Director of Experiential Programs

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 24 Apr 2024

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department SOP-Experiential Prog-450203
Career Area Student Services
Posting Open Date 04/10/2024
Application Deadline 04/24/2024
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title Director of Experiential Programs
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Number 20063129
Vacancy ID NF0008034
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $78,000 - $90,000
Proposed Start Date 05/13/2024

Position Information

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy ( is one of six health science schools (Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Social Work, Public Health, Medicine) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is one of the oldest health science academic programs at Chapel Hill. The School teaches approximately 600 PharmD students and 145 graduate students. The School has built a reputation for its continued pursuit of excellence, rigorous education and training programs, cutting-edge multidisciplinary research, progressive pharmacy practices, efficient business operations, and its outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The School was named the number one School of Pharmacy in the U.S. by the U.S. News and World Report. The School has experienced unprecedented growth and success and continues to strategically position itself for sustained impact, as articulated in the School’s Strategic Plan (
Our Vision is to be the global leader in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. Our Mission is to prepare leaders and innovators to solve the world’s most pressing health care challenges. We are Advancing Medicine for Life through innovation and collaboration in pharmacy practice, education, research, and public service.
Position Summary
Experiential education, specifically early, continual, and immersive clinical learning, is a hallmark and guiding principle for the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The Office of Experiential Programs complements the School’s academic mission and is responsible for (1) building and sustaining strategic partnerships for the delivery of the experiential education program; (2) creating the vision and learning outcomes for these experiences in collaboration with our experiential partners and the School; (3) forming the practice site teams needed to fully execute on implementing these experiences; (4) increasing engagement of preceptors in contemporary preceptor training and development programs; (5) collaborating with our student affairs office to provide support to our students and practice sites; (6) overseeing operations to maintain 2400 student months of experiential training annually at over 400 sites with more than 800 preceptors, working with over 550 students; and (7) assessing and sharing the results of our experiential program internally and externally.
The Office of Experiential Programs is comprised of a number of experiential programs faculty and professional staff, each with specified areas of responsibility. The Office of Experiential Programs functions as a cohesive unit where teamwork, collaboration, and innovation are encouraged and celebrated. The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is recruiting for a Director of Experiential Programs to evaluate, lead, and develop daily operations of the experiential team such as clinical placement, systems management, faculty/preceptor training and financial management support services to enhance the off-campus practical learning experiences for students and development and education of faculty/preceptors. The Director of Experiential Programs reports to the Senior Director of Experiential Programs and leads a team of employees in reaching the goals of the unit.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required (or foreign degree equivalent); for candidates demonstrating comparable independent educational or instructional activities associated with the delivery and/or management of student support functions, will accept a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and at least 1 year of relevant experience in substitution.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
* Minimum of one-year supervisory experience
* Demonstrated ability to set and achieve goals in a fast-paced environment
* Excellent organization and communication skills
* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Teams
* Superior interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with a wide variety of constituents
* Ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities and deadlines
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
* Familiarity with clinical education programs and database management
* 5 years of professional experience preferred
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority in accordance with the Clery Act. This position will be required to report Clery crimes to the Clery Compliance Manager and complete annual training about reporting responsibilities.

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