The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is the first official point of contact for all students seeking admissions as undergraduates to any of the colleges or schools within the University, whether for full- or part-time study. Founded in 2007 at UNC-Chapel Hill, the Carolina College Advising Corps places recent UNC-Chapel Hill graduates—many of them first-generation students themselves—as college advisers in low-income high schools statewide. These advisers work in collaboration with school counselors, teachers, and administrators to increase college-going rates in the schools they serve. Advisers provide admissions and financial-aid advising to students and their families through one-on-one and group sessions that help students identify colleges that will prove to be a good match for their talents, interests, and aspirations. They also help students complete admissions and financial-aid applications and enroll successfully at the schools they eventually choose. This position assists in leading the Carolina College Advising Corps and reports to the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Program Director. The position is a member of the staff in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. This position will provide day-to-day support and mentoring of 20 Carolina College Advising Corps advisers; Provide day-to-day support of Carolina College Advising Corps partner high schools and school districts; Assist in the development and execution of the Advising Corps' strategic plan, goals, and program initiatives and perform other duties assigned by the Program Director.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Demonstrated excellence in organizational and administrative skills; planning and evaluation skills; substantial knowledge and understanding of computer systems and software; problem-solving skills; and, excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent human relations skills are also necessary as well as a valid driver's license.
Bachelor's degree is strongly preferred. Two to three years of experience in admissions, college access, or a related field. Proficiency with MS-Office. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Experience with program and event planning. Experience supervising others is preferred. Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Strong commitment to helping others and to providing outstanding, friendly service.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Carolina rates among the nation’s great institutions of higher education, set on an historic and beautiful campus that celebrates all four seasons. Carolina’s students, faculty and staff come here from around the world, bringing varied cultural, racial and ethnic heritages that help make UNC-Chapel Hill a thriving intellectual center. We’re repeatedly ranked the nation’s best value in higher education for students seeking to earn a college degree – the University has garnered the top spot each time since the ranking’s launch in 1998.Whether you’ve just started your career, are new to academia or are a seasoned professional with assorted campus experiences to draw on, we hope you will find a great place at Carolina.