The University of Georgia is currently conducting an internal search for the associate director of the Honors Program. The posting will close Nov. 3.
The Honors Program supports nearly 2,500 undergraduates through services including career development and academic advising; small course sections; funded study abroad, internship and research experiential learning opportunities; an accelerated combined degree program; book discussions; faculty and alumni lectures and mentoring; and student organizations.
The program actively recruits potential students; houses the most prestigious academic scholarships offered at UGA—the Foundation Fellowship and Ramsey Honors Scholarship; and oversees the campus-wide processes associated with nationally competitive fellowships such as the Rhodes, Marshall, Goldwater, Truman and Fulbright scholarships.
Honors also administers the campus-wide Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities and its programs, including the annual CURO Symposium and CURO Research Assistantship.
The associate director will report to the Honors Program's associate provost and director, David S. Williams; represent Honors and CURO regionally and nationally; oversee the CURO office and Honors academic advising; coordinate Honors curricular offerings; and supervise several staff members. Job responsibilities are expected to expand in the future.
Requirements for successful candidates include a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree; a faculty appointment at UGA; demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with students, staff, faculty and administrators; documented experience mentoring undergraduates; effectiveness as a staff supervisor; and success in academic leadership.
Read more about the position at https://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2872.