Job description

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: American Indian Center - 520700

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0002838

Position Summary: The Director of the American Indian Center ( has overall responsibility for the activities, programs, and operations of the Center, which was established in 2006 to bridge the richness of American Indian nations and communities with the strengths of Carolina's research, education, and teaching. The Center strengthens, nurtures, and applies research and teaching related to American Indians. It also advances campus diversity by facilitating the inclusion of American Indian perspectives, enriching the overall learning environment. Specific responsibilities include strategic planning in collaboration with University and community colleagues; program development, implementation, and evaluation; outreach and partnership development; and fiscal and administrative oversight. To see the full position description, go to

Application Deadline: 05/31/2018

Education Requirements: Minimum of a Master's degree, with doctorate strongly preferred.

Qualification and Experience: The position requires significant experience and achievement in program leadership and administration and a minimum of a Master's degree, with doctorate strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be committed to engagement with Native nations and communities and will be able to communicate effectively and build relationships with a wide variety of partners and constituents. The Director must demonstrate many of the following qualifications: visionary leadership; extensive knowledge of American Indian perspectives; strong managerial, fiscal, and administrative abilities; an understanding of academic culture, policies, and procedures typical of major public research universities; experience with academic outreach and community engagement; fundraising ability and entrepreneurship; ability to garner the support of volunteers and appreciate their contributions; passion and drive for the goals of the Center.

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: Todd Boyette, Director of Morehead Planetarium and Sci

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]

Special Instructions for Applicants: To see the full position description, go to Please include the name and contact information for at least 3 references.




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Posted: 12/14/2017
Application Due: 1/22/2019
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