McNair Scholars Program, Assistant Director

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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: 10/17/2017

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.

Department Contact Name and Title: Paula Borden, Interim Director

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: pborden@email.unc.edu