Specialist, CE/T and Scholar Programming - Western Kentucky University
Western Kentucky University
Location: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Internal Number: 146985
Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Fri Apr 29 2022 Job Description:
The Mahurin Honors College invites applicants for the position of Specialist, CE/T and Scholar Programming. WKU is a progressive institution that seeks candidates possessing the same qualities. The Mahurin Honors College seeks an outgoing, proactive, detail-oriented person, with creative problem-solving abilities to advise MHC scholars related to undergraduate research and the Capstone Experience/Thesis projects, and to coordinate scholar programming. The position reports to the Assistant Director of Academics within the Mahurin Honors College.
Information about WKU and the Mahurin Honors College can be found at www.wku.edu/honors. For more information, contact Susann Davis, Chair of the Search Committee, at [email protected]
Customary duties for this position may include but are not limited to:
Capstone Experience/Thesis (CE/T):
Advise MHC scholars on the CE/T administrative process
Oversee capstone theses process including making edits and guiding students
Process CE/T proposal paperwork, track progress through completion, and promulgate defenses
Create & deliver workshops for scholars to promote research and CE/T participation
Coordinate ordering printed, bound copies of completed CE/T projects
Keep CE/T Handbook, forms and related website current and collect and analyze appropriate metrics data
Work with campus partners to coordinate social, cultural, and intellectual programming in support of the MHC mission and culture
Serve as professional team advisor for the Honors Social Planning Board
Serve as the MHC Living Learning Coordinator (LLC) liaison
Oversee planning and execution of special events (e.g., graduation, LLC programming, and parent outreach)
Track appropriate programming data and metrics
Knowledge and Skills Considered Essential for Success:
Familiarity with honors, undergraduate research, and/or experience working with similarly high-potential populations
Demonstrated evidence of a team-oriented, professional mindset with the experience and ability to be a creative problem-solver
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and show attention to detail in a fast-paced professional environment
Excellent community building, organization, and communication both verbal and written skills
Demonstrated passion for student service and success
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
Willingness to work some evenings, weekends, and to travel occasionally; and
Demonstrated proficiency and comfort with various computer technology (i.e., Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook) and ability to learn applications and systems that support the work of the office.
Salary Grade: 107 Salary Range: $35,568
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