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Living Learning Community Coordinator

Employer
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 3, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Distance Education Programs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Posting Details

​Benefits of Working at UNCW

Want to become a soaring UNCW Seahawk and work at one of the best universities on the East Coast? Want to put your toes in the sand after a day of work? The University of North Carolina Wilmington offers a wonderfully vibrant university community along with a beautiful location just miles from the beach.

Employees of UNCW are provided a comprehensive benefits package as well as other programs, resources, policies, and practices that help to support a work/life balance. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Full time employees are eligible for dental, vision and health insurance plans. Health insurance benefit plans eligibility begins on the first of the month following date of hire. Retirement plan contributions begin on the eligibility date following election and include employer contributions for either a defined contribution or a defined benefit plan. Optional disability plans are also available.

Full time employees are also eligible for up to three (3) paid waivers from the state and then UNCW provides an additional two waivers in the summer for classes taken only at UNCW including the application fee and book rental. In addition as a full time employee, UNCW offers a free membership to the Campus Recreation Center, free vaccine and booster shots offered on campus, meditation and yoga sessions, voluntary supplemental insurance coverages, pretax flexible spending accounts, 12 paid holidays, 24 hours of paid community service leave time, paid vacation and sick leave accrual and family medical leave after 12 months of continuous service

We also offer an abundance of training and development programs through our Dare to Learn Academy , Skillport , and the employee assistance program , many of which are offered free of charge.

Working Title

Living Learning Community Coordinator

External Link to Posting

https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/25377

Vacancy Number

E793

Position Number

1959

Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus

Department

Enrollment Affairs Admin - 30100

Division

Academic Affairs - 30000 Division

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

Under the general direction of the Living Learning Community ( LLC ) Program Manager, the LLC Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the daily operations of academic-based learning communities that link classroom learning with on-campus living through faculty involvement, career advising and academic support. Additionally, the LLC Coordinator will organize partnerships between all living learning communities to shape the environment and experiences of residential students by providing services that foster engagement in campus and community life. The coordinator is a vital part of the Living Learning Community team in helping to continue the vision and mission of the Undergraduate Retention and Student Success unit.

The LLC Coordinator will assist the LLC Program Manager in the creation and expansion of the Living Learning Communities.

This position is responsible for the following duties:
  • Collaborate with HIPs to coordinate assessments that tracks student retention and success in the Living Learning Communities.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for questions from parents, students, faculty, and staff regarding the Living Learning Communities.
  • Coordinate marketing, website, LLC email, and social media efforts in partnership with Housing and Residence Life and Admission.
  • Collaborate with faculty and RAs to plan socials and programs during the academic year.
  • Provide training regarding programming, recruitment, and marketing endeavors for academic partners.
  • Collaborate with the Registrar’s office to gather reports from SSRS /Seanet and other data ports to assist with registering students for classes.
  • Maintain accurate records of funds to prioritize monetary needs of the LLCs.
  • Create and maintain LLCs interest forms.
  • Create and sustain supportive residential communities that foster and enhance student learning, development, and academic success.
  • Establish rapport and develop mentoring relationships with students.
  • May supervise student employees, volunteers, or interns.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
  • Master’s Degree in Education or related field and 2 years of full-time experience working with Living Learning Communities, Student Affairs, and or Academic Affairs.
  • 1 year of full-time academic advising experience.
  • Demonstrated direct professional experience in student housing, student life or student activities.
  • Experience in supervision, advising, and leadership development.
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Master’s degree in Counseling, College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or a related field
  • 3 or more years of full-time experience working with Living Learning Communities and or Student Affairs experience
  • 2 years of full-time academic advising experience
  • Experience supervising graduate students and professional staff members
  • Excellent supervisory and oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge or previous experience working with residential curriculum and learning community-based housing
Required Certifications or Licensures

N/A

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

Academic Affairs is the central division for implementing the mission of the University of North Carolina Wilmington ( UNCW ). Through effective academic policies, practices, and programs, it provides leadership for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and creative work as well as service to local, regional, and global communities. The division allocates resources to recruit and retain faculty scholars and to create a learning environment that encourages students. As part of the University’s commitment to excellence in retention and student Success, the Student Engagement, Enrollment, and Retention unit was created to develop and enact policies, processes, and programs that advance UNCW’s academic mission through the support of the Colleges and other divisions of the institution.

The Student Engagement, Enrollment, and Retention unit is one of eight primary functional areas within the Division of Academic Affairs. The departments within the unit support the recruitment and enrollment of students; work with colleges and other units on marketing and branding activities to achieve enrollment targets; coordinate advising through University College; manage the activities of the Registrar; handle all financial aid and scholarship activities; conduct admissions application review for undergraduate programs and assist in application processing for graduate students; coordinate the advising and support program for student athletes, and, oversee undergraduate retention and student success efforts for the university, partnering with the Division of Student Affairs and other units on campus.

The Undergraduate Retention and Student Success ( URSS ) unit is dedicated to empowering students with integrity and compassion, utilizing strengths-based programming and collaborating with campus partners to support student success through to degree completion.

The unit engages in data informed strengths-based retention and student success practices including, but not limited to:
  • Empowering students to identify, address, and navigate their barriers.
  • Advocating for policy changes that hinder student success.
  • Providing student-focused programming.
  • Using data to inform and elevate strengths-based, intentional outreach.
  • Employing strategic technologies to support student success and retention.
  • Building and sustaining campus partnerships.
  • Developing and contributing to High Impact Practices.
College/School Information

The Student Engagement, Enrollment, and Retention unit is one of eight primary functional areas within the Division of Academic Affairs. The departments within the unit support the recruitment and enrollment of students; work with colleges and other units on marketing and branding activities to achieve enrollment targets; coordinate advising through University College; manage the activities of the Registrar; handle all financial aid and scholarship activities; conduct admissions application review for undergraduate programs and assist in application processing for graduate students; coordinate the advising and support program for student athletes, and, oversee undergraduate retention and student success efforts for the university, partnering with the Division of Student Affairs and other units on campus.

The Undergraduate Retention and Student Success ( URSS ) unit is dedicated to empowering students with integrity and compassion, utilizing strengths-based programming and collaborating with campus partners to support student success through to degree completion. The unit engages in data informed strengths-based retention and student success practices including, but not limited to
  • Empowering students to identify, address, and navigate their barriers
  • Advocating for policy changes that hinder student success
  • Providing student-focused programming
  • Using data to inform and elevate strengths-based, intentional outreach
  • Employing strategic technologies to support student success and retention
  • Building and sustaining campus partnerships
  • Developing and contributing to High Impact Practices
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.

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.

Number of Openings

Single Incumbent

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, including the ‘Work History’ section before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

Months Per Year

12 Months

FTE

1.0 (40 hours per week)

Type of Position

Permanent

Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions

Job Posting Date

08/03/2022

Posting Close Date

08/31/2022
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  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 UNCW? (2022)
    • UNCW Website
    • UNCW LinkedIn Page
    • UNCW Twitter Account
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • UNCW Instagram Account (UNCW_jobs)
    • UNCW Job Alert
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Other


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