Assistant Director for Campus Engagement
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.
The Assistant Director is directly responsible for:
• Advising the student programming board, the Pembroke Activities Council,
• Developing and implementing late night and weekend programs,
• Managing special events including Welcome Week and Late Night Breakfast,
• Supporting the leadership development, training and education of students engaged with the office as outlined by the office mission, and,
• The marketing, assessment, and financial management affiliated with these programs.
The Assistant Director will also support general programming efforts of the office including the Distinguished Speaker Series, Late Night Breakfast, Homecoming, Festival at Old Main, leadership programming, student organization support, and other events.
Work also includes other duties as assigned by the Director.
Frequent late night and weekend work is required.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Masters Degree in Student Development, Higher Education Administration or other related discipline from an accredited college or university required. Two years experience in student affairs required (graduate work is acceptable).
Management Preferences: Master’s Degree in student development, higher education administration, or other related discipline from an accredited college or university. Two years’ experience in program planning, event coordination and contract negotiation (graduate work is acceptable). Experience in website development, social media, marketing and/or assessment preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach cover letter, resume and list of three professional references.
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.