George Mason Univ Positions



Transportation Programs Manager                                                Pay Band 4

09393z                                                Facilites Mgt                          Commensurate

 George Mason University Operations, Parking and Transportation Department, under the Facilities Management Department, invites applicants for the position of Transportation Programs Manager, formerly called the Transportation Coordinator.

Responsible for overseeing all aspects of transportation programs under general direction of the Director of Parking and Transportation. Incumbent will provide office and administrative assistance to the Office of Parking and Transportation. Incumbent proposes new transportation (TDM) initiatives; and supervises, monitors and coordinates all transportation programs and services including registration, marketing, administration and reconciliation of employee and student commuter programs. Acts as day-to-day contract administrator for the Mason Shuttle Program. Primarily responsible for marketing and outreach of all university transportation options. Coordinates and maintains the Commuter Choice program reimbursements and other financial incentives. Oversee advisory committee meetings, including maintaining committee member lists, agendas and meetings.


  • A bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Mid-level (significant) experience working in the transportation field, especially administering alternative transportation programs;
  • Significant experience creating marketing plans for new transportation initiatives and marketing the use of current programs;
  • Significant experience in contract administration, monitoring of contract terms, writing request for proposals, etc.;
  • Demonstrated administrative work experience in day-to-day administration of programs, preferably in parking and transportation;
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Experience in customer service and general office support;
  • Must be a team player, assisting other department staff in their work as needed;
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain working relationships with campus community, and transportation vendors and agencies providing service to campus;
  • Able to compile, write and present professional-level reports and presentations;
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and explain governmental regulations; and
  • Mid-level experience with conducting surveys.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09393z at by December 18, 2015; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer

Admissions Coordinator                   Admissions                             Pay Band 3

00610z                                                                                                $38,000-$40,000

The George Mason University Office of Admissions is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, results-oriented individual for an Admissions Coordinator position.

The Office of Admissions is a fast-paced office that serves all prospective students. The office seeks an individual interested in joining the Transfer Team to counsel prospective and new transfer students; review new transfer applications and participate in the admission decision process; evaluate transfer credit; determine Virginia domicile status; and stay up-to-date on all admissions initiatives and processes. This position does not require any travel.

The successful candidate must have a passion for advocating for students and helping them navigate the admissions process; superior written and oral communication skills; strong analytical skills; be detail-oriented; and be able to prioritize tasks in a hectic, deadline-driven environment often working on multiple tasks concurrently. The incumbent must also have computer literacy; a willingness to learn new software applications; and a proven ability to work positively as a team member. The candidate should have demonstrated experience in evaluating transfer credit at a college/university; and previous experience with Ellucian Banner software or previous admissions experience is preferred, but not required.

For full consideration, applicants must apply online at for position number 00610z; complete the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references with their contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer


Facilities and Operations Manager, College of Science                 Pay Band 5

00286z                                                COS                                        mid/high-$60,000s

The George Mason University College of Science (COS) invites well-qualified candidates to apply for our Facilities and Operations Manager position.

The College of Science is the largest research unit within the university, and accounts for approximately 30 percent of the university’s total research portfolio. With a mission to produce science that enhances society, create clear career pathways for Mason students, and enhance economic development in the region and the nation, COS undertakes pioneering research endeavors that offer insight and solutions to the complex issues that challenge today’s world.

The selected finalist will manage COS’s programs and activities related to COSfacilities (i.e., office space, instructional labs, research labs, and classrooms) at our multiple sites; and serve as the focal point between the COS Dean and Associate Dean, central administration, Principal Investigators, Department Chairs, Research Center Directors, and external constituents for facilities matters. In this capacity, the incumbent will advocate for the college’s facilities and operations-related interests; develop and implement strategies to increase the overall utilization and efficient distribution of COS office, classroom, and lab space; identify with departments instructional and/or research needs as they relate to enrollment and research productivity, and assign COS space and/or request university space to meet identified needs; manage the space assignment, utilization, tracking, reporting, and facility-related operations for the college; and manage budget allocations for facilities projects and major research equipment.

Required Qualifications: 
1. Significant demonstrated experience related to facility project planning and project management.

  1. Knowledge of and experience in the leadership and management of facilities planning, operations, and capital budgeting is required—preferably within a higher education setting.
  2. Demonstrated ability to:
  • Provide leadership on facilities matters;
  • Plan, develop, implement and manage programs, procedures and policies;
  • Establish goals and priorities, and then take action to implement measures to achieve results;
  • Make recommendations and decisions based on organizational needs;
  • Evaluate activities and make necessary modifications in internal policies and procedures;
  • Work independently and collaboratively with minimal supervision;
  • Build and utilize systems on a variety of platforms; and
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders who have diverse and conflicting interests, facilitate dialogue, and successfully implement decisions.
  1. Sophisticated communication and interpersonal skills along with strong analytical, planning and organization skills.
  2. A bachelor’s degree accompanied by extensive relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and work experience is required; a master’s degree in a related field is preferred.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 00286z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer


Academic Advisor                             CHSS                                      Pay Band 4

02618z                                                                                                Low/mid $40,000’s

The George Mason University College of Humanities and Social Sciences seeks candidates for an Academic Advisor position to support undergraduate students in the Sociology, Anthropology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies programs.

Working with college administration and department faculty, the Academic Advisor will help provide a holistic academic advising experience for students in assigned programs to include:

  • Assisting students in defining, developing and implementing educational, career and life goals;
  • Helping students understand requirements for majors/minors; and navigating university, college and program policies and procedures;
  • Providing assistance in creating academic plans and participating in outreach efforts organized by the college;
  • Establishing/strengthening mentor relationships with faculty; and
  • Maintaining clear records of advising interactions.

This position will also work collaboratively with faculty advisors, program directors, and department chairs to build community within the departments for faculty, staff and students through newsletters and a social media presence; support student organizations related to the programs; and assist with events organized in response to community-building efforts.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, sociology, anthropology, religious studies, philosophy, or a related field (or an equivalent combination of education and experience);
  • Experience working in a higher education environment with diverse student populations;
  • A record of assisting students in a college setting in academic and/or career development;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills; and comfort in communicating with faculty, staff, current and prospective students, families, and the general public;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Ability to work with limited supervision;
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively;
  • Experience with computer data entry, Microsoft Office, and degree audit systems;
  • Familiarity with the use of e-mail and social media as a means of communicating with students, staff, faculty, and the general public; and
  • Understanding of and appreciation for the goals and values of the liberal arts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience advising students in a university setting;
  • Experience communicating complex academic policies to a wide variety of constituents (e.g., students, faculty and parents); and
  • Proficiency with student information and retention systems (e.g., DegreeWorks, Ellucian Banner, Beacon, Student Success Collaborative).

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02618z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer


BAS Academic Program Coordinator                                            Pay Band 4

02688z                                                VSE                                        Commensurate

The George Mason University Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE) seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to fill the position of Academic Program Coordinator for the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) concentrations assigned to VSE.

This is a full-time position, primarily supporting adult transfer students from the Virginia Community College System who have completed an associate of applied science degree. The incumbent will be responsible for advising potential and current students on degree completion plans, available internship and mentoring programs, as well as other duties as assigned to support the academic programs. Maintaining accurate catalog information is an important part of this position, as is being the liaison to VSE’s Undergraduate Studies committee and the Associate Provost’s Undergraduate Education Office to ensure the program’s compliance with school and university requirements. Creative individuals are sought to engage in outreach activities to potential students, particularly veterans; and to collaborate in the creation of marketing materials, both print and online.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • University-level academic advising experience;
  • Experience and/or interest in creation of print and online marketing materials;
  • Interest in outreach opportunities to veterans and current military personnel, which may include local travel;
  • Experience in coordination of academic programs with faculty from multiple departments and/or schools;
  • Ability to maintain a budget and to create reports;
  • Excellent communication skills; and
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Ellucian Internet Native Banner; and
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and Access.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02688z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin January 8, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer


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