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Director of the Honors Program/Assistant Professor

Doane University
Nebraska, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Doane University, a nationally recognized liberal arts and sciences university in Crete, Nebraska, invites applications for the position of Director of the Honors Program at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The director is a twelve-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty member managing and directing all aspects of the Honors Program. This role includes budget management, recruiting new students both externally and internally each year, overseeing the students' selection processes and Honors program curriculum, teaching select Honors courses, securing instructors to teach Honors courses, and facilitating the Honors Program Advisory Committee.


  • Doctoral degree in a discipline that Doane offers

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities Required for Position:

  • Previous higher education teaching experience
  • Advocate of a liberal arts curriculum
  • Collegial disposition and track-record
  • Experience developing academic programs and partnerships with high schools and community colleges

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities Preferred for Position:

  • Previous teaching or work experiences with an Honors Program
  • Demonstrated understanding of Honors Program(s) in liberal arts settings
  • Previous recruiting experiences

Apply at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three references, and PDFs of transcripts of all graduate work (unofficial accepted for applications). Official transcript of graduate degrees or graduate degree in progress will be required as a condition for employment. Review of applications will begin on February 7, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

At Doane you will enjoy balance between life and work:

  • At Doane, you'll find that we're sensitive to your life outside of work, and we want our employees to enjoy their time at Doane as much as they enjoy their time away.
  • Our time-off plans offer staff a generous paid leave and eight paid holidays each year.
  • Offices close additional days around the winter holidays each year at no vacation expense to our employees.

We offer top-notch benefits:

  • Health, dental , and vision insurance; 403b retirement plan with employer matching contributions
  • Free admission to Doane University events
  • Discounts through Apple, Verizon Wireless and more!
  • We encourage our employees to take advantage of a Doane education with tuition benefits for undergraduate and graduate programs. Employees' dependents can receive tuition benefits in our undergraduate programs too.
  • A mission-driven institution. With a singular direction and focus, Doane handles its business strategically. You'll see the difference of working for a purpose-driven organization that knows where it's going-and where it will take your career.

Doane's Mission Statement

Doane University creates distinctive educational experiences, rooted in the liberal arts, to prepare our students for careers and lives grounded in inquiry, ethics, and a commitment to lead and serve in the global community.

Our Values: Inclusion, Integrity, Innovation and Transformation

Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the University. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Doane is unable to sponsor applicants for work visas.

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