Director, Academy of Senior Professionals
St. Petersburg, Florida

Eckerd College, an undergraduate liberal arts college and a national leader in lifelong learning, seeks applications for the position of Director of the Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College (ASPEC). Founded in 1982, the Academy is a selective membership organization of 320 individuals retired from distinguished careers in diverse fields including business, education, government, science and the arts. ASPEC members believe every stage of life can be a time of enrichment, accomplishment and meaning. Members achieve this through active engagement with students and faculty, other ASPEC members and the Greater Tampa Bay community. Academy activities include member led seminars and interest groups, intergenerational learning opportunities, community service and social activities. Greater detail about ASPEC and its activities may be found here.

Responsibilities: The Director is the Academy’s administrative and operations leader and primary liaison with Eckerd College. The director works closely with the ASPEC senate and membership on Academy matters and represents ASPEC on the leadership team of the Special Programs division. This position reports to the vice president and dean of Special Programs. For a full description of the director’s position, please access: www.eckerd.edu/aspec/director.

Qualifications: Advanced degree; successful administrative experience, preferably in an academic setting; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; demonstrated success in leadership positions; experience in lifelong learning programs desired.

Start Date: July 1, 2008 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Application Procedure: Applications and nominations may be submitted by mail or electronically. Applicants should include a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s relevant background and interest in the position, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin on March 26 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be sent to the Director of Human Resources, Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711 or email employment@eckerd.edu.

Eckerd College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.


 







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