Assistant Director of Curricular and Student Affairs for the...
Chapel Hill - North Carolina (NC),
The Assistant Director of Curricular and Student Affairs for the Graduate Program reports to the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Affairs and also has a dotted line report to the Assistant Dean for Graduate Education. This position will support the educational mission of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy by guiding the administration of graduate student affairs activities, services, and programming with special focus on recruitment/admissions, student support/advocacy, program oversight, co-curricular professional development. Position will assist with planning and directing educationally appropriate support activities and services that enrich the breadth, depth, and quality of the graduate student experience. This position is closely involved with overall graduate program administration, recruitment, transition/orientation, advising, communication and students services.
The preferred candidate will have 3-5 years work experience in student services or student affairs within higher education. The preferred candidate will also have experience counseling/advising students, developing/assessing value-added co-curricular programs for students, working closely with faculty, and supervising staff. Demonstrated leadership skills are also essential for the position as are the abilities to multitask, prioritize responsibilities/deadlines, and work well with others and as part of the team. Effective communication and collaboration skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and ability to solve problems in a timely manner. Other skills include, 1. Strong computer skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products. 2. Excellent customer service skills 3. Skill in, planning, organizing and implementing events 4. Ability to work independently 5. Ability to clearly and articulately summarize and communicate status of projects. 6. Strong organizational, time management and written verbal communication skills required. 7. Ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization including PIs, graduate students, business clusters, etc. 8. Ability to gather, synthesize, manipulate, and interpret data for reporting purposesA post-Baccalaureate degree in higher education or a related field is required; for candidates demonstrating comparable independent educational or instructional activities associated with the delivery and/or management of student support functions, will accept a relevant undergraduate degree and at least three years of related professional experience in higher education.
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