Assistant Director, China Recruitment and Admissions

Location
Chapel Hill, NC
Posted
Oct 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: SOP-Global Engagement - 450152

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0003375

Position Summary: The Assistant Director, China Initiatives with a focus on Recruitment and Admissions, leads the overall recruitment and admissions initiatives for the School's PharmD and PhD (Pharmaceutical Sciences) programs in China. As such, the position's principal functions include overseeing/leading the recruitment efforts of the PharmD and PhD programs, development of relationships with the leading academic institutions in China to identify talented students who wish to pursue a PharmD or PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, overseeing/leading a seamless PharmD and PhD admissions program, maintaining and managing recruitment and admissions data that is easily retrievable and accurate, using the recruitment and admissions data to improve quality of candidates in subsequent years, partnering with the Chinese Scholarship council in overseeing the admission and scholarship awards, and serving as the School's primary admissions contact by advising prospective students and liaising with other University departments as needed. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of China Initiatives. The successful candidate will have exceptional communication, team building, and problem-solving skills in addition to having an understanding of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences education. Familiarity with different cultures and languages (e.g. mandarin) is preferred. The individual will travel to China with team members to coordinate the recruitment of talented students.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: A post-Baccalaureate degree in higher education, public administration or a related field is required; for candidates demonstrating comparable independent educational or instructional activities associated with the delivery and/or management of student support functions, will accept a relevant undergraduate degree and at least three years of related professional experience in higher education.

Qualification and Experience: The individual should demonstrate strength with the following skills: communication, leadership, organization, self-initiative, innovation, and collaboration. They should also have a commitment to excellence; 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, 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. The individual must be willing to travel internationally and cultivate strong working relationships with our many partners.

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: Kim Hutter, HR Director

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]

Special Instructions for Applicants: Qualified candidates should apply at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/149615 and attach the following materials: 1) a cover letter, 2) a resume or CV and 3) the names and contact info for three references. David Steeb, Pharm.D., MPH Chair, Search Committee Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Global Engagement 1317 Kerr Hall, CB#7355 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7569 Application review will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. 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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