Assistant Director for Off-Campus Student Services

George Mason University  |  Fairfax, VA

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Job Overview

Posted 4 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director for Off-Campus Student Services

Job Type: Adult/Commuter/Off-Campus Student Services Housing/Residence Life
Location: Fairfax, VA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 27828
Application Deadline: 06/05/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$50,000 - $53,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$50,000 - $53,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:

Position Description

The Assistant Director is responsible for implementing initiatives that assist students in their transition to off-campus housing, specifically regarding building up off-campus property offerings and educating students on budgeting, leasing, etc.

The position is comprised of eight main components:

1. Develop and build an off-campus housing services office to assist in locating 
housing, roommate matching assistance, and lease/budget/legal education 
2. Serve as a liaison between Mason and Fairfax/Arlington/Prince William cities and 
communities in how Mason students in these areas can benefit from increased communication 
3. Attend municipal meetings, meet with city stakeholders, and strengthen communication with off-campus students, including coordinating the Good Neighbor program
4. Serve as a liaison between Off-Campus Student Services and Housing and Residence Life 
5. Serve as a liaison between Mason and off-campus housing providers to enter into 
partnerships (Fairfax, Arlington, etc.) in coordination with the Director/Chief Housing Officer
6. Develop a University housing coalition with other universities in the Ballston 
Arlington area to explore Arlington housing options 
7. Build a housing ambassador program to provide direct assistance to students transitioning off campus 
8. Coordinate and market Off-Campus Housing Fairs

Working together with the Associate Director, an Assistant 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. 


Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in higher education, management, student development or a related field and/or equivalent professional work experience; strong working knowledge of renting off-campus properties; student leadership and training; and experience working with students in transitions.

It is vital that candidates possess exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and have experience in database management.   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

Application Information

For full consideration, please apply through the George Mason University website.

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