UNIV 100-level faculty play a crucial role in helping first-year students succeed at George Mason University in regards to both their academic and social transition.

University 100-level Teaching Expectations

  • Co-teach University 100 with a Peer Advisor; attend all UNIV 100 section meetings.
  • Facilitate class discussion; contribute to lesson planning and preparation.
  • Provide information about campus services and involvement opportunities to students.

University 100-level Peer Advisor Mentoring Expectations

  • Foster a mentoring relationship with Peer Advisor to include regular meetings, goal setting and performance check-ins, and role-modeling teaching techniques.

Faculty Requirements & Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or at least 18 credits actively pursuing a master’s degree
  • Approval from supervisor
  • Classified non-exempt employees are ineligible to teach

Faculty Training Expectations

  • Attend all required faculty trainings and meetings

Compensation & Time Commitment

  • Faculty will be paid a base salary of $1275 for their first 1-3 years of service, and $1500 for faculty with 4+ years of working with University Studies.
  • Time commitment includes approximately 5 hours per week for University 100 (including 1.5 hours of class time, one-hour meeting with a Peer Advisor and 1.5 hour of planning and grading). Additional commitments include training requirements and monthly faculty meetings.

If interested in teaching a ‘UNIV 100-Introduction to Mason’ course, attend an information session or apply here

If you have any questions, contact us at univ@gmu.edu