Graduate Assistant for Financial Well-Being at GMU


Position Responsibilities

The Student Support and Advocacy Center at George Mason University is seeking a part-time wage employee to assist with the administration of the Stay Mason Student Support Fund and Financial Well-Being events and special projects. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Assist with the daily administration of the Stay Mason Student Support Fund, including processing of documentation submitted by students and handling email communications to and from students;
  • Maintain records of student cases, including uploading information to database and assisting in case workflow;
  • Gather, review, and compile resources to aid in assisting students with particular personal and academic needs;
  • Review, revise, and create office forms and processes to aid in the handling of student cases;
  • Assist with marketing and educational outreach to the Mason community, including workshops and presentations;
  • Create material needed for financial literacy programs geared to the Mason community and participate in financial well-being presentations; and
  • Manage marketing material and website design for the financial well-being website as well as social media postings.

This position may also provide an opportunity for the individual to manage a small case load of students with respect to financial well-being who are served by the office.

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • Must be able to honor the confidentiality of issues addressed by the office;
  • Must be able to work in a high-paced environment and have the flexibility to address occasional interruptions;
  • Must have an ability to relate to individuals from diverse backgrounds;
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task;
  • Must be familiar with operating a PC or Mac and have the ability to easily learn and adjust to various software programs; and
  • Must be willing to collaborate with staff, various departments, faculty, and administrators.

Preference will be given to Mason student applicants, especially those seeking graduate degrees.

Time Commitment

  • This position does require work during spring term, summer term, and hopefully through fall term;
  • The position is designed for an up-to-29 hours per week work commitment. A work week is defined as Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm; however, the position may require an occasional evening workshop attendance and support and an occasion weekend participation in presentations and workshops.

Interested applicants can read the whole job description and apply on Handshake.