Associate Director - Honors Program

Jan 11, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Associate Director - Honors Program

Requisition Number: STFR004292

Division/College: Undergraduate Education

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Associate Director of the University Honors Program is committed to providing and promoting excellence in Honors education at Northeastern University. The University Honors Program is comprised of approximately 3000 students from each of the seven colleges at the university. This person will foster strong working relationships with students, faculty, staff and alumni. He/She will design and implement programs and services that help provide successful student transition into the intellectual, social, and cultural community of Northeastern University's Honors Program and promote their continued success beyond graduation. He/She will manage aspects of the program including the coordination of curriculum and instruction, contribute to faculty development initiatives, oversight of program initiatives, supervision of staff, assessment of the Program's impact, and university wide relations. The Associate Director will work directly with the Director and the Senior Associate Director of Academic Student Services and Enrollment to provide daily management of program initiatives, such as student recruitment, new student orientation, mentoring Honors Living Learning Communities, preparing upperclass Honors students for leadership roles, and other initiatives as needed. There are some weekend and evening hours required in this position to support programming. The Associate Director will directly supervise and evaluate one Assistant Director and two fulltime Academic Advisors.


The Associate Director must have: MA/MS degree in higher education or a related field and ten years related experience, with at least five years of progressive responsibility for supervision and program management experience. Doctoral degree preferred. Experience with high achieving students preferred. Experience in two or more higher education units. A proven record of successfully developing and implementing new programs.

The Associate Director should possess data management skills including experience with Microsoft Excel, Banner and familiarity with the entire Microsoft Suite. Excellent communication, writing, editing, and interpersonal skills. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and Northeastern University partner administrators. Ability to work with a diverse student population. Ability to manage and multi-task multiple projects, meet deadlines, and stay within budget. Ability to successfully train and supervise staff.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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