Assistant Director Honors Program 8372BR Provost USD - Honors Program
Detailed Job Description
Explore, develop, and plan initiatives that enhance opportunities for ambitious students
Make data-driven and strategic recommendations to the director of the Honors Program and the dean of the University Studies Division regarding the fostering of positive admission and retention outcomes.
Manage the workflow of the office, including supervision of supporting staff.
Supervise, participate in, and evaluate the tracking student fulfillment of program requirements; collaborate with the Honors Program director regarding student standing; certify graduates with the Registrar's Office.
Collaborate with the director of the Honors Program regarding the establishment and communication of standards and expectations.
Coach and mentor student organizations.
Plan and implement program events including orientation, social/community building events, the annual research and creativity symposium, graduation reception, alumni events, and others as needed.
Plan and implement successful student recruitment and onboarding, including activities related to orientation (fall and spring), and partnering with Enrollment Management to promote opportunities for high-achieving students.
Collaborate with the Office of Foundation Relations and the University Studies Division Advancement officer regarding stewardship and outreach, including alumni relations and support for the Honors Program.
Serve as a liaison to other university offices, including but not limited to Enrollment Management, Housing, Dining Services, Registrar, Commencement, New Student Orientation, Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, etc.
Masters degree in any discipline
Two years of administrative or other relevant experience in a student-centered environment
Understanding of the nature and value of honors education in a comprehensive university environment
Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing work environment under pressure
Ability to manage projects, prioritize assignments, and solve problems
Excellent communication, organizational, and collaborative skills
Ethical treatment of and discretion in dealing with student records and financial data
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .