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Coordinator, Off-Campus Student Services

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA19FZ at by March 28, 2018; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Position Information

Position Information

Department UL - Off-Campus Student Services
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Restricted Position?
Job Category Admin or Professional Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Coordinator, Off-Campus Student Services
Working Title Coordinator, Off-Campus Student Services
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number FA19FZ
Recruit Number Faculty - 7293
Working Hours
Location Fairfax, VA
Other Location
Pay Band
Salary $47,000-$48,000
Web Announcement

Coordinator, Off-Campus Student Services

The George Mason University Division of University Life invites applicants for the position of Coordinator for Student Success for Off-Campus Student 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.

George Mason University is an innovative, public, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. Located in the heart of northern Virginia’s technology corridor near Washington, D.C., the university attracts a diverse and talented student body of over 36,000. The university—its enrollment, academic programs, facilities and services—is expanding, as is its reputation. George Mason is an institution providing tremendous opportunity for students, faculty and staff.


The Coordinator provides active management outreach, advising, and intervention for incoming and current off-campus students. The position is comprised of six main components: (1) recruitment, development, and supervision of the undergraduate Off-Campus Advisor team; (2) creating and executing targeted outreach efforts to incoming off-campus freshmen, transfer students, and other special populations to increase sense of belonging and retention; (3) creating and executing interventions, programs, and initiatives for off-campus students identified as “at-risk” through the university early alert system; (4) creating and executing outreach and education for students transitioning off-campus, including lease education, roommate mediation, and basic budgeting; (5) overseeing the social media and other marketing efforts; and (6) assessment and analysis of student data and trends.

Working together with the Associate Director and a dynamic team of student leaders, this position will provide important leadership in the retention and student success of Mason’s 27,000 off-campus students. As a professional staff member, the incumbent will have administrative responsibilities, such as budget management, professional development, and collaborating with campus partners.

Additionally, it is important that the individual maintains active participation in key professional organizations relevant to the position.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in higher education, student personnel, counseling or a related field; strong working knowledge of renting off-campus properties; student leadership and training; and experience working with students in transition. It is vital that candidates possess exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and have experience in creating and managing print, electronic and Web publications. A qualified candidate will have highly developed organizational management and problem-solving skills, and must work accurately and efficiently in order to meet a multitude of deadlines and responsibilities. Candidates will have demonstrated leadership abilities, and must have a commitment to diversity and be comfortable working within diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

1-3 years of related professional experience

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA19FZ at by March 28, 2018; 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: March 28, 2018
Posting Date 03/01/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly?
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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Required Documents

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