The George Mason University Office of the Registrar invites applications for a Degree Audit Analyst. 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.
The Degree Audit Analyst is responsible for building the most complicated degree evaluations and is one of the two primary technical liaisons for report writing and system updates. The position also performs automated and manual degree compliance reviews. The incumbent's main duties include, but are not limited to:
Serves as the lead for and helps implement degree audit projects.
Maintain degree audits consistent with degree requirements specified in the University Catalog in Degree Works.
Maintain support systems as needed (i.e. Transit, Sure Code).
Serve as a primary problem solver for degree audit problems as they occur.
Test degree evaluations thoroughly as necessary (new or adjusted audits, system updates, etc.).
Work with Assistant Registrar for Degree Compliance and Registrar's IT staff to identify and resolve technical issues that affect Degree Works.
Special projects beyond the awarding of degrees.
Help to implement new components of Degree Works and possibly other audit systems.
Support specialty populations – Non-Degree programs, the Honors College, etc.
Work with auditors, other sections of the Registrar's Office and outside departments as necessary to maintain proper degree evaluation performance.
Assist with reporting and other duties related to degree evaluations.
Process complex academic records transactions that will have a special effect on the degree audit. This may include substitutions/waivers, Reduction of Credit or other exception paperwork.
Develop and maintain a highly detailed level of knowledge regarding all academic programs at the university. In particular, maintain expertise on the requirements students must fulfill to graduate and the academic policies which affect those requirements.
Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
Customer service experience, especially with an assertive clientele;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Demonstrated ability to employ logic to solve problems;
Demonstrated ability to process large volumes of work, while maintaining a high level of accuracy;
Experience with degree evaluation and/or student information system software; and
Experience with the Ellucian Banner student information system;
Experience with academic programs and their requirements;
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with conflicting priorities;
Experience building degree evaluations, particularly using Degree Works, is strongly preferred; and
Work or other experience that required logic in dealing with complexity.
Salary: Upper 40's; Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 47030
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.