Assistant Program Director

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Emory College
ECAS: Ofc Undergrad Education
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location

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The Assistant Director for Academic Affairs position is located in the Office for Undergraduate Education in Emory College. The Assistant Director will support programs and initiatives related to undergraduate academic affairs. Reporting to an associate dean, the Assistant Director will oversee the strategy and direction of the Emory College Honors Program working in concert with the faculty Honors Committee. The Assistant Director will collaborate with administrators, faculty, and faculty committees to review curricular proposals and assist with general education assessment. The Assistant Director will work to resolve academic concerns reported by faculty and departments. This position will have a dotted line to the Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Emory College to assist in implementing and communicating to instructors any supportive measures required for students in the Title IX process.




  • Assists in directing the strategic planning, development, and implementation of programs.
  • Represents the organization at meetings, conferences and other events.
  • May develop and present speeches or presentations to generate or enhance awareness of program(s).
  • Provides technical support by evaluating established processes, conducting training, attending operational meetings and networking with affiliated groups.
  • Monitors progress toward achieving established objectives and deadlines.
  • Participates in planning, administering and monitoring program related budgets.
  • Conducts research, designs new initiatives, and collaborates with others to ensure program(s) remain viable.
  • May serve on, hold office in, or chair committees.
  • May write publishable articles and papers.
  • May supervise staff.
  • Oversees or assists in developing operational and statistical reports for management and regulatory agencies.
  • Ensures required records and documentation are maintained. Performs related responsibilities as required.



  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program(s) and five years of program related experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.





  • Develops and implements changes to the program in concert with the directions of the faculty-elected Honors Committee
  • Provides data, reports, and benchmarking to the Honors Committee, including the annual report
  • Resolves student, faculty, and departmental concerns related to Honors
  • Develops Honors orientation materials
  • Works with Program Coordinator to administer Honors program and requirements
  • Assistant Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Emory College
  • Assists the Deputy Title IX Coordinator in implementing academic supportive measures, conferring with faculty and informing them of required measures, and documenting resolution of proposed measures
  • Receives reports and refers individuals to the Title IX office/process
  • Serves as back-up for Deputy Title IX Coordinator
  • Participates in required university Title IX trainings
  • Curriculum, Assessment, and Educational Policy
  • Assists on an ongoing basis with the GER assessment, including drafting communications and reports
  • Reviews curricular proposals with the associate dean and communicates concerns about course proposals to departments and faculty
  • Works with associate dean, departments, and Degree Tracker team to ensure program requirements for majors and minors are functioning
  • Resolves faculty-related concerns working with direction from the two associate deans
    Supports associate dean with graduation awards and honors



NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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