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Posted: March 30, 2023

Deadline: April 21, 2023


This role assists the Director of the Scholars Program in developing outstanding Wake Forest student Scholars and supporting students in their pursuit of nationally and internationally competitive external awards.

This position will be responsible for supporting applicants to a portfolio of national fellowships and supporting Scholars Office efforts for additional awards. The Assistant Director will work closely with the Director to increase the awareness of scholarship opportunities among the Wake Forest community and help lead the development of effective and efficient models for committee work, student advising and outreach. Competing for and participating in external scholarship programs can be transformational experiences for students, and this position will help students engage in the self-reflection and future visioning that is necessary to take full advantage of such opportunities.

The Assistant Director will also manage and oversee the selection and development of the Mullen/Carswell Scholars (a unique award offered to sophomore, junior, and senior Wake Forest students). They will support student growth through student advising, programming, and intentionally connecting Scholars to suitable opportunities.

This role will be both student and faculty/staff-facing, and applications should come with experience in working on a college campus and with advising students. An ability to build relationships is key, as this position will help expand awareness of developmental opportunities to those who are traditionally underserved by support offices like the Scholars Office.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

Scholar Development and Advising (40%)

  • Along with the Director, meet with Wake Forest students looking for advice in forging their path, including discussion of majors, internships, research opportunities, graduate school, and fellowship programs. Manage timeline, selection criteria, interview process, notifications, and support for Carswell/Mullen Scholarship, an award designed to recognize the talents of sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Wake Forest.
  • Help to design and execute Scholars programming: Contributes to design of events, including the development of marketing and workshops. Works with Director on planning and execution of major events such as, Scholars Dinners, alumni visits and newsletter, and summer enrichment support.
  • Review applications for summer merit grants.
  • Perform renewal/compliance checks for merit scholarship recipients.
  • Reads end-of-year reports from merit scholarship recipients to identify high-impact students for advising.
  • Build links with, makes referrals to, and may serve as a liaison to other university offices and support services.
  • Work with the director on the creation, refinement, and delivery of resources and programming on fellowship application processes.
  • Develop and deliver a design-thinking style workshop for students to craft independent summer research projects.
  • Write letters of recommendation/endorsement in coordination with the Director.
  • Track student progress across student’s career and advise them to develop fellowship candidates.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Fellowship Coaching and Support (35%)

  • Maintain industry knowledge on roughly 15-25 different awards; publicize and support applicants for all awards.
  • Deliver information sessions and application writing workshops and participate on panels with partners.
  • Advise interested students on appropriate opportunities and prepares competitive students to succeed through review of application materials and offering feedback.
  • Collaborate with campus advisors for other national fellowships, including Fulbright, Boren, and Gilman.
  • Provide support for Faculty Directors for Truman, STEM, and Fulbright scholarships, including serving on campus nomination Committees and participating in mock interviews.

Campus Outreach and Communications (10%)

  • Help to create a culture of scholarship on campus by developing and maintaining relationships with relevant staff, faculty, and organizations across the university, identifying points of collaboration tailored to partners’ capabilities.
  • Assist with communications and marketing of program including developing/editing presentations, content for program emails, letters, the website, brochures, flyers, videos, newsletters, etc.
  • Work with Communications and External Relations team to raise awareness of the achievements of Scholars Program students to leadership and across the campus community.

Office Support (10%)

  • Manage use of the Scholars Office funds in support of scholar development with approval of Director of the Scholars Program.
  • Collect data and testimonials from students to better inform institutional support of Scholars community and showcase Scholars experiences. Collects and updates information on major enrichment activities of Scholars. Helps maintain and analyze other data and develop reports as needed.
  • Represent Wake Forest University at conferences and other engagements with external university and professional groups focused on student scholarship. Responsible for increasing visibility and understanding of Scholars Office initiatives across the campus community.
  • Assist Director with strategic planning, budget development, setting yearly assessment goals, and completing end of year assessment reports.

Continual Development of Self and Relevant Knowledge (5%)

  • Participate in professional development through the National Association of Fellowships Advisors and with relevant foundations to stay abreast of best practices in fellowship advising and foundations’ criteria and priorities.
  • Remain up-to-date on current practices by reading literature relevant to field and participating in info sessions and webinars offered on topics of student scholarship and competitive fellowship awards.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • BA/BS required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Academic advising experience, or work with programs involving career planning or student success.
  • Experience working with high-achieving students and with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of national/international fellowship programs and graduate school admission processes, either as a former applicant recipient/participant or through previous experience assisting and advising students with applications.
  • Familiarity with selection criteria, trends, successful candidate profiles, and processes for determining fit between candidates and external opportunities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and expertise in the field of scholarships and fellowships sufficient to identify best-fit opportunities for students and alumni.
  • Demonstrated ability to use and manage multiple fellowship application platforms.
  • Demonstrates respect for people and their differences; understands the benefits of a diverse workforce; earns the trust and respect of others; includes and welcomes others; works to understand the perspective of others; promotes opportunities to experience diversity within our community.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Experience collaborating with faculty, university staff, and alumni.
  • Experience managing multiple events/projects at once.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, WordPress, the Internet and other relevant software.
  • Ability to travel if necessary.
  • Ability to meet requirements of the University’s automobile insurance.


  • Responsible for own work.
  • Will assist in the supervision of student workers.

Complete position and application details available here: Staff Employment Opportunities (myworkdayjobs.com)

Posted: March 28, 2023

Deadline: Open until filled


The Advisor works individually with students to identify and apply for national fellowships, and assists the Director of National Fellowships to inform, recruit, and support fellowships applicants. They also assist in the management of the Hamel Scholars Program, which provides scholarships as well as leadership and networking programming for high-achieving students. The Advisor is part of the Honors College staff, but advises students from across the university.

UNH recently announced the formation of the Hamel Honors and Scholars College, which will offer expanded opportunities to the high-achieving students currently served by the University Honors Program. The Advisor for National Fellowships and the Hamel Scholars Program will be an important part of the Honors College team during this time of creative expansion. The ideal candidate will be an innovative, energetic collaborator who stands out for their ability to connect with students, design and execute programming, and shape polished and effective proposals and applications.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with the Director of National Fellowships to implement strategies for supporting applicants for national fellowships. Create and deliver informational programs, workshops, and courses about national fellowships. Maintain current knowledge about national fellowships and best practices for recruiting and advising. Develop strategies for attracting and supporting diverse applicants.
  • Work individually with students to create fellowship application plans and refine drafts. Convene faculty for review panels and mock interviews
  • Collaborate with the Hamel Scholars Coordinator in designing and executing leadership, networking, and professional development programming, including events with high-profile leaders.
  • Provide holistic and academic advising to assigned students. Work with students to create individualized leadership plans. Maintain familiarity with UNH and external resources and programs.
  • Collect, analyze, and report data about programs and participants, in keeping with unit practices.
  • Communicate information about programs to various audiences, including students, faculty, staff, donors, and prospective students. Create online and print materials as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and 2 years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Creative and innovative approaches to problem solving and program development
  • Attention to detail and high standards of execution
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively, and to initiate and carry out projects
  • Competency with and/or ability to learn productivity software

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree
  • Experience in higher education program management and/or advising
  • Experience as a candidate and/or advisor for national fellowships
  • Experience in event planning

Complete position and application details available here: https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/54850

Posted: March 23, 2023

Deadline: Application reviews begin March 31, 2023; Open until filled


Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a student-centered, applied-research institution committed to providing its students with a transformative academic and social experience and to elevating its surrounding communities. Founded in 1906, WKU is the second largest undergraduate institution in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with approximately 15,035 students (29% first generation, 18% underrepresented minority) and just over 2,500 faculty and staff employees.

Western Kentucky University is committed to empowering its campus community to embrace diversity by building equitable and inclusive learning, working, and living environments. At the heart of our mission, we seek to provide holistic education and employment experiences that prepare students, faculty, and staff to become effective scholars, contributors, and leaders in our diverse and evolving communities.

Located 65 miles north of Nashville, TN, and just over 100 miles south of Louisville, KY, WKU’s main campus is in Bowling Green, KY – a city with approximately 70,000 residents. Our population is ethnically diverse, with more than 85 languages spoken in and around Bowling Green, and people from 35 nationalities call our community home.

Western Kentucky University seeks to attract talented faculty and staff who are inspired individually to contribute to WKU’s strategic plans and ongoing success. We offer comprehensive wellness and health benefits to employees and their families, including domestic partners and other qualified dependents and take pride in providing a workplace culture that supports balancing the responsibilities of work and family life. Paid-time off for holidays, vacation and sick leave, and a tuition discount program for employees and dependents are also provided. Learn more about WKU and Bowling Green at wku.edu/about.

Job Description:

The Office of Scholar Development (OSD) invites applications for the position as Specialist, STEM Scholarships and External Research, which reports to the Assistant Director of the Office of Scholar Development. 

Established in 2008, OSD promotes scholar development by helping students in all majors and degree programs pursue opportunities that fund “academic extras” beyond what tuition covers. OSD identifies opportunities for students to engage in their academic field beyond the classroom, then helping students develop strong proposals, secure recommendation letters and references, revise numerous drafts of application materials, and prepare for interviews. OSD fosters reflective dialogue with and among students to deepen students’ understanding of their purpose, goals, and pathways to professional growth.

In the past five years, OSD supported 306 applications for nationally competitive opportunities submitted by WKU students and recent graduates, earning over $3.4 million. Beyond the dollars and cents, national scholarships help students study abroad, conduct research, complete undergraduate and graduate degrees, solve problems, and change lives.

In the 2021-2022 academic year, of successful applications, 83% were submitted by Pell Grant recipients, 36% were submitted by first-generation college students, 29% were submitted by underrepresented minority students, 22% were submitted by students with disabilities, and 19% were submitted by nontraditional students.

Read more about OSD here: http://www.wku.edu/osd.

Customary duties for this position may include but are not limited to:


  • Recruit and advise students applying for STEM-related nationally competitive opportunities (NSF REU and GRFP, NIH SIP, DoD SMART, Goldwater, etc.)
  • Recruit and advise STEM students applying for other nationally competitive opportunities (Gilman Scholarship, Fulbright U.S. Student Program, etc.)
  • Support student applications from first drafts to final submissions, helping them identify their academic and career goals, as well as their motivations, and communicate those ideas in essay format.
  • Collect, track, and revise students’ application materials, regularly offering feedback for scholar development
  • Serve as university liaison to nationally competitive opportunities in STEM, maintaining familiarity with the purpose, features, eligibility criteria, and timelines of assigned competitions


  • Work with STEM faculty to establish pipelines to identify, recruit, and support the scholar development of high potential STEM students throughout their undergraduate careers
  • Collaborate with STEM faculty and campus partners to plan, design, and implement recurring workshops and events to promote scholar development, recruit applicants for nationally competitive opportunities, and celebrate student success
  • Implement evaluation and assessment processes to collect, analyze, and act on data
  • Develop informational literature for STEM students, faculty, and staff to promote the mission of the office (campus research opportunities, summer research opportunities, scholar spotlights in STEM majors, etc.)
  • Maintain information systems for various reporting audiences


  • Cultivate applicants for assigned nationally competitive opportunities through outreach programming in partnership with academic colleges, departments, and offices (Intercultural Student Engagement Center, Mahurin Honors College, Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science, Global Learning and International Affairs, etc.)
  • Manage campus evaluation committees consisting of faculty and staff in STEM
  • Serve as a liaison to other university units, such as Student Financial Assistance, Office of Admissions, Communications and Marketing, Alumni Association, etc.


  • Assist with special projects, which may include supervising students, as assigned by supervisory personnel

Knowledge and Skills Considered Essential for Success:

  • Prior experience with STEM disciplines and/or fellowships advising is helpful, but not required
  • Demonstrated excellence, with attention to detail, in organization and communication skills including writing, proofreading, editing, and presenting
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills to cultivate student trust and rapport, as well as to establish cooperative relationships with campus partners and other stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends and travel occasionally
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, and Outlook) and ability to learn web-hosted applications and systems that support the work of the office

Salary Range:  $36,000 – $50,000

Complete position and application details available here: Western Kentucky University Job Posting: Specialist, STEM Scholarships and External Research (interviewexchange.com)

Posted: March 23, 2023

Deadline: Open until filled


At Carnegie Mellon, the integration of education and research is pervasive throughout our institution. In this environment, our students are empowered to discover their passions, advance their ideas and understanding, learn and create new knowledge and art, make a positive impact through their efforts, and realize their own full potential.

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholar Development (OURSD) is a key resource for students to engage fully in their CMU experience through research and creative pursuits and to explore options such as competitive national and international fellowships as they prepare for their own personal and professional success. The OURSD team works directly with students, faculty, advisors, staff members, and alumni, as well as academic and administrative partners to support each student’s educational journey. OURSD takes an integrated approach to the high-impact practices of undergraduate research and scholar development, including competitive fellowship advising. We desire to build upon our nationally recognized work to broaden access to these opportunities, expand innovative approaches and programs and strengthen our assessment efforts related to student competency development.

We seek an innovative and equity-focused team member committed to empowering students’ intellectual, personal and professional development to join us as a Scholar Development Coordinator. As a part of the Office of the Vice Provost for Education and reporting directly to the OURSD Director, the Scholar Development Coordinator will provide crucial administrative and programming support to the Director and Associate Director in both the undergraduate research and fellowships advising domains. The Scholar Development Coordinator will enable further growth and innovation in new and existing OURSD programs, as we seek to increase student engagement in the high-impact educational practices our office provides.

Core responsibilities include:

Undergraduate Research

  • Assist with undergraduate research advising, to include initial intake meetings, acquainting students with resources to explore faculty research and undergraduate research programs, and recruiting students for internal programs (HURAY, SURA, SURF, SURG, etc.)
  • Assist with internal undergraduate research programming, including informational sessions, workshops, panels, and group advising sessions
  • Assist in development and implementation of Undergraduate Research Ambassadors program, with oversight from the Associate Director
  • Providing support for NSF-funded undergraduate research opportunities on campus
  • Supporting campus-wide initiative to increase NSF REU Supplements
  • Interfacing with REU site participants during summer programs
  • Facilitating scholar development programming for NSF site and supplement participants
  • Creating connection points between NSF and SURF/SURA cohorts

Fellowships and Scholarships

  • Assist with fellowship/scholarship advising, with particular focus on providing support for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship applicants
  • Fellowship/scholarship administrative tasks
  • Assist in development and implementation of targeted fellowship/scholarship recruitment
  • Coordinate fellowship/scholarship review and endorsement processes, including Fulbright campus interviews
  • Assist with internal fellowship/scholarship programming
  • Coordinate fellowship/scholarship deadlines, informational sessions, and committees

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • 1-3 years of experience in higher education, including: teaching, advising, or mentorship (could include as a graduate student); program coordination; writing support; research administration; knowledge of national and international fellowships and scholarships

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in any field
  • Prior experience participating in research as an undergraduate student
  • Experience applying for national and international fellowships and scholarships
  • Experience supporting applicants for national and international fellowships and scholarships

Complete position and application details available here: Careers @ Carnegie Mellon (myworkdayjobs.com)

Posted: March 21, 2023

Deadline: Open until filled


The Assistant Director provides day to day direction for Richmond Scholar programming and general advising of scholars. Under the direction of the Director and Faculty Director, the Assistant Director coordinates scholar selection and designs recruitment programming to yield new scholars. As a member of the Office of Scholars and Fellowships staff, the Assistant Director will have the resources of the full staff to implement scholar events and will be expected to assist in fellowship-related initiatives as needed.


Scholar Programming

  • Directs Richmond Scholar Leadership Council, including recruitment, selection, and training of representatives; overseeing planning of social and community-building events.
  • Lead planning and implementation of signature scholar events designed to provide professional development and build community, such as the Scholar Prom, Etiquette Dinner, and Senior Recognition Celebration.
  • Identify opportunities to strengthen connections between Richmond scholars and their faculty mentors, such as pre-registration mentor breakfasts and mentor appreciation activities.
  • Plan and lead first-year scholar retreat, designed to create community and orient students to the Richmond Scholar program. This includes selection of community-building activities, coordination of site location, and communication with participants.
  • Direct planning for annual senior Richmond Scholars trip over fall break, including selection of location, activities, and coordination/communication with participants. Lead execution of activities as trip chaperone, along with other OSF staff members.

Scholar Selection

  • Coordinates RS selection reading, interviews, and final selection processes of incoming scholars, under the direction of the faculty and administrative director. This includes managing logistics of interview panels, inquiries from potential scholars, and tracking of selection metrics.
  • Supervise and run Richmond Scholar Ambassador program, including recruitment, selection, training, and daily oversight of 5-6 student employees.
  • Direct planning and execution of Richmond Scholar Snapshot overnight visit program, including design of itinerary, communications with participants, coordination with current scholars who serve as hosts, and coordination of faculty interactions in tandem with Faculty Director.
  • Design additional yield programming in March and April, in particular for students unable to travel to campus. This may include virtual sample classes, scholar hangouts, etc.
  • Assist admission with on-campus recruiting events to promote Richmond Scholars to potential applicants.

Scholar Advising 

  • Manage Enrichment Grant application process, implementation, and post-project reporting. This includes educating and advising students on potential grant activities, coordinating review processes with Financial Aid and the Office of International Education, and ensuring documentation is provided for all projects upon completion.
  • Serve as a general advisor for Richmond Scholars including the following: provide first-line support to scholars seeking advisement navigating university bureaucracy; advise students on personal and social challenges; assist students in connecting with appropriate campus resources, programs, and faculty/staff to plan ambitious collegiate careers. The Assistant Director will aim to meet with each scholar annually.

Other Duties as Assigned 

  • Provide general support for Office of Scholars & Fellowship and Enrollment Management Initiatives, including seasonal assistance with high-volume fellowship programs and fellowship events.
  • Facilitate select Fulbright campus committee evaluation panels and draft review forms for endorsement.
  • Participate actively in USPAA, the professional organization for scholar provider programs, including attending annual conferences, participating in monthly lunch and learn activities, and building a network with peer scholars’ programs to share best practices.
  • Along with the Director, coordinate assessment and evaluation of scholar programs.


  • Familiarity with student development theories and best practices, particularly high-ability students
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective and trusting working relationships with students and others.
  • Must be dependable and reliable due to sensitive timelines involved in most initiatives and events.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required, including the ability to present information to individuals and groups when necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or similar program preferred.
  • Three (3) years of professional experience working in college admissions or advising.
  • Past experience working with college-aged students required; experience developing student programming preferred.

Pay Grade 6 (Hiring Range $46,114.00 to $61,110.00 annually)

Complete position and application details available here: https://richmond.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/2878?c=richmond

Posted: March 21, 2023

Deadline: Open until filled

About the Job

The Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship Program (PPIA) envisions a thriving and equitable world uplifted by visionary, inclusive, and compassionate leaders. PPIA is a national nonprofit that cultivates the next generations of diverse public service and international affairs professionals by investing in their education, essential skills, and networks to effect domestic and global change. PPIA’s flagship program is the Junior Summer Institute (JSI), a rigorous, academic, fully-funded fellowship program for undergraduate college students from underrepresented backgrounds. This position is administered through the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus.

The salary starts at $75,000 (not to exceed $100k, including a year-end bonus).

Position Description
The Executive Director reports directly to the PPIA Board of Directors and Humphrey School leadership. The position also works with JSI host Directors, Directors of Admissions, Policy School leaders, and funders.

The Executive Director leads PPIA’s strategic direction under the direction of the board of directors and works in partnership with all affiliated PPIA organizations, alumni, and stakeholders. The position requires the ability to travel.

The Executive Director is responsible for leading the development and implementation of PPIA’s data strategy (e.g., access, collection, governance, management, reporting, evaluation, etc.), which underlies all aspects of the position below:

External Relations and Communications – 25%

  • Serve as the point of contact to cultivate, manage, and strengthen relationships with over 60 graduate schools throughout the PPIA Graduate School Consortium and attract new members.
  • Advise the Alumni Advisory Committee to develop recommendations for the PPIA national office and board of directors that advance the organization’s mission and professional development of PPIA alumni. Cultivate and support alumni chapters nationally.
  • Supervise the Communications and Outreach Manager’s projects to ensure alignment with PPIA’s strategic goals. Oversee integration of communications and data systems that monitor and track engagement across all PPIA components, such as the Graduate School Consortium, alumni engagement, Junior Summer Institute application, and Public Service Weekends.

Board and Organizational Management – 25%

  • Lead the forthcoming strategic planning process with the board of directors, including selecting a consultant to facilitate the process. Collaborate with the PPIA Board of Directors to develop and implement the core activities of the PPIA National office, including developing new ideas, partnerships, and opportunities to strengthen PPIA’s mission.
  • Work with an external accountant to ensure the budget, income, and expenses align with the organization’s financial goals and submit an annual 990 tax form.
  • Manage and update online organizational platforms such as Guidestar, donor portal, employee matching programs, and alumni customer relationship management (CRM) system.
  • Manage and supervise PPIA staff, including Communications & Outreach Manager, graduate assistants, interns, and contracted hires.

Program Management and Event Planning – 25%

  • Manage an annual graduate school admissions fair and employment exposition in Washington, D.C., with over 60 exhibitors and 500 attendees.
  • Manage Public Service Weekend conferences from request for proposals through selection and execution of the events.
  • Ensure the success of PPIA’s flagship JSI program by managing and implementing key functions and support for the JSI and Consortium Member Schools nationally.
  • Coordinate and implement marketing and outreach strategies that grow the JSI applicant pool, such as building relationships with key organizations and stakeholders, creating and implementing a marketing campaign, and evaluating the effectiveness of these strategies for continual improvement.
  • Work closely with the PPIA Board of Directors on the planning and implementing of all programs and events throughout the year.

Fundraising and Development – 25%

  • Work with the PPIA Board of Directors to develop and execute a fundraising plan that increases financial support for the organization’s mission, priorities, and programs.
  • Manage existing sponsor and funder relationships and annual giving campaigns.
  • Identify new funding streams and cultivate relationships with individual donors.


Required Qualifications:

  • BA or BS with at least six years of relevant/related experience.
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills.
  • Strong project management, organization, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Experience initiating and setting goals for an organization.
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working effectively with individuals from diverse and marginalized communities, including specific experience with people of color, including underrepresented groups and new immigrant populations; American Indians; people with apparent and non-apparent disabilities; women; people of various gender and sexual identities and expressions.
  • Ability to work independently, with strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Experience in program evaluation and managing budgets.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with at least three years of relevant/related experience.
  • Proven experience in nonprofit management.
  • Experience cultivating donor relationships, fundraising, and grant writing.
  • Board Governance and alumni engagement experience.
  • Program management, leadership, and facilitation.
  • Experience developing, implementing, evaluating, and leading diversity programs.

Salary Range: $75,000 – $95,000

Complete position and application details available here: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/354692

Posted: March 14, 2023

Deadline: Open until filled


Coordinate and administer career and/or academic advising functions for University of Wyoming students.  


Academic Advising  

  • Provide intentional advising to the Honors students while adhering to the requirements and regulations needed to complete degrees. 
  • Meet with prospective students and provide information about the Honors degree.  
  • Assist in monitoring academic performance; intervene with students experiencing academic difficulty; refer students to appropriate resources; review progress toward graduation.  
  • Utilize the University information systems to support delivery of advising services.  
  • Utilize data obtained through student engagement, make recommendations for areas of improvement within college class scheduling, procedures, and processes. 
  • Maintain advising records and confidential student information.  
  • Assist students with petitions and related forms, while maintaining accurate and concise documentation. Ensure timeliness, academic integrity, and confidentiality throughout the process 
  • Design and implement, college-wide student workshops in the areas of success and enrichment. Invite guest speakers when necessary. 
  • Serve as a college representative at resource fairs and advising/recruitment events. 
  • Provide back-up for advisors in the college when necessary.  
  • Preform related duties as required or deemed necessary to meet the Academic Advising goals within the Advisor’s scope of responsibility.  

Administration of Major Scholarship 

  • Determine best process and format for collecting, organizing, summarizing and distributing information on major scholarship opportunities. Continually assess scholarship process and make recommendation for improvement.  
  • Work with other advisors and faculty, identify students for major scholarship and other college awards.  
  • Manage the review process for awarding scholarship.  


  • Keep up to date on University and College policies and regulations pertaining to degree requirements.  
  • Assist with special projects, as directed. 
  • Serve on committees, as directed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Analysis/Problem Identification  
  • Attention to Detail
  • Influence 
  • Integrity 
  • Sensitivity 
  • Service Orientation


This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.


Education:Bachelor’s degree in Counselor Education, Counseling, or Psychology-related program, or a related field or combination of education and experience.

Experience:1 year work-related experience


  • Demonstrated experience in student academic advising, student enrollment issues, and data analytics
  • Knowledge of higher education working environment, especially in an interdisciplinary academic department and knowledge of policies and procedures in working with minors.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Competency in Microsoft Programs, especially Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Knowledge and ability working with student information, FERPA guidelines
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written

Salary Range: $39,000 – $42,000


Complete the online application at Academic Advising Professional – Honors College – UW Candidate Experience Careers (oraclecloud.com) and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.

Posted: March 9, 2023

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Summary

The Division of Student Success is recruiting a director for the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (OURF). This student-centered office has two primary purposes: 1) advance a culture of undergraduate research across campus in terms of opportunity, disciplinary scope and integration into the undergraduate curriculum and experience; 2) recruit and mentor diverse undergraduate student candidates for nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships. The Director will partner with faculty and staff to create strategic plans aligned to budget allocations, evaluate the impacts of OURF programming and empower and nurture a talented staff core to the Division of Student Success.

Key Job Functions

  • Strategic planning
  • Budgetary oversight in excess of 1 million dollars
  • Creating a campuswide culture of excellence in undergraduate research
  • Leadership and advocacy of a nationally competitive awards campus processes
  • Commitment to equity of opportunity for students and staff
  • Hiring and leading staff
  • Collaboration with faculty to strategically assess, develop and enhance undergraduate research opportunities and participation for a diverse student body
  • Representing OURF across campus and to external constituencies.

The Director works closely with the OURF Faculty Director, reports to the Associate Vice Provost for Student Success, and contributes to the Division of Student Success leadership.

About the Division

The Division of Student Success at UT works to engage each scholar’s experience by supporting their unique strengths and goals. We collaborate with UT faculty and staff to help each scholar maximize their individual strengths and understand how their strengths contribute to their academic dreams, career paths, and personal well-being.

Required Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree required
  • 5+ years of experience advising and/or teaching high-achieving undergraduate students on a university campus and direct collaboration with faculty in the context of undergraduate education
  • Significant experience working with undergraduates applying for prestigious nationally competitive awards and developing research grant proposals
  • Significant experience in budget and staff oversight

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Ph.D.
  • Experience as a tenure track faculty member
  • Full time administrative experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Effective leadership, management, and organizational skills
  • Advanced skills in advising
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills, including proficiency in MS Word and Excel, and ability to quickly learn University-specific computer systems
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment/discretion and work effectively whether independently, 1-on-1, or in collaborative groups with diverse student, faculty, and staff populations
  • Ability to manage and lead a diverse team of professional and student staff
  • Ability to assess projects and people, interpret data, identify problems and opportunities, develop ideas/solutions/programs, and garner support
  • Ability to administer multiple, deadline-driven programs and tasks
  • Ability to effectively challenge and support high-achieving students
  • Expertise in nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships, undergraduate research, and their roles in student success
  • Knowledge of other high-impact experiential learning opportunities in a higher education context, such as education abroad, service-learning, and internships
  • Broad knowledge of research methods in an academic community
  • Knowledge of the diverse populations on a university campus and the various strengths and needs presented by a diverse student population

Anticipated hiring salary: Minimum of $80,000

Anticipated start date: July 1, 2023

Complete position and application details are available here: Job Description – Director of The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (23000000HQ) (taleo.net)

Posted: February 16, 2023

Deadline: March 19. 2023

Position Summary

The Office of National Fellowships Director reports to the Director of the Honors College and provides leadership for and coordinates the application process for nationally competitive fellowships (Fulbright, Marshall, Rhodes, Truman, Goldwater, etc.) for UNH’s undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. The Director provides strategic planning to increase the number of future fellowships applications and awards; develops and oversees methods to ensure integration of fellowship efforts across the institution and among alumni; and works to establish diverse and inclusive pipelines of excellent students and alumni. The Director will initiate systems to leverage faculty and other university resources to grow the capacity of the Office of National Fellowships. The Director should be highly motivated, enthusiastic, organized, collaborative, and results oriented.

The Office of National Fellowships is a part of the Honors College structure, but serves all parts of the UNH community, not only Honors students.

Job Duties

Program direction and integration
Develops creative strategies to cultivate and manage diverse and inclusive pipelines of competitive student applicants. This includes collaboration with college deans and offices such as the Honors College, the Center for International Education, and the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research, as well as with intra-campus programs such as Discovery, the Graduate School, the Beauregard Center for Equity, Justice, and Freedom, and any other administrative units to promote fellowship programs and facilitate student success.

  • Accountable for the creation of program files and data, including tracking student and faculty participation in Fellowships, in keeping with Honors College and University procedure; files annual reports.
  • Responsible for on-going reviews and assessment of the office’s progress towards its mission. Develops and implements strategic plan for growing the capacity of the office, increasing inclusivity, and other priorities.
  • Keeps abreast of changes to current opportunities and selection processes and works vigorously to ensure access to all appropriate awards for UNH students
  • Manages program budget
  • Supervises hourly, professional, and/or student staff

Develops and offers programming that supports fellowship applicants, including workshops and courses

  • Recruits high achieving undergraduate and graduate students and alumni and provides them with information, counsel, and developmental editing support
  • Recruits faculty members to serve as mentors and recommenders and arranges for faculty to take part in interviews and screening committees

Communication and Outreach
Develops and implements the communication plan for the Office of National Fellowships, including promotional materials, website maintenance (with support), and preparing students for public events on behalf of the University; collaborates with the office of Communications and Public Affairs on press releases and other forms of publicity

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree, field open, and relevant experience in academic setting doing student- and faculty-facing work involving planning, organizing, and/or evaluating educational programs; or Bachelor’s degree and four years of related experience as indicated: administrative ability; excellent communications skills, particularly in writing.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

PhD preferred. Experience in an office of national fellowships/scholarships.

Complete position and application details are available here:  https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/53886

Applications will be reviewed through March 19th and expect to conduct virtual interviews in early April. 

Posted: February 7, 2023

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Summary

The Office of National Scholars (ONS) at the University of South Florida is looking for a student engagement coordinator who enjoys planning high-impact educational and outreach programs and engaging with young scholars and leaders.

The position will especially focus on recruiting first and second year students.

You will

  • Plan programs and workshops to recruit and support students.
  • Work with the Honors College undergraduate research pathways       
  • Engage with campus units, student organizations, and special interest groups to deliver high quality information sessions which promotes the mission and vision of scholar development to recruit students early in their college journey.

Prior experience with prestigious awards and fellowships is helpful, but not required. If you are dedicated to supporting student success, we want to talk to you!

ONS at USF is a collaborative and supportive team.

Why work at ONS at USF?

You will join

  • An office, which since 2011, has emphasized a rapid growth mindset. We have guided and mentored 81 US Fulbright Student Program Recipients, 20 Goldwater Scholars, a Marshall Scholar, 2 Gates Cambridge Scholars, a Knight-Hennessy Scholar, as well as 4 Marshall-and 2 US Rhodes Scholarships- finalists in just the past few years.
  • An honors college with a dedicated team of honors-only-faculty and academic advisors. However, note that ONS serves the entire USF system which includes the main campus in Tampa and branch campuses located in St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee.
  • A preeminent public R1 university, ranked in the top-50 among public universities in the US News and World Report, and located a stone’s throw away from scenic Tampa Bay.

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Posted: January 30, 2023

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Summary

Schwarzman Scholars seeks an Outreach and Selection Officer to be part of the Admissions team to execute a world-class admissions process, designed to select the next generation of young leaders from around the world for an unparalleled experience in China via the Schwarzman Scholars Master’s program at Tsinghua University.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the admissions team responsible for recruiting applicants to Schwarzman Scholars. The Outreach and Selection Officer will cultivate recruiting relationships with the world’s leading universities, colleges, global firms, governments, and multi-lateral organizations, networks of young professionals, and young leaders. S/he will take key responsibility for them in designing and implementing high-level outreach events and generate new ideas for sources of Scholars. S/he will help manage goal-oriented and thorough selection processes that produce Scholars who are on track to be the next generation of leaders around the world. S/he will support selection activities including planning and coordinating external reading and interviewing committees; documenting finalist identification and reporting directly to the Associate Director of Global Admissions on selection outcomes. This position will be part of a global admissions team that is headquartered in New York.

About The Organization

Designed to inspire the next generation of global leaders, the Schwarzman Scholars program is the most significant of its kind since the Rhodes Trust was founded in 1902. With nearly $600 million raised so far, it is also the single largest philanthropic effort ever undertaken in China by largely international donors.

The 100-200 scholars chosen annually for this highly selective program work towards a one-year Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing — one of China’s most prestigious universities. As individuals who want to have a positive impact on the world, Schwarzman Scholars are selected based on their academic credentials, extracurricular interests, and leadership potential.

Major Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Conduct innovative in-person and virtual outreach activities to create awareness of Schwarzman Scholars, including establishing and maintaining a functional and well-communicated schedule of regional outreach activities; making presentations to prospective students, campus contacts, and key staff and faculty; representing the program at fairs and conferences and with networks of young professionals; hosting informational workshops and webinars; and, facilitating communication campaigns. Travel is required.
  • Contribute to the planning and execution of the selection process for applicants and selection panelists, providing on-site staffing and facilitation for interviews.
  • Support the application process, including providing expertise on educational systems and credentials as part of the technical review of incoming applications; responding to applicant queries throughout the application process. Serve as point-of-contact for the selection.
    panelists, both during the reading and interview phases, to provide training, guidance on program goals and to monitor progress.
  • Utilize online application, CRM system (Slate), and other platforms to provide frequent data and activity reporting on the outreach and selection activities.
  • Provide insight on design and development of various project components, including: program outreach; application and selection management; communications; and data capture and reporting.
  • Manage communication with university fellowship advisor community during the selection season.
  • Liaise closely with Beijing-based China Admissions colleagues to ensure the parallel U.S./ Global & China Admissions processes are aligned.
  • Performs other admissions-related duties and functions as assigned.

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Three years of work experience, with at least two years in a high-level, fast-paced environment. Experience directly related to university admissions, enrollment management and/or administration of fellowship/scholarship programs preferred but not required.
  • Experience studying or working in China is preferred but not required.
  • Experience living or working overseas, preferably in an educational or nonprofit environment, preferred.
  • Experience in student support is preferred, but not required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong public speaking and written communication skills to convey information to individuals and groups of varying educational, cultural, and experience levels and across mediums.
  • Strong knowledge of the higher education landscape and prestigious graduate fellowship opportunities preferred but not required.
  • Demonstrated adaptability in dealing with changing and/or uncertain circumstances as well as condensed timeframes. Exposure to start-up environments preferred.
  • Excellent commitment to quality and customer focus. Ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
  • High level of creativity and the proven ability to conceptualize and implement innovative and cutting-edge outreach tactics (both virtual and in-person).
  • Ability to maintain compliance with guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Diversity awareness and cross-cultural skills. Proven ability to work effectively across different world regions.
  • High level of integrity and accountability; ability to exercise discretion on confidential matters and communicate with tact and diplomacy.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and scheduling skills with demonstrated ability to execute multiple projects on time and on budget.
  • Professionalism, maturity, and the ability to use diplomacy in difficult situations.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills. Ability to interact with all levels of staff and external contacts.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary Range: $80,000 – $100,000 USD
  • Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance. In addition, we offer a retirement savings plan with a company match, a flexible spending plan with a company match and a commuter savings plan.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other category protected by law.

To Apply

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@schwarzmanscholars.org, subject line: Admissions Outreach and Selection Officer.

Posted: January 30, 2023

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Summary

Schwarzman Scholars seeks an Admissions Operations Associate to be part of the Admissions team to execute a world-class admissions process, designed to select the next generation of young leaders from around the world for an unparalleled experience in China via the Schwarzman Scholars Master’s program at Tsinghua University.

The Admissions Operations Associate will be responsible for managing the day-to-day Admissions operations at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Education Foundation (SASEF) in New York. This position provides technical expertise and support to advance the organization’s goals of outreach and selection, the management of the Slate CRM system, and is skilled in data analysis. The Admissions Operations Associate reports to the Assistant Director of Global Admissions.

About The Organization

Designed to inspire the next generation of global leaders, the Schwarzman Scholars program is the most significant of its kind since the Rhodes Trust was founded in 1902. With nearly $600 million raised so far, it is also the single largest philanthropic effort ever undertaken in China by largely international donors.

The 100-200 scholars chosen annually for this highly selective program work towards a one-year Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing — one of China’s most prestigious universities. As individuals who want to have a positive impact on the world, Schwarzman Scholars are selected based on their academic credentials, extracurricular interests, and leadership potential.

Major Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Serve as the Admission’s team lead and technical contact in daily operations, provides analysis and consultation to leadership or other departments.
  • Manage data and records in the Schwarzman Scholars Slate by Technolutions CRM instance as it relates to internal and external users, prospective applicants, applications, organizations, organization contacts, interviewers, and networks.
  • Analyze processes and increase efficiencies of application processing and daily operations, including implementing new Slate functionality, testing, and driving new technology initiatives.
  • Lead the annual U.S./Global application launch and all necessary application edits and testing.
  • Serve as lead contact with the Beijing Admissions team to ensure that both applications are aligned, in consultation with the organization’s manager of data systems.
  • Create, update, and direct auditing of existing Slate forms, queries, and reports.
  • Configure and collaborate with colleagues on the implementation of marketing campaign strategy.
  • Build and audit admissions events in Slate such as outreach events and interviews.
  • Analyze and document user needs, existing and new policies, processes, procedures, and operational methods to direct possible improvements in consultation with the Admissions Team leadership.
  • Work closely with the SASEF Data Systems Manager to ensure Admissions data is compliant with the organization’s data retention policies.
  • Coordinate regular Slate training sessions with internal and external constituents.
  • Lead and serve as a resource on Slate projects with consultants and partners when necessary.
  • Stay informed of higher education trends and new technologies.
  • Performs other admissions-related duties and functions as assigned.

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Extensive CRM experience with Slate by Technolutions is required.
  • Possesses data analysis and analytic skills.
  • Excellent technical skills and knowledge is expected:
  • A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office skills (emphasis on Excel) required.
  • UX/UI design (HTML, CSS, Javascript) competency is an asset.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and able to prioritize competing tasks and deadlines; demonstrated experience as an agile problem-solver who can work well in time-sensitive situations.
  • Exhibits a high aptitude for learning.
  • Ability to handle sensitive data and information with security and care.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to communicate clearly by email, chat, and in virtual meetings.
  • A team player who is committed to the overall success of the team and to the greater good of the organization.
  • Committed to delivering high quality, stakeholder-centric care and customer service.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Extensive competency with Slate by Technolutions (minimum of 2 years) is required.
  • Experience in higher education and/or university admissions with global stakeholders is strongly preferred.
  • This is expected to be a full-time position based in New York City with some remote work negotiable.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary Range: $80,000 – $95,000 USD
  • Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance. In addition, we offer a retirement savings plan with a company match, a flexible spending plan with a company match and a commuter savings plan.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other category protected by law.

To Apply

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@schwarzmanscholars.org, subject line: Admissions Operations Associate.

Posted: January 24, 2023

Deadline: February 24, 2023

Job Summary

The Office of Student Awards, Initiatives, and Research (STAIR) provides targeted resources for research, intellectual growth, and professional development to support inclusive excellence for all students at JMU. STAIR houses the Office of Fellowships and Awards (OFA), Student Creative Activities and Research (S-CAR), and other student-based initiatives.

The Assistant Director sustains the work of Student Awards, Initiatives, and Research (STAIR), with particular emphasis on the Office of Fellowships and Awards.

Duties and Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists the Director in supporting undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni as they pursue fellowships and awards
  • Mentors and advises applicants for a wide range of awards, including (but not limited to) Fulbright, Truman, Boren, CLS, Goldwater, NSF GRFP, Udall, and the UK awards (Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates)
  • Provides clear and directed feedback on student writing and mock interviews
  • Holds regular office hours across campus to increase the Office’s reach
  • Interacts with faculty, staff, students, and alumni to promote the opportunities available
  • Contributes to annual reports
  • Takes meeting minutes for relevant committees, including the Fellowships Nomination Committee and Goldwater Scholarship Committee
  • Supports the First Year Research Experience Program, the JMU chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, and other STAIR initiatives
  • Supports all related diversity, equity, and inclusion goals

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in a writing center, student advising position, or similar role with administrative responsibilities in higher education
  • A proven record of advising and mentoring diverse applicants
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to build strong interpersonal and intercultural relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus
  • Excellent presentation, editing, and English grammar skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Strong time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously (both independently and as part of a team)
  • Ability to work well with multiple constituents

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree (field open)
  • Demonstrated professional experience advising students for competitive fellowships
  • Knowledge of national and international fellowships
  • International education experience (studying, interning, or working overseas; supporting international programs or study abroad)
  • Data tracking, social media outreach, and project management skills
  • Experience developing and maintaining web pages

Complete position and application details are available here: James Madison University Jobs | Assistant Director, Student Awards, Initiatives, and Research (jmu.edu)


Posted: January 20, 2023

Deadline: February 12, 2023

Job Summary

The National Director of Graduate and Fellowship Programs works to achieve one of Posse’s primary goals – to help Posse Scholars transition from college to leadership positions in the workforce. Reporting to the Associate Vice President and working out of Posse’s headquarters in New York, the Director collaborates with the national leadership team, working particularly closely with the National Director of Career Programs and the National Director of Alumni Programs, to develop and manage programming aimed at identifying and supporting Scholars and alumni interested in pursuing graduate school and fellowship opportunities. They provide direct support to Scholars and alumni, manage volunteers who serve as a resource for Scholars and alumni, and maintain relationships with graduate schools and fellowship organizations. The Director also manages the data related to the graduate school and fellowships program and provides strategic training for Posse staff to accomplish Graduate and Fellowship Program goals collaboratively and collectively. The Director also oversees the Jeff Ubben Posse Fellows Program, including outreach, selection, and ongoing support of Fellows, and manages the Graduate and Fellowship Program Associate to meet the goals of Posse’s Graduate and Fellowship Programs. S/he must be highly motivated, enthusiastic, organized, collaborative, results-oriented, and a strong role model. This position is based in New York City and requires regular, weekly in-office meetings.


  • Graduate or professional degree required
  • 3+ years work experience
  • Experience with graduate school and fellowship application processes required
  • Experience supporting and advising students in applying to graduate school and/or fellowship programs preferred
  • Knowledge of how fellowship offices operate on college and university campuses preferred
  • Experience managing volunteers and/or staff a plus
  • Excellent written, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong networking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Salesforce a plus
  • Willing to travel
  • Demonstrated commitment to Posse’s mission and values

To apply please click here.

Posted: January 19, 2023

Deadline: Open until filled

Job Summary

The Associate Director of the Honors College and Student Fellowships Coordinator is a campus leader who shapes the tenor and quality of Duquesne’s undergraduate academic culture and contributes to Duquesne’s retention of high achieving students. The individual in this position will identify Duquesne students who are eligible to apply for national and international fellowships such as Fulbright, Rhodes, and Goldwater, fellowships. They will work with leadership and faculty in schools across the university to select Duquesne nominees for these fellowships, then prepare and coach the students as they move through the application process. The employee in this position is also responsible for helping Honors Fellows with their internal applications. We anticipate that there will be overlap in these populations (Honors Fellows and candidates for national and international fellowships). This employee will also serve as part of the Honors College team, contributing to programming and student recruitment efforts, with particular responsibilities to collaborate with the Director of the Honors College and Office for Student Fellowships in the administration of the Duquesne University/August Wilson House Fellows program.

As a condition of employment, Duquesne University requires all new employees —full-time and part-time, including adjunct faculty—to get a COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of their vaccination upon commencement of employment.

New employees requesting a religious or documented medical exemption from the vaccine must complete and submit a Duquesne University exemption request form for review and approval. To receive the appropriate exemption request form, contact hrservices@duq.edu. Employees with approved exemptions will be required to be tested on a regular basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Leadership in the Office for Student Fellowships: Identifies and mentors student candidates for elite post-graduate fellowships such as the Rhodes Scholar program; assists students with application preparation; cultivates and manages pipeline of competitive student applicants; collaborates with faculty to identifies and supports applicants, including faculty development for effective mentorship and application support; maintains the web site for the Office for Student Fellowships and work with Marketing and Communications and other relevant offices to develop materials to promote the office. Engage in professional development to ensure Duquesne University utilizes best practices to recruit and support competitive students. Regularly evaluate the office’s policies, procedures, and outcomes to foster continuous improvement.

Oversees Honors College Fellows and advises regarding Academic Enrichment Opportunities: mentors and supports Honors College Fellows through project development and execution, consistent with University policies; counsel Honors College students regarding academic enrichment opportunities such as study abroad, student research, internships, etc.; work with relevant University offices to remain up-to-date on policies and procedures.

Honors College Programming: works with Director of Honors College and Office for Student Fellowships and Honors College staff to support programming for students, including the Duquesne University/August Wilson House Fellowship program.

Student Recruitment: contributes to Honors College and University undergraduate recruitment efforts; provides information about fellowship opportunities and pipeline to prospective families; provide input for increasing the visibility and reach of the Office for Student Fellowships.

Completes other duties as assigned.


Minimum qualifications:

*  Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
*  1-3 years of progressively responsible experience.
*  Experience working in higher education, particularly experience working with student populations, grant writing or fellowship experience; experience with academic advisement and career development also acceptable.

Preferred qualifications:

*  Doctorate in related field from an accredited institution.
*  Alternately, the successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
*  Knowledge of opportunities for undergraduates in national and international fellowships and their requirements. We will assist in increasing/enhancing this knowledge.
*  Exceptional communication skills, especially in writing, and the ability to coach undergraduates and mentor them through grant proposals and application essays, as well as interview preparation.
*  Experience with fellowships or grants is desirable.
*  Enthusiasm for working with undergraduate students.
*  Cultural competency requisite for working with a diverse student body in a respectful, appropriate, and inclusive manner.
*  Initiative and leadership in promoting fellowship opportunities.
*  Teamwork and problem solving.

The full job description and additional information can be found here: Associate Director of the Honors College and Student Fellowships Coordinator (csod.com)

Posted: January 6, 2023

Deadline: Open until filled

Job Summary

This role on Global Ties U.S.’s ExchangeAlumni team works on developing targeted online training content focusing on career development and the impact exchange experiences have on alumni. The position is also charged with managing the strategic direction, business planning, and implementation of high-quality, high-impact education and networking events and learning content for all lines of effort in the ExchangeAlumni grant. 

The ideal candidate has experience conceptualizing, planning, developing, implementing, and/or supporting career development, training design and educational opportunities for young professionals, and brings strong project management skills to the role. Experience in developing virtual and in-person training opportunities for a wide range of audiences and abilities is a plus. 

Salary Range: $80,000 – $85,000

More info can be found at https://www.globaltiesus.org/senior-program-manager-

Posted: January 6, 2023

Deadline:  Open until filled

Position summary: 

GW Libraries and Academic Innovation, the nexus for cross-disciplinary collaboration across campus, is responsible for online learning programs, academic technology, and faculty teaching initiatives. Encompassing Gelman, Eckles, and VSTC, the GW Libraries support the research and learning goals of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty of the university in a highly collaborative, dynamic, and deeply engaged intellectual community. Reporting to the Director, Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research, the Program Associate works within the Division’s Center for Undergraduate Fellowships & Research team.

GW created the Center for Undergraduate Fellowships & Research (CUFR) to provide GW undergraduates and alumni with information, guidance and support as they learn about and apply for research opportunities and national fellowship competitions. Learning about and applying for undergraduate fellowships and research awards can be a great complement to academic and extracurricular experiences at GW and can be a learning experience in its own right.

The Program Associate, Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research is responsible for the following duties:

  • Supporting the CUFR by recruiting and advising undergraduates and recent alumni in applying for national and international fellowships as well as faculty mentored research opportunities; identifying and advising candidates through all stages of the application process for a wide range of national and international fellowships, including Fulbright, Boren, Luce, and Carnegie; and advising faculty and other student mentors in preparing effective letters of recommendation in support of the fellowship applications.
  • Leading personal statement/proposal development workshops and information sessions for student groups on campus.
  • Ensuring timeliness and accuracy in the management of multiple, simultaneous fellowship competitions and recruitment processes; developing and maintaining databases to track CUFR activities, including publicity, advising of applicants and competition results; and collecting and maintaining applicant files and records.
  • Coordinating logistics and managing application submissions for campus-based awards.
  • Developing, designing, and editing outreach materials relating to fellowship and undergraduate research programs; promoting GW undergraduate research awards and programs through advising and outreach events; and collaborating with campus partners such as the Career Center, the Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service, and Office for Study Abroad, in publicizing programs and recruiting students.
  • Managing the CUFR website and other social media outlets to collect and disseminate information to students, faculty and academic advisors regarding national and international fellowship and research opportunities.
  • Assisting in the planning and implementation of the annual Research Showcase at GW in partnership with the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR).
  • Enhancing professional expertise through attendance at conferences and seminars, service to professional organizations, review of current literature, and collaboration with colleagues.
  • This position may supervise student employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in international education, higher education administration, student affairs, or related field is preferred
  • Progressively responsible professional experience in student advising, university programming or related fields
  • Experience with academic, career, and/or study abroad advising in a college/university setting
  • Experience teaching writing or editing student scholarship essays and applications
  • Knowledge of national and international scholarship/fellowship competitions and ability to match students to appropriate programs
  • Experience with faculty-mentored research is a plus
  • Public speaking ability for both large and small audiences
  • Experience working with web-based communication and social media
  • Website editing and design experience is a plus

Salary Range:  $48,370.44 – $66,469.34

The full job description and additional information can be found here: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/98279