Office of Transfer Services Admissions Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Department Admissions
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Job Category Student Wage / Non-Student Wage
Role (State) Job Title Office of Transfer Services Admissions Assistant
Working Title Office of Transfer Services Admissions Assistant
Job Type Part-Time
Position Number WG8134
Recruit Number Staff - 8446
Working Hours
Location Fairfax, VA
Other Location
Pay Band
Salary $15.00-$17.00 per hour, commensurate with education and experience
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Office of Transfer Services Admissions Assistant

The George Mason University Office of Admissions is conducting a search for a customer-service focused Admissions Assistant to staff the Office of Transfer Services. 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.


  • Counseling prospective transfer students and current applicants;
  • Conducting individual meetings with students on a walk-in basis helping them navigate the admissions process;
  • Collaborating with other team members across the university and within the Office of Admissions to ensure superior customer service and drive enrollment; and
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned to support the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Central.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Superior oral and written communication skills;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Comfortable working with diverse populations;
  • Ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential information and situations;
  • Computer literacy and willingness to learn new software applications;
  • Proven ability to work positively as a team member;
  • Philosophy of superior customer service;
  • Ability to assimilate large amounts of information quickly; and
  • Resourceful.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with Ellucian Banner software;
  • Previous experience with Salesforce CRM;
  • Prior admissions or customer service experience;
  • Bilingual;
  • Knowledge of military educational benefits; and
  • Knowledge of transfer admissions.

The Office of Admissions serves students Monday through Friday in the Office of Transfer Services from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Candidate is expected to work 20 hours a week.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG8134 at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: November 30, 2017; this is a nonbinding date; this position may close at any time.
Posting Date 11/14/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Mason Ad Statement

Great Careers Begin at Mason!

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.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

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Equity Statement

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 Documents

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