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Director Presidential Scholars Program

Company name
Miami Dade College

3 yrs required

Miami, FL, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Nov 22, 2021

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Job Description

The Director of Presidential Scholars Program provides leadership, inquiry support, and academic guidance to students in the Presidential Scholars program. This position oversees the selection of recipients and curriculum development as well as develops partnerships to support Presidential Scholar students transitioning to college, oversees progress in academic disciplines, and guides students transitioning to upper-division colleges and universities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

•Develops curriculum and coordinates the co-curricular activities for Presidential Scholars at all MDC campuses
•Oversees scholarship funding, including selecting eligible candidates and determining recipient scholarship status 
•Recruits students, visits high schools, and maintains close ties with administrators, counselors and teachers
•Maximizes visibility in local communities to attract scholar students
•Identifies courses that need to be offered and when to offer them by conducting research
•Oversees the creation of academic enrichment activities such as guest lectures, field trips, and service learning projects
•Coordinates with Honors College to identify inclusion courses for Presidential Scholars
•Personalizes advisement and career planning for each student nurturing and motivating students to transfer opportunities within MDC or with other universities/colleges

Minimum Requirements: 

•Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Higher Education or related field and three (3) years of related experience; or Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Higher Education or related field and seven (7) years of experience
•Knowledge of recruitment and enrollment trends
•Knowledge of majors and requirements for transferring to all colleges and universities
•Knowledge of advisement services, testing area, financial aid, student activities, careercenter and the registration office, community involvement and civic literacy
•Knowledge of curriculum practices and trends

Company info

Miami Dade College

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