Transfer Student Success Coordinator
* How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington(2021)?UNCW WebsiteUNCW Facebook PageUNCW Linkedin PageUNCW Twitter AccountUNCW Employee ReferralChronicle of Higher EducationCraigslistDiverse Issues in Higher EducationGlassdoorHigher Ed JobsHispanic OutlookIndeedInside Higher EdNorth Carolina Job NetworkWomen In Higher EducationOther Posting DetailsVacancy NumberS01352Position TitleStudent Services SpecialistWorking TitleTransfer Student Success CoordinatorCompetency LevelJourneyDept/SchoolAdmissions – 30110Primary Purpose of Organizational UnitTo recruit, admit and enroll students who will perform successfullyin the collegiate community. Daily contact with the public and keystakeholders, including on and off campus professionals, isinvolved and an accurate knowledge of relaying Admissions policiesand procedures set forth by the University and the Office ofAdmissions is expected. The office engages in a wide range ofactivities designed to publicize and describe the programs,activities and other opportunities available at UNCW .CollegeEnrollment Affairs Admin – 30100 CollegeCollege/School InformationUniversity InformationThe University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastaluniversity, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring,research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-classfaculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national levelfor scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerfulacademic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and criticalthinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and globalperspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers afull range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as wellas doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology,nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learningoptions, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSNprogram, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for workingprofessionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree programfocused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarlyactivities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “DoctoralUniversities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University)by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of HigherEducation.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since1969.Location of WorkplaceOtherBrief Summary of Work for this PositionThe Transfer Student Success Coordinator represents UNCW and theOffice of Admissions at community colleges in the assigned regionof central North Carolina (Raleigh, NC area) by providingcomprehensive recruitment, admissions counseling, andpre-enrollment advising services to prospective students seeking totransfer to UNCW . This position will be based in the Raleigh, NCarea (not at the main campus in Wilmington)This positionwill:•Provide pre-enrollment advising to prospective transfer studentsto UNCW at assigned community colleges; including assistingstudents with choosing courses at the community college, providingunofficial evaluations, etc.•Provide pre-admissions counseling to prospective transfer studentsto UNCW at assigned community colleges: including helping studentslocate resources and build a plan to transfer successfully•Develop and maintain relationships with a variety of communitypartners, such as community colleges, community organizations, andmilitary partners•Travel to community colleges within assigned region and representUNCW through in person or virtual events and programmingThis position will be based in the Raleigh, NC area at WakeTechnical Community College. This individual will also participatein periodic travel to other community colleges in the assignedregion (all assignments are within two hours driving distance fromWake Technical Community College). Travel frequency will depend onthe stage of the recruitment cycle.Minimum Education and Experience RequirementsBachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training andexperience.All degrees must be received from appropriately accreditedinstitutions.Preferred education, professional skills andexperience•1-2 years in college/university admissions, advising, or otherstudent services setting•Excellent organization, communication, and customer serviceskills•Proven ability to work independently and as a member of acollaborative team•Demonstrated ability to effectively manage competing andconflicting demands•Experience with developing relationships within a university orcommunity college settings•Experience with collecting and analyzing quantitative andqualitative data to make informed decisions•Master’s degreeRequired Certifications or licensureValid Driver’s LicenseRecruitment Range$35,500 – $45,000FTE1.0 (40 hours per week)Months Per Year12 MonthsWork DaysMonday – FridayWork Hours8:00AM – 5:00PMType of PositionPermanentAnticipated Ending Date if Time-LimitedPosition Number1516Job Posting Date04/19/2021Posting Close Date05/05/2021Special Notes to ApplicantsPLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM on the postedclosing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure youhave fully completed the entire application before you apply forthis position. Failure to answer all required questions will causethe system to disqualify your application.For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applicationsmust be submitted through the online application system to beconsidered.You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume tosuccessfully apply for this position. To receive fullconsideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’section of the application before you apply for thisposition.This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If noapplicants apply who meet the required competency and training& experience requirements, then management may consider otherapplicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies,equity, budget, and market considerations.EEO StatementAt the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), ourculture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization,ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed toproviding equality of educational and employment opportunity forall persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, genderidentity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color,national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexualorientation, political affiliation, veteran status, militaryservice member status, genetic information, or relationship toother university constituents – except where sex, age, or abilityrepresent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications orwhere marital status is a statutorily established eligibilitycriterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believesthat embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff andstudents is critical to our success and paramount in beingrecognized for our global mindset.Eligibility for EmploymentFinal candidates are subject to criminal & sex offenderbackground checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motorvehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federallaw requires all employers to verify the identity and employmenteligibility of all persons hired to work in the UnitedStates.External Link to Postinghttps://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/20424Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResumeCover LetterList of 3 Professional ReferencesOptional Documents Posting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).