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Student Services Professional

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Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Department SW-School of Social Work-380100
Working Title Student Services Professional
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Posting Category Student Services
Salary Range
Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent
Hours per Week 40
Vacancy ID NF0002402
Position ID 20020163
Posting Open Date 02/17/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 04/01/2017
Position Summary

The School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a dynamic candidate to serve as Coordinator of Student Affairs who will help foster a positive academic experience and strong support for MSW students in our nationally ranked school. This EHRA Non Faculty position will report to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

The Coordinator will join other faculty and staff in the Office of Academic and Student Affairs which houses admissions, curriculum, and student support efforts at the School of Social Work. Working closely with the Associate Dean for Student Affairs, the Coordinator will enhance and maintain existing student programs such as academic advising, student wellness initiatives, distance education programs, and student orientations. Further, the Coordinator will provide curriculum advising to enrolled MSW students, maintain student databases (SSWiS) and guide them through completion of their plans of study. The Coordinator will oversee professional development efforts for students including workshops, job placement and networking opportunities, outreach to alumni, and collection of employment data. In addition, the Coordinator will assist the Senior Associate Dean for MSW Education in the School’s efforts to maintain its positive accreditation standing with the Council on Social Work Education and within the University. The Coordinator will manage student data, evaluate Academic and Student Affairs activities, assist in coordination of additional student events and activities, lead special projects for the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, and serve on school committees as assigned.

Educational Requirements

Applicants must possess an MSW from an accredited program.

Qualifications and Experience

Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of two years post-MSW practice, previous administrative experience and previous experience in an academic setting. Leading candidates should have strong organization, planning, and analytical abilities; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, administrators, prospective students, alumni, and community partners; and a strong commitment to the social work profession, students, and MSW education.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Dr. Sarah Naylor, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Department Contact Telephone or Email
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you currently hold a master's degree in social work from a CSWE accredited program?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have more than two years post-MSW practice experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have prior administrative experience? Please describe.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have prior experience in an academic setting? Please describe.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have prior experience in student services at a college or university? Please describe.

    (Open Ended Question)