Director, Emory Scholars Program

Emory College of Arts and Sciences is looking for an individual to direct the Emory Scholars Program. The Emory Scholars Program serves recipients of Emory University’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships: the Robert W. Woodruff award, the George W. Jenkins Scholarship, and the Martin Luther King Scholarship; there are currently about 150 students in the program. The program aims to support the personal and professional development of students, and encourage Scholars to foster positive change both during and after their time at Emory. There are approximately 2300 alumni of the Emory Scholars program in a variety of fields, located across the world, who are excelling in their own work and making a difference in their communities.

The director of the Emory Scholars Program takes a lead role in providing programming, advising and mentoring, and educational opportunities for recipients of major scholarships in Emory College of Arts and Sciences. The Emory Scholars program has three full-time staff members, in addition to the director, and the 8-10 student fellows who work for the program. In addition to developing programming, the director works closely with admissions to identify, select, and recruit outstanding students for the Emory Scholars program, and selects a small number of continuing students to become Emory Scholars after matriculating at Emory. The director maintains contacts with alumni, and incorporates alumni participation in the activities of the Emory Scholars program. He or she is responsible for developing on-going program evaluations and reporting regularly to stakeholders, on-campus and off-campus.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree and three years of related experience, preferably in a university setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD or Masters in an arts or sciences field, or in educational studies.
  • Significant experience working with high achieving students in either a scholars’ office, an honors program, or a similar programmatic area.

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