Division: Academic Affairs
Recruitment Pool: Open to General Public
Position Type: Full-time Salaried/ Staff
Funding Type: Grant-funded/Restricted
Posting Date: July 29, 2015 (Corrected 8/17/2015)
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Work Days: Monday – Friday
Working Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (flexible schedule, may include evenings and weekends)
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Director of Honors College serves under the leadership of the Director of Honors College. He/she is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day management of Honors College; contacts and community services; collaborate with the Office of Admissions; work closely with staff on recruitment of students and Presidential Scholars; and advises Honor College students on academic career related issues. With assistance of the staff, oversee student databases and monitor student progress. The Assistant Director will oversee grants, collaborate with academic schools and departments in facilitating student travel to conferences, identifying student presentation opportunities, selecting guest speakers and consultants, and implementing relevant curricular and co-curricular initiatives; The Assistant Director will collaborate with the offices of Career Services, Panther Steps /University 101, Financial Aid, Housing, Counseling and Service Learning; assist the Director in organizing Honors events, including inductions, retreats, Honor Council events, meetings, Honor Week, theses presentations, and performs any other duties assigned within the scope of this position.
QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: Master’s degree, and at least two (2) years of experience in an academic discipline, higher education, or relevant field is required. A doctorate degree is preferred. The applicant must possess excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written). He/she must demonstrate the ability to interact positively and proactively with students, faculty and staff and be able to work a flexible schedule that may include occasional evening and weekend assignments. The candidate must have good computer skills and be committed to the Claflin University mission and Guiding Principles.
Special Note: Effective January 1, 2011, all new hires must pass a criminal background check.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately.
Application Procedure: Candidates must submit an application, resume’ of related work experience(s), unofficial transcript(s) and three current letters of recommendation to:
Claflin University – Human Resources Office
400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, SC 29115
Fax # 803-535-5818 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office before the closing date. Office Number: 803-535-5635 Job Line Number: 803-535-5394 TDD Number: 1-800-735-8583 (TDD).
Equal Opportunity Employer