McNair Scholars Program, Assistant Director
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: Carolina Higher Ed Opp Pgms - 525200
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0002739
Position Summary: Established at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009, the Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program enrolls approximately 25 undergraduate students who are first-generation, low-income, or underrepresented in graduate education, and prepares them for post-baccalaureate study. The Assistant Director for the McNair Scholars Program will be responsible for: program coordination and implementation; student advisement meetings; assisting scholars as they prepare for the graduate school application/admission process; maintaining student records and assessing student needs. Other duties include recruiting and interviewing eligible students; providing academic, financial and personal counseling to scholars, serving as an advocate and liaison for scholars with various university departments and outside organizations; traveling with scholars to local, state and national conferences, and serving as the immediate point of contact for the McNair Graduate Assistant.
Application Deadline: 06/05/2018
Education Requirements: Master's degree in Education, Social Studies, Humanities, Natural Sciences or other related fields.
Qualification and Experience: Knowledge of graduate admissions procedures. Two years demonstrated experience working with students from low-income, first-generation and diverse backgrounds. Possession of a valid NC driver's license.
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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