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December 13, 2019

University of Alabama in Huntsville - Fellowship Advisor

The Honors College at the University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks a dynamic Fellowship Advisor. The candidate we select will have a unique opportunity to develop new student pipelines and new application mentoring processes for a university that has no such pipelines and processes currently in place.

UAH is a research-intensive, comprehensive university of about 10,000 students. For the past several years, UAH has had the highest average incoming ACT of any school in Alabama. The pool of potential applicants for prestigious national scholarships is deep, particularly in the area of sciences and international fellowships. More, the Honors College recruits top students from all over the country and gives them a vibrant academic and community experience and has regular, close contact with its students.

The university's 500+ acre campus is home to 16 high-tech research centers and labs responsible for close to $94 million in research expenditures. As the anchor tenant for Cummings Research Park, the second-largest research park in the nation, UAH also enjoys close partnerships with governmental and commercial employers like NASA, NOAA, the U.S. Army, the FBI, and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.

Huntsville is consistently ranked nationally as one of the best cities to live, raise children, and retire, and is undergoing rapid expansion and development.  In addition to being a center of high-tech research, Huntsville is also known for its vibrant art, music, and cultural scene.

Specific duties for the position include:

*  Work with the Honors College, admissions, and other Academic Colleges to identify and recruit strong applicants for prestigious national scholarships, such as the NSF GRFP, Goldwater, Marshall, Truman, etc.
*  Advise and mentor students in the application process for prestigious scholarships and top tier graduate programs.
*  Develop an internal selection process for students competing for prestigious scholarships.
*  Train advisors in all colleges to recognize potential scholarship students.
*  Potentially teach a course that develops student’s readiness for graduate school and prestigious scholarship applications.
*  Work with Honors Students and advise them on undergraduate research and their Honors Capstone Project or Thesis and help advise Honors Students on earning their Honors Diploma.
*  Work with students from underrepresented students across the whole university to encourage application for undergraduate and graduate scholarships.
*  Other duties as assigned.


*  Bachelor's degree required; master’s degree preferred.
*  5 years of full-time verifiable work experience involving personal interaction, significant writing and editing, and some leadership.
*  Must have experience writing for competitive awards to include scholarships, grants, etc.
*  Must have excellent verbal and oral communication skills.
*  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required.
*  5 years of work experience in higher education is desired.
*  3-5 years of experience as a fellowship advisor at a previous institution is preferred.
*  Knowledge of requirements for winning major fellowship awards (e.g. NSF GRFP, Goldwater, Marshall, Rhodes, Fulbright, etc.) is desired.

Application is made through the UAH Interview Exchange Portal. The specific position can be found at:


Open until filled
November 27, 2019

Davidson College - Fellowship & Experiential Learning Adviser

The Center for Career Development (CCD) has an opening for a creative and impactful Adviser to join the team.  The Center for Career Development at Davidson College is a dynamic team committed to providing leading-edge career exploration, preparation, and employment programs and services.  The CCD strives to be a national leader in the career development and support provided to students at a liberal arts college.  This growing and innovative team is dedicated to working collaboratively, with each other and the student body, in addition to partnering with campus and external stakeholders to provide best-in-class support and direction to our students.  The successful candidate will have a keen understanding of experiential learning and competitive fellowships, a strong commitment to the liberal arts and serving underrepresented students, and demonstrated skills engaging stakeholders through effective communications and programming.

Fellowship & Experiential Learning Adviser – The primary purpose of the role will be to educate students about competitive fellowship and experiential learning opportunities through individual advising, group programming, and resource development.  The Adviser will engage students their first year to build awareness of opportunities that exist, with deliberate efforts to reach first-generation students and students from underrepresented populations.  The adviser will coordinate a specific portfolio of competitive fellowship and experiential learning activities, collaborating with and informing CCD colleagues and campus partners of critical opportunities.  In addition to this portfolio, the Adviser will collaborate with the Sr. Assistant Director for Fellowships & Scholarships to provide support for other awards, such as Fulbright, Rhodes, Gates Cambridge, Boren, Beinecke, etc. plus a few internal Davidson College fellowships and scholarships.

This position functions as a key member of the Center for Career Development team and participates in all CCD activities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

* Advises domestic and international students and alumni on competitive fellowships and experiential learning opportunities in one-on-one, small, and large group settings.  Provides coaching on the planning and preparation for opportunities such as nationally competitive fellowships, internships, research experiences, job shadowing, etc.
* Plans, delivers, or co-leads the implementation of fellowship and experiential learning events (knowledge and skill-building), including information sessions and workshops.  Consults and partners with external and internal stakeholders and student groups to guide in planning and delivering related programming.
* Under advisement, regularly evaluates and updates online resources on platforms such as Handshake and CCD website.
* Maintains institutional records of advisees, applicants, and outcomes.  Works with CCD Assistant Director for Events & Marketing, Sr. Assistant Director for Fellowships & Scholarships, and other internal and external stakeholders to promote opportunities and individual and institutional successes.
* Solicits and analyzes student feedback and evaluations and helps CCD team strategize to determine program offerings and innovation.
* Must be available and willing to work some evenings/weekends as required for events and programming.
* Will collaborate with CCD team for additional program management that could include the Davidson Impact Fellows program, Summer Internship Grant Funding program, or summer internship and research programs.
* Fully participates in office planning and team development activities to support the overall CCD function, including weekly staff meetings and regular 1-1 meetings with supervisor.  Adviser will report to the Executive Director of the Center for Career Development.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
* Experience in higher education career development, nationally competitive fellowships, student services, or a related field required
* Demonstrated success in career advising, professional development preparation, advising, or counseling of undergraduate students preferred
* Excellent relationship management, coaching, and influencing skills
* Professional oral, presentation, and written communication skills
* Demonstrated skill in advising students on their writing
* Ability to engage student body and successfully develop relationships to support their career success
* Advanced technology skills, particularly knowledge of MS Office suite, Google Drive, and Dropbox; Handshake experience a plus
* Highly motivated self-starter, able to work independently with great levels of responsibility and accountability

Apply online at (Job # 493222 ) and attach a resume and cover letter.

Open until filled
November 25, 2019

U.S. Military Academy (West Point) – Deputy Director of the Graduate Scholarship Program and Instructor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Sciences

The United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point, established in 1802, is the nation's premier leader development institution. It is the only college specifically charged with preparing young men and women for service as officers in the United States Army, and it has a singular focus on educating leaders of strong moral courage who are creative, critical, and resourceful thinkers.

The Department of Social Sciences in the United States Military Academy at West Point seeks an Instructor/Assistant Professor to serve as the Deputy Director of the USMA Graduate Scholarship Program.  Operating out of West Point’s Department of Social Sciences, the USMA Graduate Scholarship Program supports the Academy's mission by developing cadets who demonstrate exceptional potential into thinking leaders for the U.S. Army and the nation.

 Cadets in the Scholarship Program receive intensive mentorship as they synthesize their academic and military experiences and articulate visions for their future.  Cadets take a two-course sequence (XH497 Critical Thought and XH407 Advanced Critical Thought) and engage in developmental opportunities beyond the classroom.  At the conclusion of the Scholarship Program cadets apply for nationally-competitive scholarships like the Rhodes, Marshall, and Fulbright.

Duties include:

• Teaching: design and teach challenging interdisciplinary courses to elite undergraduates; liaise with all academic departments to develop and assess curriculum.

• Advising: oversee submission of scholarship applications; coordinate institutional support to applicants, including letters of recommendation; manage internal selection process for nationally competitive scholarships; and facilitate cadet and faculty research partnerships to support scholarship opportunities.

• Outreach: raise awareness of scholarship opportunities among cadets, faculty, and staff at West Point; liaise with all academic departments to identify candidates for scholarship competitions; build a communication strategy to strengthen the USMA Graduate Scholarship Program’s alumni community; sustain and develop relationships with external scholarship foundations and organizations; run a high-impact guest speaker series; host distinguished guests and organize events for groups of up to 50 people.


1) Academic accomplishment (a Ph.D. in Political Science, Economics, or an interdisciplinary field that includes these disciplines by time of appointment is preferred); 2) Demonstrably strong writing, presenting, and editing skills; 3) Promise or evidence of excellence in teaching at the
college level ; 4) Demonstrated ability to manage academic programs; 5) Promise or evidence of excellence in advising high-achieving undergraduates (experience with advising students on graduate scholarship applications is preferred).

Position details:

This is a full time appointment starting on or about July 6, 2020 for a term of 2 years.  Appointments may be extended or renewed.  As a term employee you will be eligible for medical insurance, life insurance, and retirement.  You will also earn annual leave and sick leave. Starting salary for this position is $70,297 to $74,870 per year.

To apply:

No later than January 6, 2020, please submit a cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, three professional letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than 20 pages to:

United States Military Academy
Office of the Dean
Department of Social Sciences
Attention: Dr. Rachel Yon
607 Cullum Road
West Point, New York 10996

Please contact Dr. Rachel Yon at with any questions.

For a complete job description and additional details see:

January 6, 2019
November 21, 2019

The Jordanian-American Commission for Educational Exchange (JACEE) - Executive Director

Applications are invited for the position of Executive Director of the Jordanian-American Commission for Educational Exchange (JACEE), a bi-national educational foundation that administers the Fulbright Exchange Program, based in Amman, Jordan.  Candidates should be either U.S or Jordanian citizens with a minimum of seven years’ experience in the public, private, or non-profit sectors in the fields of international education, international development, organizational management, or university-level recruitment.

Qualifications:  Demonstrated experience in program management, recruitment, personnel administration, and outreach in international cultural or academic settings. Financial management, planning and fundraising experience. Knowledge of American academic institutions as well as the education systems and cultures in the Middle East region. Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; proficiency in English required, strong Arabic conversational skills preferred.  Advanced degree from an accredited university. For a complete job description and application details, visit:

A letter of application addressing the above qualifications, accompanied by a CV and three letters of recommendation should be sent by e-mail to no later than January 15, 2020. Only complete applications received by the closing date will be considered.

January 15, 2019
November 19, 2019

Temple University - Exec Dir of Career Services 


The Executive Director has overall responsibility for strategic planning, program delivery and assessment, budget and personnel management for the Temple University Career Center that serves more than 40,000 undergraduate and graduate students and eligible alumni. The Center provides a full range of services, including career coaching, signature career events, classroom presentations, professional development workshops, internship and job postings, on-campus recruitment, and employer relations. The incumbent will be responsible for a large unit with a budget of more than $1.5M and 17 professional and administrative employees. New initiatives will require a forward-thinking, creative leader who has demonstrated a commitment to student academic and career preparation.  Immediate focus will be continuation of "destination data" collection across the university, with the goals of continuing to increase knowledge rates as well as utilizing findings across the university’s internal and external communications; alignment with the schools and colleges to ensure that all students have access to the same level of career services and programs and experiential learning opportunities across the University; and the continued expansion of corporate/employer relations program.

This position reports to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies within the Office of the Provost.  Performs other duties as assigned.

For more details about the position, please see

Open until filled
November 13, 2019

University of Notre Dame - Student Engagement Program Coordinator

Are you interested in advising undergraduates as they pursue research, other forms of experiential learning, and applications for major national fellowships? Are you an effective communicator who is adept at offering workshops and providing written feedback on applications for grants and fellowships? Do you want to work in a close-knit, student-centered environment that aims to help undergraduates do good in the world through scholarly engagement?

If your answer to these questions is “yes,” then we encourage you to apply to become the Student Engagement Program Coordinator in the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE). Previous advising experience is preferred, though we are happy to train someone who has the appropriate skillset.

The Program Coordinator will have three major responsibilities: (1) Collaborate with the director of CUSE to administer a portfolio of national fellowships. This will involve refining and implementing recruitment strategies to reach these populations, intensive advising and application feedback, and administering internal endorsement, nomination, or evaluation procedures. (2) Collaborate with the CUSE team on scholarly engagement advising. This will include workshop presentations on getting started in research and how to secure grant funding. It will also include one-on-one advising with students to provide feedback on grants proposals and to discuss how to pursue their research interests. (3) Collaborate with the Assistant Director for Student Engagement to coordinate efforts related to data analysis, marketing, and communication for CUSE.

The Program Coordinator will also collaborate with the rest of the CUSE team on Center-wide efforts, such as the Sorin Scholars honors program.

The anticipated start date for the position is February 3, 2020, though earlier or later start dates will be considered. Funding is available through CUSE for professional development through the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), and the National Association of Fellowship Advisors (NAFA).

Please visit to learn more about the position and submit an application. We plan to accept applications through November 28, 2019. You can visit to learn more about CUSE. Contact Dr. Jeffrey Thibert, Paul and Maureen Stefanick Director of CUSE, at with any questions.

November 28, 2019
November 13, 2019

Denison University - Assistant Director, Lisska Center

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

Denison is seeking an enthusiastic candidate to assist the Director and Associate Director (both which are Faculty positions) of the Lisska Center in the administrative functions related to fellowships advising (helping to educate students about competitive fellowships and scholarships through both individual advising and group programming), the Summer Scholars program, academic enhancement funding and awards, intellectual programming, the Gilpatrick House residence, and other tasks required to facilitate the operation of the Lisska Center.

To learn more about the position, requirements, and to apply, please visit . Applicant materials received by December 16, 2019 will receive full consideration. Position open until filled.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide. Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Open until filled
November 11, 2019

University of Maryland Baltimore County -  Fulbright Coordinator

Specific duties include:

* Manages UMBC's Fulbright Student Program, including recruitment, advisement, mentoring and nomination of undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates representing all academic programs, levels, and locations. 
*Serves as the primary point of contact for externally sponsored international students, companies, Embassies, foundations, and other sponsoring agencies. 
*Manages UMBC's Fulbright Scholar Program, including recruitment, advisement, and nomination of faculty and staff. 
*Advises on other international prestigious scholarships and awards, such as Endeavor, Erasmus+ and Luce. 
*Assists Associate Vice Provost with special projects, strategic initiatives, and reporting.
*Performs other duties as assigned.

This position may require travel within the U.S. and abroad. Must be able to work some nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) required and three years (five preferred) related experience preferably working with prestigious scholarships at a college or university.  Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.  

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration submit application materials by December 1, 2019 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).  


December 1, 2019
November 7, 2019

Fulbright Americas Program – Diversity and Inclusion Liaison

 Applications are invited for the position of Diversity and Inclusion Liaison for Fulbright Programs in Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada.  Reporting to the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, and based in Lima, Peru, the Liaison will develop, lead, implement, and evaluate innovative initiatives promoting diversity and inclusion (DI) across Fulbright Programs in the hemisphere.

  Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in higher education or international education administration. Fluency in both English and Spanish is required.

 A one-year renewable contract will be offered to the successful candidate, whose ideal start date will align with the start of the academic calendar in Peru. Benefits are included. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 A letter of application addressing the candidate’s qualifications, accompanied by a CV and two letters of recommendation should be sent to no later than January 31, 2020.

 For a complete job description and application details, please visit:


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January 31, 2020
November 1, 2019

University of Montana - Director of Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships

The University of Montana invites applications for the Director of Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships housed in the Davidson Honors College. The Director of Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships will work closely with students and faculty from every school and college, as well as other offices across campus, to lead a campus-wide effort to support University of Montana (UM) students in their personal development and exploration, as well as in the pursuit of distinguished external scholarships and fellowships. This effort will include publicizing national fellowship, scholarship, and grant opportunities, advising students about these opportunities, working with campus partners to identify, mentor, and support students through the scholar development and application process, identifying and convening review panels and selection committees, and maintaining relationships with alumni, donors and fellowship advisory committees.

Duties include:

· 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 advising their participants on fellowship and scholarship opportunities
· Develop a scholarships and fellowships program to identify potential applicants and support their development through their college careers and application processes
· Hold information sessions, workshops, and receptions on scholarship opportunities
· Maintain institutional records of applicants, winners, and alumni recipients and their successes
· Follow longitudinal progress of fellowship winners in reaching their educational and career goals
· Expand faculty engagement in the scholarship and fellowship processes
· Maintain a dynamic campus communications protocol, as well as updated web and social media presence
· Participate in conferences and activities offered by relevant professional associations
· Serve as active participant in Davidson Honors College core team, programs, activities, and major college events
· Advise and support university honors societies
· Lead and implement program assessment and reporting activities

Position Details

· Position is full-time, 1.0 FTE, Letter of Appointment and includes a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.

· Starting salary for this position is $52,000 per year.

Required Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree
· Evidence of scholarly interest and accomplishments
· Commitment to advising students using best practices to enhance their learning and development
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Ability to maintain confidentiality
· Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and understand complex processes and systems
· Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of constituents from diverse backgrounds and academic areas, including students, faculty, staff, administrators and alumni
· Possess a steadfast commitment to diversity, maintaining an inclusive institutional environment

Preferred Qualifications

· Master’s degree
· Three (3) years of experience with increasing responsibility in undergraduate advising or mentorship (fellowships, academic, or career development)
· Undergraduate teaching or fellowships advising experience or sufficient practical experience in order to provide comparable understanding of the demands of national fellowship competitions is desired
· Demonstrated quantitative literacy

How to Apply

For application instructions, required application materials, and to learn more about UM and Missoula, please apply at

November 18, 2019
October 22, 2019

Ohio State University – Program Coordinator

Our Undergraduate Fellowship Office is growing, and we are seeking a program coordinator to assist with fellowship advising. The fellowship office is housed in the university Honors and Scholars program, but we assist all undergraduate students seeking to apply for national awards.

Summary of Duties      
The Undergraduate Fellowship Office (UFO) coordinates the application, interview, and university endorsement processes for undergraduates who wish to be considered for national fellowships and awards. Housed in the University Honors & Scholars Center, the UFO serves all undergraduate students across the Ohio State University. The UFO seeks a Program Coordinator to assist the Fellowship Manager in facilitating the responsibilities of the office. The Program Coordinator will advise students on various fellowship opportunities, such as the Rhodes Scholarship, the US Student Fulbright Program, and the Goldwater Scholarship, among others. As students begin work on their applications, the Program Coordinator reviews and provides feedback on various parts of their applications, including essays, short answer questions, and resumes. The ability to manage deadlines as well as confidential documents such as transcripts is required. In addition to working with student applicants, the Program Coordinator will work in collaboration with the Fellowship Manager to continue enhancing a culture of fellowships across campus. This includes working with partners in departments around campus to advertise fellowships and identify potentially strong applicants early, along with the expansion of faculty involvement in the fellowship process. The position will coordinate and present information sessions and other programs related to national fellowships to students, faculty, and staff. Responsibilities include occasional evening and weekend work hours.

Required Qualifications
Master’s degree or comparable experience. Experience advising or teaching students, particularly on essay writing required. Strong writing skills required. Experience managing multiple deadlines required. Must maintain a high degree of discretion and confidentiality.

Desired Qualifications 
Experience working with national fellowships and other awards, teaching experience preferred.

Full details can be found at:

November 3, 2019
October 19, 2019

University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Assistant Director

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications for the position of Assistant Director in the Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships. The Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships is part of the Division of Academic Success & Transitions, which is comprised of four units devoted to undergraduate student success: Student Success Center, First-Year Studies, Student Support Services (federally funded TRiO grant), and the Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships (ONSF).

The Assistant Director is a new position in ONSF, an office that has seen significant growth in campus engagement the past five years, including being named a Fulbright Top-Producing Institution in 2019. The Assistant Director will work alongside the Director and Senior Faculty Director, as well as its numerous faculty and staff partners, in service of ONSF's primary function: to identify, advise, mentor, and develop a diverse pool of candidates for nationally and internationally competitive awards. The Assistant Director should possess a demonstrated commitment to working effectively with high-achieving students across academic fields and backgrounds, as well as superior skill in writing, rhetoric, and composition, as evidenced by literary, journalistic, or scholarly publications and/or successful grant applications. The Assistant Director will also spearhead activities to further raise awareness of nationally competitive awards among students, faculty, and staff, and contribute to strategic decision-making in ONSF.


Master’s degree required.

Required level/type of experience and/or years of experience:

Three years relevant professional experience in an academic setting on a college/university campus. Examples of relevant professional experience include: teaching and/or research appointment on a college/university campus; fellowships advising; academic advising; advising and mentoring students in an honors program/college, TRiO program, writing center, and/or international education, service-learning, or undergraduate research unit. Postgraduate experience working, studying, teaching, or conducting research abroad, such as through a nationally competitive award (e.g., Fulbright), may be substituted for one year of professional experience.

Preferred level/type of experience and/or years of experience:

Experience studying, working, teaching, or conducting research abroad, whether as a student, recent graduate, or working professional. Experience conducting and presenting/publishing academic research.

Salary: $50,000 - $55,000. Commensurate with experience.

Full details can be found at:

Open until Filled
October 18, 2019

Georgia Institute of Technology - Prestigious Fellowships Advisor

The Georgia Institute of Technology seeks a Prestigious Fellowships Advisor to lead initiatives related to national and international competitive scholarships, including UK Scholarships (Rhodes, Mitchell, Marshall, Churchill, etc.), Fulbright, Goldwater, Truman, Udall, Astronaut, and others.  This is a full-time position that reports to the Director for Pre-Graduate and Pre-Professional (PGPP) Advising within the Center for Career Discovery and Development (C2D2), a unit within the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE).  

The Prestigious Fellowships Advisor will join a team of pre-graduate and pre-professional advisors who are committed to applying best practices in advising in a collaborative, supportive environment.  Join us at our beautiful campus in midtown Atlanta, where we serve some of the brightest students in the nation.

Position Responsibilities:


*Identify and mentor undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent alumni with potential to compete for distinguished fellowships
*Coach students as they prepare essays for application packages
*Develop promotional materials for fellowships, including web, print, and social media
*Develop and present information sessions about competitive fellowship awards
*Monitor the regulations governing scholarship and fellowship programs, including deadlines and application materials
*Implement best practices in application support services for students pursuing prestigious fellowships
*Oversee development of webinars, videos, and other digital messaging to serve as a resource for prospective students, advisees, administrators and off-campus professionals

Campus Partnerships

*Work with faculty and staff in promoting applications for nationally competitive awards and creating a pipeline for likely applicants
*Assist with the recruiting of prospective students to Georgia Tech through collaboration with Office of Undergraduate Admission and the colleges
*Participate in campus committees, student programs, and orientations and related events (e.g., FASET, GT1000, Family Weekend, GTAAN) to promote programs and services
*Convene faculty committees to review nominations for institutionally endorsed awards and provide feedback to applicants
*Work with faculty to run mock interviews to groom candidates for fellowship interviews


*Draft or write nomination letters as needed
*Oversee student recognition events
*Oversee development of new prestigious fellowships advising programs
*Gather and review quantitative and qualitative data to assess programs’ effectiveness and to strategize future programming 

Education, Experience, and Skills:

*PhD or other terminal degree, preferred backgrounds in traditional academic disciplines, higher education administration, counseling, or a field related to communication, English, or creative writing
*At least three to five years professional experience in higher education, preferably in an a faculty, advisor, or student services role
*This position requires familiarity with scholarship opportunities (which may include personal experience in a scholarship program), as well as a commitment to student-centered advising practices. Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills are required, as well as a knowledge of Microsoft Office and specialized computer applications, such as Embark or other application portals.

Full details can be found at:

Open until Filled
October 18, 2019

 West Virginia University – Program Coordinator

The ASPIRE Program in the Honors College at West Virginia University invites applications for the position of Program Coordinator. This position assists the Director and Assistant Director with advising students who are pursuing nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

*Recruit and advise students applying for prestigious, nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships through conducting workshops and information sessions, organizing and distributing scholarship information, convening and coordinating with faculty committees and managing logistical aspects of application processes.
*Assist students with preparing scholarship and fellowship applications. This includes editing essays, personal statements, and performing mock interviews.
*Specialize in STEM-focused scholarships like the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, and Hertz Fellowship and research other STEM scholarships/fellowships to promote to students.
*Provide guidance to students preparing for graduate student, especially in the STEM fields and edit personal statements. 
*Represent (along with the ASPIRE Director and Assistant Director) the ASPIRE program to internal and external constituencies. 
*Serve on college/university committees as appropriate.
*Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with units inside WVU, especially the Office of Undergraduate Research, the Pre-Health Professional Development Office, and STEM academic departments.
*Assist the Pre-Health Office with the Committee Letter process. 
*Maintain records with data available and provide as needed to students, faculty, departments, and administrators.
*Maintaining website and social media accounts for the ASPIRE Office
*Teach and/or design course curriculum for one Honors course in discipline per semester.


*Master’s degree is required. STEM degree field strongly preferred 
*At least two (2) years of undergraduate and/or graduate student advising experience.
*Strong familiarity of undergraduate and graduate research skills and programming

Full details can be found at:

Open until Filled
October 18, 2019

Virginia Commonwealth University - Dean of the Honors College

Virginia Commonwealth University invites nominations, expressions of intent and applications for an experienced, collaborative and dynamic leader with a strong entrepreneurial spirit to serve as dean of the Honors College. Reporting to the provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, the dean will lead the continued implementation of the current strategic plan of the college, work with other leaders and colleagues across the university to pursue those goals and effectively communicate the college’s vision and goals to constituencies within and external to VCU. VCU is a community-engaged, research-intensive institution that strives to leverage its diversity and urban location to educate students and develop innovations that solve challenges to society.

The dean is the senior academic and administrative leader of the Honors College and is responsible for setting strategic, operational and financial directions. The dean will be a valued member of the senior leadership of the university, working with other senior officers and deans to realize the institution’s promising future. The dean will also be charged with developing an effective collegial environment and the plan that supports excellence in teaching, research and service; facilitating collaboration between faculty members and among programs within the Honors College and university; coordinating the college’s efforts with schools, corporations, other universities and communities and state, federal and international agencies; and developing strong working relationships within the larger university and with alumni, external partners, the academic and philanthropic communities and other key stakeholders. More specifically, the dean oversees student admissions and services; evaluates faculty and staff; develops and allocates the budget; represents the college in campus decision-making processes and engages in fund- and friend-raising in support of opportunities to grow the college’s reputation, resources and impact.

Full details can be found at:

Open until Filled
October 16, 2019

Bowling Green State University - Assistant Director, Fellowship Mentoring
Honors College

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to offer effective academic advising to Honors students, participate in the College’s summer Orientation and Registration program for incoming students, and provide other administrative services to the College.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

*  Recruit, develop, and prepare students for National Scholarship Applications (such as Rhodes, Truman, Marshall, etc.).
*  Coordinate internal scholarships, scholarship programs, and Honors Societies (e.g. Phi Kappa Phi, Mortar Board)
*  Provide academic advising to Honors students.
*  Coordinate College assessment strategy
*  Perform other duties as needed, including:
*  Coordinate programming.
*  Represent the Honors College at national conferences
*  Represent the College on University committees (including Advising Commissions, and University Academic Support Council)
*  Attend Honors College staff meetings.
*  Respond to miscellaneous requests for information from students, staff, faculty, and Administrators.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

Strong writing and editing skills. Strong oral presentation skills. Experience in working with high-achieving students desirable

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree required.  Degree must be conferred by the time of application
The following experience is required:
1-2 years of experience with student scholarship or cohort group management
1-2 years’ experience with student advising or mentoring

Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 354. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.

To Apply

For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

October 25, 2019
October 9, 2019

Director of the Emory Scholars Program

Director of Academic Programs, Emory College
Job Number: 43841
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Division: Emory College
Department:  ECAS: Emory Scholars Program
Job Category:  Business Operations
Location : Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor


The Emory Scholars Program serves recipients of Emory University’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships: the Robert W. Woodruff award, the George W. Jenkins Scholarship, and the Martin Luther King Scholarship.  The program aims to support the personal and professional development of students, and support Emory Scholars to foster positive change both during and after their time at Emory.  There are approximately 2300 alumni of the Emory Scholars program in a variety of fields, located across the world, who are excelling in their own work and making a difference in their communities.

Job Description:

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.

Job Specifics of the Emory Scholars Director Position

The director of the Emory Scholars program takes a lead role in providing programming, advising and mentoring, and educational opportunities for recipients of major scholarships in Emory College of Arts and Sciences.  As a part of this work, the director advises students about opportunities for professional, academic and personal development, and designs programs to help students plan for the future and reflect on their experiences.

The director works closely with admissions to identify, select, and recruit outstanding students for the Emory Scholars program.  The director involves faculty, alumni and current students in the recruitment process, and facilitates follow-up with prospective students and families after their visit.

The director is responsible for developing contacts with alumni, and incorporating alumni participation in the activities of the Emory Scholars program.  Though the program has made progress in connecting alumni to current students and re-connecting them to the Emory Scholars program, there is still a great deal of work to reconnect and stay in contact with alumni.  The director will work with Advancement on this effort.  The Scholars in Emory College of Arts and Sciences also need connections to Scholars and Fellows in other colleges and units in the University, and the director is responsible for ensuring collaboration with others in the University.

The director is responsible for overseeing the three full-time staff members (though not all are direct reports) and the 8-10 student fellows who work for the program.

Finally, the director is responsible for developing on-going program evaluations and reporting regularly to stakeholders, on-campus and off-campus.  The Woodruff Foundation is a primary off-campus stakeholder, and has an interest in seeing greater visibility of the program among prospective students, alumni, the public, and peer institutions. 

Minimum Qualifications:

A master's degree and three years of related experience, preferably in a university setting.
Preferred Qualifications:
PhD or Masters in an arts or sciences field, or in educational studies. 
Significant experience working with high achieving students in either a scholars’ office, an honors program, or a similar programmatic area.
To apply: 
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September 26, 2019

Xavier University of Louisiana - Program Coordinator

Xavier University of Louisiana invites applications for a Program Coordinator for the Xavier Exponential and related initiatives (national fellowships and institutional partnerships). Xavier is located in New Orleans, Louisiana and was founded in 1925 by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament. Xavier is Catholic and historically Black and offers a broad range of academic programs. The ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society.

 The primary goal of Xavier Exponential is to provide exceptional Xavier students a transformative, "high-powered" honors experience through interdisciplinary, collaborative and innovative approaches to learning that also affect positive social change. Now in the second year, this honors experience includes co-curricular programming in three areas: Global Engagement, Enhanced Leadership, and Career Preparation. A few benefits of the Exponential experience include access to a residential honors community, mini-grant opportunities for international travel, special access to speakers and distinguished guests, individualized advising for nationally competitive fellowships and awards, and signature retreats.

The Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Director of Xavier Exponential in supporting students applying for national fellowships and scholarships as well as selective opportunities requiring institutional nominations. The Coordinator will assist with monthly programming, communications, maintaining accurate records, and managing office work flow. This position reports to the Director of Xavier Exponential/Special Assistant to the Provost for Scholarly Development and Institutional Alliances. The Program Coordinator will work with Exponential Scholars and other qualified students, faculty, advisors, and academic administrators to support Xavier Exponential, Fellowships Advising, Scholarly Development and Institutional Alliances.

For full details and to apply please go to:

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September 20, 2019

Northern Arizona University (NAU) - Coordinator of National and International Scholarships and Fellowships

 The coordinator is housed in the Honors College and reports directly to the Dean, but serves all
NAU students and alumni, regardless of whether they are affiliated with Honors. The Coordinator works closely with a number of campus partners, including various academic colleges and schools, the Graduate College, the Center for International Education, and the Office of Undergraduate Research to develop and implement a campus-wide effort to support NAU undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni seeking distinguished external scholarships and fellowships located both domestically and abroad. This effort includes publicizing prestigious fellowship, scholarship, and grant opportunities; providing resources; advising current and prospective applicants; developing and convening internal review panels and selection committees; providing support throughout the application and selection process. The Coordinator will be expected to participate in professional organizations dedicated to
prestigious fellowship advising, and to keep current in best practices for preparing students to apply for these awards.

   Duties include:
•       Serve as campus expert on domestic and international scholarships, fellowships, and awards, including but not limited to Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates-Cambridge, Pickering, Rangel, Schwarzman, Truman, Goldwater, Udall, Knight-Hennessy
•       Collaborate with campus partners to publicize fellowship and scholarship opportunities
•       Work with campus partners to provide assistance in advising students on fellowship and scholarship opportunities
•       Hold information sessions
•       Provide, as appropriate, coaching on writing and interviewing
•       Work with University Marketing to maintain a consistently updated website and social media presence
•       Develop and promote a culture of early identification of potential applicants for various awards
•       Maintain institutional records of applicants and their successes
•       Establish on-campus selection processes
•       Expand faculty involvement in recruitment and selection processes
•       Develop effective communication of selection results to the University community
•       Lead and implement program assessment activities

Minimum Qualifications
•        Master’s degree in appropriate area; AND,
•       Four years programmatic/coordinative experience; OR
•       Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications
•        Earned doctorate
•       Three (3) years’ undergraduate teaching or fellowship advising experience, or practical experience that would provide comparable understanding of the demands of national fellowship competitions
•       Demonstrative quantitative literacy
•       Experience with maintaining records and performing assessment

The budgeted salary amount is $46,159 - $56,291. Commensurate with experience.

For more information or to apply, see Job ID 604560 at

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September 17, 2019

Juniata College - Director of Health Professions

The Director of the Health Professions Program is a campus leader and reports directly to the Provost. The successful candidate will work with constituents from across the College in order to support students in their pre-professional paths as they come to understand the delivery of healthcare as a dynamic and rapidly changing field. This position, therefore, demands an individual who is able and willing to both challenge and support students as well as to work effectively with faculty and with staff and administrators from areas of the college including academic affairs, advancement and alumni relations, and enrollment. Additionally, the Director of Health Professions Program will be charged with creative consideration of new program development related to the Health Professions Program and consistent with the College mission. This is a 12-month administrative position.


Serves as a central resource about the various healthcare fields to students, the College community, outside agencies, and prospective students and their families and maintain current information through active participation in the National and Northeast Associations of Advisors for the Health Professions

Manages formal affiliation agreements with professional schools, and nurture contacts with admissions directors at professional schools

Serves as Chair of the Health Professions Committee, which functions as an advisory board for the program and directly advises all of Juniata’s Health Professions students

Coordinates the health professions advising process by providing support and guidance to members of the Health Professions Committee, and acting as an advising resource for all students in the program. The Director will work collaboratively with the academic advising function in QUEST (the academic resource/student success center), organize and coordinate group advising sessions and focused student workshops throughout the professional school application process, and provide formal progress evaluation of each health professions student following their third semester on campus.

Supports students in all stages of participation in the Health Professions Program: participates in recruitment of students to the program and represents the College at open house events, provide information about the Health Professions to incoming students at orientation, coordinate Health Professions advising, coordinate the annual award process for health professions student scholarship and award winners.

Manages the application process by participating in committee interviews, providing oversight and participation in the annual committee letter writing process, ultimately editing and submitting the final committee letters, staying up to date with applicant progress, following through with all evaluation forms from professional schools, and advocating for applicants as appropriate.

Teaches one or more courses annually that are central to the program

Serves as club advisor to the student health professions organization to support co-curricular mentorship and professional development

Collaborates with advancement and alumni relations to strengthen relationships between alumni and on-campus constituents and to pursue external funding for initiatives related to the Health Professions Program

Proposes new academic programs pertinent to health professions and consistent with the College mission, lead decision-making related to those proposals, and participate in the implementation of resulting programs

Performs administrative duties in support of the Health Professions Program including planning, preparation, and administration of the yearly program budget, management of the health professions e-mail listserv for current students, maintenance of an updated program website that serves as a valuable resource to current and prospective students, annual assessment of student outcomes and program success, and preparation of a comprehensive annual report for the College Senior Leadership Team


Advanced degree beyond Bachelor’s study required
3-5 years of experience in student advising and mentorship of students pursuing careers in the health professions
Expertise in program development and grant writing
Organizational and computer skills
Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality

To apply, please submit a letter of intent, resume or curriculum vitae, and list of references.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2019.

Full details can be found at:

Priority before October 15, 2019
September 13, 2019

Texas State University – Fellowship Advisor

Position Title:   Research Coordinator

The Graduate College at Texas State University is seeking to hire a Research Coordinator to help graduate students identify and prepare for nationally and internationally competitive funding. Texas State University is a doctoral-granting, Hispanic-serving, Emerging Research University located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor, the largest campus in the Texas State University System, and among the largest universities in the state. Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at

The Research Coordinator is a regular, 12-month, full time (100%) staff position working with the lead research coordinator and reporting directly to the Dean of The Graduate College. The Research Coordinator will contribute significantly to the establishment of a culture of scholarship across campus. Specifically, the individual hired will serve as a fellowship advisor, helping Texas State University graduate students identify and apply for extramural competitive fellowships, scholarships, and grants to support graduate study and both thesis and dissertation research projects. The position will serve students on both the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses; while the research coordinator will be housed within The Graduate College on the San Marcos campus, regular travel to the Round Rock campus may be required on a limited basis.

Salary: $49,260

To learn more, please visit

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September 9, 2019

Duke University – Program Director

Job Summary: The Office of University Scholars and Fellows (OUSF) seeks a creative and organized individual with excellent interpersonal skills to lead a team of faculty directors, program coordinators, and graduate assistants to provide programming, mentorship, and experiential opportunities for Duke’s merit scholars. The MSP Director fosters academic engagement by providing vision and oversight for all of Duke’s Merit Scholarship Programs and through building strong working relationships with students, faculty, and the greater campus community.  The MSP Director works closely with campus partners, including Admissions, Alumni Affairs, Financial Aid, Duke Life, Registrar’s office, and University Development, to lead the annual scholar selection and recruitment process. The MSP Director serves as the OUSF point of contact for scholarship donors, including the Duke Endowment and Mastercard Foundation. Some travel is required.

Required Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of experience in higher education administration, preferably with experience advising high-achieving and high-ambition students. Ph.D. or other advanced degree preferred.  Strong and proven organizational, community-building, and written and oral communication skills are essential. The MSP Director must show evidence of a commitment to excellence in education and a record of successful involvement in program development and innovation.  The position also requires experience in managing budgets and employing fiscal responsibility.


The MSP Director should have experience in undergraduate honors programs or other programs for high-achieving students, and must have a demonstrated ability to lead teams of faculty and staff as well as empower students. A background in working with international, low-income, first-generation, racially diverse, and LGBTQ+ students is preferred.

For more information and to apply please go to:

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