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Director of Student Affairs

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Closing date
Feb 6, 2023

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Student Affairs
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*Department:*Grad School-390100
*Career Area :*Student Services
*Posting Open Date:*01/24/2023
*Application Deadline:*02/07/2023
*Open Until Filled:*No
*Position Type:*Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
*Working Title:*Director of Student Affairs
*Appointment Type:*EHRA Non-Faculty
*Position Number:*20052767
*Vacancy ID:*NF0006624
*Full Time/Part Time:*Full-Time Permanent
*Hours per week:*40
*Position Location:*North Carolina, US
*Hiring Range:*$65,000-$85,000
*Proposed Start Date:*03/01/2023
*Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:*Through research, teaching and public service, graduate education creates knowledge that leads to innovative solutions to address critical societal needs. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers more than 80 programs that grant more than 160 graduate degrees and graduate students make up nearly 30% of enrolled students at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides leadership to envision, shape and support the highest quality education for a diverse community of graduate students whose contributions will have global impact. Drawing on best practices gleaned from graduate educators throughout the country, The Graduate School models the inclusive and equitable policies and practices that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill strives to instill in every unit, department, and program at this great University.
The Graduate School supports graduate students in almost every program across the Carolina campus and serves students from admission through graduation. We provide financial support (e.g. interdisciplinary fellowships, tuition support, travel awards, and research supplements), career and professional development (e.g. in pedagogy, leadership, communication, grant writing), diversity and student success programming, academic program support, and advocacy to students, faculty, staff, and graduate programs. The Graduate School also provides individual students with services tailored to meet their needs.
*Position Summary:*The primary purpose of the Director of Student Affairs is to support the Associate Dean of Student Affairs and the graduate students that access The Graduate School.
The Director of Student Affairs will provide leadership in the areas of student services and affairs, including additional support within the areas of Admissions and Enrolled Student Services and Diversity and Student Success. The Director will assist with advising to promote student success and will work collaboratively with key stakeholders to implement programming and support services aimed at assisting student development and persistence toward degree or program completion. The Director sets standards, streamlines processes for the effective and timely provision of services to students, and works with others to enforce academic policies, and improve administrative procedures.
Working closely with the Associate Dean for Student Affairs, the Director will lead programming and activities for graduate students, including orientation, advising, and student wellness and student appreciation initiatives. This position will also develop collegial working liaisons with other divisions, departments, faculty, staff, and graduate students, including GPSG leadership to provide additional support in the areas of student services and support and promote awareness for opportunities on campus.
*Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:*Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required (or foreign degree equivalent); for candidates demonstrating comparable independent educational or instructional activities associated with the delivery and/or management of student support functions, will accept a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and at least 1 year of relevant experience in substitution.
*Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:*Specific minimum experience requirements are at the discretion of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs or the Department Head in other units that may employ such positions based on accepted professional standards of practice within the field.
*Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:*- A master’s degree in higher education or college student personnel.
- A minimum of 5 years of management experience in a university environment at a professional level with significant student engagement.
- Experience working specifically with graduate and/or professional students.
- Excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills; ability to set priorities and take initiative and manage multiple demands in a busy office setting.
- Experience working with diverse student populations; demonstrated ability to make sound judgment in dealing with administrative or student issues.
- Proven experience dealing with complicated or sensitive student matters.
*Campus Security Authority Responsibilities:*This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority in accordance with the Clery Act. This position will be required to report Clery crimes to the Clery Compliance Manager and complete annual training about reporting responsibilities.

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