Associate Dean, Honors College and Director of EC Scholars Program

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC
Closing date
Jun 7, 2023

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Job Title:
Associate Dean, Honors College and Director of EC Scholars Program
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Vacancy Open to :
All Candidates
Department :
AAH Honors College
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Division :
Academic Affairs
Classification Title :
Associate Dean
Working Title :
Associate Dean, Honors College and Director of EC Scholars Program
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Full Time or Part Time :
Full Time
Recruitment Range:
Commensurate with Qualifications
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Non-Faculty Senior Administrative
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Honors College (HC) and its programs are part of the Division of Academic Affairs. The Honors College provides outstanding undergraduate students with an enhanced and supportive intellectual and social environment that acculturates them to the life of the mind. HC programs help these outstanding students to become critical, independent thinkers who are active in the design and pursuit of their own education and prepared to lead successful and fulfilling professional, civic and personal lives.

To this end, the HC offers numerous opportunities incorporating service learning, leadership development, diversity awareness, study abroad, and undergraduate research. These opportunities encourage students to travel to state and national honor conventions to present papers or make presentations, an exclusive living/learning community, seminar-style classes with limited enrollment, and access to other curricular and co-curricular experiences.

In keeping with the core values of the Honors College, the HC strives to provide academically motivated students with the type of educational experience that grows successful and dynamic leaders in our state and in our nation.
Job Duties :
The Associate Dean and Director of the EC Scholars is a full-time 12-month position responsible to the dean. The position serves on the Honors College Leadership Team and is responsible for providing strategic leadership, management, and direction for the academic programs of the college and for providing effective management and supervision of the EC Scholars program. This position works closely with Dean to expand the visibility and strengthen the reputation of the Honors College and the EC Scholars. The Associate Dean and Director provides leadership for all Honors College academic programming as well as oversight of all aspects of the EC Scholars program. The Associate Dean and Director position works closely with the Faculty Advisory Committee and provides leadership for college academic programs and curriculum including the solicitation, selection, and scheduling of seminars and works closely with the Honors College Faculty Fellows. The position serves as the college liaison to the university and academic units regarding college academic program issues, including recruiting HC faculty and working with Dean to develop faculty recognition and incentives for participation in the college programs.

The position supports and oversees the recruitment, selection, and advisement of EC Scholars. The position leads student research programs in the College and serves as the College liaison with the Division of Research, Engagement, and Economic Development (REDE). The Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Director of EC Scholars works closely with faculty and administrators from other units to recruit and select students for special programs, such as early assurance and discipline scholar awards. The position facilitates and supports student research efforts and co-curricular activities such as Living Learning.

The Associate Dean and Director represents the college and the EC Scholars at campus and community functions and promotes and develops collaborative relationships with current and prospective instructional, research, and service partners. The position requires collaboration with the Dean and the Division of Advancement to monitor scholarships and create and execute development strategies. The position works with other college staff in the planning and implementation of college-wide activities and promotes Honors College students as candidates for university-wide awards. The position assists the Dean in monitoring College compliance with university policies and procedures. Other duties may be assigned as needed by the Dean.

Contingent upon availability of funds.
Minimum Education/Experience :
Requires academic credentials appropriate for tenure in a discipline offered by East Carolina University with demonstrated success as an academic leader and experience engaging undergraduate honors students.
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Special Instructions to Applicant :
Applicants should submit the following documents as part of their applicant profile in PeopleAdmin:

1. A curriculum vitae
2. A letter of interest that includes a statement of administrative philosophy, experience, and how the candidate's qualifications match the position description
3. The names and contact information of three references

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Additional Instructions to Applicant:
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
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Open Until Filled:
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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or
Eligibility for Employment :
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
Office of Human Resources Contact Information :
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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