Leadership Programming and Communication Coordinator - Luckyday Scholars Program

Mississippi, United States
$41,110.00 - $52,756.00
May 10, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Luckyday Scholars Program at the University of Mississippi seeks energetic and enthusiastic candidates for the new position of Leadership Programming and Communication Coordinator.  The ideal candidate will help cultivate an environment for Luckyday Scholars that promotes a commitment to scholarship, robust community, leadership development, and service to the campus and greater community.  The ideal candidate will also have superior written and verbal skills, the ability to strategize, create, and communicate vision, and desires to work in a dynamic team environment.  

The Leadership Programming and Communication Coordinator will work alongside the Director and Assistant Director to lead and advance a comprehensive competitive scholarship program that seeks to create a community of scholars who aspire to servant leadership by promoting student holistic growth and well-being through leadership experiences, living-learning communities, peer mentorship, professional development, service learning opportunities, and a wide variety of curricular and co-curricular programming.  

The Luckyday Scholars Program at the University of Mississippi began in 2001 by providing college scholarships to Mississippi high school graduates. Today, each year a cohort of 80 scholars is formed through a competitive application and selection process. Scholarships are privately funded through the Luckyday Foundation. Luckyday Scholars, in addition to programming at their home institution, have the opportunity to collaborate with the Luckyday Foundation and the Luckyday Scholars Programs at Mississippi State and the University of Southern Mississippi.

The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title  VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.