Job no: 502494
Work type: Staff Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Commonwealth Honors College
Categories: Accounting/Finance, Administrative/Office Support
About UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
Commonwealth Honors College offers a variety of educational, social, and advising opportunities to support more than 3,300 academically talented undergraduate students. The honors college is a campus-wide program; students from all majors in every academic college are eligible to join the honors college. The Dean?s Office is located in the CHC Building, which is surrounded by the six residence halls of the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community (CHCRC). CHCRC is home to about 1,500 honors students, and is located on the west side of the UMass Amherst campus, near the main library and the Recreation Center.
The Executive Director is responsible to the Dean of Commonwealth Honors College (CHC) and works closely with the Dean in the implementation of the administration of academic programs, course enrollment management, instructional budgets, and support of the Commonwealth Honors College Council. Supervises staff related to academic support of the honors college, and participates in the overall management of the College by providing leadership for administrative operations, including finance and budget, human resources, information technology services, facilities management, and special projects.
Scholarships and Fellowships:
Administration and Management:
Computer Information Systems:
Perform other duties as needed.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)
Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)
Experience with UMass systems and departments.
Physical Demands/Working Conditions
Typical office environment
M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, occasional weekends or travel
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please include a cover letter, resume and names of three professional references by September 13th, 2019 for priority consideration.
UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.
Advertised: Aug 22 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
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