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McNair Research Scholars Project Director

Employer
Delta State University
Location
Mississippi, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Delta State University

McNair Research Scholars Project Director

Position Type: Staff

Department: Graduate and Continuing Studies (Department)

Posting Number: 201201322

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Non-Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 12 month

Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Dean of Graduate and Honors Studies, the McNair Research Scholars Project Director will be responsible for all aspects of the project, including programmatic and fiscal management. The Project Director will coordinate the day-to-day activities with program participants and faculty serving as advisors and research mentors. The project director is responsible for ensuring that all required activities are provided, data on participation and academic progress is collected and entered, and reporting is prepared and submitted within deadlines. This position is essential to complete the required objectives of the grant.

Qualifications:
Master’s degree required; Three years’ experience in higher education administration, advising, management, or counseling. Strong knowledge of academic research. Experience managing or implementing federal grant funding. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and time management skills. Experience directly advising and mentoring students similar to McNair Research Scholars. Committed to the mission and vision of the McNair Program.Master’s degree required; Three years’ experience in higher education administration, advising, management, or counseling. Strong knowledge of academic research. Experience managing or implementing federal grant funding. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and time management skills. Experience directly advising and mentoring students similar to McNair Research Scholars. Committed to the mission and vision of the McNair Program.Master’s degree in a STEM field preferred. Strong preference for a candidate who is a McNair alumnus. Strong preference for a candidate with experience working in a TRIO program. Strong preference for a candidate with professional experience in a STEM field. Ideally with at least one published academic article and experience supervising student research.

Salary:
12 monthCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree required; Three years’ experience in higher education administration, advising, management, or counseling. Strong knowledge of academic research. Experience managing or implementing federal grant funding. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and time management skills. Experience directly advising and mentoring students similar to McNair Research Scholars. Committed to the mission and vision of the McNair Program.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in a STEM field preferred. Strong preference for a candidate who is a McNair alumnus. Strong preference for a candidate with experience working in a TRIO program. Strong preference for a candidate with professional experience in a STEM field. Ideally with at least one published academic article and experience supervising student research.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Your application package should include at a minimum a cover letter addressing how your experience and skills meet the requirements of the position, a resume, a list of at least three professional references, and an unofficial transcript from your most recent degree.

Additional Information:
This position is on-site at Delta State University and not eligible for remote work.

This position is funded by a grant and begins October 1st, 2022.

Open Date: 08/30/2022

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University. jeid-c9450c0b3dcb3b4487f31ff187a42119
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