The Assistant Director provides operational support for all undergraduate Honors students and students in a respective scholarship program. Specific responsibilities include acting as the primary contact for Honors students as well as scholarship program students; managing the budget for both programs; overseeing all administrative and logistical matters related to both programs; advising students; and scheduling of events. Honors Program: • Manages the day-to-day administrative operation of the Honors Program. • Oversees and coordinates all aspects of Honors Program events, including but not limited to sophomore retreat, Boston alumni visit, annuals Honors banquet, and cultural, professional development, and social events. • Works with the Faculty Director and the Honors Council to maintain a high quality academic and co-curricular experience for the Honors students. Advises students in the Honors Program which may include holding individual meetings with Honors participants on a regular basis, engaging students to keep them connected with the program, and holding regular office hours. • Manages the Honors Program budget. • Manages selection process for new Honors Program members including outreach, invitation, interviews, and final notification. • Manages the administrative process behind the honors project development and completion including final proposal completion dates, faculty liaison assignments, and mid-project review and final project completion dates. • Assists with the Honors Seminar logistics of enrolling students, proposal approval, credit allocation, and student notification. • Coordinates and meets with student representatives and Faculty Director for program planning and feedback. • Coordinates the Summer London Program in collaboration with the Faculty Director and Glavin Office of Multicultural & International Education. Scholarship Program(s): • Responsible for the delivery of scholarship programming (with an emphasis on the Presidential Scholars program to start); works with all appropriate offices to create a high quality academic and co-curricular experience for the students. • Explores potential integration with other scholarship programs, assesses and develops opportunities to create better synergy and consistency between the various programs. • Manages scholarship program events including annual retreat, alumni engagement programs, and monthly meetings. • Acts as a contact to students in a Scholars Program which includes holding individual and group meetings, and engaging students to keep them connected to the program. • Assists Undergraduate Admissions, Student Financial Services, and other scholarship programs as necessary for recruitment and retention. • Assists with the marketing strategy to promote and support the scholarship programs, including but not limited to developing a social media plan, web presence, and external publications. • Supports assessment of the program for ongoing quality improvements. Other: • Provides support to the undergraduate curriculum as determined by the Director and/or Associate Director of Academic Services. • Serves as a member of the senior leadership team in Academic Services. • Assumes additional responsibilities as required.
Supervises: Student Worker(s)
Education Requirements: Minimum Level of Education Required Bachelor's Degree Position Knowledge/Skills & Abilities Requirements: • A minimum of 4-6 years of previous program management experience. • Ability to be self-directed and work independently. • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to details. • Excellent interpersonal and counseling skills. • Exceptional oral and written communication skills. • Ability to be a self-starter, to multi-task, and to work with all constituencies. • Database management skills and supervisory skills. • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook). • Able to work with culturally ethnically, culturally, and socially diverse students, staff, and faculty. • Knowledge of scholarly standards and methodologies. • Envisions and proposes new methods to perform tasks that support ET&A; takes thoughtful risks; and accepts new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results. • Anticipates and embraces change; demonstrates willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.
Working Conditions: • Occasional evenings and weekends. Must be able to attend bi-monthly meetings and events during evenings and work occasional weekends. • Travel required very occasionally. • Must have had a valid unrestricted U.S. Driver's License for one year, and maintain throughout employment an insurable (as determined by the College's insurer's criteria) or a satisfactory driving record; must successfully complete and pass the College's vehicle training program within the first 60 days of employment; annual or more frequent review of employee's driving record based on the College insurer's criteria; and safety training as required by management.
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