Comprehensively support the Polymathic Scholars honors program in administrative, advising and teaching capacities; and to ensure the priorities of the College and Undergraduate Education are incorporated into all aspects of the position, including student-centeredness, diversity, equity and inclusion. Polymathic Scholars are CNS majors with interdisciplinary interests both within and beyond the sciences. They are creative and motivated students who are a delight to work with. Their career trajectories include healthcare, law, industry, research, non-profit, social justice, and more. Responsibilities
- Design and teach up to four writing and academic field invention seminars per year, serve as co-instructor of first-year seminars, and evaluate the effectiveness of these courses.
- Develop, implement and evaluate protocols for student proposals, assist with thesis evaluation, collaborate on development of program goals and support faculty director and CNS Honors director.
- Advise Polymaths pursuing the Bachelor of Science and Arts Honors degree. Assist with summer orientation planning for incoming students. Track student progress and communicate with CNS Records.
- Maintain database, internal records and website. Perform related duties and special projects as assigned. Attend professional development seminars.
- Recruit and evaluate students for admission to CNS Honors programs and support CNS Honors functions.
- Market Polymathic Scholars to undergraduates, faculty, staff, and high school students.
- Other duties as assigned.
- A Master’s Degree is required with at least three years of experience being responsible for program administration or program coordination.
- Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to rapidly task-switch.
- Must be student-centered and have the ability to connect with students from different backgrounds.
- Ability to build strong working relationships with different stakeholders.
- Detail oriented, organized, ability to adapt complex information for intended audiences.
- If hired, further documentation and accreditation must be obtained for teaching role.
- Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
- Extensive experience teaching writing, especially science writing.
- Five or more years of experience leading student programming.
- Experience working with STEM student populations.
- Familiarity with UT Advising technology and policy.
- More than the required education and experience.