The Office of Undergraduate Education seeks a passionate, committed professional to lead one of the Thrive@Carolina Campus Hubs, comprised of individuals dedicated to providing student-centered, holistic and seamlessly delivered support to students from acceptance through graduation. Reporting to a Senior Assistant Dean, the Hub Lead/Director is a consummate professional who provides leadership and operational oversight for one of the hub units on campus. Hub staff are expected to bring positive energy and a collaborative mindset to their everyday work, partnering with campus staff, faculty and one another to ensure all students thrive. Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others. The incumbent will have a strong commitment to the Liberal Arts, demonstrated experience utilizing an intersectional framework to support students holistically, and capable of leading a team of engaged employees to affect positive change through innovative systems.
This is a 12-month, full-time, permanent, EHRA Non-Faculty position which will require some evening hours and may have non-standard work hours.
Education and Experience:
Required: - Appreciation and understanding of a liberal arts education. - Deep familiarity with the intersectional framework and best practices required to achieve student success including academic, wellness, engagement and financial components. Ability to create and assess student learning outcomes and translate them into educational programs. - Experience or training in social justice, diversity and/or cultural competence with a strong interest in continued professional development in these areas. - Successful supervisory/management experience or the ability to lead groups. - Highly ethical with excellent judgement and sound decision-making skills. Ability to work through complex, confidential issues and provide solutions. - Strong oral and written communication skills; experience teaching, training or facilitating. Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations to groups including reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. - Excellent organizational skills. Ability to coordinate work with attention to detail while meeting deadlines. - Demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships and working collaboratively with staff and colleagues. - Flexibility to evolve with a dynamic environment and ability to maintain composure, professionalism, and positive attitude during lengthy periods of high volume, intensive work. - Ability to utilize and/or learn software applications, learning platforms, or technology-based delivery systems.
Preferred: - Strong interest in promoting innovative systems and building a culture of integrated, holistic support for students. - Experience overseeing the hiring, development, and performance management of professional staff. - Experience with budget management, and an understanding of how to use limited financial resources. - Familiarity with Universal Design principles. - Knowledge of workforce education trends, career options and career and educational planning assessments. - Experience, or interest in, contributing to educational research and professional literatures. - Involvement in NACADA, NACE, NASPA, ACPA, NODA or other professional organizations supporting student success. - Familiarity with social media and other digital technology and their application in higher education settings.
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, national origin, race, 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.