Job Positions

Program Manager for Outreach and Inclusion

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10

Department:

Office of National Scholarships Advisement

Institution:

Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University

Date Posted:

Jun 10 2021 1:55PM

Close Date:

Jun 28 2021
 

Position Description

Barrett, The Honors College is seeking a Program Manager for the Lorraine W. Frank Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA). This position will be responsible for coordinating outreach for the office, generating diversity and inclusion programming, and providing individual and group student advising. The ideal candidate will be an outgoing academic professional who is committed to student development, enthusiastic about holistic advising and is particularly committed to serving under-represented student populations.

Duties

Works closely and collaboratively with students, faculty, and scholarship committees to provide information on national scholarships and assist students with award application processes. Duties will include but are not limited to the following:
• Create and deliver a series of informational programming for first- and second-year students, with an emphasis on first-generation students, non-traditional students, students from underrepresented communities, and students with high financial need;
• Develop and maintain institutional partnerships, including student organizations, academic departments, study abroad, career services, and development and alumni relations, among others, to advance the ONSA mission;
• Individually advise students seeking general scholarship and fellowship information, as well as applicants for specific awards, as assigned;
• Coach students on general professional development, including interview preparation, resume writing, and professional etiquette;
• Advise and instruct students on the writing of grant proposals, research statements, personal statements, and other application materials;
• Coordinate with internal and external units to promote ONSA in a variety of media;
• Contribute to the development and delivery of programming and curricula related to fellowships application preparation;
• Assist with the oversight of the ONSA Ambassadors student outreach program;
• Participate in College events (convocation, Family Weekend, Homecoming, etc.) and assist other units as needed; and
• Other duties as assigned.

Application Process

Apply directly at https://cfo.asu.edu/hr-applicant.

Institution Information

Barrett, The Honors College: Established in 1988, Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University is a selective four-year residential college offering special honors courses, study abroad, research opportunities, and merit scholarships to academically outstanding undergraduates at all four ASU campuses. Barrett has more than 7,000 students at the Tempe, Downtown, Polytechnic and West campuses of ASU. Barrett Honors College has received many accolades including being called “the gold standard” among honors college in the nation by the New York Times and “Best Honors College” in the United States by Reader’s Digest. USA Today named ASU one of the 100 Best Value Colleges and cited Barrett as “outstanding. The 2021 Fiske Guide to Colleges cites Barrett Honors College as one reason why Arizona State University is among the top 10 “Best Buy” public schools in the United States. Specifically, the guide spotlights the “ambitious honors projects” at Barrett Honors College. Barrett students benefit from the vast resources and numerous opportunities at ASU, one of the nation’s largest and most innovative universities, located in the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. For more information, please visit our website at: http://barretthonors.asu.edu/home/ The Lorraine W. Frank Office of National Scholarships Advisement (ONSA) is among the longest-running and well-developed national scholarship advising offices in the nation. The office helps Arizona State University Students compete for national and international scholarship and fellowship awards. ASU students have been awarded over 500 national awards worth millions of dollars in external funding, placing ASU among the top schools in the United States for success in national scholarship competitions: over the past decade, ASU is among the top ten universities in the nation for Fulbright awards, Goldwater Scholarships, and Udall Scholarships. ASU also leads peer institutions in Marshall, Truman, and Boren awards. ONSA serves all ASU students - both undergraduate and graduate or professional - from all five campuses. The Office is located at the Barrett Tempe campus. Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

Additional Information

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated. Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position. Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position. ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated. Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

Contact Information

Dr. Kyle Mox (kyle.mox@asu.edu)

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field AND five years administrative/coordination experience; OR, Master's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND three years administrative/coordination experience; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in a relevant field
• Experience working in higher education
• Familiarity with leading trends and best practices in diversity and inclusion efforts, student development theory, and writing instruction
• Superior written and oral communication skills, including public speaking
• Experience advising, mentoring, or advocating for special student populations, including first-generation students, under-represented students, and/or students with high financial need.
• Demonstrated experience with preparing and executing informational student programming and events
• Experience in successful management of multiple concurrent projects to meet deadlines.
• Evidence of initiative, imagination, and entrepreneurial thinking