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August 10, 2017

Macaulay Honors College is seeking a Senior Academic Advisor. Macaulay operates in partnership with eight CUNY campuses: Baruch, Brooklyn, City, Hunter, John Jay, Lehman, Queens, and Staten Island; graduates are awarded a degree jointly conferred by Macaulay and their home campus. The Honors Advisor position is located at City College. The primary responsibility of the Honors Advisor is to advise and mentor honors students to maximize their chances of successful completion of a four-year baccalaureate degree. Reporting to the Director of Student Services at Macaulay Honors College, with an additional reporting responsibility to the Macaulay Director at City College, the Honors Advisor will encourage honors students to develop the intellectual curiosity, civic engagement, and meritorious conduct expected of all Honors students. Advisors are important resources to honors students, not only during their first two years in college but also as they move into their majors and begin to prepare for graduate and professional schools or other career objectives.

Duties include but are not limited to:
- Advises students on course selection each semester and monitor progress toward degree;
- Advises students on selecting a major and finding major advisors and faculty mentors;
- Consults with faculty to assist students undertaking independent study and study abroad opportunities;
- Advises students about required co-curricular activities including internships, study abroad, and community service; advises on other activities involving student organizations and events;
- Reviews and approves student applications to utilize the Opportunities Fund;
- Assists students with graduate school and fellowship applications and post-baccalaureate job searches;
- Participates in regular reviews of all honors students in terms of academic performance and community engagement; works with Honors Director to identify and retain at-risk students;
- Leads first-year student seminars and participates in other activities that help provide a firm transition for honors students into college roles and expectations;
- Oversees peer-mentoring or buddy systems and ambassador programs;
- Works closely with Honors Advisors on the other campuses as well as with Macaulay central staff to support student success;
- Participates in Macaulay Honors activities on the campuses and centrally as well as in local and national professional development opportunities;
- Acts as liaison (for both the student and the college Honors program) to campus student affairs and support services, such as Career Services, Counseling Services, Tutoring Center, Registrar, Bursar, and Financial Aid;
- Acts as an instructor and participates in other activities that help enrich the writing, academic skills, or pre-professional skills of Macaulay students;
- Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree and four years’ related experience required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

A preferred candidate should have:
- M.A. in student counseling, guidance, or a related discipline preferred, or advanced academic degree and counseling experience.  
- Two (2) years of relevant experience with high achieving or honors students, preferably in a diverse, urban institution of higher education.  

For further details, including the EEO statement, and to apply for this position go to: http://cuny.jobs/ and search for Job ID 16939

Open until filled
August 3, 2017

Associate Director of Fellowships: The Center for International and Professional Experience at Yale University is seeking a highly organized, student-focused individual with exceptional written communication, data management and interpersonal skills to direct the competitions for a portfolio of national fellowships including Fulbright.  Reporting to the Director of Fellowship Programs and as part of a dynamic and creative team, the Associate Director of Fellowships will play a central role in supporting students as they apply for these fellowship opportunities to further their academic, personal and professional goals.  This position will collaborate closely with faculty and programs across the university to develop and oversee the recruitment and preparation of students and to advise and guide deliberations during faculty nomination committees.  The Associate Director will work closely with the Fellowships team and the Director to increase the awareness of Fellowship opportunities generally among the Yale student body and help lead the development of effective and efficient models for committee work, student advising and outreach.  In addition, the Associate Director will oversee the collection and analysis of our data, work to develop a comprehensive communications plan for the Fellowships team, and manage the application process for Yale’s International Summer Award.

The full description and requirements can be found at: http://yalecollege.yale.edu/associate-director-fellowships

Open until filled
July 31, 2017

American Councils for International Education seeks applications to the position of Program Officer, Recruitment and Selection, for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program. The CLS Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 14 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains. The Program Officer for Recruitment and Selection reports directly to the Assistant Project Director.

Each year, the CLS Program generates over 5,000 applications for approximately 550 scholarships. Based in Washington, D.C., the Program Officer, Recruitment and Selection organizes the promotion of the CLS Program and conducts outreach to potential applicants and campus stakeholders, with the goal of broadening and deepening the range of applications submitted for the CLS Program each year. The Program Officer also organizes and oversees the process for the selection of awardees. This includes:

* Serving as the main point of contact for university faculty and staff, including study abroad and fellowship advisors, career services and multicultural offices, and language instructors;
* Organizing the production of print and electronic materials;
* Developing and maintaining the program’s social media presence;
* Disseminating program information; arranging campus visits; and
* Making regular public presentations in person and through virtual conferencing, contributing to the launch of the application, and administration of a multi-tiered selection process.

The Program Officer also works to ensure that the diversity of U.S. higher education institutions and students is reflected in outreach efforts and contributes to the development of policies and guidelines informing the selection process. The position requires close attention to detail, ability to multi-task, ability to be a self-starter, and a talent for communicating with diverse audiences.

In addition to recruitment and outreach, the Program Officer position works closely with the CLS Program team to provide support in several aspects of program administration, with overseas partners on program implementation; and contributing to program evaluations and reports. Although knowledge of recruitment strategies, data and budgets are an important plus for any candidate, an understanding of U.S. academic culture broadly and study abroad trends in particular is also essential. Some travel is required.

Full details can be found at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?clientkey=58AA089E0E2C786B7FE4217373F3BCBD&jpt=&job=4977

Open until filled
July 26, 2017
The Office of National and International Fellowships at Occidental College is committed to ensuring the success of current students and alumni who would like to pursue award and fellowship opportunities in and outside of the U.S. Housed in the Hameetman Career Center (along with Career Services, and Pre-Health Advising), the Director of National and International Fellowships will work closely with faculty and students to continue our trajectory of success through tailored outreach, sound administration, and excellent advising. The Director of National & International Fellowships will directly mentor Occidental College students and alumni as they focus on their academic and career goals by applying for national and international scholarships and fellowships. Thus, we are seeking a highly experienced and visionary leader who can maintain the trajectory of success and infuse innovation and efficiency in fulfilling the responsibilities of the office.

SUMMARY OF MAJOR DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND GOALS
*  Acts as the first point of contact and primary advisor for all national and international fellowship opportunities
*  Supports applicants through the creation and maintenance of online fellowship information and application writing resources
*  Advises on letter of recommendation writer selection
*  Provides guidance and feedback on application materials including essays
*  Provides feedback on letters of recommendation
*  Conducts interview preparation and convenes appropriate interview panels for fellowship candidates; provides fellowship interview advising and mock interview debriefing feedback
*  Trains faculty/staff awards committee participants including the faculty National Awards Committee
*  Works with faculty and staff to identify candidates for competitive national awards (including Rhodes, Marshall, Gates Cambridge, Luce, Mitchell, Fulbright, Truman, CORO, and Udall).
*  Creates and fosters relationships with other offices and units on campus such as Career Services, International Programs, the Writing Center, Community Engagement, academic departments, and Undergraduate Research
*  Identifies quality students who are underrepresented and/or first-generation and encourages them to engage in the application process
*  Creates an annual plan for clearly communicating fellowship opportunities for all qualified students and alumni
*  Maintains the National and International Fellowships Office website and continues to develop an informative site
*  Utilizes social media to engage, market, and advertise to Oxy Students
*  Develops and manages the recruitment, nomination, and application process for all major awards

QUALIFICATIONS 
*  3+ years of recent and relevant undergraduate advising for post graduate opportunities

Desired Qualifications:
*  Advanced graduate degree (M.A., M.S., or Ph.D.)
*  Direct experience in an Office for National Awards or Fellowships
*  Direct experience as either a fellowship recipient, fellowship advisor, student affairs, and/or grants administration professional

Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to resumes@oxy.edu.

 
October 2, 2017
July 24, 2017
Bryn Mawr College seeks a Fellowships Adviser. The successful candidate will prepare students to apply for nationally competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships and serve as the designated College official for most of these awards. The adviser serves a high-performing segment of the undergraduate and graduate student populations whose credentials may include strong grades, foreign language skills, leadership abilities, and a commitment to community service. Collaboration with faculty and staff is a key part of this position. Note that this is a part time academic year position, 43 weeks, 17.5 hours per week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Serve as the Dean’s designate to and the administrative convener of the faculty Committee on Undergraduate Awards and Fellowships which is responsible for interviewing and selecting nominees for some external fellowships and for selecting recipients of major College awards.

* Guide students and alumnae/i through the application and nomination process for nationally competitive awards such as Fulbright, Watson, Luce, Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Churchill, Schwarzman, Carnegie, Truman, Beinecke, and Goldwater.
* Advise students on applications to grants that do not require institutional nomination. Establish and oversee internal application processes Read and provide feedback to students and alumnae/i on their written applications through several rounds of revision.
* Communicate with faculty and others regarding letters of recommendation. Write and submit letters of nomination.
* Arrange for and participate in mock interviews for finalists.
* Work with Communications and other offices to publicize and celebrate success.
* Provide outreach to students regarding fellowship opportunities and processes.
* Hold information sessions throughout the academic year and advertise opportunities through various means (websites, social media, blast and targeted emails, brochures, etc.).
* Conduct outreach efforts to attract a strong and diverse applicant pool by partnering with other Dean’s Office staff as well as other on- and off-campus partners.
* Coordinate with foundation representatives and alumnae/i for campus visits.
* Initiate and maintain correspondence with alumnae/i to create networks for fellowship applicant support.
* Develop and implement administrative processes to ensure accurate and efficient communication and record-keeping.
* Update Fellowships webpages regularly

Required Qualifications
* Master’s Degree
* 3 years of relevant experience, preferably including experience teaching writing

Desired Qualifications:
*  A personal history of success in national scholarship competitions or experience in overseas study and/or research.
* Experience teaching writing and mentoring writers.
 

Open until filled
July 23, 2017

Macaulay Honors College (MHC) is seeking a Senior Academic Advisor. MHC operates in partnership with eight CUNY campuses in New York: Baruch, Brooklyn, City, Hunter, John Jay, Lehman, Queens, and Staten Island. This position is located at Brooklyn College. The primary responsibility of the Senior Academic Advisor/Honors Advisor is to advise and mentor honors students to maximize their chances of successful completion of a four-year baccalaureate degree. Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships at Macaulay Honors College, with an additional reporting responsibility to the Macaulay Director at Baruch College, the Honors Advisor will encourage honors students to develop the intellectual curiosity, civic engagement, and meritorious conduct expected of all Honors students. Advisors will be important resources to honors students, not only during their first two years in college but also as they move into their majors and begin to prepare for graduate and professional schools or other career objectives. The Honors Advisor will engage in advisement and mentoring activities.

Duties include but are not limited to:

* Acts as liaison (for both the student and the college Honors program) to campus student affairs and support services, such as Career Services, Counseling Services, Tutoring Center, Registrar, Bursar, and Financial Aid.
*Advises students about MHC’s required co-curricular activities, including internships, study abroad, and community service; advises on other activities involving student organizations;
*Advises students on course selection each semester and monitors progress toward degree;
*Advises students on selecting a major and finding major advisors and faculty mentors;
*Assists students with graduate school and fellowship applications and post-baccalaureate job searches;
*Consults with faculty to assist students undertaking independent study and study abroad opportunities;
*Creates and/or acts as an instructor and participates in other activities that help enrich the writing, academic skills, or pre-professional skills of Macaulay students;
*Leads first-year student seminars and participates in other activities that help provide a firm transition for honors students into college roles and expectations;
*Oversees peer-mentoring or buddy systems and ambassador programs;
*Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

*Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.
A preferred candidate should have:
*M.A. in student counseling, guidance, or a related discipline preferred, or advanced academic degree and counseling experience.
*Four years of related experience preferred, with a minimum of two years of relevant experience with high achieving or honors students, preferably in a diverse, urban institution of higher education.
*Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
*Experience with student information and automated degree audit systems.
*Familiarity with the best practices in academic advisement.
 
August 7, 2017
July 8, 2017

The College of William and Mary is seeking a Director of National Scholarships & Coordinator of the James Monroe Program. The person in this position is part of the senior leadership team of the Roy R. Charles Center for Academic Excellence and works in collaboration with the Center’s staff to provide exceptional academic opportunities to the College’s most academically distinguished students. The position works closely with Monroe Scholars (top 10% of William & Mary’s admitted students), to increase the depth and success of the College’s national fellowships program.

Responsibilities:
·         Oversee William & Mary’s national scholarship program (Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright,   Goldwater, etc.) to include recruitment, nomination, and selection process
·         Collaborate with faculty who will serve on fellowship screening and nomination committees
·         Administer the Peer Scholarship Advisor program to include recruitment, training, and supervision and promote diversity across fellowships
·         Coordinate and oversee the undergraduate IRB/Human subject review process
·         Collaborate with offices across campus such as the Office of Admission, for Monroe Scholar recruitment process, orientations, Family Weekend, etc.
·         Oversee summer scholarship selection process in collaboration with Charles Center team
·         Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
·         Demonstrated successful experience in program development and administration
·         Strong verbal and written communication skills
·         Demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and external constituencies
·         Proficient in Microsoft Office suite programs

Preferred Qualifications:
·         Experience in national fellowships programming
·         International education experience in relation to fellowships and student research programs

Education & Experience:
·         Master’s degree required
·         Minimum of four years’ experience in higher education setting
·         Minimum of two years supervisory experience

For further details, including the EEO statement, and to apply for this position go to: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/28730

July 20, 2017
June 8, 2017

IIE is always hiring – https://www.iie.org/Learn/Careers A number of positions are open but that of an Application and Selection Specialist may fit the skill set of many NAFA members – https://iie.hua.hrsmart.com/hrsmart/ats/Posting/view/2355  Applications are welcome for people interested in working in any of the following IIE offices: DC, NY, San Francisco, or Houston. 

Open until filled
June 8, 2017

Academic Advisor II — University Honors Program

The Utah State University Honors Program requires an experienced and highly professional advisor for a university-wide program with over 600 students. The advisor is responsible for working one-on-one with honors students, representing the program publicly at on- and off-campus recruiting events, and making decisions about student advising that are in keeping with the University Honors Program’s mission and goals. This advisor will also manage national prestigious scholarship/fellowship application processes, which run through this office. Bachelor’s degree in related field plus one-year experience required; master’s degree and extensive experience, ideally with high-ability students, preferred. Utah State University is a land-grant research institution situated in beautiful Cache Valley in northern Utah. 

See http://jobs.usu.edu Req ID: E1700467 for more information and to apply online. EEO Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Open until filled
June 6, 2017

Barrett, The Honors College, at ASU is seeking a Global Initiatives Program Director to oversee the global programs within the College.  This position will work under the direct supervision of Barrett deans to oversee the planning, development, and implementation of the Barrett Global Citizenship/Engagement Initiative.  The  Global Citizenship/Engagement Initiative includes but is not limited to collaborative international classrooms, visiting Barrett Global Fellows, Barrett only travel programs and Barrett student travel programs.  The individual will work closely with Barrett administration, faculty, staff, and students as well as relevant ASU entities and those in other countries (Universities and individuals).

Essential Duties

*  Plans, develops, and implements for growth in Barrett programming around Global Citizenship, working with Barrett, ASU, and outside entities.
* Identifies and organizes international collaborations in video-conference-based co-teaching.  All agreements and logistics will be managed by this position.  Must work with external entities (faculty and administration at other universities), ASU curriculum and international office as well as ASU IT division.
* Carries out programming and logistics for visiting distinguished Barrett Global Fellows.  Planning, follow-through, hosting of fellows while on campus will be managed by this position.  Must work with high profile individuals.
* Aids administration and faculty to develop study abroad programs of various types.  Support faculty development of overall travel program as well as specific trips, working especially with the Barrett travel committee and with faculty trip leaders.  Coordinating staff involvement in trips.
* Takes responsibility for communication to students and for student applications to travel programs, including Barrett funded programs for travel. 
* Reports to Barrett deans about planning and structure of programs, taking the vision for this initiative from the Barrett deans.
* Evaluates the success of all components of the initiative, adjusting goals, and practices as needed.
* Collaborates with other units to create campaigns that will help attract students to programs. This includes brochures, social media and other ad buys, and any related activities.
* Reviews and develops student health and safety plans and develops recommendations as appropriate.  Ensures compliance with ASU travel policies.  Advises students, faculty and staff on these policies.
* Position may supervise student workers and staff
* Participates in College events (convocation, Family Weekend, Homecoming, etc.) and assist other units as needed

Desired Qualifications

* Experience in international education (3 years)
* Evidence of a master's degree preferred
* Strong preference for a candidate who has lived, studied, or worked abroad.
* Bilingual in a foreign language(s) preferred
* Experience working with foreign countries to include knowledge on contracts, payments, etc.
* Experience working with international programs in a university setting
* Demonstrated Knowledge of course development and managing schedules for multiple units
* Evidence of effective verbal and written, including business  writing and public speaking (both in English and native language of foreign institutions)
* Demonstrated knowledge of communication principles and protocols in higher education
* Experience in writing proposals and produce reports
* Experience working with dignitaries
* Experience in developing and maintaining professional working relationships with culturally diverse groups
* Experience in work that requires attention to detail and follow through; 
* Experience in managing staff, meeting goals, working in a team environment, and collaborate in a complex organization
 
June 23, 2017
June 6, 2017

Arizona State University is seeking a Program Coordinator in the Lorraine W. Frank Office of National Scholarship Advisement (LWFONSA).  The ideal candidate would possess superior writing, professional communication, and organizational skills.  This position will be primarily responsible for advising students who are applying for STEM-related scholarship, fellowship, and research opportunities; developing and maintaining strategic partnerships with ASU programs, offices, and departments; and managing communications, event calendars, and social media. 

Essential Duties

*  Advise and instruct students on the writing of grant proposals, research statements, personal statements, and other application materials.
*  Develops and curate resources to assist undergraduates pursuing research opportunities, particularly competitive summer programs, such as Amgen Scholars or NSF-REU.
* Recruits for and advises on prestigious STEM-related fellowships, including NSF-GRFP, Goldwater Scholarship, Hertz Foundation Fellowship, and the Churchill Scholarship.
* Develops and maintains institutional partnerships, including academic departments, study abroad, career services, and development and alumni relations, among others, to advance the ONSA mission.
* Manages routine communications (including social media), create promotional materials, and coordinate event calendars, including co-programming with strategic partners.
* Creates and delivers information sessions and workshops, as needed.
* Assists ONSA staff with general event planning, programming, and advising, as requested.
* Participates in College events (convocation, Family Weekend, Homecoming, etc.) and assist other units as needed

Desired Qualifications

* Master’s degree preferred
* Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills
* Demonstrated knowledge with national scholarships advising and demonstrated success with student advising
* Experience working with faculty in a higher education setting
* Experience with grant or proposal writing
* Experience with public speaking, public relations and strategic communication, and desktop publishing
* Evidence of professionalism, critical thinking skills, and initiative
 
June 19, 2017
June 6, 2017

Princeton in Latin America Program Officer

Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization registered in the State of New Jersey. Based on the Princeton University campus but independently funded, PiLA places highly qualified and committed recent graduates of U.S. colleges and universities to serve with nonprofit and non-governmental organizations engaged in a range of constructive grassroots socioeconomic change initiatives throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. More information: http://pila-princeton.org/

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Officer (PO) provides program, communications, research, development and administrative support in the planning and implementation of PiLA programs and operations. The PO is the primary point of contact with PiLA fellows and partner organizations. The PO also supports PiLA public relations and the collection, analysis, and strategic presentation of information and data related to programs, partnerships, and program development.

Primary Responsibilities

·  Oversee the fellowship selection process, including outreach, recruitment, advising and communications with applicants and fellowship advisers at other colleges and universities; reading and evaluating applications; interviewing semifinalists; collaborating on finalist selection; matching finalists with partner organizations; and coordinating placement offers.
·  Manage communications with and advise PiLA fellows and partner organizations via telephone, Skype, email, web-based apps, and online documents and surveys. Regularly communicate in English and Spanish with current and potential partner organizations.
·  Respond to issues in the field as they arise, including periodic evening and weekend on-call responsibilities.
·  Plan logistics, create content, recruit alumni volunteers and lead PiLA’s annual 3–day orientation for new fellows each June on the Princeton University campus.
·  Sustain PiLA’s presence on the Princeton University campus by attending interdepartmental meetings, information sessions, career fairs and like events.
·  Liaise between the executive director, board, fellows, partner organizations and alumni. Attend board meetings, take and edit meeting notes and minutes, and draft related reports. Handle follow-up on action items.

Essential Qualifications

·   Bachelors or graduate degree in international education, liberal arts, humanities, Spanish, Latin American area studies, communications, public administration or related field.
·  Strong writing, research, editing and communication skills in both English and Spanish; solid computer skills; ability to maintain a rigorous, detail-oriented approach to an array of tasks.
·  Professional or native-speaker Spanish-language competency (conversation, listening comprehension, reading and writing—candidate interviews will be conducted partly in Spanish).
·  Significant experience living, working, interning, or formally studying in Latin America, the Caribbean or both.
·  While not a substitute Spanish competency, Portuguese would be additionally advantageous.

To Apply

Submit a one-page letter outlining interest and pertinent qualifications, one-page resume, copy of academic transcript(s), contact information for three professional (including academic) references, and short professional or academic writing sample in English (combined in the preceding order in a single PDF file named in this format: Lastname.Firstname.PO.app.pdf).

Email application (subject line: Program Officer) to pila@princeton.edu. PiLA will only contact semi-finalists to arrange initial Skype interviews, reviewing applications on a rolling basis. In-person interviews in Princeton with finalists will begin mid-July 2017. Final offer is conditional upon references and background check. Position will remain open until filled. For specific application-related questions, email PiLA; no phone calls or office visits, please.

Full details are given at: https://www.pila-princeton.org/about/people/work-us

Open until filled
June 1, 2017

MIT is seeking an Administrative Assistant I. This person will work with Undergraduate Advising and Academic Programs (UAAP) to provide assistance with the daily administrative functions of two key focal points--Distinguished Fellowships and the Amgen Global Program Office.  Will serve as the first point-of-contact for Distinguished Fellowships, supporting the processes, planning key events related to the fellowships, and helping to support communications. Will perform administrative tasks for the Amgen Global Program Office, including coordinating calendars, scheduling global meetings/conference calls, assisting in planning leadership meetings and the U.S. Symposium, assisting in marketing of the Amgen Scholars Program, and providing general support.  Will also support the Committee on Academic Performance petition and end of term meeting processes as necessary.

For more information and to apply please go to: https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_mit/external/jobDetails...

Open until filled
June 1, 2017

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is accepting applications for the Director of the Office of Special Scholarship Programs (OSSP). This is a full-time, 12-month academic professional position. The Director focuses on developing goals and initiatives for OSSP, which support student excellence and success on competitive scholarship programs. The Director leads the implementation of the national scholarship programs and policies; oversees and advocates for the office's programs working with students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni and donors; informs students, staff and faculty on nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships to enhance student competitiveness; provides advice and assistance to students during their application process to nationally competitive scholarships; establishes strategic priorities of the scholarship management system; oversees unit administration, day-to-day operation, academic policy, legal issues, and budget.

Other duties include:

•  Establish the strategic direction of OSSP to promote internal and external campus awareness and support of the office.
•  Lead the implementation of the national scholarship programs and policies.
•  Recruit, select and prepare students and guide them through the application process for nationally competitive awards, including, but not limited to, Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Merage, Goldwater, Truman, Gates Cambridge, Udall, and Fulbright.
•   Confer with national scholarship foundations to establish appropriate campus preparation and selection procedures.
•   Represent the university in the National Association of Fellowships Advisors, and recommend and implement program modifications to reflect existing national trends and program popularity.
•   Ensure scholarship management system (Academic Works’ Scholarship and Awards Program) is maintained and updated, participation is robust among campus constituents, and students are aware of the system.
•   Lead efforts to promote diversity representation in scholarships across campus departments.
•   Initiate and maintain effective collaborations with UIC administrators, faculty, staff, program directors and coordinators, and colleges and departments to promote applications for nationally competitive awards and for the Scholarship Association for UIC (SAUIC).
•   Communicate best practices for student scholarships with appropriate campus units.
•   Collect data for reports about national student scholarship results and SAUIC accomplishments for administrators, faculty, marketing and public affairs to ensure program compliance.
•   Review budget and formulate budget strategies for the office.
•   Pursue grant and donor funding to support unit and its programs
•   Plan, train, manage, assign and review work of staff and student workers to ensure that office objectives are met.
•   Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Master’s degree required. Minimum of five years’ experience in higher education, including educational program development and administration and at least two years supervisory experience required.

Familiarity with program quality assessment. Strong knowledge of nationally competitive scholarships.  International educational experience is preferred.

For fullest consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references by June 21, 2017 at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=79627. Questions can be directed to Gerardo Jimenez, Director of Operations, at gjimenez@uic.edu or 312-413-8516.

Open until filled