Assistant Director, The Honors College

Chattanooga, Tennessee
May 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Director, The Honors College  Requisition # 17000000A5 


This position is responsible for supervising parts of the daily operations of the Honors College and has primary responsibility for the coordination of the High Achieving Mocs Living Learning Community and the Innovations in Honors Program. This position will also advise 50-100 students in the college and assist in the oversight of budget operations and recruiting efforts as well as planning, implementing, and facilitating special programs and events for prospective and current students. Review of applications will begin May 22 and remain open until the position is filled. A cover letter, curriculum vita, and lists of references must accompany the application. Responsibilities include:

  • Managing all admissions for the High Achieving Mocs Living Learning Community (HAM LLC) and Innovations in Honors (IIH) program; responsible for application information, recruitment planning and events, and acceptance procedures for these programs.
  • Preparing and participating in all recruiting events tied to our community college partners and the Innovations in Honors program.
  • Coordinating and organizing all programmed activities for the HAM LLC and IIH, including both campus and community-tied events.
  • Travelling to state, regional, national and possibly international honors conferences with students.
  • Assisting in connecting students to appropriate resources including the Office for Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors, the Center for Global Education, and others.
  • Providing letters of recommendation for students applying for special programs, internships, and graduate/professional programs.
  • Teaching UHON 1000, 2000, 3000 or 4000 as needed.
  • Actively participating in the National Collegiate Honors Council and possibly the Southern Regional Honors Council.
  • Coordinating, facilitating, and supervising all service-learning and civic engagement activities for the College with community site personnel.


Master’s degree required. Must have at least two years working in a university setting; honors, advising, and/or student services experience preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal, public relations, and communication skills; ability to handle multiple and on-going projects; familiarity with Microsoft Office; must have computational and data management skills.

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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