Associate Director, Undergraduate Education

Position Information

Position Information

Department Provost
Alternate Department Description

Undergraduate Education

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Job Category Admin or Professional Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Associate Director, Undergraduate Education
Working Title Associate Director, Undergraduate Education
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number FA86Ez
Recruit Number Faculty - 7175
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary $70,000 to $90,000; commensurate with education and experience.
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Associate Director, Undergraduate Education

Internal Search: Open to current George Mason University faculty only.

The Office of Undergraduate Education invites current George Mason University faculty applicants only for an internal search for an Associate Director to support the curricular initiatives of the Mason Impact. 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.


The Associate Director will be a full-time member of the Undergraduate Education team reporting to the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, and assisted by the Curriculum Support Specialist. The successful candidate will:

  • Assume management of the Students as Scholars courses and Scholarship Development Grants;
  • Manage the new Curriculum Impact Grant review and implementation;
  • Assist faculty in developing new curricular options that include transformative, multidisciplinary learning experiences that align with Mason Impact (especially in Mason’s areas of strengths in undergraduate research and creative activities, entrepreneurship, civic engagement, and global education);
  • Contribute to curriculum initiatives across Mason and serve on related committees; and
  • Collaborate with the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning to provide innovative faculty development.

Required Qualifications:

We seek a Mason faculty member from any field to thrive in our busy, diverse, and collaborative environment. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Terminal degree in any discipline;
  • Experience teaching and mentoring undergraduate students;
  • Experience managing academic programs;
  • An ability to diligently manage multiple simultaneous proposal and evaluation cycles;
  • Knowledge of Mason’s curriculum, policies, and systems; and
  • Demonstrated professionalism, flexibility, organization, and curiosity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience planning, implementing, or leading curriculum development initiatives or reform (e.g., supporting Students as Scholars); and/or facilitating high-impact experiences (preferably in undergraduate research, global experiences, entrepreneurship, or community engagement) will be particularly competitive for this position.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, current George Mason University faculty applicants only may apply for position number FA86Ez at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a resume, a cover letter highlighting your strengths with respect to the position description (no more than 2 pages), and and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin after October 13, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: October 13, 2017
Posting Date 09/26/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Are you a current George Mason University employee?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents