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Director, Office of Honors Research

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Position Details

Position Number 36318
Class Title Director, Office of Honors Research
Job Description

Provides creative and innovative oversight of the Office of Honors Research (OHR). Responsible for research programs including the university-wide Honors in the Major, the oldest and most prestigious undergraduate research program at UCF. Promotes undergraduate research with students and faculty across campus, including workshops and conferences. Develops innovative, exciting new undergraduate research opportunities on and off campus. Assesses and evaluates impact of Honors undergraduate research engagement programs.

Works collaboratively with other UCF offices, including grant writing and program development. Partners with UCF’s Office of Undergraduate Research, Office of Research and Commercialization, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, and Office of Experiential Learning to increase the breadth and depth of student research and engagement.

Integrates research experiences into the academic and professional development of a very talented student body. Networks with community partners. Participates in the Honors Symposium, the freshmen cornerstone course for all 500 incoming students.

Manages office budget, office staff, and student volunteers.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements
Preferences

Preference given to candidates with Master’s degree or higher and previous experience administering undergraduate research programs at a large university.

Preference given to candidates who apply before 9/11/17.

Special Conditions

State Title: Director, Research Program/Services

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://eeo.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 402741
Job Open Date 08/11/2017
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area Burnett Honors College (14)
Department Burnett Honors College
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
If Visiting A&P, please specify timeframe
Job Category A&P
Work Schedule

8:00AM – 5:00PM Monday through Friday.
Occasional nights and weekends may be required.

Work Location Orlando (Main)
Quick Link http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/50577

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3
  6. Other Doc 4