University Honors Program: Assistant Director for Student
Engagement with primary responsibility for leading the Honors
Residential College, Honors student community engagement, and
student leadership initiatives.
The Assistant Director will direct Honors-exclusive residential
programming in Honors Residential College, including the regular
delivery of an Honors residential curriculum, conducting
specialized training for resident assistants/directors working in
the residential college and regular mentorship of their work with
honors residents, and the creation of community-building and
service-related activities; serves as primary contact for the
Offices of Residence Life and Campus Services on housing-related
issues, as well as with the Honors College Faculty-in-Residence on
community-building programming; assists Campus Services in the room
selection process for rising sophomore honors students and pairing
incoming first-year students as roommates; serves as advisor for
Honors Student Advisory Board and organizes social, intellectual,
and leadership activities for Honors community; plans and executes
on-campus Honors student engagement activities, and organizes
Convocation, Honors Week, and Commencement activities; serves as
primary contact for Office of Parent and Family Programs and
organizes Honors family programming and outreach; advises students
(less than 150); assists with recruitment and yield activities.
Required: Master’s degree in any field; three years of full-time
professional advising experience at the college/university level,
exhibiting growth in role. Position not eligible for H-1B
Consideration may be given to candidates with significant
demonstrated advising and professional experience in honors
programs/colleges and/or similar programs for high-ability student
populations; experience working with diverse students, including
first generation, international students, etc. (advising,
programming, student organizations, career advising, and/or study
abroad advising, etc.); excellent written and oral communication
(including public speaking), organizational, technological, and
collaborative skills; and significant professional experience in
residence life and/or residential education.
Submit cover letter and resume to
Inquiries may be directed to Zeb Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening
of applications will begin January 3, 2022 and continue until the
position is filled.
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