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Coordinator, Honors Program
Responsible for managing the day-to-day activities required to maintain and develop an Honors Program serving approximately 100 students. Reports to the Provost/VP for Academic Affairs.
Corresponds with students concerning admission requirements, application, academic advising, program requirements, and graduation requirements. Develops recruitment and retention ideas for review by the Director and the University Honors Program Committee. Maintains student records and periodically assess student standing; assists in planning and facilitating co-curricular events, field trips, and other student events. Assists in developing strategies for enhancing student opportunities for internships, undergraduate research, study abroad, and other academic opportunities. Communicates and/or works with staff from several areas including the Admissions Office, the Registrarís Office, the Career Management Center, the Counseling Center, the Housing Office, and the Print Shop. Attends Mustang Rally, Spirit Days, annual National Collegiate Honors Council conferences, and annual Great Plains Honors Council conferences. Assists with program assessment and evaluation; and other duties commensurate with qualifications and abilities as assigned.
Must be able to travel to accompany students at conferences and field trips.
Previous involvement as a student or staff member of a University or Community College Honors Program or Honors College preferred; otherwise requires experience as a staff member in a college environment that involves regular communication with students.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; facility with Word, Excel, and Internet required; facility with or willingness to learn Access.
Bachelorís degree required; Masterís preferred.
Must have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Must be a positive representative of the university and possess the ability to establish working relationships with various constituencies including a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends and be able to travel with students to conferences and on field trips. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.