Program Operations Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Department Provost
Alternate Department Description

Division of Enrollment Management

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Job Category Admin or Professional Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Program Operations Manager
Working Title Program Operations Manager
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number FA94EZ
Recruit Number Faculty - 7246
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Program Operations Manager

The Division of Enrollment Management supports core elements of the Mason strategic plan related to enrollment and new student enrollment strategy, retention and graduation. The George Mason University is looking for someone to oversee the Division’s operations that involve partnership development and administrative support for structured international student enrollment programs through the Office of International Enrollment Partnerships (IEP).


The position’s main responsibilities will include: identification of new institutional partners; the cultivation and maintenance of institutional relationships; the processing and maintaining of new and existing agreements and contracts; supporting communication plans and regular interaction with relevant Mason departments to facilitate student pipeline programs (campus life, housing, student accounts, etc.); managing international visitor delegations and events; and compiling data to create necessary reports and presentations.

The position will manage the daily operations with direct supervision of an IEP Coordinator position and will report to the Director of International Enrollment Partnerships.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have the following qualifications (knowledge, skills, and ability) or an equivalent combination of education and experience:

  • Master’s degree in a related field;
  • Experience working with international students and/or international education
    programs (minimum of three years preferred); and
  • Experience with program or project management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with partnership management and handling agreements;
  • Experience in higher education or a research university environment;
  • Experience working or living abroad and/ or demonstrated cross-cultural competency skills; and
  • Foreign language skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: January 19, 2018
Posting Date 12/12/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly? Yes
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.

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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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Required Documents

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