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November 7, 2018

Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation Administrative Officer

 The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, an independent agency of the U.S. Federal government with a mission to identify and support college sophomores and juniors who show exceptional promise of becoming this Nation’s next generation of research leaders in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics, invites applications for the position of Administrative Officer of The Foundation.

 The Administrative Officer, who reports to the Foundation’s President, is responsible for overseeing and facilitating the efficient and effective daily operation of The Foundation.   We seek an individual who, among other things, can: 1) interface effectively with a broad array of constituents, including students, campus representatives, parents, members of Congress and their staffs and other interested parties; 2) oversee and maintain the Foundation’s financial records and transactions, including preparation of the annual audit report; 3) maintain all data records; 4) serve as the point of contact with other government agencies; 5) serve as a representative of the Foundation in the absence of the President; and 6) provide input to the President on matters relevant to The Foundation.

 A complete job announcement, including a list of required knowledge, skills and abilities, a detailed list of duties, and a description of required application materials, can be found on the Goldwater Scholarship Foundation’s web page (https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/ )

 Inquiries can be sent to Dr. John Mateja, President, Goldwater Scholarship Foundation (Goldwaterpres@goldwaterscholarship.gov). 

Open until filled
November 2, 2018

Florida Gulf Coast University - Director, Office of Competitive Fellowships

The Director will identify, recruit, and develop FGCU students who are competitive candidates for awards such as the Fulbright, Goldwater, Truman, Boren, Gilman, Udall, and the like. This office serves the entire FGCU student population and reports to the Director of the Honors College. The founding Director will create processes, strategies, and partnerships to support competitive fellowship efforts and raise awareness of these opportunities with key campus constituencies.

Duties
Identifies, recruits, and develops students who are competitive candidates for awards such as the Fulbright, Goldwater, Truman, Boren, Gilman, Udall, and the like.
Creates processes, strategies, and partnerships to support competitive fellowship efforts.
Manages the recruitment, screening, and internal application processes for the major scholarship cycles.
Provides intensive hands-on advising to applicants, ensuring that they have every opportunity to develop high-quality applications.
Promotes awareness of major fellowships opportunities among students and faculty;
Teaches one three-hour course for the Honors College per year.
 
Qualifications
An earned doctorate or terminal degree from an accredited institution.
A record of teaching and scholarship sufficient to be hired as a ranked faculty member at FGCU.
Two years of demonstrated experience working with students on competitive fellowship and research opportunities.
 
Preferred Qualifications
Three years of full-time experience in competitive fellowships advising.
A record of success in helping students receive competitive fellowships and research awards.
Experience starting and developing new university initiatives.
Prior administrative experience.

Full description at: https://jobs.fgcu.edu/postings/6238

Open until filled
October 25, 2018

University of South Carolina - National Fellowships Coordinator

The Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, SC Honors College, at the University of South Carolina is Soliciting Applications for a National Fellowships Coordinator

Job Purpose:

The National Fellowships Coordinator is a professional position in the Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs, a unit in the Honors College. Staff members should possess a wide-ranging intellectual curiosity and a commitment to working with high ability students. The coordinator will perform a variety of duties in support of the recruitment and advisement of students considering and applying for national fellowships and scholarships. The Coordinator will facilitate the recruitment and promotion efforts, conduct workshops, provide individual advising and assist in program development and administration. As a staff member in a multi-function unit, the position may include additional responsibilities as assigned to meet the needs of USC’s academically talented students and to support the academic mission of the University. As a staff member in the Honors College you will be part of a dynamic, driven and passionate community.

From our diverse and highly regarded faculty to our top tier students, everyone here is invested in learning, in and out of the classroom, which is why we're ranked consistently as one of the top honors colleges in the country. Our faculty and staff are devoted to our students and we pride ourselves on the individual attention and mentoring students receive here. We distinguish ourselves by offering opportunities for learning beyond the classroom.

Position Requirements:

Master’s degree in Student Services or related field, or bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience.  Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, exercise good judgment, discretion, and be able to work courteously with diverse groups. Prior advising with post-secondary high ability students, and working knowledge of national fellowship competitions is preferred.  Must be able to take direction, initiate action, and work as a team member. 

Application Procedure:

This position will remain open until filled. Please visit http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/43551 to apply for the posting.

Open until filled
October 2, 2018

University of Washington – Assistant Director, Mary Gates Endowment

The Assistant Director for the Mary Gates Endowment for Students primarily counsels and advises scholarship applicants and recipients, and plans and coordinates the programs and scholarship application processes of the Mary Gates Endowment for Students. This position develops programs and opportunities that enhance the value of being named a Mary Gates Scholar. This position will also counsel and advise students on how to get involved in leadership and undergraduate research, and lead workshops, information sessions and related events in collaboration with the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards. This position contributes to the work of the Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity (EXPD) and works particularly closely with the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards, and the Undergraduate Research Program.

Full description at: https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/ENG/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&jobhistory=1&szOrderID=160913

Open until filled, priority date is October 22
September 27, 2018

New College of Florida – Assistant Director, Center for Career Engagement and Opportunity

The Assistant Director of the Center for  Career Engagement and Opportunity reports to the Director of the Center for Engagement and Opportunity and provides support and strategic insights among a team responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating career and internship exploration and placement, fellowships, and grants, job placement, work-study, personal and professional development and other areas as appropriate. This position works to support the professional and personal development of students and alumni, and assists in developing the response to the State University System metrics with timely, effective communications and processes.

NCF is committed to the principles of equal educational and employment opportunities for, and nondiscrimination towards applicants and employees with respect to race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran status, as provided by law, and in accordance with NCF’s respect for personal dignity. It is NCF’s goal to create and maintain a work and study environment that is positive and free of unlawful discrimination. Further, NCF encourages the recognition of diversity of its population and seeks to promote delivery systems, curricula activities, and programs that reflect this diversity in all facets of life at NCF.

The salary range is $45,000-$55,000 annually.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.    A detailed position description and application is available at www.ncf.edu/employment.

Open until filled
September 11, 2018

Drexel University - Director of the Center for Scholar Development

About the office:
Housed within the Pennoni Honors College, the Center for Scholar Development supports both undergraduate and graduate students. We identify and support high-achieving students through workshops and advising focused on scholarly and professional development. We raise campus awareness of nationally competitive fellowship opportunities and help students create successful applications through intensive individual advising and coordination of campus nomination processes.

About the position:
Reporting to the Dean of the Pennoni Honors College, the Director provides intellectual and administrative leadership to the Center for Scholar Development. The Director oversees office operations, works closely with university partners to facilitate the recruitment and preparation of students applying for major fellowships, and manages scholarly and professional development programming for undergraduates. We seek a collaborative leader who will guide and further develop an experienced and enthusiastic team within the CSD and partner with colleagues across the university in creating and implementing dynamic programming.

Preferred Qualifications

- PhD / EdD in academic discipline preferred.
- 5+ years of experience in higher education environment.
- Experience advising STEM preferred.
- Knowledge of national and international scholarship/fellowship competitions, and the student funding environment

The recruiting salary is $69,666 annually.

Application and full description available at www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=83776

Open until filled
September 10, 2018

Mercer University – Coordinator of Fellowships and Scholarships

The primary function of the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships is to identify, recruit, and mentor students applying for nationally and internationally competitive awards. Working in concert with the Director, the Coordinator will have responsibility for the following:

• Developing ongoing strategies for publicizing fellowship opportunities to current students and alumni, including maintaining a robust and current national fellowships website and utilizing social networking technologies to inform students about national fellowship opportunities
• Developing and conducting information sessions and workshops to recruit potential applicants and inform them about application processes
• Assisting students with writing personal statements and developing application materials
• Producing a wide range of informational and promotional materials for dissemination (in print and electronic formats) to students, faculty, and staff
• Working one-on-one with applicants to mentor them through the application process
• Maintaining a database to track student recruitment and competition outcomes
• Investigating and publicizing new fellowship opportunities as they arise
• Publicizing student accomplishments and recognizing fellowship and scholarship recipients
• Managing logistical aspects of information sessions, application processes, and publicity events

Required Qualifications

A master's degree in an arts or science discipline from an accredited college/university is required, along with at least one year of relevant experience, examples of which might include: teaching college composition; academic advising in a college or university setting; experience working, studying, or conducting research abroad; and/or experience with service-oriented programs such as Teach for America and/or the Peace Corps.  Prior experience in an academic environment working with high achieving students and/or with fellowship and scholarship is desired.

To learn more about the position and to apply, please visit http://mujobs.mercer.edu/cw/en-us/job/492469/coordinator-of-fellowships-and-scholarships

Open until filled
September 7, 2018

University of Pennsylvania - Director, Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF)

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) supports students as they pursue transformative experiences through fellowships, scholars programs, and undergraduate research. CURF promotes connections between faculty and students, encourages mentorship, and educates the Penn community about opportunities for all students and alumni.

The Director is fully responsible for all aspects of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF), including budget, staff, and operations. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Work closely with the faculty directors of CURF’s programs, undergraduate deans, leaders in student services, and faculty and academic staff across campus to promote and improve fellowship advising, scholars programs, and undergraduate research opportunities; collaborate with key offices including the undergraduate advising offices, Career Services, College Houses and Academic Services, and Penn Global to promote and improve fellowship advising, scholars programs, and undergraduate research opportunities; serve as lead Penn staff for The Thouron Award, a graduate exchange program between the United Kingdom and the University of Pennsylvania; and work with the Vice Provost for Education and the Executive Director for Education and Academic Planning to develop and implement a strategic planning process that includes assessment of CURF’s mission and programs.

Qualifications

A Master’s degree, previous supervisory experience, and at least 5-7 years of experience in higher education are required. A PhD or other advanced degree is preferred. Experience advising students, major national and international student fellowships and/or research experience with undergraduates is preferred. Successful candidates will have excellent communication and managerial skills, and demonstrate their potential to provide dynamic leadership to Penn’s efforts to support students applying to fellowships and finding research opportunities.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

To learn more about the position and to apply, please visit http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/39367

Open until filled, Interviews  begin September 24
August 22, 2018

Barnard College - Associate Director for Fellowships and Research

Barnard College is seeking an Associate Director for Fellowships and Research; reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Advising and Programs at Beyond Barnard, the Associate Director provides advising and mentoring to support students in their applications for competitive international and domestic fellowships. The position entails the creation of presentations and resources on best practices for applying to fellowships, and the cultivation of relationships with internal stakeholders and external fellowship communities. The Associate Director provides additional guidance and administrative support for research initiatives like the Summer Research Institute and participates on Barnard committees and in nomination processes for internal and external awards.

Essential Duties

• Provide one-on-one advising to students across all majors and years regarding fellowships, research, and other related topics; design programs suited to students at all levels of familiarity with competitive fellowships and research.
• Establish collaborative relationships with faculty, department chairs, student organizations, and other on-campus stakeholders to identify students interested in fellowships, promote fellowship advising, and create programming to prepare students for applications.
• Coordinate or co-coordinate the nomination process for a portfolio of domestic and international competitive fellowships and scholarships as well as for Barnard-specific awards. Expand partnerships with fellowship and scholarship organizations; identify new programs and areas of growth where Barnard students can apply for opportunities.
• Collaborate with offices across campus, including academic departments, to spearhead new undergraduate research initiatives while bolstering existing programs
• Provide administrative leadership of the Summer Research Institute in collaboration with the Faculty Directors and the planning committee.

Required Qualifications

• M.A. required; a history of competitive fellowship success is preferred
• Minimum 3 to 5 years of related/applicable work experience required, preferably in higher education, with background in academic advising, fellowship coaching, research, or related field.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

To learn more about the position and to apply, please visit https://careers.barnard.edu/postings/3768.

Open until filled
August 21, 2018

The University of Texas at San Antonio - Director of Nationally Competitive Scholarships

 The Director of Nationally Competitive Awards and Fellowships will be responsible for creating and running the operations of the new Office of Nationally Competitive Awards and Fellowships. They will identify, recruit, and develop UTSA undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, and faculty who are competitive candidates for awards such as Truman, Fulbright, Goldwater, and Rhodes. In addition, they will be committed to diversity and inclusive excellence. They will also work closely with the director of our special scholars programs and director of undergraduate research to assist students in securing competitive research opportunities.

 Reporting to the Dean of the Honors College and working collaboratively with other student success/development units, the Director will develop a strategic plan for increasing the number of competitive applicants and award recipients for UTSA. The Director will manage the recruitment, screening, and internal application processes for the major scholarship cycles. They will provide intensive hands-on advising to student and faculty applicants, ensuring that they have every opportunity to develop high-quality applications.

UTSA invites applications for the position of Director of Nationally Competitive Scholarships. Applicants should submit their application packages to: https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/10211

September 18, 2018
August 21, 2018

The University of Texas at San Antonio - Director of Undergraduate Research

Learning outside the classroom has an unparalleled impact on undergraduate students. Undergraduate research presents a transformational educational experience for students at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). The Office of Undergraduate Research fosters a collaborative network of programs to engage and support undergraduate students’ participation in research and scholarly activities in all areas of academic inquiry.

UTSA is looking for a director who will lead the program into the future.  Key elements of the Office of Undergraduate Research’s future will be developing and launching successful innovative programs such as cross-disciplinary opportunities, developing new sources of funding, and the promotion of partnerships and collaborations within and outside of UTSA.  The new Director will collaborate with faculty and staff to coordinate internal and external undergraduate research and scholarly activities and to provide opportunities for students to conduct research and creative activities in different environments. In addition, they will be committed to diversity and inclusive excellence.

 The Director is responsible for the management, planning, implementation, and monitoring of undergraduate research programs and initiatives under the direction of Academic Affairs.  UTSA seeks a seasoned leader with demonstrated experience with planning and coordinating internal and external undergraduate research and scholarly activities. The next Director is expected to possess strong communication skills, a collaborative approach, and a willingness to find creative solutions to advance undergraduate research. Specific duties and qualifications can be found on the application website.

 UTSA invites applications for the position of Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research. Applicants should submit their application packages to: https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/10143

September 18, 2018
August 10, 2018

New Jersey Institute of Technology - Associate Director, Prestigious Fellowships & Honors Advising

The Associate Director will support the Honors College Dean in overseeing all fellowship and scholarship initiatives for the College, help to promote and support NJIT undergraduates applying for opportunities including, but not limited to the Boren, Gilman, Fulbright, STEM and research-based awards, and serve as a primary Honors advisor for third and fourth year Honors scholars and all scholars who are enrolled in an accelerated program (medical, law, etc.) The Associate Director will help to develop and execute outreach programs for NJIT undergraduates around such opportunities, plan the annual cycle of information meetings, develop targeted workshops relevant to student development, collaborate with partner offices and faculty as necessary in order to identify candidates for competitions, and work closely with applicants to develop their application effectively. Additionally, the Associate Director will assist in tracking and assessment efforts, recruitment and help to build a successful communication strategy utilizing an effective web presence, social media and others forms of digital outreach. The Associate Director will also be expected to participate in professional development by attending national meetings and training specific to relevant scholarship and fellowship programs as needed. The Associate Director will report to the Dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College.

Essential Functions:
Major activities by way of illustration and not limitation: - Defines and maintains the structure to support a successful national and international scholarship application process in collaboration with the faculty and academic departments. - Works closely with University undergraduate applicants for prestigious fellowships to ensure the strongest possible applications. - Acts as advisor for Honors College scholars enrolled in accelerated degree programs. - In collaboration with Assistant Dean, acts as advisor for Honors College scholars in their junior and senior year. - Manages Honors student records using the University’s Degree Works System to certify their eligibility for graduation.

Additional Functions:
Other duties by way of illustration and not limitation: - As an extension of 3rd- and 4th- year advising, the Associate Director will direct scholars to appropriate internships, co-ops, and study abroad opportunities in coordination with the relevant offices. - Help build a successful communication strategy utilizing an effective web presence, social media and others forms of digital outreach. - Supports ADHC grant writing activities to fund existing or new programs. - Support the undergraduate recruitment efforts of the ADHC, particularly in regards to accelerated degree programs. - Assist in tracking and assessment efforts, participating in accreditation and evaluation processes - Assists the ADHC staff in the co-curricular activities including freshman seminar courses, admissions events, leadership colloquia, alumni events, and other programs. - Other duties as assigned.

Prerequisite Qualifications:
Candidates must possess an advanced degree as well as a record of success in the areas of grant writing, prestigious fellowships and undergraduate advising. Candidate must have experience with or demonstrate a significant understanding of the value of Honors Colleges/ Programs operations. Experience with Degree Works or similar software.

Preferred Qualifications:
Earned doctorate in a technical field, especially one related to the health sciences. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

For more information go to the HR site at: hr.njit.edu

Open until filled 
August 2, 2018

University of Chicago - Assistant Director of Scholarships and Fellowships

The College Center for Research and Fellowships (CCRF) offers comprehensive support for students pursuing undergraduate research and nationally competitive fellowships, scholarships, and postgraduate opportunities. As a part of its charge to support undergraduates in their scholarly advancement, it aims to provide a College-wide framework for undergraduate research and scholarship, supporting both student and faculty engagement in such initiatives. An integral part of the College and Office of the Dean of Students, CCRF is committed to providing high-impact advising and support for undergraduate scholarship and is rooted in the research mission of the University of Chicago and the academic mission of the College. More information about the CCRF is available at https://ccrf.uchicago.edu .

The Assistant Director of Scholarships and Fellowships will support the CCRF leadership in overseeing all fellowship and scholarship initiatives for the College, serve as a primary advisor for first- and second-year students, help to promote and support students applying for opportunities including the CLS, Boren, Gilman, US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes, Davis, DAAD, PPIA programs, and contribute to advancing College Fulbright initiatives. The Assistant Director will help to develop and execute outreach programs for University of Chicago students in the College around such opportunities, plan the annual cycle of information meetings, develop targeted workshops and seminars relevant to student development, and collaborate with partner offices and faculty as necessary in order to identify candidates for competitions. Additionally, the Assistant Director will assist in tracking and assessment efforts, help to build a successful communication strategy utilizing an effective web presence, social media and others forms of digital outreach. The Assistant Director will also be expected to participate in professional development by attending national meetings and training specific to relevant scholarship and fellowship programs. The Assistant Director will report to the Director of the Center for Research and Fellowships and will be a contributing member to the Office of the Dean of Students.

Link to further details and application: https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Assistant-Director-of-Scholarships---Fellowships_JR02355

Open until filled
July 18, 2018

University of Cincinnati - Director, Nationally Competitive Awards

The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards (NCA) serves a diverse population of high-achieving undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni, from disciplines across the university. The Office assists these students in identifying and applying for prestigious awards, enabling students to excel in the next stages of their education and career. UC promotes pre-baccalaureate programs (such as Truman, Goldwater, Boren, and Udall) as well as post-baccalaureate programs (such as Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall, and Schwarzman) and graduate fellowships (such as NSF-GRFP, Soros, and Ford).
 
NCA’s vision is to embolden students to see themselves as award winners. The mission is to support all students to aspire to and successfully compete for prestigious national and international fellowships and awards by:

• Fostering students’ ability to identify, articulate, and advance their strengths, experiences and goals;

• Cultivating a campus culture in which students are empowered and prepared to apply for external awards.

 This is a full-time administrative professional staff position that reports directly to the Vice Provost for International Affairs, Dr. Raj Mehta.  The director works in close partnership with the University Honors Program and both units are housed together. The selected candidate will also work in close partnership with UC International to manage awards such as Fulbright, Boren, Gilman, and DAAD. NCA is a small unit consisting of a director and a graduate assistant.
  
Required Qualifications
• Master’s degree in any discipline
• Familiarity with national scholarships and fellowships
• Undergraduate teaching or advising experience, or similar practical experience
 
Preferred Qualifications
• Experience working with high-achieving students
• Experience with budgetary planning and projections
• Well-developed leadership and collaborative skills
• Well-developed organizational and communication skills, ability to multi-task
• Well-developed writing and editing skills (ideally across diverse fields) for variety of audiences
• Experience with reflective writing and personal statements
• Experience planning and executing small and large scale events
 

To apply, and for complete information, go to: https://jobs.uc.edu/job/Cincinnati-Director-Academic,-National-Competitive-Awards-OH-45201/491328400/

Open until filled
July 17, 2018

Temple University - Assistant Director of Undergraduate Enrichment

Reporting to and in support of the Associate Vice Provost for Student Enrichment, the incumbent plays a key role in administering many of the crucial day-to-day activities of the undergraduate research, scholarship and academic enrichment programs and initiatives in the portfolio of Undergraduate Studies within the Office of the Provost.  This position will manage administrative procedures for Undergraduate Studies’ internal competitions and awards and related events, presentations, workshops, and activities. In addition, the incumbent will provide critical basic advising support for early research experiences, faculty mentor identification, and other academic engagement and experiential learning opportunities; be responsible for promoting programs and initiatives to support and expand all aspects of undergraduate research and creative scholarship across campus including design and delivery of information sessions and production of print and web materials; manage applications and database systems and coordinate application processes; evaluate and use technology to improve efficiency and user experience; track program data and facilitate assessment; and disburse funding to student awardees and reconcile program budgets.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Master’s degree in a research related field (social or behavioral science, natural science, humanities) and at least one year of directly related experience. Demonstrated experience presenting to both small and large groups. Experience conducting scholarly research and an understanding of the value of experiential education. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

* Demonstrated familiarity with project management and implementation.
* Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of administrators, faculty, and students.
* General understanding of grants, budgets and finance.
* Proven ability with event planning and promotion.
* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously and to work toward competing deadlines.

Please visit our website at www.temple.edu , scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Careers @ Temple.  Please reference Job 18002024. AA, EOE, m/f/d/v.

Open until filled