The Honors Student Services Program Administrator serves as primary advisor to undecided and pre-major Honors students, as secondary advisor to all Honors students, as well as develops, implements, and coordinates student development programs for this population. Reporting to the Associate Director for Enrollment Management, this person supports the academic mission of the Honors Program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide academic advising for all Honors students assigned to the Academic Center for Exploratory Students (ACES).
Coordinate and implement the Honors Peer Advisor Program through the development and supervision of the Honors Guides for Peer Success (Honors GPS) student advising team.
Provide secondary advising regarding Honors Program requirements and policies to all Honors students.
Assist with Honors orientation programs and advising for new students.
Supervise student employees hired to serve as Honors GPS's, including administrative duties related to selection, schedule coordination, and performance evaluation.
Assist with the early intervention program for first-year Honors students to help them achieve success.
Assist with annual review of students eligible for probation or dismissal from Honors.
Coordinate other special projects and programs as assigned by the Associate Director.
Serve on Honors Program and University-wide committees as requested/approved by the Associate Director.
Represent the Honors Program at UConn events as assigned; assist with Honors Program receptions.
Assist with the development and maintenance of Honors advisor training programs.
Conduct workshops for students and others about Honors requirements and participation.
Provide assistance with the maintenance of Honors advising communication.
Assist in the development of publications and materials related to the Honors Program.
Complete other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in counseling, education, or a related field.
5 years' experience working with undergraduate students in a professional advising or counseling role, with at least one year serving as an advanced team member.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proven ability to manage and perform administrative functions.
Ability to successfully advise undergraduate students and to interpret educational records and data related to student academic performance and progress.
Excellent organizational skills and the demonstrated ability to manage multiple short- and long-term projects.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, administrators as well as external constituents and the public.
Experience working with diverse, underrepresented, and/or first generation students.
Willingness and ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours as needed to support program events and activities.
Experience with supervision of student staff.
Master's degree in counseling, education, or a related field.
Experience in an Honors program or college as a student or staff member.
Professional work experience at a large university.
Experience working with high-achieving students.
Experience with assessment and program evaluation.
Proven ability to work independently and to solve problems and approach challenges in a flexible and/or creative way.
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot problems that interfere with the student's academic progress and work effectively to resolve them.
Demonstrated experience planning, coordinating and implementing program services and activities.
This is a permanent full-time position.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #494534 to upload aresume, cover letter,and contact information forthree (3) professional references. Please note that references will not be contacted until later in the search process after discussion with applicants.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on May 30, 2020.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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Internal Number: 494534-2276_1588327508
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