University Program Associate

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Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA) Is this an internal only recruitment? No Position Title University Program Associate - Journey Working Title University Program Associate Position Number 20033486 Vacancy ID P010121 Budgeted Hiring Range $37,203-$44,218 Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent 63/GN07 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday – Friday; 9am-5pm

Department Name and Number Philosophy-311900 Date First Posted 05/13/2019 Closing Date 05/17/2019 Position Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Posting Category Administrative/Clerical Support Position Summary Information

Department Description

The Parr Center for Ethics (housed in the Department of Philosophy) is The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s central resource for facilitating informed, non-partisan inquiry about ethical matters. The Parr Center for Ethics offers a wide range of events for campus community as well as for the broader community. The Center is the founding home and headquarters for the National High School Ethics Bowl (NHSEB). The NHSEB refers to both the National Championship in April and the organization hub of regional competitions. The NHSEB is a public program that promotes respectful, supportive, and in-depth discussion of ethics among high school students in North America. Students in the NHSEB program work throughout the academic school year to analyze the various ethical dimensions of a large set of case studies. This work culminates in regional competitions and virtual playoffs. Once regionals have concluded, twenty-four teams compete at the National Championship for two days at UNC-Chapel Hill. This year approximately 2,680 high school students participated in ethics bowl activities from over 335 teams in North America, representing 218 schools, competing in 29 regionals in 22 states and the Province of Manitoba.

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

Reporting to the Director of the Parr Center for Ethics and working in collaboration with the other staff of the Parr Center, the Program Associate of the National High School Ethics Bowl (NHSEB) will be the primary client/participant contact in charge of executing the NHSEB mission: to promote respectful, supportive, and in-depth discussion of ethics among high school students nationwide. Specifically, the NHSEB Program Associate will play a shared role in overseeing the creation and curation of the NHSEB’s principal pedagogical materials, the NHSEB case sets; will have overall responsibility for the success of the NHSEB national competition, held annually at UNC; and will oversee and offer support to NHSEB regional competitions, which are organized locally across the country. The Program Associate will drive the continued nationwide expansion of the NHSEB; to play an important role in obtaining grants and other external funding for the NHSEB; to market the NHSEB to a national constituency of high school teachers, principals and students; to offer counsel along with the Assistant Director of the Parr Center to the Director of the Parr Center for Ethics on strategic planning for the future of the NHSEB; and to nurture relationships with local and national partners and stakeholders. The continued existence of this position is conditional upon receipt of sufficient funding to maintain it.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; strong organizational abilities; experience with event planning and program development; strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Working knowledge of Google Drive, Wordpress, Facebook and Twitter; strong computer skills; Experience with scaling programs at a regional or national level: experience with event planning and program development; experience in collaborating with and motivating committee members and volunteers; strong marketing or public relations experience; knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations; ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people; and mission-driven and self-directed.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental Requirements Position/Schedule Requirements Position Attributes Stimulus/ARRA Funded No Quick Link Contact Information

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the University Program Associate position.
      • High school diploma/GED and at least 4 years of related experience
      • Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate in any field
      • Combination of post-high school education and experience in a related area to equal at least 4 years (ex: Associate's degree and 2 years of experience)
      • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal at least 8 years (ex. 1 year of high school and 7 years of experience)
      • None of the above
    2. * Do you possess good communication skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Are you familiar with the Ethics Bowl's competition and history?

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. * What computer skills do you possess?

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. * Do you have any fund-raising experience?

      (Open Ended Question)




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    Posted: 5/13/2019
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