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Program Assistant (Undergraduate Business Program)

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location
Chapel Hill, NC
Closing date
Jun 24, 2021

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Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Program Assistant (Undergraduate Business Program)

Department Name:

Kenan-Flagler Bus Sch - 330100

Vacancy ID:

S018025

Position Posting Category:

Administrative/Clerical Support

Hiring Range:

$22 - $24/ per hour

Full-time/Part-time:

Part Time

If part-time, how many hours per week?:

20

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Some evening and weekend work may be required for this position.

Proposed Start Date:

07/07/2021

Estimated Duration of Appointment:

Occasional/Intermittent

Posting Open Date:

06/21/2021

Posting Close Date:

06/24/2021

Description of Work:

THIS POSTING IS FOR TWO (2) IDENTICAL POSITIONS (20001831 AND 20001896). BY APPLYING TO THIS POSTING, YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR BOTH POSITIONS.

The Undergraduate Business Program (UBP) is the largest academic program within UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School with an enrollment of approximately 1,000 majors and minors. The Undergraduate Business Program office provides academic and student development services for current and prospective students, as well as faculty and staff. Specific services include: prospective student recruitment and admissions; academic services, including academic advising, course scheduling, and graduation; new student orientation; student life and engagement programs, such as student clubs and organizations, case competitions and other community-building opportunities; study abroad and other global program experiences; and career development programs.

The Program Assistant, UBP manages the Undergraduate Business Help Desk. The position is fully responsible for four crucial programmatic areas within the Undergraduate Business Program student and program services including:
1) General support of undergraduate business students.
2) Executing administrative office functions and supporting Undergraduate Business Program Office staff.
3) Managing collaborative projects with multiple internal and external stakeholders.
4) Managing the internal and external websites as well as internal marketing and communication materials for the program.

The Program Assistant will attempt to resolve and satisfy all student/staff/faculty/stakeholder inquiries when possible and triage accordingly. This position also serves as back-up for the Program Manager and may be asked to process paperwork related to financial matters. This candidate must possess a high level of attention to detail, excellent customer service skills, a willingness to help others, the ability to work independently and the flexibility to perform in an ever-evolving academic setting. Given that this team member will spend the majority of their time in a public-facing role, they must also have the organization skills necessary to best prioritize multiple projects by specified deadlines. A comfort with technology, and in particular, a strong command of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and website editing software will be required. This team member must also have the ability to work overtime and/or weekends/evening on rare occasions.

Education and Experience:

Required:
Graduation from high school and one year of related office experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:

No

Temporary Employment Policies:

http://hr.unc.edu/policies-procedures-guidelines/spa-employee-policies/temporary-staffing/INFOFORTEMPS

Company

The nation’s first public university is at the heart of what’s next, preparing a diverse student body to become creators, explorers, innovators and leaders in North Carolina and throughout the world. Carolina’s nationally recognized, innovative teaching, campus-wide spirit of inquiry and dedication to public service continue the legacy that began in 1795 when the University first opened its doors to students.

Here, in one of America's most beautiful college settings, we offer exceptional careers in richly diverse fields. Come explore what UNC-Chapel Hill has to offer you.


Undergraduate Enrollment: 19,117

Graduate/Professional Enrollment: 10,894

Total Student Enrollment: 30,011

Founded: 1789, as the first state university in the United States

Type of Institution: Public, four-year

Undergraduate Admission: 15,961

Graduate/Professional Enrollment: 10,039

Total Student Enrollment: 26,000

Faculty: 3,000

Percentage of faculty who hold Ph.D.s or the highest degrees in their field: 94 percent

Faculty/student ratio: 1/14

Location: UNC is located in the heart of Chapel Hill, the best college town in America! It's a friendly town of about 40,000 in the geographical center of North Carolina. Chapel Hill is at the western point of the Research Triangle, an area of about one million people, comprised of Chapel Hill, the cities of Durham and Raleigh, and the Research Triangle Park, home of many corporate offices and scientific research centers. Carolina is about 30 miles from the state capital, Raleigh, and 20 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Chapel Hill's main street, Franklin Street, borders the campus and offers shops, coffee houses, cafés, movie theaters and houses of worship. The town has a historic district, museum, library, parks, malls, and many recreational facilities.

Origins of Carolina's students: 82 percent of UNC's freshmen are from North Carolina and 18 percent are from out-of-state. Our students come from 42 different states and our international students represent 37 countries.

Size of freshman class: Approximately 3,400

Class size: Barely five percent of undergraduate classes contain more than 100 students; two-thirds of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students. Forty-one percent have fewer than 20 students, including First Year Seminars, in which first-year students work closely with professors.

Sports and athletic programs: UNC is an NCAA Division I school with 28 varsity teams. Carolina is the proud home of the Dean Smith Center, Kenan Stadium, Carmichael Auditorium, Koury Natatorium, and many other fine athletic facilities. Students join more than 60 intramural and club sports, which include baseball, bowling, crew, golf, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, tae kwon do, and ultimate frisbee. The Student Recreation Center offers weight training, aerobics, stair machines, and all the equipment you would expect to find at a great health club! Carolina offers a newly renovated outdoor pool and indoor pools, a golf course, tennis courts, and the longest zipline in America!

Number of residence halls: Incoming undergraduates will live in one of Carolina's 29 residence halls, which are wired for Internet access and cable television. housing.unc.edu

Scholarships and financial aid: About 40 percent of UNC-Chapel Hill students receive scholarships and/or some form of financial aid. studentaid.unc.edu

Special research institutes: Institute for Research in Social Science, Institute of Outdoor Drama, Morehead Planetarium, Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, Institute of Government, Institute of African American Research.

Career services: On-campus counseling, job fairs, résumé writing service, internships, placement services. www.unc.edu/depts/career

Technological facilities: Students find multiple uses for Carolina's state-of-the-art technological resources. They can access Carolina's computer services through Academic Technology and Networks, which manages academic computing, e-mail, microcomputing labs, interactive media presentation, video and classroom support, and a help desk. The MetaLab oversees the development of SunSITE, one of the world's busiest digital library and electronic publishing projects.

Students may open e-mail accounts, and many use campus computer resources to construct personal Web pages. Students in residence halls have hardwired network connections to the Internet and cable television in their rooms. At the ATN Training center, students may take classes on software packages and utilities. Computer labs are available for student use all over campus.

Carolina Computing Initiative: Beginning with the freshman class of 2000, undergraduates must purchase laptop computers. The University has arranged for IBM to offer computers at excellent prices. Students, faculty, and staff will enjoy cost savings, higher quality compatible equipment, and better technical support through CCI. www.unc.edu/cci

The Study Abroad program allows students to live and learn in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific Rim, Africa, and the Americas. www.unc.edu/depts/abroad

The Honors Program offers special seminars, research programs, and the chance to design your own independent studies. www.unc.edu/depts/honors

Carolina students spend time in public service through student organizations, the Campus Y, the Carolina Center for Public Service, and courses that incorporate community service.

UNC's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, a national collegiate honor society, is the oldest in North Carolina, dating from 1904. There are many other honorary societies at Carolina.

UNC offers ROTC programs in all branches of national military service.

Through the First Year Seminars program, first year students will understand what it means to study at a premier research university. They will learn from faculty members and share in their research in seminars of no more than 20 students.

Life outside the classroom: More than 370 clubs, teams, and student organizations offer something for everyone! You can choose from among musical and dramatic performing groups, publications, ethnic and religious clubs, the Campus Y and other service organizations, fraternities and sororities, and pre- professional organizations. Whatever your interests, you will find others at Carolina who share them! www.unc.edu/depts/union/student/listintr.htm

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