The Academic Program Specialist has a significant role in monitoring academic program activity in order to identify program changes that need to be reported to the UNC System Office and SACSCOC, maintain the institution’s inventory of academic programs, and support the Graduate Council’s curriculum review processes. This person leads efforts to identify substantive changes to academic programs, and to report them to the accrediting body, SACSCOC. Knowing SACSCOC Substantive Change policies and what triggers a report to SACSCOC is central to this person’s skills. This person also has a lead role in managing the approval processes for academic programs to the UNC System Office. Connected to managing external reporting processes is ensuring all internal documents, websites, and publications accurately report the institution’s academic programs. Finally, this person will manage curriculum revisions for graduate courses and programs and support the Graduate Council’s activities by preparing curriculum review materials and meeting materials. All of these activities require relationship building with faculty and staff across campus. The Specialist will report to the Associate Vice Provost and Director of Assessment, Accreditation, and Academic Program Planning.
• Graduate degree or Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience required.
• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Ability to understand, interpret, and apply policy.
• Effectively work both independently and cooperatively in a team environment. Ability to work with people at all levels of the institution.
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Excellent decision making and organization skills; productive time management.
• Strong research skills.
• Professional commitment to responsibly secure and maintain confidential information.
• Knowledge of SACSCOC accreditation standards and policies preferred.
About The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.