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Assistant Director of Honors for Student Affairs
Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ
University Honors Program-Metro
Dr. April Patrick
Hiring Manager Title:
University Honors Program Director
Commensurate with Experience
The Assistant Director of Honors for Student Affairs reports to the
University Director of Honors and leads co-curricular initiatives
for FDU Honors (including Honors Academy, Honors Program, and
Global Scholars) on both New Jersey campuses. This student-centered
staff member will support honors students throughout their time at
FDU . The primary areas of focus will include co-curricular
activities (on and off campus events, first-year experience, honors
housing, student mentoring) and admissions (recruitment of students
through high-touch process of application and interviews).
The incumbent receives minimal general supervision concerning
objectives to be achieved and characteristics of required results
and holds a leadership role within honors. The Assistant Director
is expected to work independently and collaboratively on
assignments and special projects and prioritize tasks in accordance
with the needs of the two offices. The Assistant Director makes
decisions within established procedural guidelines or proposes new
processes when current guidelines do not address a specific
1. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Student
Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or related field
2. A minimum of 3 years related student affairs or honors
3. Working knowledge of student development theory and practice.
Working knowledge of or willingness to learn honors best
4. Strong communication and writing skills and ability to set
priorities and manage multiple tasks.
5. Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of
students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
6. Must be available to work non-standard hours as required,
including evenings and weekends.
7. Proficiency in the use of database systems, internet-access
software, Microsoft Office, and social media platforms. Knowledge
of Ellucian preferred.
8. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.
Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing
the background check and produce a Social Security Card.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application Types Accepted:
Application for Employment
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
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