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Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Department American Indian Center-520700
Working Title Director
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Posting Category Academic Administration
Salary Range
Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent
Hours per Week 40
Vacancy ID NF0002838
Position ID 01002531
Posting Open Date 12/05/2017
Application Deadline 05/31/2018
Open Until Filled No
Proposed Start Date 06/01/2018
Position Summary

The Director of the American Indian Center ( has overall responsibility for the activities, programs, and operations of the Center, which was established in 2006 to bridge the richness of American Indian nations and communities with the strengths of Carolina’s research, education, and teaching. The Center strengthens, nurtures, and applies research and teaching related to American Indians. It also advances campus diversity by facilitating the inclusion of American Indian perspectives, enriching the overall learning environment. Specific responsibilities include strategic planning in collaboration with University and community colleagues; program development, implementation, and evaluation; outreach and partnership development; and fiscal and administrative oversight.

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Educational Requirements

Minimum of a Master’s degree, with doctorate strongly preferred.

Qualifications and Experience

The position requires significant experience and achievement in program leadership and administration and a minimum of a Master’s degree, with doctorate strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be committed to engagement with Native nations and communities and will be able to communicate effectively and build relationships with a wide variety of partners and constituents. The Director must demonstrate many of the following qualifications: visionary leadership; extensive knowledge of American Indian perspectives; strong managerial, fiscal, and administrative abilities; an understanding of academic culture, policies, and procedures typical of major public research universities; experience with academic outreach and community engagement; fundraising ability and entrepreneurship; ability to garner the support of volunteers and appreciate their contributions; passion and drive for the goals of the Center.

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 Todd Boyette, Director of Morehead Planetarium and Sci
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Applicant Documents

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

Supplemental Questions

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  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