Job Summary/Basic Functions
The Orientation Coordinator is a full time position in the department of New Student Orientation within the Office of Academic Support & Advising (ASA). This position holds a critical role in maintaining a strong student leader team and our student leaders hold a major role in the delivery of the summer Orientation sessions. This position is directly involved in the selection, training, and supervision of the Orientation Leaders. She/he also assists in the management of advising during Orientation. This position is the direct liaison for parents during Orientation and will continue communication with parents about assisting their student's successful transition through the first year. As a member of a small professional team, this position is a key factor to the success of New Student Orientation program.
Primary Job Functions:
Function I: Supervision 50%
Function II: Orientation Advising 20%
Function III: Parent Support 30%
- Bachelors degree
- Professional experience working with students in a college setting
- Project management and event planning experience
- A demonstrated practical understanding of student development
Search Committee Chair: Erin Datteri
- Masters degree in Higher Education or other related field
- Demonstrated experience in supervision and training of student staff
- Experience creating and publishing informational materials (online and/or hard-copy)
- Strong understanding of the role that parents can play in student success
- Experience as an academic advisor
- Experience working with orientation and/or student transition programs
Search Committee Chair Phone/Extension: 970-351-1351
Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as 0.5FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position.
Submit a cover letter; resume; the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references - with at least one reference from a current or former employer. Candidates are encouraged to speak to how their background fits with the program purpose and job responsibilities. First review of completed applications will begin the week of April 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Files must be complete in order to be considered for review.
Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. The successful candidate must submit original transcripts within one (1) month of hire.
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