Program Manager of Honors Student Recruitment and Success

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 02, 2021
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Full Time

Program Manager of Honors Student Recruitment and Success

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The University Honors Program is comprised of approximately 3,300 academically gifted students. The Program Manager of Honors Student Recruitment & Success is responsible for coordinating enrollment management and student success initiatives with the goal of building a diverse and talented student body that is supported, retained, and achieves Honors Distinction upon graduation.

The Program Manager also plays an integral role in the University Honors Programs and co-coordinates initiatives such as Orientation, Welcome Week activities, graduation recognition programming, and other initiatives as needed. The Program Manager also provides limited developmental advising to Honors students on issues such as Honors course selection, academic support, and co-curricular opportunities. Additionally, the Program Manager supports student learning by either teaching one section of the Honors Discovery introductory course or by serving as a Program Manager for one Honors Living Learning Community. There are some weekend and evening hours required in this position to support programming.

Masters Degree in higher education or related field required and 2 years previous work experience in higher education required. Experience in college student recruitment, enrollment management, or advising is highly desirable. Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills required. Computer skills, experience working with database software / website maintenance desirable. Ability to prioritize tasks and work collaboratively. Experience working directly with students and providing excellent student programming opportunities highly desired. The Program Manager should demonstrate a student-centered approach to helping students define and achieve their goals.

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Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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