Academic Coordinator

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Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Health Behavior - Ops - 464001

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0002923

Position Summary: The Department of Health Behavior (HB) is an academic and research department located in the Gillings School of Global Public Health. The Department has 27 faculty, 56 adjunct faculty, an administrative staff of 8, and 7 research staff members. It has about 80 MPH students, 55 doctoral students, and 6 post-doctoral fellows. Our mission is to prepare graduates with an interdisciplinary outlook for careers in research, teaching, or professional practice. We do so by offering the Master of Public Health (MPH) and doctoral (PhD and MSPH-to-PhD) degrees. The Department educates graduate students through research, classroom teaching and fieldwork in multiple aspects of health-related social and behavioral change at the population, community, organization, family, and individual levels. The Department offers research training in numerous specialized areas and maintains cross-disciplinary relationships with other departments and research centers throughout the University. The mission of the Gillings School of Global Public Health is to improve public health, promote individual well-being, and eliminate health inequalities across North Carolina and around the world. The Academic Coordinator will manage all components of the Department's graduate student programs, including: admissions and student recruitment, services for enrolled students, and student financial aid/funding, as well as administrative support of the master's and doctoral programs and their directors. This position reports directly to the Assistant Chair for Administration.

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Education Requirements: An advanced degree in a relevant field is required or a combination of a bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience.

Qualification and Experience: A minimum of 3 years of management experience with at least 2 years of experience in student affairs preferred; strong written and oral communication, organizational and management skills with the ability to communicate effectively with faculty and students; ability to coordinate efforts with other members of the department, school, and University; and strong computer skills, especially in systems (e.g., ConnectCarolina, SOPHAS) used to track student admissions, fellowship and funding commitments, tuition, GSHIP and/or remission payouts.

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: Annette Raines

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]




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Posted: 2/7/2018
Application Due: 1/22/2019
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