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Wake Forest Fellow

Employer
Wake Forest University
Location
Winston Salem, NC
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Job Details

Job location: Winston Salem, NC


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2022-01-11
Req: R0004089

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Job Description Summary

** Please include a cover letter, resume, and one confidential letter of recommendation submitted by the letter writer. Please direct the confidential letter to [email protected]**

**If you are a current student employee of Wake Forest University please apply through the Career worklet in Workday. If you are not a currently employed at Wake Forest University you may proceed from here.**


Works on a broad spectrum of initiatives and special projects during this one-year fellowship position. Assists in communication and interaction with various internal and external constituencies. Serves as a liaison to other university offices as needed for specific projects. Is a member of the Wake Forest Fellows Program; attends monthly professional development and mentoring sessions with Mentor to develop job and profession-related skills pertinent to leadership.

Wake Forest Fellows opportunities are in the Office of the President, Office of the Dean of the College, Office of the Provost, Office of Personal and Career Development, Office of Campus Life, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Information Systems, Wake Downtown, School of Business.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Creates and implements departmental opportunities to engage with students, staff, and others within the Wake Forest University community.

  • Researches and analyzes issues in higher education and advises leadership as needed.

  • Collaborates with senior administrators and various other offices and constituents to coordinate special projects.

  • Assists in communication and interaction with various external constituencies, including but not limited to attendance at meetings, written correspondence, participation at special events, etc.

  • Researches and drafts letters and correspondence, speeches and remarks, presentations, and other written materials as needed.

  • Researches, analyzes, and studies information affecting special projects, programs, and assignments. Presents information as appropriate.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with relevant work or internship experience. Must be a member of the Wake Forest University undergraduate graduating class for the most recent/current academic year.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Skill in prioritizing workflow and managing resources.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Proficiency in technical and computer skills including MS Office; Word, Excel, database management, the Internet and other relevant software, plus operation of standard office equipment.

  • Ability to research, assemble, and analyze data, compile information, and prepare reports.

  • Ability to manage and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and demonstrate sound judgment and discretion.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

  • Detail oriented in coordinating activities and completing assignments.

  • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours as needed.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Experience in Google Sites development, design, and maintenance.

Accountabilities:

Responsible for own work only.

Note:

This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In furtherance of the University’s commitment to resuming operations in a manner consistent with or similar to how those operations were conducted prior to the pandemic, and in an effort to protect the health and safety of the campus community, all faculty and staff are required to be fully vaccinated with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine and influenza vaccine. Faculty and staff with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs that preclude vaccination should contact Human Resources to request a reasonable accommodation.

In order to provide a safe learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

Additional Job Description

This position will close at midnight on January 21.

If you are a current employee of Wake Forest University please apply through the Career worklet in Workday. If you are not a currently employed at Wake Forest University you may proceed from here.

  • The Fellows program is a year appointment.

  • The salary for all Fellows is $35,568.

  • You are eligible for benefits at the University sponsored rates. Coverage begins the first of the month following or coincident with date of employment.

  • You are eligible for two weeks of paid time off.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Recruiting team via email at AskHR@wfu.edu or by calling 336-758-4700

Time Type Requirement

Full timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

Organization

Wake Forest University, formed in 1834, has experienced decades of growth and innovation.  WFU is a distinctive university that combines a liberal arts core with graduate and professional schools and innovative research programs.  The University embraces the teacher-scholar ideal, which prizes the personal interaction between students and faculty.  It is a place where exceptional teaching, fundamental research and discovery, and the engagement of faculty and students in the classroom and the laboratory are paramount.

Wake Forest University is a community that seeks the enlightenment and freedom which come through diligent study and learning. Its higher goal, however, is to give life to the University motto "Pro Humanitate," as members translate a passion for knowledge into compassionate service. The community shares a tradition that embraces freedom and integrity and acknowledges the worth of the individual. The heritage, established by the school's founders and nurtured by succeeding generations, promotes a democratic spirit arising from open-mindedness and discourse. Wake Forest fosters compassion and caring for others. Its collective strength and character are derived from the values and distinctive experiences of each individual; therefore, it affirms the richness of human intellect and culture and its contribution to knowledge, faith, reason, and dialogue. Furthermore, it strives toward a society in which good will, respect, and equality prevail. To that end, Wake Forest University rejects hatred and bigotry in any form and promotes justice, honor, and mutual trust.​

The University is comprised of:  the undergraduate college, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Divinity, School of Law, and School of Medicine (located on the Bowman Gray campus with Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center) and today enrolls about 4,846 undergraduates and 2,823 students in graduate programs at its principal location, the Reynolda campus.  Students at Wake Forest University enjoy a great deal of access to and interaction with world-class faculty both in and out of the classroom setting with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1.  Wake Forest employs approximately 2,772 full and part-time faculty and staff.

Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant, intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities, and a strong athletics program competing in the fifteen-team Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).  Since its founding, the university has adopted the motto “pro humanitate,” which is exemplified by a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world. Wake Forest has a strong commitment to holistic, eight-dimensional well-being for students, faculty and staff as evidenced in the Thrive initiative.

Winston-Salem, NC

Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, NC, a beautiful, mid-sized city centrally located in the Piedmont-Triad region of North Carolina.  Winston-Salem is a family-friendly city with high quality schools, numerous outdoor recreational activities and events, and is known for its vibrant and thriving arts scene.

Winston-Salem residents enjoy close proximity to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains (1.5 hours) and Atlantic beaches (4 hours), a moderate climate with four distinct seasons, a very reasonable cost of living, and an eclectic variety of restaurants, wine bars, and breweries for dining with friends and family.  Winston-Salem offers many of the amenities of a large city but with the sense of community and quality of life of a smaller town (www.visitwinstonsalem.com).

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