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December 9, 2017

Assistant Director, Honors Program, University of Nevada, Reno

The Assistant Director, Honors Program, assists the Director in the operation and management of the Honors Program at the University of Nevada, Reno. Responsibilities include teaching Honors first year seminars and other courses as needed; engaging students in service learning and community activities; managing the service-based Honors Bonner Leader Program; recruiting students to the Honors Program and assisting in the admissions process; promoting national fellowships and scholarships and coaching prospective candidates in the application process; contributing to advisement and retention processes; coordinating special activities and events; and overseeing the Honors Ambassadors.  The individual must have an interest in and a commitment to Honors education. The position reports to the Director, Honors Program.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree and two years or a Master’s Degree and three years of related work experience directly working with high achieving students at the university level, and includes teaching at the university level, involvement Honors education and familiarity with national fellowship and scholarship programs.

Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. Preferred.  One year of related work experience directly working with high achieving students at the university level, teaching experience at the University level, Honors experience, and familiarity with nationally competitive fellowships and scholarships.

Contact Information: Tamara Valentine- tvalenti@unr.edu

For further details and to apply for this position go to the following URL: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Assistant-Director--Honors-Program_R0106257-1

 

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December 6, 2017

The Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE) at the University of Notre Dame is hiring an Assistant Director of National Fellowships. We are seeking someone to oversee the University of Notre Dame's efforts related to national fellowships. This individual would be responsible for directly supervising our National Fellowships Program Coordinator, while coordinating the work of the other three people in our Center who have fellowships advising portfolios and maintaining an advising portfolio of their own. This position would be ideal for someone who has initial experience working in fellowships advising at a coordinator level and is looking to advance in the field. The University of Notre Dame would like to produce more consistent positive results across a wider range of fellowships, and the Assistant Director would be instrumental in developing and implementing strategies for doing so in partnership with the Enrollment Division, the Office of Merit Scholar Programs, Multicultural Student Programs and Services, and other units.

The job posting can be found at https://jobs.nd.edu_postings/10274

Please contact Dr. Jeffrey Thibert, the Paul and Maureen Stefanick Director of CUSE, at jthibert@nd.edu or 574-631-0372 with questions about the position.

January 16, 2018
December 5, 2017

The University of California, Irvine, in beautiful Orange County, CA is seeking a Director for the Scholarship Opportunities Program and the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Chapter within the Division of Undergraduate Education.

Under general direction of the Associate Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Education, this position directs and manages the Scholarship Opportunities Program (SOP), a program that advises competitive UC Irvine undergraduate candidates in applying for prestigious merit scholarships (i.e. Truman, Fulbright, Rhodes, etc.). Responsibilities include program development, planning, management and analysis of program effectiveness. Establishes program mission and long-term vision and develops strategies for achieving objectives while overseeing daily operations. Coordinates the outreach and management of all campus-level application evaluation and endorsement selection processes, which are approved by the Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Education for national and international scholarships that are funded by outside agencies. This position writes campus nomination letters and acts as the institutional representative to the agencies sponsoring awards, serves as a public relations/liaison to promote functions across campus, working with all levels of faculty and administrators on campus. In addition to overseeing daily operations in SOP, the Director also develops strategies to increase UC Irvine visibility and readiness to access national awards. SOP also holds the UCI Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Chapter, which this position also oversees the nomination process and annual initiation ceremony. 

For more details and to apply enter job number 2017-0846 at: https://staffing2.hr.uci.edu/CSS_External/CSSPage_Welcome.ASP?T=20171205101150&

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November 3, 2017

Clemson University is seeking a Director of Major Fellowships to lead a new Office of Major Fellowships.  The Director will collaborate closely with faculty and departments across the university to develop and oversee the recruitment and preparation of students applying for major fellowships, and to advise and guide deliberations during faculty nomination committees.  The Director will create a team that will increase the awareness of fellowship opportunities among the Clemson student body and will lead the development of effective and efficient models for student fellowships advising and outreach.  The  successful candidate will be a highly organized, student-focused individual with exceptional written and oral communication skills.  This position will report to the Executive Director of the Honors College.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

Leadership:

Oversees all aspects of the application process for nationally competitive student scholarships and fellowships, including, among others, the Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, Fulbright, and Churchill Scholarships and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Supervises Major Fellowships Office staff, including Associate/Assistant Director and other personnel.

Promotion and Publicity:

Supervises efforts to promote awareness of major fellowships opportunities among Clemson undergraduate and graduate students, including but not limited to students in the Calhoun Honors College. Activities include workshops for faculty and students and individual meetings with interested students.

Advising and Mentoring:

Coordinates and/or provides advising and mentoring to prospective fellowship applicants. Works with students and provides feedback as appropriate on the preparation of written fellowship applications. Works with faculty to provide mock interviews for students as necessary and appropriate, and in preparation of letters of recommendation.

Fellowships Application Process:

Manages the university’s responsibilities in the fellowships area, including forming interview committees, scheduling interviews and providing feedback, writing institutional endorsement letters, and conducting assessment activities.

Liaising with Honors College:

Works with Honors College faculty and staff in areas of mutual and overlapping concern, such as career advising, professional skills workshops, etc.  Interacts with prospective fellowship applicants in the Honors College through teaching, advising, and other activities as appropriate.  Assists with Honors College recruitment efforts as needed.  Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education:  Master’s Degree

Minimum Experience:  Five years in an academic position involving teaching, research, and/or academic administration.

Salary:  Competitive

Start Date: Negotiable but no later than August 1, 2018

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Link to application: 
https://cujobs.clemson.edu/psc/ps/JOBS/EXT/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&

Open until filled
October 30, 2017

Director, Scholarship Opportunities Program, University of California, Irvine

Under general direction of the Associate Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Education, this position directs and manages the Scholarship Opportunities Program (SOP), a program that advises competitive UC Irvine undergraduate candidates in applying for prestigious merit scholarships (i.e. Truman, Fulbright, Rhodes, etc.). Responsibilities include program development, planning, management and analysis of program effectiveness. Establishes program mission and long-term vision and develops strategies for achieving objectives while overseeing daily operations. Coordinates the outreach and management of all campus-level application evaluation and endorsement selection processes, which are approved by the Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Education for national and international scholarships that are funded by outside agencies. This position writes campus nomination letters and acts as the institutional representative to the agencies sponsoring awards, serves as a public relations/liaison to promote functions across campus, working with all levels of faculty and administrators on campus. In addition to overseeing daily operations in SOP, the Director also develops strategies to increase UC Irvine visibility and readiness to access national awards. SOP also holds the UCI Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Chapter, which this position also oversees the nomination process and annual initiation ceremony.

For further details, including the nondiscriminatory policy, and to apply for this position go to the following URL and search for job 2017-0846: https://staffing2.hr.uci.edu/CSS_External/CSSPage_Welcome.asp

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October 23, 2017

The Utah State University Honors Program seeks an experienced and highly professional  Program Coordinator for a university-wide program with over 500 students and  faculty/administration connections across departments and colleges (position description and application available online at http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=2916 . Because the program director also has faculty responsibilities, the coordinator is responsible for representing the program in the director's absence and for making decisions in keeping with the UHP's mission and goals. This individual is in charge of coordinating mentorship for national scholarships and fellowships, managing, assessing, and improving all program processes; supervising, training, and evaluating staff and student employees; creating and implementing program assessment procedures; analyzing, evaluating, and presenting student and alumni data; and reconciling and recommending reallocations within departmental budget. The position requires exceptional judgment and decision-making ability; creative analysis and innovative problem-solving; excellent interpersonal, communication, and professional writing skills; trustworthy leadership and ability to prioritize for self and others; and desire and capacity to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a productive team.

Open until filled
October 20, 2017

The University of Vermont Honors College seeks to hire a full time Fellowships Advisor to join its staff and work with highly talented undergraduate and graduate students seeking opportunities to apply for nationally competitive awards. Under the guidance of the Director of the Office of Fellowships, Advising, and Undergraduate Research, this person will have the primary responsibility to coordinate university nomination and endorsement processes for fellowships applications.

As the university’s main contact for national scholarships and fellowships competitions, the Fellowships Advisor will plan and coordinate activities related to the process of recruitment, identification, and cultivation of students for nationally competitive fellowships and scholarships. They will advise students on all aspects of the application process, including institutional endorsement, serve as a referral resource, and coordinate the nomination processes.

In addition to advising, the Fellowships Advisor will work with faculty and staff across campus to promote national scholarship and fellowship competitions, as well as the value of such application processes. They will present fellowship/scholarship information to faculty, staff, student organizations, and other campus groups and work collaboratively with committees through the endorsement process.

The advisor will develop and design communications and marketing campaigns about fellowships for students and the University community. This includes programmatic materials, handbooks, websites, and other digital communications tools. The Fellowships Advisor will also help manage digital communications, e-publications, and social media tools related to the Office of Fellowships, Advising, and Research, and the Honors College.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in related field with one to three years of experience required. Previous experience in writing and/or in student services is preferred. Previous experience working on nationally competitive scholarship and fellowship competitions is highly desired.

To apply: Visit https;//www.uvmjobs.com/postings/search, and search for Fellowships Advisor (posting number S1337PO).

November 7, 2017
October 20, 2017

The Udall Foundation announces a Fellowship (Program Associate) position. Reporting to the Director, Education Programs, the Fellow (Program Associate) works with the Director to implement recruitment, applicant selection, and event planning for the Udall Scholarship and Native American Internship programs. This position is a full-time, term limited 2-year appointment (with the possibility of being extended for the additional 2 years), federal position in an Excepted Service Appointment with a compensation level comparable to a GS-7. Salary range is from $40,000-$44,000. The successful candidate will be based in the Udall Foundation’s Tucson office. Some relocation expenses may be paid.

Some travel will be required. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required.

Key requirements
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job
Subject to a background/suitability investigation
Employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit
The Fellow is responsible for program logistics and implementation, which include:
Applicant recruitment: mailing and email distribution of recruitment materials; scheduling webinars and information sessions; database updates.
Applicant selection: making selection committee logistical arrangements; reviewing applications for completeness and eligibility.
Program implementation: making logistical arrangements for the Scholar Orientation event and the Intern Reception.
 
Major Duties and responsibilities:
Develop and execute strategies for recruitment of Native American college, graduate and law students in accordance with Udall Foundation eligibility criteria.
Serve as point of contact with confirmed participants of selection meetings and Scholar Orientation.
Arrange for printing and distribution of recruitment materials
Schedule webinars and campus information sessions; participate as appropriate
Maintain and update database contacts.
Serve as point of contact with hotels and other venues for Scholar Selection (4 days, 18 participants) and Scholar Orientation (6 days, 80 participants); arrange meeting and event logistics (sleeping rooms, food and beverage orders, etc.)
Review and process scholarship and internship applications for completeness and eligibility.
Organize and distribute application and selection committee materials; assist with selection meetings.
Assist with scholar and intern notifications; distribute press releases.
Organize and distribute scholar and intern materials.
Organize and implement Scholar Orientation meeting, a five-day conference for current-year Scholars.
Perform other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work independently and accurately, while also capable of working collaboratively with a team.
Ability to balance several projects and priorities simultaneously with attention to highest quality and detail.
Demonstrated excellence in both oral and written communication.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
Experience operating a personal computer and associated software and audiovisual aids; ability to use them independently. Knowledge requirements include Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, and Microsoft Outlook (email), databases, spreadsheets, research tools, online collaboration tools, and social media.
Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience leading or co-leading projects or programs in higher education, not-for-profits, or government involving underrepresented populations, college-age students, or members of the public.
Experience with event planning or similar skills and experience.
Experience as a team member of projects or programs involving college level recruiting and retention; student or residential life; honors programs or colleges; grants and scholarships; or fellowships advising.
Experience recruiting or working with underrepresented populations, particularly Native Americans and/or Alaska Natives.
 
How to apply
Email required documents to: curlin@udall.gov
Required documents
Letter stating interest and containing narrative statements.
Resume, noting how you meet position qualifications and including three professional references.
What to expect next
After preliminary review of applications to identify viable candidates, applicants may be invited for one or more interviews, which may occur by telephone, video, or in person. 
All applicants must meet the qualifications by the closing date of the announcement
How you will be evaluated 
Your application will be evaluated based on how well your letter of interest and your resume reflect accomplishments, experience, and education that respond to the qualifications. 
December 1, 2017
October 12, 2017

The University of Houston Office of Learning Abroad is looking to fill the position of Academic Advisor 2.

Job Description

Provides information to, and advises both enrolled and prospective students regarding the academic programs offered by the University or a specific department, including requirements for admission and retention through graduation; may coordinate the work of entry level academic advisors.
Advises enrolled and prospective students regarding academic programs and curriculums.
Analyzes and processes degree plans, graduation applications, grade change forms, and general  petitions.
Maintains student files updated throughout their academic careers and makes changes to records as necessary.
Analyzes and processes requests for readmission from academic suspension, as well as financial aid reinstatements; provides retention services for students on probation.
May assist in conducting orientation sessions for groups of incoming new students.
May assist in recruiting high school and community college students and may make presentations at special events.
Performs other job related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 Bachelors and 3 years experience

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience. 

Preferred Qualifications** 

•Minimum three years’ experience in education abroad 
•Experience facilitating Reciprocal Exchange agreements 
•Experience living or working abroad 
•Proficiency in a second language. 
•Masters Degree.

For further details, including the EEO statement, and to apply for this position go to: https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex1_uhs/jobdetail.ftl?job=STA001476&tz=GMT-05%3A00

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October 6, 2017
Georgia State University’s Honors College is seeking a Director of National Fellowships & Scholarships. The College serves a diverse student body of highly motivated students who combine academic excellence and extra-curricular experiences that enable a lifetime of achievement. The primary goal of the Director of National Scholarships and Fellowships is to ensure that GSU’s high achieving students have access to and are competitive for national and international scholarship and fellowships, including summer research experiences. The director is a full-time administrative professional position and will report to the associate dean of the college.

Essential position responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Works with units across the university to identify, recruit, and mentor students applying for nationally and internationally competitive awards, research programs and internships.
* Recruits, organizes and leads university scholarship selection committees for the Rhodes, Mitchell, Marshall, Truman and other highly-competitive scholarships, and participates in institutional scholar selection.
* Networks with national scholarship/fellowship programs at the local, regional and national levels to raise the university’s profile within these programs.
* Develops, implements and evaluates educational programming each semester that promotes student development in service of national scholarships and fellowships.
* Produces content for materials to publicize fellowship opportunities to current and prospective students; coordinates these efforts with the Director of Communications.
* Mentors students one-on-one throughout the application and selection processes for competitive awards and programs.
* Identifies national and international fellowship programs, including internships and summer research opportunities.
* Assists with targeted recruitment of high-ability students to the university.
* Develops and implements tools, communication systems, campus procedures and applications protocols in support of national scholarships and fellowships.
* Maintains consistent support of pipeline of students interested in pursuing awards.
* Raises awareness of and support for fellowship opportunities for students among faculty, undergraduate coordinators, staff and other campus units.
*Supervises staff coordinator for national fellowships, including training and performance evaluation.
 

Qualifications:
Master's degree and four years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.
Preferred:
* Direct experience with national scholarships and fellowships. Prior experience with high-ability student populations.
* Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills. High level of computer literacy and technical skills. Experience with BANNER, SalesForce or comparable CRM.
* Experience with supervision of staff.

For further details, including the EEO statement, and to apply for this position go to: http://employment.gsu.edu/jobs and search for Job ID 17001259.

Open until filled
September 26, 2017

The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a Senior Barksdale Fellow.  This is a non-tenure track, nine-month academic position, classified as support faculty.  Primary responsibilities include instruction in the Honors Freshman Seminars, mentoring and advising of students, consulting with the Office of National Scholarship Advisement, and perhaps teaching introductory and specialized courses in a University academic department.  Competitive candidates will have at least a Master’s by the time of employment (August 2018) and have recently completed a major UK scholarship (Gates Cambridge, Marshall, Mitchell, or Rhodes).

  For more details and to apply, go to https://jobs.olemiss.edu/postings/search.

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