The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a hard-working, caring and collaborative professional to serve as an Assistant Director in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. This position will support the office's commitment to recruiting, evaluating, and enrolling a talented and diverse student body that enables Carolina to achieve its mission.
Four to six weeks of travel will be required, as will work beyond the traditional 40-hour week. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to solve problems; think critically; work well with colleagues, students, parents, and educators and treat all with great care; effectively prioritize work and manage time; demonstrate sound judgment; and speak and write clearly and persuasively.
As full partners in the University's academic enterprise, successful candidates will also demonstrate a strong commitment to Carolina's mission and a keen interest in the identification and recruitment of a diverse and exceptionally talented student body. We offer competitive compensation, a cordial and interesting working environment, and a chance to make a difference in one of the best universities in the country. We also offer Chapel Hill, a place widely known for its friendly atmosphere and generally high quality of life.
To apply, please submit a résumé, three references, and a cover letter that explains in detail why you are interested in the position and how your experiences and achievements have prepared you to excel in it. These materials should be submitted electronically using the following link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/156434 by the March 18, 2019 application deadline.
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.
At least one to two years of experience in admissions, recruitment, education, or a related field. Proficiency in a second language, especially Spanish or Mandarin, is strongly preferred.
About University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of North Carolina is the first official point of contact for all students seeking admission as undergraduates to any of the colleges or schools within the University, whether for full- or part-time study. As the admitting office charged with enrolling the first-year and transfer classes of the University, it employs the staff responsible for recruiting students; interpreting and implementing policies adopted by the Board of Trustees or recommended by the Faculty Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Admissions; and exercising sound judgment in the evaluation of applications for admission. Further, the office provides academic counseling, sponsors hundreds of events annually to enhance the image of the University among its broad constituencies, and is the only admitting office authorized to award academic degree credit to undergraduates. The work of the office is closely scrutinized by students and their families; by secondary-school teachers and administrators; by lawmakers at the local, state, and national level; by University faculty, staff, students, and alumni; and by the local, regional, and national media.