Assistant Director, Smith Fellows Program # 117122

College Park, Maryland
Aug 25, 2022
Sep 29, 2022
Executive, Director
Full Time

Assistant Director, Smith Fellows Program


Office of Undergraduate Programs

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is seeking a well-qualified Assistant Director, to join the Office of Undergraduate Programs. One of 13 schools and colleges located on the University of Maryland, College Park campus, the Smith School is a recognized leader in management research and education for the global economy. The school is consistently ranked among the world’s top business schools by leading business publications such as Business
Week, Financial Times, Economist and the Wall Street Journal.

Reporting to the Associate Dean, the Assistant Director facilitates the coordination, implementation and evaluation of both freshman and transfer orientation programmatic elements including logistics, implementation, stakeholder relations, student leader and intern development/supervision, and more. The Smith Business Leadership Fellows Program is a freshman Honors Programs that is designed for accomplished honors students to explore business and the future of work. This new program welcomes its first cohort of freshmen in the Fall 2022 semester. Duties include designing and managing co-curricular activities, managing the day-to-day operations of the program, administering the budget, coordinating admissions, recruiting, and orientation, and overseeing internal and external program communications. Some evening and weekend work is required. Work in tandem with UMD Admissions; recruit and hire admissions ambassadors; serving as a representative of Smith at admissions events, facilitating information sessions; planning and Participating in Admission recruitment events including Admitted Student Open Houses, Discover Maryland, Maryland Day, Visit Maryland Day, and Maryland Marquee Day, and other events as assigned. Work alongside Associate Dean to manage processing of new programs, i.e., minors, majors, certifications, etc.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required with 2 years’ experience in student leadership development and/or advising of student organizations or co-curricular activities. Experience in developing and coordinating student organizations and activities especially desirable. Excellent interpersonal skills and dependability are a must for this high visibility, high-energy position. Master’s Degree and experience within business school environment is preferred.

Salary: High $60’s to Mid $70’s. When applying, please upload a PDF version of your cover letter, resume and list of references. For best consideration, please submit applications no later than September 9, 2022 at; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No H1-B Visa sponsorship offered for this position.
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The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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