Coordinator for First Year Experience
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC

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The Coordinator for First Year Experience ( FYE ) provides leadership and direction for the development, implementation and assessment of our First Year Experience Program within our residential communities. In conjunction with the Assistant Director for First Year Experience, the Coordinator will articulate the vision and goals for student learning and personal growth for our FYE Program. The Coordinator will develop a cohesive and integrated academic and co-curricular program that supports first year students. The Coordinator will be responsible for the development, marketing, and communication of resources specific to programming for first year students. The Coordinator will advise the FYE committee within the department and provide guidance and support for any residential area where first year students have been assigned outside of our designated first year buildings. The Coordinator will work with our department’s training committee to assist with recruitment and training of student and professional staff assigned to first year communities. The Coordinator for FYE will be responsible for designing, implementing and reporting all assessment practices for our FYE program and provide an annual report to highlight the program’s success. The Coordinator for FYE will serve on designated committees within Student Affairs that are designed to support the needs of first year students. The Coordinator for FYE will be responsible for identifying and establishing relationships with offices that support the development and retention of first year students. Additionally, the Coordinator will work with these offices to create programs that focus on students in transition. The Coordinator for FYE will co-chair our department’s Multicultural Competence Committee and serve as the primary advisor for our student-led Multicultural Advisor program. The Coordinator for FYE is directly supervised by the Assistant Director for First Year Experience. The Coordinator will serve as a member of the Residential Education Leadership Team. The Coordinator for FYE will also serve as a section team-lead instructor for the Peer Leadership in the University Environment course at least once during the academic year. The Coordinator for FYE will serve in the on-call crisis rotation for the Department of Housing and Residential Education. The successful candidate has a passion for working with a diverse student population, committed to student learning and personal growth, and strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. The successful staff member demonstrates initiative, possesses the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team, and maintains a positive attitude.

Educational Requirements
A Masters Degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or College Student Development or related degree.

Qualifications and Experience
A minimum of three years full-time professional experience. Live-on residence life experience is preferred in order to provide familiarity with first year programming for a housing and residential education program. Understanding of issues of diversity; demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in promoting respect and appreciation for diversity and pluralism among students and staff required. Ability to utilize technology in the delivery of student programs preferred. Committed to working within an innovative environment that is focused on the education of individuals and groups of college students within a residential setting through the development of cohesive residential communities and other leadership initiatives.

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