Director, Honors College (#20564) NH

Lone Star College- North Harris Campus
Jun 06, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
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Lone Star College- North Harris Campus

Director, Honors College (#20564) NH 

Position Summary
Principal and primary academic and budgetary officer for respective campus Honors College office. Provide positive leadership regarding Honors curricular and co-curricular course offerings and programming, Honors Faculty, and honors students' success that further the academic, programmatic, and scholarly mission of the institution in its service to the community. Support the Honors College's mission of being national leaders in honors education and promote Lone Star College as an institution of first choice. Process academic and student services related policy and procedure, determination of honors academic standards and benchmarks, participation in budgetary allocations, and assessment necessary for the development, growth and continued improvement of curricular and co-curricular honors programming. Holds direct management authority and accountability to execute policies and operational initiatives for functional area.

Job Functions

1. Provides guidance and resources to staff and faculty for professional development in an overall campus department location. Plan, develop and implement all honors curriculum, outcomes and offerings. Hold campus Honors Faculty meetings and professional development sessions for continued improvement.
2. Implement best practice-based processes for honor registration and enrollment. Address honors related complaints, issues and eligibility.
3. Schedules work and activities.
4. Organizes, plans and prioritizes work, including campus-level curricular and co-curricular activities, Honors events, long-range plans and campus evaluation and professional development.
5. Has accountability for all duties of subordinates of Honors staff and oversees student data tracking, travel and budget.
6. Works collaboratively with internal and external contacts. Maintains a visible role in the community and with local ISDs.
7. Negotiates and deals with vendors and outside organizations.
8. Analyzes and interprets detailed information to develop campus-strategic goals and provide semesterly and yearly program evaluation / curricular assessment.
9. Develops and manages contracts and budgets and send to Associate Vice Chancellor for final approval.
10. Responsible for overseeing Honors student advising, including personalized advising, training advisors/counselors on Honors curriculum and schedules, providing honors-related transfer and scholarship workshops.
11. Responsible for leading honors-related travel. Serve as trip leader for some student conferences and international travel. Support and oversee honors campus-affiliate field trips.
12. Initiate and manage honors recruiting and outreach by leading recruitment drives, high school recruiting visits and events, advertising and distributing scholarships at the campus level and coordinating scholarship plans to enrollment management.
13. Teach one honors section per semester as an adjunct.
14. Support integration initiatives with International Programs and Engagement.
15. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
•Bachelor's degree and at least 7 years ofrelated work experience; at least 3 years in a management or director-level position.

Hiring Salary is $84,502

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