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Student Academic Support Coordinator - 3513

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, North Carolina
Commensurate Upon Education and Experience
Posted Date
Jan 27, 2023

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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 7,500 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.

Reporting to the Program Director for the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) Program in the University College, the Coordinator for Transfer Student Success (BIS) is an integral part of UNCP’s efforts to support the engagement, persistence, and graduation of our diverse student body. The BIS program serves transfer and adult students, in particular, who seek a broad, more flexible degree program to help them to advance or become more established in their careers or to improve their understanding of the world around them. The Coordinator for Transfer Student Success works to develop and execute a suite of initiatives particularly focused on the engagement, retention, and persistence of transfer and adult students in the BIS program. This position will also advise students in the BIS program.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  Master’s Degree in Counseling, Higher Education, Student Development or related field from and accredited college or university with at least two years of experience working with programs designed to support the academic success of undergraduate students required. This position requires strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds, and the ability to collaborate and develop strong, positive working relationships with others. Demonstrated flexibility and proven interpersonal skills are essential. Applicant must be technologically sound and have supervisory experience.

Management Preferences:  Experience in program development, implementation, and evaluation. Experience with or demonstrated understanding of the specific developmental needs of adult, transfer, at risk, and diverse student populations. Prior experience teaching in higher education.

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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