Director, Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 99460-en_US
The Johns Hopkins University's Krieger School of Arts and Sciences is currently seeking a new Director of Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity (URSCA). The Director will focus on expanding and enhancing undergraduate research activities for students pursuing original research projects of their own design. The Director will report directly to the Vice Dean for Undergraduate Education.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Work collaboratively with the Vice Dean and other programs and faculty throughout the Krieger School to develop new and innovative programs to support undergraduate education and experiential learning.
Center Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity (DEI) as core values in every endeavor.
Coordinate Mellon-funded Collaboratory, a summer program for visiting community college students.
Serve as a PI on pedagogical research projects.
Provide oversight for all aspects of the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Program, including application and selection of fellows, monitoring progress and research project, and organizing forums for presentation of work.
Advise students on development of undergraduate research proposals.
Oversee development of student research budgets and approve budgetary expenditures.
Work with students and faculty to promote and facilitate mentor-directed undergraduate research.
Plan and organize the annual Macksey Symposium, an undergraduate humanities conference for students throughout the country (150 participants).
Demonstrate effective supervision of office staff.
Design methods of assessment for projects and initiatives.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrates excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
Incorporating an anti-racist and anti-oppressive lens into work responsibilities and processes.
Demonstrating experience working directly with and elevating ideas of people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Serving as an advocate for individuals of all backgrounds
The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding leadership and excellence in written and oral communication.
Knowledge of the development and operation of experiential learning programs.
Have a working knowledge of academics and academic institutions including knowledge of the research process, graduate school preparation, professional development, and mentoring students in research and service learning.
Master's or Ph.D. in humanities, social science, or natural science, preferably in humanities
Five years experience in all aspects of academic program administration or program/project experience in a related field. Supervisory experience preferred.
Additional experience may substitute for education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Ph.D. strongly preferred.
Prefer a minimum of five years of strong leadership experience within a research or academic program.
Classified Title: Academic Program Manager Working Title: Director, Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME Starting Salary Range: $62,780 - $86,390 (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus Department name: Dean Office of Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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