Director, Office of Curricular and Student Affairs
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: SOP-Professional Education - 450200
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0002395
Position Summary: The Director of the Office of Curricular and Student Affairs provides vision for the Office and leads the Office staff in reaching the goals of the unit. The Director sets priorities for the curricular and student affairs team and is instrumental in developing and implementing services and programs to support student success. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Curricular and Student Affairs. The Office of Curricular and Student Affairs is an extension of the Office of Professional Education. It is comprised of 11 student affairs professionals, each with specified areas of responsibility including enrollment and registration management, advising, student recruitment and admissions, and management of experiential education (clerkships/rotations). The Office functions as a cohesive unit where teamwork, collaboration, and innovation are encouraged and celebrated. The Office of Curricular and Student Affairs offers comprehensive services to help ensure the success of students in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as they matriculate through the professional (PharmD) and graduate (PhD, MS) programs. The mission of the Office of Curricular and Student Affairs is to maximize students' professional growth and leadership potential by offering grounded and intentional services, opportunities, and experiences that engage students and foster their learning and holistic development. The Office of Curricular and Student Affairs complements the School's academic mission by providing consistent, holistic, student-centered services from recruitment through commencement. This support fosters development of professional and graduate students through targeted advising, mentoring, experiential programs, and career/professional development programs.
Education Requirements: This position requires a post-baccalaureate degree in higher education or a related field with three years or greater of related professional experience in higher education. For candidates demonstrating comparable professional backgrounds, a relevant undergraduate degree and five years or greater of relevant experience will be accepted in substitution.
Qualification and Experience: The position requires at least three years post degree of work experience in student affairs within higher education, experience supervising professional staff, and experience advising and counseling students. Other position requirements include: superior interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities and deadlines; ability to collaborate with a wide variety of constituents; ability to solve complex problems in a timely manner; ability to gather, synthesize, manipulate, and interpret data for reporting purposes; a proven ability to manage programs, including planning, resource allocation, budget allocation and supervision; and a commitment to excellence. Experience supervising numerous professional staff, leading strategic planning processes, working with students completing experiential education (practicum experiences), and working with a health sciences curriculum is preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer: 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.
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