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Associate Director Position for Gemstone Honors Program

Employer
University of Maryland Honors College
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 22, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details  Position Number: 105850 Title: Associate Director Functional Title: Associate Director, Gemstone Program Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1.000 Unit: UGST-HCOL-Gemstone Program Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Background Checks

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Vaccine Protocol

The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position: The Associate Director oversees the administrative functions of the Gemstone Program, including supervising the staff. Specifically, the Associate Director manages the team research component of the Program, which includes advising, teaching two courses, recruiting, training, and supervising section leaders, and coordinating a number of processes and events to monitor the progress of the research teams. The Associate Director will support Program functions to maximize student success and develop procedures to enhance Program efficiency. The Associate Director also trains and supports the mentors and librarians who work with the Gemstone teams. Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree is required. At least five years of full-time experience working with
undergraduate students in a university setting is required.

Preferences: A Ph.D., in any research-intensive discipline, is highly preferred. Preferred experience includes supervising staff, advising/mentoring/counseling students, teaching undergraduate courses, and conducting original research. Must be able to multitask, plan well, and organize a number of different events and activities. Experience working with living/learning communities is highly preferred. Additional Certifications:   Additional Information:   Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position Physical Demands Physical Demands may involve carrying equipment or heavy boxes for events. Posting Date: 04/04/2022 Closing Date:   Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 05/01/2022 Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Applicant Documents Required Documents
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