The George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government invites applications for an Undergraduate Recruiter. 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 Department:
The Schar School of Policy and Government provides undergraduate and graduate students the skills, knowledge, and analytic abilities to be leaders and managers in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.
The Undergraduate Recruiter is a key member of the Schar School's undergraduate admissions effort. The Recruiter will be a positive, knowledgeable, friendly representative of the Schar School whose responsibility will be to interface, one-on-one and at larger events, with prospective and admitted undergraduates and their families.
The Recruiter will generate lists of prospective students and build relationships with them in order to recruit them to Schar. The position will also coordinate outreach to current Mason students and student organizations to generate interest in Schar School programs and concentrations.
Secondarily, the position will tackle a wide range of administrative assignments pertaining to undergraduate recruitment.
Additional duties include:
Serve as a point of contact for potential students and their parents by managing inquiries, making prompt and effective contact with prospective and admitted students in person, via videoconferencing, by phone, and in writing;
Schedule and lead tours of the Schar School with interested students and their families; have a presence on campus on evenings, weekends, and holidays when prospective students and their families do college visits;
Generate excitement and interest in Schar School subject matter and/or degrees among current Mason students outside of the Schar School; speak one-on-one with current Mason students about Schar School programs, concentrations, courses, and student opportunities;
Connect prospective students and their families to Schar School advisors or specific faculty members as appropriate;
Represent the Schar School at recruitment events with enthusiasm, knowledge and resourcefulness while promoting Schar School bachelor's degree programs.
Assist in planning and implementing Schar School admissions events such as Schar School visit day, and on-campus recruiting events such as open houses, webinars, information sessions, class visits, course samplers, and other yield events, to include efforts targeting currently enrolled Mason students;
Build relationships with the undergraduate student liaisons, the Schar School Ambassadors, and the Schar School Peer Advisors and connect prospective students to current students appropriately.
Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience, required, preferably in admissions, marketing, communications, business administration or related field.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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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.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
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: 49519
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.