GPA, Academic Advisor - International Pathways Program (Fall/Spring)
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.The department will not accept e-mailed documents in lieu of a full online application. For full consideration, current George Mason University graduate student applicants only may apply for position number GPB769 at http://jobs.gmu.edu/, complete and submit the online application, and upload: * A brief cover letter that describes your interest and relevant administrative experience; * A CV/resume; * A copy of your current transcript showing most recent graduate degree coursework; * A list of four references with contact information; and * A “Personal Learning Outcomes” essay which specifically describes how this position meets the learning outcomes for your academic program, academic coursework, and how the position would help you to develop future employment skills in your chosen field (in field labelled 'Other Doc'). Review of applications begins after May 26, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Desired employment start date is August 14, 2017.
|Alternate Department Description||
INTO Mason, Academic Division
|Criminal Background Check||Standard Background Check|
|Motor Vehicle Background Check||No|
|Job Category||Graduate Assistant (Teaching/Research/Lecturer)|
|Role (State) Job Title||GPA, Academic Advisor - International Pathways Program (Fall/Spring)|
|Working Title||GPA, Academic Advisor - International Pathways Program (Fall/Spring)|
|Recruit Number||Faculty - 7030|
|Salary||$10,085-$11,505 and up to six credits of tuition benefits in the fall semester and spring semester at the Virginia in-state rate (fees not included).|
GPA, Academic Advisor – International Pathways Program (Fall/Spring)
Internal Search: Open to currently enrolled George Mason University graduate students only.
INTO Mason in Fairfax, Va., invites current George Mason University graduate student applicants only for an internal search for a Graduate Professional Assistant (GPA), Academic Advisor to support the growing number of international students enrolling in the International Pathways Program. 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 monitor academic student success and offer adjustment counseling to international multilingual students. The advisor may also act as an area coordinator for one of our administrative or programming initiatives.
The successful candidate will regularly meet with international students for one-on-one and group advising/instruction, promote programs and activities using technology, as well as participate in workshops and strategies to both aid and track student academic skills and personal success.
Eligibility requirements, as outlined in the George Mason University Office of the Provost publication, Graduate Student Hiring and Support Guidelines. Requirements for George Mason University GPAs are as follows:
Students studying in majors such as College Student Personnel, Higher Education, International Education, Social Work, Psychology, Linguistics, Counseling or a related field are preferred. Special consideration will be given to individuals with experience working as an academic advisor in an intensive English language program and/or with international students in higher education settings.
The position requires 20 hours per week, year-round employment beginning August 14, 2017.
The program’s Academic Advisor(s) will supervise the position(s).
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
The department will not accept e-mailed documents in lieu of a full online application. For full consideration, current George Mason University graduate student applicants only may apply for position number GPB769 at http://jobs.gmu.edu/, complete and submit the online application, and upload:
Review of applications begins after May 26, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Desired employment start date is August 14, 2017.
|For Full Consideration, Apply by:||May 26, 2017; this is a nonbinding date; this position may close at any time.|
|Job Close Date|
|Open Until Filled?||Yes|
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- Cover Letter
- List of Professional References
- Other Doc (as specified in Special Instructions)