The Peter Kiewit Foundation Engineering Academy scholar program is a unique opportunity to work with a cohort-based program for financially need conscious undergraduate engineering students with a commitment to advancing women in the field of engineering.
The Assistant Director will work in collaboration with the Director of Engineering Scholar Programs to further develop the mission and goals of the scholar program and will be involved in aspects of the Program including, but not limited to, teaching, coaching, workshop and event planning, and curriculum development. The Assistant Director will help to develop personal and professional development workshops, advise the student advisory board, teach cohort specific sections of Engineering 10 and 20 seminars, manage the learning community, and provide success coaching to students.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, business, education, social sciences, student affairs, or related field. Three years' experience in working with students is required. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication, and presentation skills are essential. Excellent organization/time management skills. Must have the ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Demonstrated experience presenting to large and diverse groups. Demonstrated ability to plan and organize events.
The ideal candidate may have a Master's Degree in Engineering, business, education, social sciences, student affairs, or related field. Previous supervisory experience of professional staff or student workers. Experience teaching is helpful. Counseling skills and knowledge of theory/application are helpful. Ability to interpret statistical information desirable.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.