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Assistant Director, Honors Program
Responsible for assisting the Director in administering all aspects of the program, including planning and development, office operations, recruitment, budgeting, and overseeing the Coordinator in managing the day-to-day activities required to maintain and develop an Honors Program. Reports to the Director of the Honors Program.
Assists the Director in selecting and advising Honors Program students, works closely with the Honors Program Faculty Committee on program development, helps select Honors courses, serves as advisor to the Honors Student Committee, teaches sections of the Honors Leadership Seminar as needed, actively seeks and develops leadership and research opportunities for students in the program, supervises the Honors Program Coordinator and student assistant(s), assists students directly with academic advising, program requirements, and graduation requirements. Works closely with Honors faculty, oversees the development of strategies for enhancing student opportunities for internships, undergraduate research, study abroad, and other academic opportunities. Attends Mustangs Rally, M.O.R.E., student committee meetings, Honors events, and the annual National Collegiate Honors Council and Great Plains Honors Council conferences. Oversees program assessment and evaluation; and other duties commensurate with qualifications and abilities as assigned.
Physical Condition
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.
Must be acquainted with University policies and procedures, knowledgeable in the use of personal computers and commonly used office software programs, such as Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as standard office practices and procedures.
Master's Degree required.
Additional Requirements
Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills; be able to interpret and apply complex academic requirements; and have proven organizational skills. 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.

Last Updated 07-06-2016