Employment

Employment Opportunities with AUC Consortium, Inc.

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in a career with AUC Consortium!

We seek to recruit and retain talented individuals who are committed to the Atlanta University Center Consortium’s mission and prepared to use their unique strengths to support our campus and community programs.

Employment Opportunities At The Aucc

When positions are available, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and any other materials requested in the job posting to tfortson@aucenter.edu.  Please include the position title in the subject line of your email. Please note: We are unable to consider unsolicited application materials. Only materials that identify a specific, current vacant position will be reviewed. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

The AUC Consortium offers competitive medical benefits, vacation time, appropriate sick and family leave options and retirement planning.

As an equal opportunity employer, the AUC Consortium does not discriminate on any basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law including race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, martial, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status. The Consortium will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.

Employment Opportunities At Member Institutions

Employment opportunities at our member campuses can be found at the following links:

Open Positions

Atlanta University Center Data Science Initiative Deputy Director

Atlanta, Georgia
Full Time

The Atlanta University Center (AUC) Data Science Initiative (DSI) invites applications for the position of Deputy Director for a term of two years, beginning as early as June 1, 2024. The term may be extended for a third year by mutual agreement. The AUC Data Science Initiative is located in Atlanta, GA, was established in 2019 through a UnitedHealth Group grant, and will launch HBCU-wide programs in 2023 with a grant from Mastercard. The Initiative serves as a hub to catalyze data science education and research across all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), stewarded by the AUC-member institutions, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College, as well as the AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library.

The Deputy Director helps lead and organize innovative programs in data science related to the candidate’s area of interest. The AUC Data Science Initiative research and academic programs are overseen by a Director and one Deputy Director and assisted by an Assistant Director of Programs and an Assistant Director of Industry Engagement charged with specific projects or responsibilities. The Deputy Director is a half-time appointment and is expected to be a faculty member in an appropriate department at an AUC member institution (Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College). The Deputy Director will be expected to work during the academic year and the summer.

The Deputy Director is expected to remain on the home institution’s payroll in active pay status while assigned to the AUC Data Science Initiative. Salary and benefits are expected to continue to be administered by the home institution, and the AUC Data Science Initiative will contribute half of the salary and benefits plus summer salary and benefits. The AUC Data Science Initiative supports the professional development and training of its staff, should the development or training directly relate to accomplishing the AUC Data Science Initiative’s goals.

A Deputy Director should have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree, research and teaching achievements in data science or a related field, and is expected to contribute to research and academic programmatic activities and events. Preference will be given to applicants with a scholarly background complementary to the current director and a broad perspective on data science research, teaching, and scholarship.

The Deputy Director reports to the Director and works closely with AUC Data Science Initiative’s staff.

Areas of responsibility include:

  1. Identify and help carry out research and educational programs, including planning and preparation, coordination with organizers and participants, and evaluation of outcomes.
  2. Oversee some of the activities, such as the development of a data science curriculum, topical workshops, summer research program, and outreach events.
  3. Engage and collaborate with AUC member institutions to support their data science activities.
  4. Assist with grant proposals to support existing and new programs and initiatives.
  5. Work closely with the Director and the management team to ensure the delivery of the Initiative’s goals and objectives.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and names of three references to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/aucdsi-employment-application. Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications received by 11:59 pm ET on March 15, 2024, are ensured full consideration.

As an equal opportunity employer, the AUC Consortium does not discriminate on any basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law including race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status. The Consortium will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.

Assistant Director of Industry Engagement

Atlanta, Georgia
Full Time

The Atlanta University Center (AUC) Data Science Initiative (DSI) invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Industry Engagement beginning as early as January 1, 2024. The AUC Data Science Initiative is located in Atlanta, GA, and was established in 2019 through a UnitedHealth Group grant, and will launch HBCU-wide programs in 2023 with a grant from Mastercard. The Initiative serves as a hub to catalyze data science education and research across all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), stewarded by the AUC-member institutions, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College, as well as the AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library.

As part of the leadership team, the Assistant Director of Industry Engagement is responsible for working with the Director to develop programs, forge industry connections, and foster other career supports at HBCUs with a focus on strengthening computing and computer science and computing departments and connecting students to careers and professionals. This position will support the recruitment and activities of in-demand computing or computer science faculty members (up to 3 positions) at Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College. This position will support the work of these faculty members, who will catalyze the development of industry-informed curriculum and programming across computing and computer science departments at HBCUs. The Assistant Director of Industry Engagement will establish the HBCU Data Science Career Hub to connect HBCU students to data science careers and industry professionals. The Hub will engage with HBCU career services offices to provide training that prepares students for data science-oriented positions.

To perform this job successfully, the Assistant Director of Industry Engagement must be able to handle competing priorities in a growing initiative by effectively leveraging resources to meet deadlines for numerous projects. To carry out these duties, the Assistant Director of Industry Engagement will develop and be responsible for managing personnel and budgets that come under these areas. The ideal candidate will have computer science expertise and experience in working with industry and higher education on data science-related activities. The Assistant Director of Industry Engagement will serve an initial three-year term, renewable depending on funding, and may be on a non-paid leave of absence from their home institution.

The Assistant Director of Industry Engagement works closely with AUC Data Science Initiative’s staff and reports to the Director.

Areas of responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the Director to develop the Initiative’s overall programming and engagement plan that supports strengthening computing and computer science departments at HBCUs and connecting HBCU students to careers and professionals.
  • Direct and manage all areas of programming and events, such as planning and development, reporting, logistics, and materials, as well as work with the Director and staff to ensure high-quality and strategically aligned programs and activities
  • Develop criteria and operating procedures and workflows for all facets of implementation of programs, e.g., partnerships outreach, communications, and engagement
  • Ensure that all timelines are met and milestones are reached
  • Work closely with the Director and the Financial Coordinator to develop the annual program budgets and ensure programs adhere to the approved budget
  • Work with the Financial Coordinator on financial transactions and management
  • Work with the Evaluation Team to evaluate programs to improve the Initiative’s capacity to learn from its work and share that learning with stakeholders
  • Work with the Communications Manager to develop marketing, advertising, and web content to develop and execute a communication plan
  • Assist with grant writing, development, and all associated reporting functions
  • Performs related responsibilities as required

Education

  • Required: Master’s Degree
  • Preferred: Doctoral Degree

Experience

  • Demonstrated project management skills, including managing complex projects
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with multiple constituents
  • Demonstrated leadership and staff management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically
  • Experience in a higher education work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, SurveyMonkey, and cloud-based applications
  • Experience in managing budgets
  • Experience in program evaluation is helpful
  • Experience with proposals and grants is helpful
  • Knowledge of marketing techniques and communication principles
  • Knowledge of program evaluation

Work Location

  • While the Assistant Director of Industry Engagement position is not a remote job, the AUC Consortium provides some flexibility via telework.
  • During teleworking, you will be required to provide a space, either your home or another location, to work from at your own expense.

Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Salary Range: $80,000 – $85,000

Benefits

  • Outstanding AUC Consortium benefits include health, dental, and retirement plans, life insurance, disability programs and investment plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
  • The AUC Data Science Initiative supports the professional development and training of its staff, should the development or training directly relate to accomplishing the AUC Data Science Initiative’s goals.

TO APPLY:

Applicants should complete the following application and attach their cover letter, resume, and contact information of three references:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications received by 11:59 pm ET on December 12, 2023, are ensured full consideration.

As an equal opportunity employer, the AUC Consortium does not discriminate on any basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law including race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status. The Consortium will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.

Assistant Director of Programs, AUC Data Science Initiative

Atlanta, Georgia
Full Time

The Atlanta University Center (AUC) Data Science Initiative invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Programs beginning as early as January 1, 2024. The AUC Data Science Initiative is located in Atlanta, GA, and was established in 2019 through a UnitedHealth Group grant. The Initiative serves as a hub to catalyze data science education and research across all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), stewarded by the AUC-member Institutions, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College, as well as the AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library.

As part of the leadership team, the Assistant Director of Programs is responsible for working with the Director to develop, refine, and implement strategic programs that support faculty development and student enrichment activities across HBCUs. The Initiative’s portfolio programs for faculty and/or students include workshops/trainings, mini-grants, travel and training support, faculty recruitment and recognition, student data challenges, PreFreshman Experience (PFx), symposiums, and clubs. The Assistant Director of Programs is responsible for the successful execution of programs, including recruitment, oversight, evaluation, and reporting of programming activities.

To perform this job successfully, the Assistant Director of Programs must be able to handle competing priorities in a growing initiative by effectively leveraging resources to meet deadlines for numerous projects. To carry out these duties, the Assistant Director of Programs will develop and oversee the staff of these programs and will be responsible for managing personnel and budgets that come under these areas. The ideal candidate will have deep experience working in higher education as well as expertise in data science or a data science-related field.

The Assistant Director of Programs works closely with AUC Data Science Initiative’s staff and reports to the Director.

Areas of responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the Director to develop the Initiative’s overall programming and engagement plan that supports faculty development and student enrichment activities across HBCUs
  • Direct and manage all areas of programming and events, such as planning and development, reporting, logistics, and materials, as well as work with the Director and staff to ensure high-quality and strategically aligned programs and activities
  • Develop criteria and operating procedures and workflows for all facets of implementation of programs, e.g., partnerships outreach, communications, and engagement
  • Ensure that all timelines are met, and milestones are reached
  • Work closely with the Director and the Financial Coordinator to develop the annual program budgets and ensure programs adhere to the approved budget
  • Work with the Financial Coordinator on financial transactions and management
  • Work with the Evaluation Team to evaluate programs to improve the Initiative’s capacity to learn from its work and share that learning with stakeholders
  • Work with the Communications Manager to develop marketing, advertising, and web content to develop and execute a communication plan
  • Assist with grant writing, development, and all associated reporting functions

Education

  • Required: Master’s Degree
  • Preferred: Doctoral Degree

Experience

  • Demonstrated project management skills, including managing complex projects
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with multiple constituents
  • Demonstrated leadership and staff management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically
  • Experience in a higher education work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, SurveyMonkey, and cloud-based applications
  • Experience in managing budgets
  • Experience in program evaluation helpful
  • Experience with proposals and grants helpful

Work Location

  • While the Assistant Director of Programs position is not a remote job, the AUC Consortium provides some flexibility via telework.
  • During teleworking, you will be required to provide a space, either your home or another location, to work from at your own expense.

Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Salary Range: $80,000 – $85,000

Benefits

  • Outstanding AUC Consortium benefits include health, dental, and retirement plans, life insurance, disability programs and investment plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
  • The AUC Data Science Initiative supports the professional development and training of its staff, should the development or training directly relate to accomplishing the AUC Data Science Initiative’s goals.

TO APPLY:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and names of three references to:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications received by 11:59 pm ET on December 12, 2023, are ensured full consideration.

As an equal opportunity employer, the AUC Consortium does not discriminate on any basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law including race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status. The Consortium will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.

Program Coordinator for Student Development

Atlanta, Georgia
Full Time

The Atlanta University Center (AUC) Data Science Initiative (DSI) invites applications for the position of Program Coordinator for Student Development. The AUC Data Science Initiative is located in Atlanta, GA, and was established in 2019 through a UnitedHealth Group grant, and will launch HBCU-wide programs in 2023 with a grant from Mastercard. The Initiative serves as a hub to catalyze data science education and research across all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), stewarded by the AUC-member institutions, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College, as well as the AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Programs, the Program Coordinator for Student Development coordinates the planning, delivery, execution, and evaluation of student-facing data science programs across HBCUs. Responsibilities include the successful coordination and execution of student-centered programs to promote enrichment, support, and engagement in data science. Such programs may include a PreFreshman Experience summer data science program, data challenges, symposiums, workshops, student clubs, and summer experience, subject to the terms and conditions of ongoing grants and agreements.

To perform this job successfully, the Program Coordinator for Student Development must be able to organize, coordinate, plan, and execute various programmatic activities of a growing initiative in a collaborative team environment. The individual will work closely with AUC Data Science Initiative’s staff to support the coordination and implementation of student activities, such as planning and development, reporting, logistics, and materials. The ideal candidate will have experience working with students in higher education.

Areas of responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the Assistant Director of Programs to coordinate the development of high-quality, strategically aligned data science programs for HBCU students;
  • Coordinates with AUC DSI staff and other partners to develop and implement student enrichment and engagement activities across HBCUs;
  • Serves as a central point of contact for student programs on day-to-day programmatic, operational, and administrative matters (i.e., assisting with meetings, special projects, seminars, workshops, etc.);
  • Create and maintain operating procedures, workflows, and task lists for programs;
  • Monitor program timelines and milestones;
  • Work closely with the Assistant Director of Programs and the Financial Coordinator to adhere to program budgets and track expenditures;
  • Work collaboratively with the external evaluator(s) to collect and analyze data for associated reporting functions and evaluation;
  • Supports the development of reports and dissemination of outcomes;
  • Support the development of the Initiative’s overall programming and engagement plan that supports faculty and staff development and student enrichment activities across HBCUs; and
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Experience

  • Two years of related experience in coordinating programs
  • Experience in a higher education work environment
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated high levels of professionalism in interacting with students, faculty, and staff in higher education
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail while handling multiple tasks, short deadlines, frequent interruptions, and shifting priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to start tasks on time and complete by the deadline without prompting
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with multiple constituents
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, organize resources, and establish priorities
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Forms) and Google Workspace (i.e., Docs, Gmail, Slides, Sheets, Gmail)
  • Familiarity with SurveyMonkey or other software to conduct surveys
  • Knowledge of budgeting and cost control procedures
  • Knowledge of marketing techniques and communication principles
  • Knowledge of program evaluation
  • Familiarity with proposals and grants

Work Location

  • While the Program Coordinator for Student Development position is not a remote job, the AUC Consortium provides some flexibility via telework.
  • During teleworking, you will be required to provide a space, either your home or another location, to work from at your own expense (laptop, iPad, and cell phone provided).

Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Salary Range: $55,000 – $65,000

 Benefits

  • Outstanding AUC Consortium benefits include health, dental, and retirement plans, life insurance, disability programs and investment plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
  • The AUC Data Science Initiative supports the professional development and training of its staff, should the development or training directly relate to accomplishing the AUC Data Science Initiative’s goals.

 

TO APPLY:

Applicants should complete the following application and attach their cover letter, resume, and contact information of three references:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications received by 11:59 pm ET on November 17, 2023, are ensured full consideration.

 

As an equal opportunity employer, the AUC Consortium does not discriminate on any basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law including race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status. The Consortium will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.

Program Coordinator for Faculty and Staff Development

Atlanta, Georgia
Full Time

The Atlanta University Center (AUC) Data Science Initiative (DSI) invites applications for the position of Program Coordinator for Faculty and Staff Development. The AUC Data Science Initiative is located in Atlanta, GA, and was established in 2019 through a UnitedHealth Group grant, and will launch HBCU-wide programs in 2023 with a grant from Mastercard. The Initiative serves as a hub to catalyze data science education and research across all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), stewarded by the AUC-member institutions, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College, as well as the AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Programs, the Program Coordinator for Faculty and Staff Development coordinates the planning, delivery, execution, and evaluation of faculty and staff-facing data science programs across HBCUs. Responsibilities include the successful coordination and execution of faculty and staff development programs to support the development of data science-related research and curriculum. Such activities may include workshops, symposiums, mini-grant programs, workgroups, seminars, and information sessions, subject to the terms and conditions of ongoing grants and agreements.

To perform this job successfully, the Program Coordinator for Faculty and Staff Development must be able to organize, coordinate, plan, and execute various programmatic activities of a growing initiative in a collaborative team environment. The individual will work closely with AUC Data Science Initiative’s staff to support the coordination and implementation of activities for faculty and staff, such as planning and development, reporting, logistics, and materials. The ideal candidate will have experience working with faculty and staff in higher education.

Areas of responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the Assistant Director of Programs to coordinate the development of high-quality, strategically aligned data science programs for HBCU faculty and staff;
  • Coordinates with AUC DSI staff and other partners to develop and implement faculty and staff development programs and engagement activities across HBCUs;
  • Serves as a central point of contact for faculty and staff programs on day-to-day programmatic, operational, and administrative matters (i.e., assisting with meetings, special projects, seminars, workshops, etc.);
  • Create and maintain operating procedures, workflows, and task lists for programs;
  • Monitor program timelines and milestones;
  • Work closely with the Assistant Director of Programs and the Financial Coordinator to adhere to program budgets and track expenditures;
  • Work collaboratively with the external evaluator(s) to collect and analyze data for associated reporting functions and evaluation;
  • Supports the development of reports and dissemination of outcomes;
  • Support the development of the Initiative’s overall programming and engagement plan that supports faculty and staff development and student enrichment activities across HBCUs; and
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Experience

  • Two years of related experience in coordinating programs
  • Experience in a higher education work environment
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated high levels of professionalism in interacting with students, faculty, and staff in higher education
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail while handling multiple tasks, short deadlines, frequent interruptions, and shifting priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to start tasks on time and complete by the deadline without prompting
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with multiple constituents
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, organize resources, and establish priorities
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Forms) and Google Workspace (i.e., Docs, Gmail, Slides, Sheets, Gmail)
  • Familiarity with SurveyMonkey or other software to conduct surveys
  • Knowledge of budgeting and cost control procedures
  • Knowledge of marketing techniques and communication principles
  • Knowledge of program evaluation
  • Familiarity with proposals and grants

Work Location

  • While the Program Coordinator for Faculty and Staff Development position is not a remote job, the AUC Consortium provides some flexibility via telework.
  • During teleworking, you will be required to provide a space, either your home or another location, to work from at your own expense (laptop, iPad, and cell phone provided).

Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Salary Range: $55,000 – $65,000

 Benefits

  • Outstanding AUC Consortium benefits include health, dental, and retirement plans, life insurance, disability programs and investment plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
  • The AUC Data Science Initiative supports the professional development and training of its staff, should the development or training directly relate to accomplishing the AUC Data Science Initiative’s goals.

 

TO APPLY:

Applicants should complete the following application and attach their cover letter, resume, and contact information of three references:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications received by 11:59 pm ET on November 17, 2023, are ensured full consideration.

 

As an equal opportunity employer, the AUC Consortium does not discriminate on any basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law including race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status. The Consortium will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.

Director/Conductor of the AUC Orchestra

Atlanta, Georgia
Full Time

Exemption Status: Exempt

Compensation: Salary range $50,000 – $63,000 and AUC Consortium, Inc. total compensation package

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Director/Conductor of the AUC Orchestra will conduct the center-wide orchestra. As the Director/Conductor of the AUC Orchestra, you will be responsible for teaching AUC Orchestra course and presenting the Fall and Spring Orchestra Concerts at a collegiate level. The Conductor will report to the Chairs of the Music Departments of Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as Director/Conductor of the AUC Orchestra
  • Recruit students internally and externally for orchestra
  • May teach applied lessons within the Departments of Music at Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College
  • Manage the budget for the orchestral program
  • Present two programs; one in the Fall, the other during the Spring Semester
  • Compliance with all University/College policies and state laws
  • Engage in collaborative efforts to recruit and retain students (particularly string players) for all of the subject institutions to the end of securing and building the orchestral program
  • Plan and develop appropriate repertoire for the yearly orchestral concerts as set out in the contractual agreement.
  • Meet at least twice a year (minimum of one time per semester) with the consortium of undergraduate Music Chairs (Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse, Spelman) during each academic year for the purpose of strategic planning and inter-departmental consultation
  • Work collaboratively with other ensemble directors in the subject undergraduate institutions toward planning and implementing potentially collaborative musical works that would necessitate the Symphony Orchestra and/or orchestral players.
  • Cooperate with consortium Chairs in an annual performance evaluation process

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • It is preferred  this candidate holds the DMA, PhD in Music 
  • The minimum requirement is a Masters Degree in Music 
  • Demonstrated experience with recruitment, management, performance concepts and fundraising
  • The applicant must present evidence of scholarly and creative productivity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities
  • Must be detailed-oriented; work independently and exercise good judgment
  • Able to handle multiple tasks, work well in a fast paced environment; prioritize and manage a variety of responsibilities with minimal supervision

JOB SCOPE

The information contained within this job description overview is not intended to be all-inclusive. Nothing in this job description restricts management or the organization’s ability to assign or reassign duties and/or responsibilities to or from this role at any time. This document is subject to change with or without notice. Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV/resume to aucccareers@aucenter.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.

As an equal opportunity employer, the AUC Consortium does not discriminate on any basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law including race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status. The Consortium will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.

Career Services Manager

Atlanta, Georgia
Full Time

Exemption Status: Exempt

Supervises: AUCC Work-Study Students

Supervised by: Director, Academic, Research, and Student Success

Compensation: Starting salary range $50,000 – $65,000 and AUC Consortium, Inc. total compensation package.


GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Career Services Manager plays a key role in supporting the Office of Academic, Research, and Student Services (OARSS) in its mission to support member institutions in preparing and pipelining our AUC students for the world of work or graduate school. The Manager collaborates with the Director of OARSS to oversee and manage all aspects of Career Service (CS). This collaboration includes working with leads for student affairs/activities, enrollment management, alumni affairs, institutional research, institutional advancement, and career service from the member institutions. The Manager will promote the missions and visions of the member institutions as well as the mission, vision and guiding principles of the Atlanta University Center Consortium, Inc. (AUCC).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and facilitate in collaboration with the Director of OARSS all aspects of the Career, Federal Agencies, and Graduate/Professional School Fairs.
  • Function as a resource for AUCC member institutions’ Career Services (CS) staff.
  • Function as a resource for corporate representatives who express interest in participating /conducting on-campus recruiting activities.
  • Develop a repository of data related to internship and graduate school opportunities to include tracking student internships, employment, and graduate/professional school placement, offers, and acceptance.
  • Assist corporate representatives’ access to students and use of Handshake.
  • Develop and execute aspects of AUCC-wide recruiting initiatives.
    • In cooperation with the Communications Manager, create and maintain Career Services’ webpage and social media tools to promote professional development and networking among students.
    • Increase student participation in the graduate/professional school fair.
    • Assess career fair and graduate/professional school fair effectiveness.
    • Identify opportunities to creatively market all campus recruiting activities and events to maximize opportunities with AUC Consortium and to increase student participation in all activities and events. Develop a recruitment strategy that will assist you in meeting this goal by August of each year.
  • Educate non-business departments on the positive impact of internships and experiential learning opportunities for students and the institutions and assist them with embedding them into the major.
  • Maintain knowledge of recruitment trends, employment forecasts, student characteristics, best practices in the field, and strategic priorities of AUCC institutions.
  • Attend and be an active participant in AUCC CS collaborative meetings and initiatives.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Any other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 2 years of higher education experience in career advisement/counseling, student affairs, higher education, business administration, or alumni relations OR Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of higher education experience in career advisement/counseling, student affairs, higher education, business administration, or alumni relations.
  • Student-centered approach to higher education.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office: Excel (Intermediate to Advanced Skills); Word (Advanced Skills); PowerPoint (Intermediate to Advanced Skills); Access (Intermediate). Proficiency with Handshake.

JOB SCOPE

Job has recurring work situations involving high degrees of discretion. The need for accuracy and effective utilization of accepted programs and routines is high. Errors in judgment will waste resources and adversely impact performance. Supervisor and employee determine work priorities jointly.

TO APPLY:

Nominations, inquiries, and expressions of interest should be directed electronically to:

aucccareers@aucenter.edu
AUC Consortium, Inc.
660 Atlanta Student Movement Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30314

Assistant Director of Engineering Education Innovation

Atlanta, Georgia
Full Time

OVERVIEW OF THE ORGANIZATION: RE-ENVISIONING OF THE ATLANTA UNIVERSITY CENTER COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AND RESULTS

The Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC) is the oldest and largest academic consortium serving primarily African American students. Its members are four historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs); two liberal arts colleges, a comprehensive research university, and a medical school; that confer undergraduate and graduate degrees across a range of disciplines. Graduates of the Atlanta University Center institutions are leaders in their chosen fields. In addition, AUC research addresses a broad range of issues, focusing on issues and disparities facing minority populations.

Shared Vision for AUCC as an Innovative Think Tank

The Council of Presidents of the Atlanta University Center (AUC), which includes the presidents of Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College, have developed a shared vision that shifts the AUCC from an organization focused on the coordination of individual programs and governance councils to an innovative think tank focused on thought leadership, collaboration, and innovation for strategic initiatives that will yield meaningful and effective outcomes for each campus and the AUC. Additionally, the vision for the AUCC is to provide a collaborative space to incubate innovative best practices relevant to the broader higher education community, with a special focus and emphasis on underrepresented groups in higher education.

Position Overview

The Atlanta University Center Consortium seeks an Assistant Director of Engineering Education Innovation. The employee will report directly to the Director of Academic, Research, and Student Success for the AUCC. He/she will be expected to work on a variety of complex, time-sensitive, and diverse duties for the AUCC’s Institute for Dual-Degree Engineering Advancement (IDDEA) related to outreach, program growth, faculty development, curriculum enhancement, and office management, along with general oversight of the dual-degree engineering program.

  • Implement and manage a 4+1 (BS/MS) dual-degree engineering program.
  • Serve as the Resource Advisor for the respective AUC institution’s dual-degree engineering officers and attend all related meetings.
  • Will take the initiative to develop appropriate systems and processes with the guidance of the Director for the efficient tracking, planning, and execution of AUC-wide pre-engineering projects from inception to completion.
  • Assist the Director with external engineering agreements and fundraising efforts.
  • Assist pre-engineering faculty in incorporating innovative teaching and curriculum, including design thinking and entrepreneurial mindset; interfacing, preparing data presentations, and co-managing events and meetings, including the AUCC DDEP advisory board, alumni, and external partnering institutions.
  • Provides innovative ideas, strategies, and programs related to improving academic preparation and in collaboration with the Program Manager, enhance pre-engineering students’ success and retention and graduation rates.
  • Organize and host professional development workshops, such as grant writing and research symposiums for pre-engineering faculty.
  • The vision of the AUC Consortium’s Institute for Dual-Degree Engineering Advancement is to be the premier minority engineering education program for private minority-serving institutions nationwide. It will be the number one producer of African-American engineers for liberal arts colleges/universities, excellence in teaching, intensive research, and effectively preparing graduates to be competitive for the engineering profession or graduate engineering programs. We seek an engineering education expert to assist our faculty, staff, and students in achieving this vision and assist the Director on relevant projects and administrative tasks for the program. This position will also supervise the Dual Degree Engineer Program Manager.

Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in Engineering Technology, Engineering Education, or Engineering is required, and a Doctorate degree is preferred.
  • At-least three to five-years of supervisory experience
  • Must have a passion for student success and innovation.
  • Must be able to travel and occasionally work nights and weekends.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional problem-solving, time management, organization, and customer-service skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines while juggling multiple projects
  • Able to multi-task in a busy and fast-paced office environment, prioritize effectively, and collaborate well with faculty and staff
  • Demonstrate high levels of professionalism in interacting with faculty, staff, and residents/fellows
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills; ability to draft professional reports and summaries; develop marketing materials and educational proposals
  • Must be able to develop social media campaigns and create effective posts for the AUCC Dual Degree Engineering Program.
  • Progressive experience in an academic setting.

TO APPLY:

Nominations, inquiries, and expressions of interest should be directed electronically to:

aucccareers@aucenter.edu
404-626-5384
AUC Consortium, Inc. 156 Mildred Street, Atlanta GA 30314

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