The Elon Academy Assistant Director of College Access will provide summer and year-round support to senior scholars. They will plan and coordinate the Transitions to College Program. They will also be responsible for recruiting, selecting, training, supervising, and assessing summer mentors. In the summer, the Assistant Director of College Access will oversee and assess summer evening activities and handle the logistics of student life. This position reports to the Elon Academy Director.
Senior Scholar Support (year-round programming) : Implement the college planning curriculum during the summer and year-round programs for seniors and families (this includes teaching a college planning class in the summer program)
Conduct individual and group advising sessions and group workshops for senior scholars and families during the summer and year-round programs
Summer Student Life
Oversee all non-academic aspects of the summer program
Coordinate Evening Activities for summer residential program
Update Critical Incidents document and serve as the lead staff member when incidents arise in the summer program
Coordinate summer logistics (housing, dining services, transportation) in conjunction with the Program Assistant
Supervise scholar leadership team
Mentor Recruitment, Selection, Training, Supervision and Assessment
Recruit, select, supervise, and assess Elon Academy summer mentors
Train and supervise Senior College Access Team (CAT) mentors
Transitions to College and Peer Leader Retreat (summer)
Plan and coordinate the Transitions to College Program including training Peer Leaders
Oversee Peer Leader connections to first year college students
Participate in all Elon Academy staff meetings
Assist the Director of Elon Academy as needed on program evaluation
Collaborate with Elon Academy and Center for Access and Success staff
Attend and present at professional conferences regionally and nationally as appropriate
Stay current on changing policies, challenges and opportunities for undocumented students, continuing to closely advice these scholars
Network with colleges, universities, and other college access and success programs
Perform other duties as assigned
Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
Master’s Degree required. Minimum of three years of experience in a related field preferred.
Internal Number: 20121984
About Elon University
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers.
Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 446 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation.
Elon’s 6,277 undergraduate and 811 graduate students come from 48 states and 47 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country.
Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #11 for innovation. Elon is the only university in the nation recognized by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Stud...ent Success.” Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences and service learning.
Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations.
The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.