Northern Illinois University.
Representation Union Primary Function The essential function of this position is the capacity to promote the University Honors Program to various constituents and stakeholders. Through the development, implementation, and evaluation of co-curricular programming for Honors students, this position seeks to promote and maintain a diverse and active program. In addition, this position reports to the Associate Director of Scholarships, Programming, and Assessment, and as such, collaborates with the Associate Director in scholarship promotion, implementation, and evaluation for students. This position requires the ability to multi-task when completing a variety of responsibilities simultaneously and maintain excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills in developing strong relationships with both internal to NIU and external partners. The Assistant Director of Programming and Communication is a professional position charged with promoting the growth of an Honors community through shared activities and by informing the university and public about the achievements\/opportunities for all students in the program. Specifically, the individual in this role is responsible for the design, implementation, and evaluation of all co-curricular programming, Honors House activities, and communication to current University Honors Students and alumni. This position reports to the Associate Director of Scholarships, Programming, and Assessment. Duties and Responsibilities (generally) The following inventory classifies the duties of the position by general type accompanied by an estimate of the proportion each activity block contributes to the position as a whole. Work activity within the Honors Program follows a cyclical pattern during the academic year necessitating seasonal adjustments to the proportions outlined below. 40%Programming: 20%Organize co-curricular and extra-curricular programming, such as lectures, workshops, peer-mentoring, field trips, community service opportunities, and social events for University Honors students. 20%Serve as the program\u2019s primary liaison to NIU Housing & Residential Services and coordinate affairs related to the Honors House, including budget oversight, residential programming, the selection of community advisors, training Honors House leaders, meetings with Honors House Leaders and faculty advisor, and recruitment of students. 40%Communication: 20%Prepare and disseminate information and updates for students through various forms of communication (e.g., web, e-mail, and social media). 15%Coordinate the writing, editing, and production of web-based and printed materials that focus on informational aspects, recruitment, and publicity of the program for both students and alumni. 5%Coordinate alumni-related programming and support alumni relations. 20ministrative Support of Honors: Program 15%Completes special projects and assists with other University Honors Program events (e.g., recruitment, new student events, orientation, etc.) as needed. 5%Assist with scholarship promotion, implementation, and evaluation. Minimum Required Qualifications for this position 1. High school graduation or equivalent 2. Any one or any combination of the following, totaling three years (36 months), from the categories below: A) College course work in any field \u00b7 60 semester hours equals 1 year (12 months) \u00b7 90 semester hours equals 2 years (24 months) \u00b7 120 semester hours or more equals 3 years (36 months) B) Progressively more responsible work experience in supervising, organizing, coordinating or other significant work with specific educational or administrative program initiatives. Education and Experience Preferred B.A.\/B.S. degree in an academic discipline represented on the NIU campus. Six months experience programming events \u2013 including event planning, promotion, implementation, and evaluation. Experience with academically-motivated undergraduate students preferred. Working Hours M-F 8a-4:30p, some nights\/weekends Hiring rate\/range Commensurate with experience
Northern Illinois University.