Transfer Student Success Coordinator

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Vacancy Number
Position Title
Student Services Specialist
Working Title
Transfer Student Success Coordinator
Competency Level
Admissions - 30110
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

To recruit, admit and enroll students who will perform successfully in the collegiate community. Daily contact with the public and key stakeholders, including on and off campus professionals, is involved and an accurate knowledge of relaying Admissions policies and procedures set forth by the University and the Office of Admissions is expected. The office engages in a wide range of activities designed to publicize and describe the programs, activities and other opportunities available at UNCW .

Enrollment Affairs Admin - 30100 College
College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Location of Workplace
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Transfer Student Success Coordinator represents UNCW and the Office of Admissions at community colleges in the assigned region of central North Carolina (Raleigh, NC area) by providing comprehensive recruitment, admissions counseling, and pre-enrollment advising services to prospective students seeking to transfer to UNCW . This position will be based in the Raleigh, NC area (not at the main campus in Wilmington)This position will:
•Provide pre-enrollment advising to prospective transfer students to UNCW at assigned community colleges; including assisting students with choosing courses at the community college, providing unofficial evaluations, etc.
•Provide pre-admissions counseling to prospective transfer students to UNCW at assigned community colleges: including helping students locate resources and build a plan to transfer successfully
•Develop and maintain relationships with a variety of community partners, such as community colleges, community organizations, and military partners
•Travel to community colleges within assigned region and represent UNCW through in person or virtual events and programming

This position will be based in the Raleigh, NC area at Wake Technical Community College. This individual will also participate in periodic travel to other community colleges in the assigned region (all assignments are within two hours driving distance from Wake Technical Community College). Travel frequency will depend on the stage of the recruitment cycle.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience

•1-2 years in college/university admissions, advising, or other student services setting
•Excellent organization, communication, and customer service skills
•Proven ability to work independently and as a member of a collaborative team
•Demonstrated ability to effectively manage competing and conflicting demands
•Experience with developing relationships within a university or community college settings
•Experience with collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data to make informed decisions
•Master’s degree

Required Certifications or licensure

Valid Driver’s License

Recruitment Range
$35,500 - $45,000
1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year
12 Months
Work Days
Monday - Friday
Work Hours
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Type of Position
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

Position Number
Job Posting Date
Posting Close Date
Special Notes to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

External Link to Posting
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington (2021)?
    • UNCW Website
    • UNCW Facebook Page
    • UNCW Linkedin Page
    • UNCW Twitter Account
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women In Higher Education
    • Other

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