Director of Professional & Continuing Education

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Position TitleDirector of Professional & Continuing EducationExternal Link to Posting & Organizational Dev - 30470Vacancy NumberE395Position Number7448Location of WorkplaceMain UNCW CampusBrief Summary of Work for this Position

Located within the Office of Community Engagement, Professional and Continuing Education provides consultation, education, and organizational development to local, regional, state, and, possibly, national and international organizations. The Professional and Continuing Education unit also supports continuing education within academic units on campus.

Minimum Requirements

A master’s degree in Education, Business Administration, Organizational Effectiveness, Training and Development, or similar field is required.

Five years or more of full-time work experience in developing and implementing training programs, along with supervisory and budgetary management experience is also required.

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position

Candidates must have excellent communication and organization skills, as well as be an independent thinker and self-starter.

Preferred formal education, professional skills and work experience

University experience preferred.

Primary purpose of the division, department, and/or grant

The Office of Community Engagement serves as one central location for connecting the university with organizations and individuals in the community for the purposes of meeting their environmental, social, civic, and professional education needs. This office would make contact with community entities, identify interests, and connect with university faculty and staff to develop and offer opportunities for partnership, research, and education. Its purposes would be three-fold: (1) to serve as the university’s arm to better meet the needs of the surrounding region, (2) to better publicize the university’s contributions to the surrounding region, and (3) to bring in revenue to the university, its units, and its employees.

College/School InformationUniversity Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Applicant InstructionsMonths Per Year12 MonthsPosition TypePermanentAnticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited PositionsJob Posting Date09/23/2019Priority Consideration Date10/30/2019Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents toApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
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    Posted: 10/19/2019
    Application Due: 12/18/2019
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