Honors Program Coordinator (Academy) (Richland 6055 )
Division: LEAD - Richland
Position Number: 081406055
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: $3,392.42/Monthly, Range C09
Work Days/Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with some evening required activities
Posting Number: 03055
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:
Responsible for leading a comprehensive honors program designed to provide students with an enriched and challenging academic community of learners and to facilitate the transfer of students to competitive public or private four year colleges and universities. Responsible for coordinating various functions of the honors program such as, but not limited to student recruitment, faculty recruitment and orientation, case management services, academic advising, registration, new student orientation, student recognition ceremonies, tracking of academic progress, transfer assistance and other related student services. Responsible for the day to day operation of the honors program, honors courses, co-curricular learning experiences and any other activities necessary to achieve program objectives. Actively recruits, enrolls and orients students for the honors program. Acts as a resource in answering questions and providing information regarding the honors program. Prepares and coordinates internal and external marketing efforts to include planning/preparing public information campaigns and delivering presentations for public education programs. Coordinates and provides various student services and support functions to retain honor students so they will graduate as honors scholars. Manages the scholarship award process for the honors program. Chairs the honors program steering committee and keeps the executive dean informed of activities and outcomes. Works closely with honors program steering committee and Instructional Schools to create innovative honors courses and program offerings. Schedules courses, invites faculty members to teach and provides professional development opportunities for instructors. Administers and monitors assigned budget. Assists in developing proposals for external funding of education programs. Develops and maintains recordkeeping systems; ensures completion of mandated reports in compliance with all requirements. Maintains data and produces statistical reports related to functions and maintains records of student population served, achievements and activities. Responsible for creating educational partnerships with honors programs at two and four year colleges throughout the state and nation. Develops articulation agreements with four year honors programs. Establishes and maintains partnerships with community business/organizations and other entities to leverage resources to support the honors program. Supervision: Responsible for the selection, training, coaching, development and evaluation of assigned full time staff.
Works requires ability to lift and carry moderately heavy materials weighing up to twenty pounds.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
IMPORTANT NOTE: PART TIME WORK COUNTS AS HALF TIME WORK EXPERIENCE EXAMPLE: 12 MONTHS PART TIME = 6 MONTHS FULL TIME.
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# of Months:
Close Date: 07/02/2014
Open Until Filled: NoMinimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of experience in an educational environment or student services area or Associates degree plus six years of experience in an educational environment or student services area. Must have one year of supervisory experience of full time staff. Requires advanced skills in word processing and spreadsheet applications and the ability to adapt to new software technology. Requires program expertise in the design and implementation of instructional programs and special events. Requires a valid Texas driver's license and the ability to travel as required between district locations. Requires proven writing skills, the ability to coordinate and/or perform multiple tasks simultaneously, meet tight deadlines and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service. Official transcripts will be required. * Will be subject to a criminal background check and/or fingerprinting.*