Director of Carolina Covenant Scholars Program

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Director of Carolina Covenant Program

Office of Scholarships and Student Aid

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks innovative, energetic, and accomplished candidates for the position of Director of the Carolina Covenant Program in the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid. The Carolina Covenant is a unique combination scholarship and academic/personal support program which focuses on both access and student success.  This program, along with other scholarship and aid programs, enable the University to enroll the best students from across North Carolina and beyond regardless of their family means.  In addition to financial support, the program provides crucial academic and personal support services to approximately 2,500 Carolina Scholars.  These support services are provided by administrative and academic staff and by over 70 faculty and staff mentors who work closely with Scholars to maximize their success in completing their undergraduate degree program. 

Reporting to the Associate Provost of Scholarships and Student Aid, this leadership position is responsible for managing all aspects of the Covenant program other than the awarding of financial aid and scholarships.  This includes overseeing the academic and personal support services provided to the Scholars, including the recruitment and training of mentors, the development of support programs and/or connection to existing campus programs and services, the academic counseling and support of individual Scholars, the monitoring of the Scholars’ academic progress and success, the evaluation and reporting of program results, relationship building and advocacy for the program and scholarship, and the structuring of academic intervention programs.

As a full partner in the University’s academic enterprise, the successful candidate will also demonstrate a strong commitment to Carolina’s mission and a keen interest in supporting a diverse and exceptionally talented student body.

We offer competitive compensation, a cordial and interesting working environment, and a chance to make a difference in one of the best universities in the country.  We also offer Chapel Hill, a place widely known for its friendly atmosphere and generally high quality of life.

To apply, please submit a résumé, three references, and a cover letter that explains in detail why you are interested in the position and how your experiences and achievements have prepared you to excel in it.   These materials should be submitted electronically using the following link

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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Job No:
Posted: 1/17/2019
Application Due: 3/18/2019
Work Type:
Salary: $75,800-$100,000