From: Carrie D Grabo <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 9:53 AM
To: Robert DeCaroli <[log in to unmask]>; Zachary Schrag <[log in to unmask]>; Sam Lebovic <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: FW: Hiring 2 part-time positions for graduate students

Hi Rob, Zach, and Sam,


I’m forwarding this announcement in case you want to send it your respective grad student listservs.




From: Mason Academic Advisor Network <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Erika Marquina
Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 9:40 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Hiring 2 part-time positions for graduate students


Hello MAAN!

Please consider sharing with your graduate students these interesting and engaging part-time positions at Mason. Both are great for grad students, have fairly flexible hours and start immediately. For primary consideration, apply by Wednesday, August 22.


Both positions are posted in Mason’s “Handshake” system: to create or access your Handshake account, got to


1) Program Coordinator for “Arlington Fellows” program. Part-time job opportunity spilt between Fairfax and Arlington campuses. Job description and application can be found on the Handshake website: #2899180 Program Coordinator, Arlington Semester Program. For a description of the Arlington Fellows Programs, see


Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Coordinate the Global Politics Fellows program, including recruitment, marketing and outreach
  • Cohort selection and admissions process
  • Support of GLOA 495/GOVT 496 student internship courses, fall and spring terms
  • Semester event planning, including speaker series, group activities and site visits, luncheon events and reception
  • Program evaluation
  • Handle inquiries, questions and concerns from interested students, applicants, participants and alumni 
  • Liaise with program faculty and other fellows program coordinators during the academic term (currently includes Peacebuilding Fellows & Nonprofit Fellows)
  • Website updates (training provided)


This is a part-time, wage position for 15 hours per week.


For full consideration, applicants must apply through Handshake; Upload a brief cover letter, resume, and names of two references with their contact information.


Required Qualifications:

•     Exceptional written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, including a collaborative and team‐oriented work style;

•     Ability to multitask in a changing, dynamic environment;

•     Experience developing positive relationships and partnerships;

•     Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; and Blackboard


Preferred Qualifications:

•     Master’s degree (or pursuit of) in social sciences or humanities, higher education, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is strongly preferred;

•     Experience in higher education or advising to college students

•     Ability to work with diverse populations


Questions? Email Mary Denlinger: [log in to unmask]


2) Part-time academic advisor in Global Affairs. Job description and application can be found on the Handshake website: #2958632 Part-time Academic Advisor. 



The Global Affairs Program in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University seeks to hire an organized, energetic, self-motivated individual to work approximately 10-15 hours per week as an undergraduate academic advisor. 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.


Direct any questions to Sara Mitcho, [log in to unmask].


Responsibilities will include:

  • Communicating Global Affairs degree requirements to current and prospective majors;
  • Compiling and conveying information about available opportunities (e.g. internships, study abroad, research experiences, special programs);
  • Educating students about university deadlines, policies and procedures;
  • Helping students initiate academic actions (e.g. course substitutions, transfer credit inquires and evaluations);
  • Maintaining advising materials;
  • Participating in orientation and recruitment activities;
  • Referring students with academic progress issues or special requests to appropriate offices;
  • Performing graduation audits;
  • Collaborating with the Global Affairs faculty and staff on program activities and events.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Demonstrated interest in academic advising at the university level; and
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant demonstrated academic advising experience at university level;
  • Knowledge of NavigateMason (formerly GMU SSC Campus), Degree Works, and/or Banner; and
  • General knowledge of the principles, practices, and trends in the areas of academic advising, student persistence, retention, and degree completion.


Best regards,



Erika Marquina

Academic Advisor
Global Affairs Program
George Mason University
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(703) 993-9399