Director, Renée Crown University Honors Program

Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York
Sep 07, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Director, Renée Crown University Honors Program


Syracuse University invites applications from scholars to serve as Director of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, an all-University program housed administratively in the College of Arts and Sciences. The successful candidate will be eligible for hire at the rank of advanced Associate or Full Professor with tenure. All areas of scholarship are eligible for this position. Special consideration will be given to candidates who strengthen existing programs and initiatives.


For more information on The Renée Crown University Honors Program, visit


The Director is responsible for all aspects of the program, including:

  • Advancing the program’s core values and mission.
  • Teaching in the program for the school or college in which they are tenured.
  • Overseeing the program’s administrative staff.
  • Cultivating strong alumni relations and promoting institutional advancement, including fundraising.


We invite applications from tenured senior faculty members with the following qualifications:

  • Strong administrative background, including curriculum and program development as well as budgetary, supervisory, and fundraising experience.
  • Distinguished record of academic achievement.
  • Experience developing programs to ensure quality engagement.
  • Demonstrated commitment to building an equitable, diverse scholarly environment.
  • Wide-ranging curiosity and interest in building interdisciplinary connections.
  • PhD is required.


The initial appointment term is five years (with a formal review at three years), renewable or extendable by mutual consent.


Please send nominations or inquiries to:

Honors Director Search
300 Hall of Languages
Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York 13244


Review of candidates will begin September 2017, and continue until the position is filled. For a position description and online application instructions, visit #073471. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a history of involvement with Honors or other undergraduate enrichment programs. Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

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