Transfer Admissions Coordinator

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Vacancy Number


Position Title

Student Services Specialist

Working Title

Transfer Admissions 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, including contact with professionals in all disciplines of the University, is involved. Contact involves an accurate knowledge of relaying Admissions policies and procedures set forth by the University and the Office of admissions. 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

Main UNCW Campus

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Transfer Admissions Coordinator serves as a key member of a successful transfer admissions team. This position:
•Recruits a class of highly qualified and diverse transfer students
•Manages an assigned geographic region
•Travels extensively in the assigned region to educate qualified students on transfer admissions policies and procedures
•Evaluates applications for admissions
•Participates in on and off-campus recruitment events
•Meets and communicates effectively with students, community college faculty and staff, and other key community stakeholders
•Represents UNCW at events and in the community
•Applies related policies and regulations of the UNC System, UNCW, and the Office of Admissions
•Other duties as assigned

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

•Strong public speaking, writing, and technical skills are required
•Excellent organizational skills
•Ability to manage competing, conflicting demands while meeting deadlines
•Ability to collaborate with others to achieve goals
•Ability to travel extensively
•Sensitivity to the needs of diverse groups of students and a commitment to building a diverse student body
•Valid driver’s license is required
•Previous experience in a post-secondary admissions office is preferred

Required Certifications or licensure

NC Diver’s license is required

Recruitment Range

$38,000 - $43,026


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 (Eastern time) 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.

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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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