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October 14, 2021

Grand Valley State University - Director, McNair Scholars Program (TRIO)

This position is responsible for all aspects of the McNair Scholars Program, including: program design and implementation, strategic planning and assessment, McNair Scholar recruitment and support, staff supervision and development, budget management, grant preparation, and federal reporting requirements. This role will design, implement, supervise, and monitor program activities and outcomes in accordance with federal regulations and program objectives. Additionally, it will collaborate with GVSU TRIO program staff, the GVSU Office of Undergraduate Research, and University faculty partners.  It will serve as lead student advisor and has a strong interest in research and scholarship. Candidates with a demonstrated awareness of and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is highly valued. This is a grant funded position.


*  Design, implement, supervise, and monitor program activities and outcomes in accordance with federal regulations and program objectives.
*  Oversee the McNair Scholar recruitment and selection process.
*  Provide supervision of professional, graduate and undergraduate staff.
*  Provide budget management for the program, including monitoring program budgets, budget planning and expenditures.
*  Execute the plan of operations per the grant’s guidelines. Lead and consult in the application and writing process of future GVSU McNair Scholars Program grants.
*  Maintain accurate data and documentation of all program participants and complete the *  *  *  *  Annual Performance Report (APR) to the U.S. Department of Education.
*  Advise prospective McNair Scholars and current McNair Scholars on research and scholarly opportunities.
*  Some travel, nights, and weekends required.
*  Other duties as assigned.
*  Master’s Degree in student affairs, social work, counseling, higher education, or a similar field;
*  Minimum five years’ experience in higher education administration, academic and/or counseling capacity, program design, project management, strategic planning and evaluation at the college level;
*  Demonstrated understanding and commitment to first-generation students, and/or students from historically underrepresented groups in higher education and a demonstrated ability to effectively advise and advocate for those students from the target population in a college setting;
*  Knowledge of TRIO or other higher education academic programs and support services and effective practices supporting student recruitment, retention and development;
*  Experience in reporting and budget management;
*  Demonstrated ability to work with faculty from varies disciplines;
*  Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills;
*  Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice in higher education.
*  Experience in financial aid counseling and academic advising;
*  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and others.
*  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
*  Demonstrated experience working with culturally diverse college student populations. 

Salary: $68,000

For complete information and to apply, please go to .

October 27, 2021
October 14, 2021

Reed College – Career and Fellowships Advisor

Reed College seeks an experienced advisor to be our next Career and Fellowships Advisor. The Career and Fellowships Advisor joins the staff of the Center for Life Beyond Reed (CLBR) to help students develop purposefully and professionally from their first year through graduation and beyond. The advisor role is focused in three areas: 1) Excellence in advising: career, grad school, and fellowships advising in assigned fields; 2) Strategic program management: strategic planning, implementation, and measurement of assigned programs; 3) Alignment with academics: collaboration with assigned academic departments and faculty. This role  embodies the Communities of Purpose: a holistic and integrated advising model that encourages students to begin their college tenure by self-identifying areas they feel purposeful about exploring while in college. This position reports to the Director of the Center for Life Beyond Reed. 

Excellence in advising

*  Outreach to alumni, other professionals, grad and professional schools to better understand specific work and grad school application process and timeline
*  Attend alumni and employer events programmed by CLBR’s Strategic Partnership Director to expand knowledge of field and opportunities
*  Connect students with alumni to increase their successful exploration in their communities of purpose

Program Management

*  Plan, design, and implement of pre-med and other assigned programs whose outcomes can be accurately measured and evaluated
*  Supervise student staff, meet with student groups
*  Plan and manage budget for your areas of responsibility

Faculty Engagement 

*  Develop a plan with each assigned academic department for programming needed by specific field of study
*  Communicate with faculty advisers in assigned departments about students and recent grads, as needed

A full job description and application details can be found at: Career and Fellowships Advisor - Human Resources - Reed College

Open until filled
October 13, 2021

Vanderbilt University - Senior Career Coach for Graduate Students (Humanities & Related)

The Senior Career Coach is part of the Career Center team at Vanderbilt University and will deliver innovative career coaching, educational programming, professional fellowships advising, and administrative services in support of postdocs and graduate students in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Foreign Languages, Arts and Education.

This role focuses on parallel alt-academic and post-academic career preparation and parallel planning, including advising applicants for professional development-focused doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships. This position requires regular engagement with faculty, academic departments and alumni. It also offers the opportunity to continuously develop and refine professional development and career preparation programs and services to meet the needs of graduate students and postdocs.

Reporting directly to an Associate Director, the Senior Career Coach will collaborate with the Employer Relations team to ensure that programming is in alignment with employer expectations and needs, ensuring that Vanderbilt postdocs and graduate students are prepared to enter the job market successfully.

The Vanderbilt Career Center serves undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows, in addition to alumni (0-2 years) post-graduation. The Career Center also supports students, postdocs, and alumni pursuing prestigious fellowships and postgraduate study. The Center focuses on career exploration, providing opportunities for students to learn about and explore professional opportunities including internships, career coaching, career courses, workshops, career panels, virtual and on-campus recruiting, job fairs, and industry-based Treks. The Center consists of a leadership team, a coaching team, fellowships and scholarships advising team, and an employer relations team.

For complete information and to apply, please go to: Search Jobs - Vanderbilt University Careers (

review of applicants will begin November 1
October 10, 2021

Appalachian State University – Assistant Director

Appalachian State University is seeking an Assistant Director of Nationally Competitive and Experiential Learning Scholarships.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Experiential Learning Scholars (ELS)
The primary purpose of this area of the position is to implement programming for extramural scholarships by providing structure and sustainability to the program. This position works in concert with named scholarships to identify, recruit and help retain scholars and work with the points of contact of the scholarship programs.  This position will also develop programming to help ensure future scholars become successful individuals who will represent and remain connected and involved with the named scholarship program.

In coordination with the faculty director, this position will maintain a program that includes; mentorship, internships, classes, speakers, travel, leadership opportunities, service opportunities. Specifically guide the ELF advising, application, and awarding process. Maintain the ELS website and assist in publicizing and celebrating student achievements. Work closely with University Advancement to share student progress and steward donors to the program.  

Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS)
The primary purpose of this area of the position is to work closely with students, faculty, colleges, and offices to lead a campus-wide effort to support Appalachian State University students and recent alumni in their pursuit of distinguished external scholarships and fellowships, including but not limited to Fulbright, Boren, Gilman, Critical Language Scholarships, Truman, Marshall, and Mitchell Awards.

This involves administering a portfolio of national fellowships: implementing recruitment strategies to reach student populations, intensive advising, application feedback, and administering internal endorsement, nomination, or evaluation procedures.  This position will substantially contribute to the strategic direction of this office, through ongoing and annual assessment activities and the development of subsequent initiatives, planning documents, and strategic partnerships.

Duties and responsibilities of the position include:

Advising and Outreach
Application process coordination and oversight
Campus Partnerships

Minimum Qualifications

*  Master’s Degree.
*  Evidence of scholarly accomplishments and strong writing skills.
*  At least two years of prior professional experience advising and/or teaching students, particularly in essay writing.
*  Or: At least two years of relevant professional experience in an academic setting: examples include: teaching, fellowship advising, academic advising, advising, and mentoring students in a scholarly program (honors, trio, writing center, service learning, undergraduate research).  
*  Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, meet multiple deadlines, and understand complex processes and systems.
*  High level of organizational skills and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
*  Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of constituents from diverse backgrounds and academic areas.
*  Ability to maintain confidentiality.
*  Commitment to diversity and maintaining an inclusive institutional environment.

Preferred Qualifications

*  Prior experience advising students on national fellowships and awards.
*  Postgraduate experience working, studying, teaching, or conducting research abroad through a nationally competitive award.  Can be substituted for one year of professional experience.
*  Expertise in program development for high-achieving students.
*  Experience maintaining records and performing assessments.
*  Prior experience serving on national selection committees for awards such as Gilman, CLS, Fulbright, Boren.

Salary Range: $49,000 - $53,000

For more information and to apply, go to

Review of applicants begins October 22, 2021
October 5, 2021

Florida State University – Assistant Director

The Office of National Scholarships in Undergraduate Studies is seeking an Assistant Director/Program Manager.

*  Fulfills the mission of the Office of National Fellowships (ONF) by managing the operational activities surrounding select fellowships, including the FSU faculty and employees who provide formal support to these fellowships. Manages ONF PR, event planning, and advertising.
*  Manages administrative and operational activities for the Fulbright US Student Program, the Boren Scholarship, and the Udall Scholarship as well as various STEM and social science-related fellowships. This includes the establishment and implementation of ONF policies and procedures, supervision of Recruitment and Advising interns, and leadership of campus fellowship committees (consisting of FSU faculty and staff).
*  Responsible for providing support to students through mentoring and advising, organizing and conducting presentations, and assisting students with fellowship application processes.
*  Coordinates and/or serves on committees for planning and implementing ONF events and activities including the annual ONF Fellowships reception and the ONF presentation schedule.
*  Administers operational activities including office, university, state, and federal policies and procedures. Maintains partnerships with Undergraduate Studies, the Honors Program, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement, and campus partners to provide consistent and accurate student services.
*  Manages the office and programs through social media platforms, print, and email.  Responsible for supervision of the Social Media and Design interns.


*  Bachelor’s degree and four years of experience related to the duties of the job; or a high school diploma/equivalent and eight years of experience in the same. (Note: post-high school education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.) 
*  Excellent communication, organization, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.  
*  A self-starter, comfortable working independently. 
*  Experience directing the work of volunteers or employees.  
*  Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint or equivalent software. 
*  Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously. 
*  Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.

For more information and to apply, go to Careers (

Open until filled
October 2, 2021

Whitman College – Director of Fellowships and Grants

Whitman College invites applications for the Director of Fellowships and Grants. Located in the historic community of Walla Walla, Whitman’s beautiful tree-lined campus is home to an intellectually diverse, dynamic, and supportive community of some 500 staff and faculty serving roughly 1,500 students from the local region and across the globe. With exceptional students, accomplished faculty and staff, along with a fiercely loyal and growing number of engaged alumni, Whitman College continues to build on its national reputation for academic excellence as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.

Whitman College is cultivating a community built on inclusion and belonging. We recognize the value of those who can offer historically underrepresented perspectives and encourage applications from those whose background, knowledge, and insights from lived experience can add to the college’s working and learning environment. 

The Director of Fellowships and Grants will identify, recruit, and mentor students who seek undergraduate and post-baccalaureate national and international grants, scholarships, and fellowships. The Director will also be responsible for organizing and coordinating the annual Whitman Undergraduate Conference.  A full job description, search details and application can be located here

Open until filled
September 17, 2021

Iowa State University - Coordinator for Nationally Competitive Awards

Job Description:

The Coordinator for Nationally Competitive Awards, is responsible for identifying, recruiting, and developing student candidates for high-profile, competitive, national and international-level scholarship/fellowship awards such as Rhodes, Fulbright, Goldwater, and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). Subsequent to award announcements, the coordinator will be responsible for promoting and publicizing ISU successes to internal and external audiences.

The coordinator will enhance student competitiveness for these awards by developing a strategy to identify potential candidates, providing individualized guidance throughout the process, and increasing faculty involvement in the process where appropriate. The coordinator will promote opportunities for major fellowships and scholarships to the campus community with the goal of increasing the number of applications from Iowa State University.

The coordinator reports to the Administrative Director of the University Honors Program under the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost at Iowa State University.

Essential duties of this position include:

Work with campus partners to publicize fellowship and scholarship opportunities.
Work with campus partners to advise and guide participants through the fellowship and scholarship application cycle.
Develop and implement a process for early identification of potential candidates.
Develop and implement an effective on-campus selection process.
Expand faculty involvement in the fellowship process.
Communicate clearly through verbal and written formats and with internal and external audiences.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience
Preferred Qualifications:
Prior experience as a national/international competitive scholarship and fellowship advisor.
Ability to collaborate and network with campus partners (e.g.faculty committees, NCA Writing Consultant, learning communities, Honors Program, student organizations, etc.)
Ability to develop and implement long-term plans.
Ability to create and manage databases, upgrade websites, create effective presentation and informational materials.
Experience with program effectiveness assessment methods
Personal success as a fellowship, scholarship, or grant recipient.

Application Instructions:
To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application at: Careers (  Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:  

   1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
   2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

   If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

October 16, 2021 oe until filled
September 16, 2021

Purdue University – Assistant Director, National and International Scholarship Office

The Assistant Director is responsible for administering the process for top students and alumni to pursue nationally competitive awards, providing clear direction and guidance for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent alumni. Under the supervision of the NISO Director, they will manage the complex processes of student recruiting, advising, and application writing of nationally and internationally competitive scholarships for graduate study awards that require university endorsement as well as related awards. (Marshall, Rhodes, Mitchell, Gates Cambridge, Churchill, etc.). They will additionally collaborate with the director on undergraduate awards to advise applicants from across the complete spectrum of university disciplines, manage the process for selecting and notifying nominees, and develop nomination materials and supporting documents. (Note: the position is listed as a Senior Program Administration Specialist in the HR system.)

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit: Senior Program Administration Specialist - Honors College (

Open until filled
September 15, 2021

Whitman College - Director of Fellowships and Grants

Whitman College invites applications for the Director of Fellowships and Grants. Located in the historic community of Walla Walla, Whitman’s beautiful tree-lined campus is home to an intellectually diverse, dynamic, and supportive community of some 500 staff and faculty serving roughly 1,500 students from the local region and across the globe. With exceptional students, accomplished faculty and staff, along with a fiercely loyal and growing number of engaged alumni, Whitman College continues to build on its national reputation for academic excellence  is one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.

Whitman College is cultivating a community built on inclusion and belonging. We recognize the value of those who can offer historically underrepresented perspectives and encourage applications from those whose background, knowledge, and insights from lived experience can add to the college’s working and learning environment.

The Director of Fellowships and Grants will identify, recruit, and mentor students who seek undergraduate and post-baccalaureate national and international grants, scholarships, and fellowships. The Director will also be responsible for organizing and coordinating the annual Whitman Undergraduate Conference.

A full job description, search details and application can be located at: BambooHR

Open until filled
September 10, 2021

Barnard College - Associate Director for Fellowships

Reporting to the Director of Advising and Programs at Beyond Barnard, the Associate Director provides advising and mentoring to support students and alumnae in their applications for competitive international and domestic fellowships. The position entails the creation and delivery of presentations and resources on best practices for applying to fellowships, and the cultivation of relationships with internal stakeholders and external fellowship communities. The Associate Director also advises students and alumnae on basic career development topics and graduate school application processes. The incumbent provides guidance and administrative support for Beyond Barnard initiatives as part of a collaborative Advising & Programs team, and contributes to Barnard committees and in nomination processes for internal and external awards as appropriate.

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit: Barnard College Applicant Portal | Associate Director for Fellowships

Open until filled

Emory University - Director of College Arts and Sciences Academic Program (Experiential Learning)


      Responsible for an academic program within the Emory College of Arts and Sciences (ECAS).
      Directs the planning, development, and implementation of programs.
      Develops long- and short-term goals and objectives for the program.
      Plans, administers, and monitors program budgets.
      Supervises staff and coordinates program efforts with other stakeholders in the University.
      May represent the University in national and international meetings

      Oversees Experiential Learning within OISP
      Leads and designs interrelated high-touch experiential learning initiatives such as internships, virtual exchange, and study away
      Champions co-curricular, hands-on learning experiences as part of the Emory Edge by collaborating with stakeholders within the University and beyond
      Identifies and develops innovative ways to advance experiential learning through a variety of activities or experiences.
      Integrate experiential learning within academic curriculum, fostering collaboration between College academic units with opportunities in areas such as the Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement, Undergraduate Education, Campus Life, and Library and Information Technology Services
      Develops and implements assessment plan for experiential learning
      Other duties as assigned

      A master's degree and three years of related experience, preferably in a university setting.

      Doctoral degree
      Administrative experience, including managing personnel and budgets and experience working collaboratively among key stakeholders
      Experience building collaborations within higher education units, especially with units outside individual schools and colleges, that have or can create Experiential Learning opportunities for students
      Excellent interpersonal and intercultural skills and ability to thrive in a highly collaborative team.
      Experience working with faculty in a higher education setting.

NOTE:This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of the department of work.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employees.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

To ensure the safety of our campus community, all unvaccinated faculty and staff are currently required to get a weekly screening test for COVID-19.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in university programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

Open until filled
August 6, 2021

University of Arizona - Assistant Director for Nationally Competitive Scholarships

The Honors College is seeking candidates for an Assistant Director for the Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarship (Student Support Specialist III). The Assistant Director for Nationally Competitive Scholarships manages the day-to-day efforts of the Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (ONCS) under the supervision of the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement. The Assistant Director is responsible for supporting top students and alumni in their pursuit of nationally competitive awards, providing clear direction and guidance that streamlines processes and bolsters confidence in prospective applicants. This position also strengthens communication with a variety of key stakeholders across campus and beyond, including faculty, staff and alumni, that enables the University of Arizona to foster a culture of excellence in supporting top candidates across a range of interests, disciplines and awards. While this position is embedded in the Honors College, it serves all students and alumni.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct student advising and feedback for nationally competitive scholarship processes.
  • Manage recruitment and outreach to students, faculty, staff, and campus units concerning information about nationally competitive scholarships and their application processes.
  • Develop and host information sessions and workshops on nationally competitive scholarship processes.
  • Create and maintain databases of prospective & current applicants plus awardees.
  • Administer application processes for 22+ national awards using their respective portals.
  • Draft and publicize press releases on NCS winners in collaboration with Honors and campus media.
  • Update ONCS website content & materials. Annual program report/assessment. Collaborate with campus partners.
  • Review internal Honors scholarships.
  • Collaborate with other Honors team members.
  • Develop and assist with Honors College events/programming.
  • Serve on internal Honors committees/conduct internal assessments/review.
  • Serve as a campus liaison for Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, and Five Star Faculty Award
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree

Target Hire Date

  • August 21, 2021

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit

August 21, 2021

Coastal Carolina University - Director of National Scholarships, HTC Honors College

The Director of National Scholarships will work closely with partners across the University to develop and implement a campus-wide effort to increase the number of Coastal Carolina University students who successfully apply for distinguished external scholarships and fellowships.  The position will report to the Dean of the HTC Honors College and will work in collaboration with all academic units to serve students across the University.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:
•           Serve as the campus expert on external scholarships, fellowships, and awards, including but not limited to Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates-Cambridge, Fulbright, Truman, Udall, Goldwater, and Critical Languages Scholarships;
•           Work with campus partners to enhance publicity of fellowship and scholarship opportunities;
•           Work with campus partners to provide training and assistance in order to expand faculty involvement in the fellowship process;
•           Develop a culture of early identification of potential scholarship and fellowship applicants and work closely with these students to mentor them through the application process;
•           Maintain institutional records of applicants and their success;
•           Develop effective on-campus selection processes;
•           Develop effective means of communicating the results of selection processes to the campus community;
•           Maintain a dynamic and constantly updated website;
•           Lead and implement program assessment and reporting activities; and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree and at least five (5) years of full-time experience related to coordinating national scholarship application processes and/or advising students for nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships are required.  A successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, the ability to collaborate across academic units and with multiple stakeholders, and the ability to successfully build and implement new initiatives. 

Interested applicants may apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applicants should include an application, cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration application must be received before July 15, 2021.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

For additional information and to apply, please visit:  Coastal Carolina University Portal | Director of National Scholarships

Open until filled
October 8, 2016

CalTech is seeking an Associate Director to work with the Director in the daily administration of fellowship and study abroad programs and in the Fellowships Advising and Study Abroad Office. The Associate Director plays a vital role in planning new initiatives for the office.

The Associate Director is responsible for engaging in all aspects of the fellowship and study abroad processes including outreach and advising; selection; orientation and participation; re-entry and assessment. The Associate Director is actively involved in the management of the fellowship, study abroad and exchange programs.

The Associate Director works with administrators and faculty from both Caltech and international partner institutions to facilitate and strengthen participation and perform administrative duties in support of the mission and objectives of Caltech. S/he exercises considerable discretion and judgment in all work areas and handles confidential and sensitive issues. Evening and weekend hours will be required on a limited basis and some domestic and international travel is possible.

Applicants should have proven experience in planning, developing and maintaining administrative procedures; ability to work independently with minimal supervision; strong quantitative and analysis skills, strong written and verbal communication skills; an ease at public in workshops, information sessions, orientations, and sessions to parents and prospective students; effective organizational practices; and experience developing and administering budgets.

For more information and to apply for the position visit:

Open until Filled