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Director Academic and Military Outreach

Employer
UNC Pembroke
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jun 23, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Extension Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 Director serves as ombudsman for the UNCP military community. In this capacity, the position represents all military-affiliated students by coordinating with academic and administrative units of the university to address the complex challenges of transitioning from the military to higher The Director serves as ombudsman for the UNCP military community. In this capacity, the position represents all military-affiliated students by coordinating with academic and administrative units of the university to address the complex challenges of transitioning from the military to higher education. The Director assumes leadership of the UNCP Fort Bragg office initiatives and the UNCP Campus Military Resource Center (Rally Point).

The Director provides strategies to address distance learners with formulation and implementation of comprehensive marketing, recruitment, and admissions plans for prospective and enrolled students. The Director works with community colleges and relevant units on campus to develop pathways for community college students to continue their education at UNCP and sustain and maintain service support for distance education students. This position will provide oversight and management of opportunities for individuals to be successful through accessible, high quality, student-centered programs and services that meet the educational, cultural, and workforce needs of a diverse community. The Director manages and supervises all UNCP Regional Distance Learning Coordinators.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree and at least four years of professional experience associated with military services.

Special Instructions to Applicants: 

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.

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