Program Coordinator, Master of Science in Finance

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Job Description Summary:

It is the academic mission of the George Washington University's School of Business (GWSB) to be a preeminent business school recognized for scholarly research, teaching excellence, innovative curricula and focused on the responsible management of organizations in the global environment. In support of this mission, the GWSB Office of Master of Science in Finance Program is searching for a Program Coordinator. This individual is a key contributor to providing high quality customer service to meet the MSF Program needs of GWSB.

The position reports to the Administrative Director. This position does not have direct reports but may schedule, train and supervise temporary staff or student workers.

The Program Coordinator serves as the primary point of contact for the MSF program to support faculty, staff and graduate students.

The primary focus for this position is to coordinate the student admissions process with the Faculty Admissions Committee. This position also assists graduates of the MSF program in their school wide activities such as fairs, student orientation and celebrations. This individual will also play a crucial role as the liaison between international students and the International Services Office (ISO) to facilitate processing of all I-20 forms.

Key responsibilities include:

Generates applications for prospective students each semester.

Reviews applications on a daily basis to ensure all necessary information is completed.

Prepares completed applicant folders for review by the Faculty Admissions Committee.

Daily maintenance and updates of the database and spreadsheet required to track student application status (admitted, committed, denied, deferred.). Provides status report to Administrative Director.

Maintains contact with applicants to inform them of their application status via email and phone.

Prepares the communication to students after the Faculty Admissions Committee review regarding decision letters and declarations of intent.

Process the enrollment fees received by the Program and follows up as needed.
Serves as liaison to the International Services Office (ISO) to ensure all documentation is received for international students.

Prepare Optional Practical Training (OPT) and Curricular Practical Training (CPT) letters for international students after clearance from ISO.

Attends ISO meetings as needed.

Assists students with registration issues (adding and dropping classes, etc.)
Updates the Continued Enrollment (CE) and Leave of Absence List (LOA) lists.

Works with MSF team on event planning (Graduation, Welcome Event, Orientation, Holiday parties, Info Sessions, etc.).

Serves as exam proctor; compiles data from evaluations for Administrative Director review.

First point of contact for walk-in inquiries and providing pertinent information on the program.

Responds in a timely fashion to phone calls and email inquiries about the program.

Schedules rooms and AV/equipment requests for Info sessions and Saturday Lunches.

May provide office coverage on Thursday and Friday evenings and Saturday Lunches to ensure that classrooms run smoothly for students and faculty.

Maintains inventory for office/equipment supplies and troubleshoots office machine issues.

Ensures compliance with proper filing and archiving standards.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 3 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization is preferred but not required.

The ideal candidate will have (1-2) years of experience in higher education environment.

Enjoy working in collegiate setting as part of a small, strong team as well as independently to achieve the program goals and objectives.

Excellent communication and customer skills
Strong attention to detail, ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and take initiative.

Ability to interact effectively with a diverse population at all levels, facilitate decision making and conflict resolution, maintain a positive and constructive demeanor treating all staff, students, faculty and vendors with professionalism, courtesy and respect.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: School of Business (SB) Family Academic Affairs Sub-Family Program Administration Stream Service and Support Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00. Occasionally Thursday and Friday night, and Saturdays. Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S007138 Job Open Date: 04/12/2018 Job Close Date: 04/18/2018 If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you meet the minimum qualifications as outlined?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What are your salary expectations?
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Describe your experience working in a small team environment.
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Describe your experience working with diverse populations.
    (Open Ended Question)
  5. * Describe your experience coordinating between departments.
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

    Documents needed to Apply
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents





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      Posted: 4/13/2018
      Application Due: 4/19/2018
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