The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a creative, committed, and clear-minded professional to serve as Director of the Carolina College Advising Corps. This position will oversee the work of the Carolina College Advising Corps, a public service of UNC-Chapel Hill that places recent Carolina graduates as admissions and financial-aid advisers in high schools across North Carolina, with the aim of helping low-income, first-generation, and other underrepresented students enroll in colleges and universities that will serve them well. This position also serves as a senior leader within Enrollment. The Director is responsible for leading Carolina Corps staff members and advisers; managing relations with partner high schools and districts, funders, and other college access, education, and public service organizations; overseeing reporting and evaluation; and working closely with the Vice Provost for Enrollment to define the program strategy and ensure that its goals are met. Travel and work beyond the traditional 40-hour work week are required. The successful candidate will demonstrate exemplary success in building and managing strong teams; solving problems; thinking critically; collaborating and building professional relationships with colleagues, students, and educators; and speaking and writing clearly and persuasively. As a full partner in the University’s academic enterprise, the successful candidate will also demonstrate a strong commitment to Carolina’s mission, a keen interest in community engagement and serving North Carolina, and dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Education and Experience:
At least five years of experience in college admissions, outreach, education, or a related field are required, as is demonstrated achievement or potential in leadership.
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.