Academic Program Specialist

, GA
May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Performs a variety of professional and administrative duties in support of the day-to-day operations of a function, program, and/or dept; assists in program planning & development; interpret, monitor, & analyze information regarding operating policies & procedures; administers budgets; & coordinate academic and/or staff personnel matters. Performs professional administrative support duties to upper level executive.

The Academic Program Specialist (APS) is responsible for coordination and administration of the Honors First Year Seminar including instruction and management of a cohort of Honors peer-mentors, who provide assistance to instructors of the course and support for enrolled students. They are responsible for this aspect of the Honors curriculum as well as continuous assessment and updates of course content and materials. The APS will work to develop a faculty/staff mentor program for the Honors living-learning community and will supervise all activities of the Honors Club student registered student organization. This position will provide academic advisement during peak advising times. May involve course instruction and other duties as assigned.

As part of the background check process, this position WILL require a satisfactory Consumer Credit check and MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) as a condition of employment. See and for policy guidelines.

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 8 years of related experience OR a High School diploma and 3 years of college coursework and 9 years of related experience OR High School diploma and 12 years.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Master's or doctoral degree and experience with teaching in higher education settings

-an understanding of teaching pedagogy

-an understanding and experience with evaluation of teaching and learning outcomes

-experience supervising students

-experience with Honors programs


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