonstrated experience in planning events and conferences (at least one year preferred)
Ability to problem-solve and negotiate resolution of issues
Ability to multitask and shift priorities as necessary
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. environment.
One year of higher education experience
Interest in African and African American issues, especially as it pertains to the African American cultural experience
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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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.
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: 46261
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