Executive Assistant to the President (Job Announcement) Philander Smith #jobs #hbcu #hbcujobs


President’s Office


The Executive Assistant to the President relieves the President of administrative details and performs administrative functions that require a thorough knowledge of College policies, procedures, and operations and an understanding of the College’s role within the community. The Executive Assistant to the President is a Member of the Executive Cabinet Team and has recurring contact with members of the Board of Trustees, senior administrators and executives, public and private officials, the media, students, and parents.  The Executive Assistant to the President exercises initiative and independent judgment in managing the President’s schedule and the office’s daily activities.  The Executive Assistant to the President uses discretion in the dissemination of information to faculty, students, staff, and the various publics served by the College, as well as coordinates activities with several major subordinate administrative units of the College.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Business, Accounting, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited college, or equivalent experience.
  • At least five years of increasingly responsible secretarial or administrative experience is required which must include an extensive knowledge of general office procedures, and supervision of others on a regular basis.



  • Demonstrated extensive high-level administrative experience supporting cabinet-level individuals.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including editing and proofreading.
  • Excellent calendaring, planning and organizational skill, managing multiple complex projects concurrently.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate strong working relationships and gain the trust and respect of all levels of internal and external constituencies.
  • Contextual understanding of executive’s role within the college framework.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties with a high level of professionalism, follow-through flexibility, discretion, judgment, accuracy, diplomacy and tact.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities and meet deadlines, as needs change.
  • Advanced computer skill and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work very effectively with PSC colleagues and clients, and with external organizations.
  • Experienced in maintaining budgets.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality.



  1. Coordinates the Presidents’ activities, including management of a complex calendar, travel arrangements, budget and associated logistics, with shifting priorities and deadlines.
  2. Independently commit the President’s time to those requesting access based on an in-depth understanding of the President’s priorities and needs and dynamic role within the college framework.
  3. Independently prioritize, plan coordinate and/or oversee logistics for meetings and conferences with individuals as well as others internal and external to the college, including executive and senior level staff, faculty, and donors. Organize agenda for weekly Cabinet Meetings.
  4. Organize and maintain the workings of the President’s office. Take responsibility for paper and electronic filing systems and ensuring all pertinent information and supporting materials are retained.
  5. Serve as the President’s liaison to various internal and external constituencies, including screening correspondence and telephone calls; keep the executive informed of all matters requiring the President’s attention.
  6. Compose correspondence; develop, review and edit presentations and documentation; independently research and analyze associated issues and/or compile materials needed for presentation and/or decision making purposes.
  7. Manage and/or oversee multiple projects concurrently; anticipate and track critical dates, events and organizational issues for the President; follow up with Cabinet Members or other appropriate parties to ensure deadlines are met.
  8. Manages a complex filing system by overseeing the filing system; creates files and records as necessary; updates files and records; determines retention or purge schedules, and retrieves files and documents as needed.
  9. Contributes to the overall success of the college by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned by the President.
  10. Other duties as assigned.



Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.  Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and three letters of professional references to: humanresources@philander.edu.  Email subject line should include the full name of the position for which you are applying, and documents should be in Word format.  You may also mail your information to:

Philander Smith College

Attn:  Office of Human Resources

900 Daisy Bates Drive

Little Rock, AR  72202


NOTE: Please no phone calls


Alumni Giving Specialist II (Job Announcement) Bethune Cookman #jobs #hbcu #hbcujobs

Alumni Giving Specialist II: Office of Institutional Advancement
In collaboration with the Alumni Giving Manager, the Alumni Giving Specialist II plans, implements, and executes programming and services for the University’s alumni. Areas of focus will include support with event planning, constituent research, alumni giving analysis reporting, alumni engagement, communications, social media, website management, and student/young alumni programming.
  • Deep dives in the giving patterns of the alumni base interpreting when and why they give.
  • Engages with alumni through strategies to stimulate the base into giving into the scholarship fund.
  • Develops and manages comprehensive undergraduate cultivation program with the goal of educating students about the B-CU Alumni Association and the importance of supporting the University.
  • Supports the University “Young Alumni” outreach program partnering with career services, using social media, special events and networking opportunities.
  • Supports department-wide projects, activities, and events as needed.
  • Communicates with alumni using mailings, e-mailings, publications and internet-based media.
  • Updates the alumni section of the College website, ensuring that information is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 1-2 years of successful annual giving experience is preferred, or a combination of general fundraising knowledge and experience.
  • Strong technology, analytical, writing and communication skills.
  • Must be results-oriented with a demonstrated ability to work well with people at all levels of an organization.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communications skills, must demonstrate mature judgment and possess the ability to develop relationships with diverse constituencies.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office and Raisers Edge.
  • Position requires working some evenings and weekends as well as travel.



Asst/Assoc Prof of Mathematics (Faculty Announcement) Delaware State #jobs #hbcu #hbcujobs

Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-track) Mathematics

Location: DE-Dover
Requisition City: Dover
Company Order Number: 1966
# of openings: 1


Delaware State University
Vacancy Announcement – Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) Mathematics
Department of Mathematical Sciences
College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology
Apply online at http://www.desu.edu
Applications will be accepted until position is filled


The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Delaware State University seeks a tenure-track Assistant /Associate Professors in Mathematics starting in the Fall of 2017.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics is required.  Areas of applied mathematics, or algebra is preferred. . In addition to possessing excellent communication skills, the candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to undertake research with DSU colleagues in federal or state funded research projects. He or she will have a proven research/teaching capability in their area of specialization and be able to teach successfully lower and intermediate level courses in mathematics. As a successful candidate and a new faculty member, he/she will work in an exciting environment that encourages collaborative and multi-disciplinary approaches to expand and strengthen the department research goals. Supervision of graduate students is required.

The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Mathematics, and Mathematics Education; Master’s degrees in Mathematics; and Ph.D.’s. in Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics. Delaware State University (DSU) has a diverse faculty and student population of more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. DSU is located in Dover, Delaware and has campuses in Wilmington and Georgetown, Delaware.

Only electronic applications will be accepted. To apply, send AMS cover sheet, letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy,  research statement, curriculum vitae, and transcripts (undergraduate and graduate). Also, three (3) letters of reference must be sent directly to Ms. Stephanie Acty (sacty@desu.edu) from the recommenders. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For more details, please visit our website at http://www.desu.edu.

Email your electronic application in PDF format to sacty@desu.edu

Note: The University reserves the right to change or reassign job duties as provided in policy and negotiate agreement.

Delaware State University is an equal opportunity, Title IX Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age or disability.