Recruiter / Admissions Counselor

Chapel Hill - North Carolina (NC), 27599

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Job Description:

Position Information

Position Type
Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?

Position Title
Admin Support Specialist - Journey

Working Title
Recruiter / Admissions Counselor

Position Number

Vacancy ID

Budgeted Hiring Range
$36,121 - $44,147

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Salary Grade Equivalent

Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited
Full-Time Permanent

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment

Hours per week

Work Schedule

Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Occasional evening and weekend work.

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Date First Posted

Closing Date

Position Location
Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category
Administrative/Clerical Support

Position Summary Information

Department Description

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the number one pharmacy school as ranked by U.S. News & World Report in its 2017 America’s Best Graduate Schools edition. We are a nationally recognized leader in progressive pharmaceutical care practice, education and research. The School enrolls approximately 600 Doctor of Pharmacy students, 80 Ph.D. students, and 20 master’s degree students. We maintain a robust research enterprise dedicated to finding new treatments for diseases and better ways of delivering health care. The School ranks second among the nation’s pharmacy schools in external research funding received. Our mission is to develop leaders in pharmacy education, pharmacy practice and the pharmaceutical sciences who make a difference on human health worldwide.

The Office of Curricular and Student Affairs complements the School’s academic enterprise by providing consistent, holistic, student-centered services and experiences from recruitment through commencement. This support beyond the classroom fosters development of professional and graduate students through targeted advising, mentoring, career development, and professional development programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

The Office of Curricular and Student Affairs at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy seeks a driven, self-motivated, approachable, and collaborative professional to serve as Admissions Counselor and Recruiter for the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program. This position will support the School’s vision of providing prospective students with unique, engaging, and personalized recruitment and admissions experiences that demonstrate its commitment to student success, pharmacy practice, and advancing medicine for life. Position entails frequent traveling, including overnight, throughout North Carolina and beyond.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Possess strong communication skills, including verbal and written
  • Be able to communicate clearly, effectively, and with a friendly, welcoming, and professional disposition to people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Have an interest in or experience with admissions to health professions programs and desire to proactively support those interested in applying
  • Possess a collaborative spirit and willingness to build meaningful relationships with prospective students, current students, and School officials
  • Understand how to prioritize multiple competing priorities
  • Feel comfortable working with various technology, including computers and iPads.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds with or without an accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Required Licenses/Certifications
  • Candidate must have a valid driver’s license

Special Physical and Mental Requirements

Position/Schedule Requirements
Night work occasionally, Weekend work occasionally

Position Attributes

Stimulus/ARRA Funded

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