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UTS-Temporary Uplift PLUS Counselor at UNC Chapel Hill (July 7th-20th)

Employer
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location
Chapel Hill, NC

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Department:

HR UTS Partnership

Career Area :

Student Services

Posting Open Date:

04/16/2024

Application Deadline:

05/21/2024

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Position Title :

UTS-Temporary Uplift PLUS Counselor at UNC Chapel Hill (July 7th-20th)

Vacancy ID:

S022984

Full-time/Part-time:

Full-Time Temporary

Work Schedule:

The dates for 2024 Uplift PLUS are July 7-20, 2024Counselors are expected to be present and actively engaged in mandatory program sessions and live on campus. Counselors can expect to work 4-6 hours per day

Hiring Range:

1,200 stipend

Estimated Duration of Appointment:

1 month or less

Be a Tar Heel!:

A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities. Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn.One of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States, Chapel Hill has diverse social, cultural, recreation and professional opportunities that span the campus and community.University employees can choose from a wide range of professional training opportunities for career growth, skill development and lifelong learning and enjoy exclusive perks that include numerous retail and restaurant discounts, savings on local child care centers and special rates for performing arts events.

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:

Uplift PLUS Counselors are vital members of the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion (UODI) team who serve as positive role models for prospective Carolina students, promote participant engagement in scheduled activities, foster an inclusive and safe residential environment, and support the operations of the Uplift PLUS program. Uplift PLUS Counselors work under the supervision and direction of the Assistant Director for Student Access, Success, and Engagement.

Position Summary:

Uplift PLUS is an intensive, 2-week summer academic enrichment and college readiness program for rising high school seniors. During the program, participants live on campus, take an essay writing course, participate in cultural competence workshops, and interact with campus partners and offices. Participants also engage in college application prep, leadership development, and experiential learning opportunities.

This position requires the Uplift Counselor to live in the dorms during the two weeks of the camp (July 7th-20nd.)

Job Description:
Uplift PLUS Counselors are vital members of the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion (UODI) team who serve as positive role models for prospective Carolina students, promote participant engagement in scheduled activities, foster an inclusive and safe residential environment, and support the operations of the Uplift PLUS program. Uplift PLUS Counselors work under the supervision and direction of the Assistant Director for Student Access, Success, and Engagement.
Counselor Core Responsibilities:
o Serve as a positive role model for prospective Carolina students
o Foster community, inclusion, and belonging among program participants through interaction and engagement
o Serve as a source of information regarding UNC-Chapel Hill, campus resources, and student life
o Observe, address, and respond to participant needs; communicates any issues or concerns to UODI professional staff members
o Assist with administrative tasks as delegated by UODI professional staff
o This is a residential, live-in position. Uplift PLUS counselors are required to live on-campus in the designated dormitory throughout the duration of the program.

The dates for 2024 Uplift PLUS are July 7-22, 2024. Counselors are expected to be present and actively engaged in mandatory program sessions. Counselors can expect to work 4-6 hours per day


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University.

  • Counselors are expected to be present and actively engaged in mandatory program sessions. Counselors can expect to work 4-6 hours per day and must live in the dorms for the two week duration.




Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:

Candidates should be well skilled in the following areas:
Must reside in the residence hall with program participants; must serve in an on-call rotation throughout the duration of the program
• Complete all required program/employee trainings
• Verbal and written communication
• Critical thinking and creative problem solving
• Effective and ethical decision-making skills
• Time management skills, especially as it relates to managing and coordinating activities for program participants
• Ability to work with sensitive information
• Ability to work independently and with a group
• Have a working knowledge of University resources
• Agree to abide by all University policies,



Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:

n/a

Special Physical/Mental Requirements:

n/a

Special Instructions :

UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University are collaborating to extend NC State’s internal temporary staffing function as a shared service for both institutions. Under this partnership, UTS provides exclusive temporary staffing services to UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State, employing candidates to work as temporary employees in a variety of jobs on both campuses. If you are interested in applying to this position please click on the following link:
https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/200315

Organization

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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