Academic Program Support Coordinator

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Position TypePermanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?NoPosition TitleStudent Services Specialist - ContributingWorking TitleAcademic Program Support CoordinatorPosition Number00006339Vacancy IDP010608Budgeted Hiring Range$33,500 - $44,627Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade EquivalentGN07Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-LimitedFull-Time PermanentIf time-limited, estimated duration of appointmentHours per week40Work Schedule

M-F; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (a 1-hour lunch break has been included in these work hours).

Department Name and NumberHealth Behavior-464001Date First Posted08/12/2019Closing Date08/19/2019Position LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Posting CategoryStudent Services Position Summary Information

Department Description

The Department of Health Behavior is one of seven departments in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina. Founded in 1943, the Department develops, and disseminates knowledge and interventions that promotes the health of individuals and communities. The Department’s 25 faculty members have backgrounds in behavioral science, health education, international health, social and cognitive psychology, medicine, medical sociology, and communications, and are united by their commitment to the disciplines of public health together with the social and behavioral sciences.

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.

Inclusive Excellence is a core value at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. We expect our faculty and staff to actively contribute to fostering an academic workplace climate that is welcoming and supportive for all.

Position Description

This position provides operational support to academic program operations, as identified by the Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, the Academic Program Directors and other faculty associated with the program. Individuals in this position will have significant engagement with faculty and will not generally engage directly with students. The position will report to the Vice Chair for Academic Affairs. Job duties will include tasks such as revising and sending out surveys, assisting faculty with Teaching Assistant (TA) opportunities, performing admission-related tasks, scheduling faculty attendance at recruitment and orientation events, and scheduling and coordinating exams and dissertation defenses. Other duties include generating reports, managing records related to training grants, and assisting the School Registrar as needed with the university’s required class meeting audit process.

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

It is essential that the candidate possess the following:
- Ability to develop and oversee processes and operations, as well as identify opportunities for continuous improvement;
- Proficiency with student information systems;
- Track record of developing good relationships with faculty;
- Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve; and
- Ability to utilize data and develop and manage reports for use by program faculty.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the minimum education requirement, the preferred candidate will also possess at least 3-5 years of prior experience in a student services or student affairs role.

Required Licenses/Certifications


Special Physical and Mental Requirements


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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 DocumentsRequired 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 Student Services Specialist position.
      • Bachelor's, Master's, and/or Doctorate
      • Associate's degree and at least 2 years of related experience
      • Combination of post-high school education and experience in a related field to equal at least 4 years (ex. 1 year of college and 3 years of related 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 related experience)
      • None of the above




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    Posted: 8/15/2019
    Application Due: 8/28/2019
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