Program Officer: Student Programs
Department: Carolina Center for Public Svc
Application Deadline: 04/16/2014
Position Summary: Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) is a pan-university center reporting to the Office of the Provost. The mission of CCPS is to engage and support the faculty, students and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in meeting the needs of North Carolina and beyond. The Center strengthens the University's public service commitment by promoting scholarship and service that are responsive to the concerns of the state and contribute to the common good. The Program Officer: Student Programs position at the Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is classified as EPA non-faculty and has responsibility for the development and management for several of the Center's student programs. This individual reports to the Associate Director of the Center and works with the Associate Director and Senior Program Officer: Student Programs to assure student programming reflects campus priorities, is built on current best practices and helps position Carolina as a leader in innovative civic engagement efforts.
Education Requirements: Masters degree and three to five years progressively responsible experience in human social services, higher education or related field.
Qualification and Experience: Demonstration of prior experience in work related to the responsibilities described above Knowledge and experience in program planning and project management Experience working with community organizations and building partnerships preferred. Flexibility with some evening and weekend hours is required. Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as attention to detail and demonstrated experience working as an effective team member Knowledge of current practices and trends in civic engagement public service in higher education Ability to independently plan, manage and meet deadlines for multiple projects with minimal supervision and a positive attitude Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people and organizations and to keep leadership and staff well informed of project progress and changes Knowledge of UNC higher education institutions and an appreciation of the role of public service and engagement in the University. Demonstrated commitment to public service.
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