Student Services Specialist

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Apr 2024

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Biomedical Engineering-UG-319300
Career Area Student Services
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Posting Open Date 04/04/2024
Application Deadline 04/15/2024
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Student Services Specialist - Journey
Salary Grade Equivalent GN07
Working Title Student Services Specialist
Position Number 00061545
Vacancy ID P018709
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $33,540 - $51,000
Pay Band Information
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Position Summary Information

Be a Tar Heel!
A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities . Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn.
One of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States, Chapel Hill has diverse social, cultural, recreation and professional opportunities that span the campus and community.
University employees can choose from a wide range of professional training opportunities for career growth, skill development and lifelong learning and enjoy exclusive perks for numerous retail, restaurant and performing arts discounts, savings on local child care centers and special rates on select campus events. UNC-Chapel Hill offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package , paid leave, and a variety of health, life and retirement plans and additional programs that support a healthy work/life balance.
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
Biomedical engineering (BME) is a fast-growing, interdisciplinary field that integrates engineering, mathematics, medicine, and science to improve human health and quality of life. BME graduates are job-ready engineers for the medical device, health care, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries. The Joint Department spans two world-class public universities, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University. The mission of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is to unite engineering and medicine to improve lives. With more than 50 primary teaching and research faculty members and approximately 600 undergraduate, Master’s, and doctoral students, the Joint Department is on track to realize its ambitious vision of becoming a leader in real-world results: faculty productivity, student accomplishment, and entrepreneurial success. BME students have access to the vast resources of two world-class public universities, which includes greater opportunities for collaboration with faculty, clinicians, and students in top-ranked schools of pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, veterinary medicine, textiles, and other engineering fields.
Position Summary
This position’s main purpose is to serve as the UNC (University of North Carolina) Student Services Coordinator of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. The Student Services Coordinator serves as the first point of contact for students enrolled in and seeking information about the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. The Students Services Coordinator organizes student events, leads student recruitment activities, and provides academic advice to students. The position also maintains student applications to the undergraduate and MS programs, collects and reports student data, facilitates student communication, coordinates student access, and manages course scheduling. The coordinator works with staff, faculty, and students in the UNC-CH division of the department to coordinate endeavors between the two campuses.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
- Demonstrated ability to organize and handle multiple tasks at one time.
- Demonstrated experience in an analyst role with assimilation and assessment of data.
- Excellent communications skills, with people at a range of levels, through formal and informal written and verbal styles.
- Patience and tactfulness to work with a range of students, faculty, and staff.
- Experience with spreadsheets and databases.
 - Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office, especially advanced Excel, and Microsoft Project. 
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
- Prior Program Coordinator or Project management experience
Required Licenses/Certifications
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.
Position/Schedule Requirements
Special Instructions
Please note that a resume, cover letter, and list of references are required when applying to this position.
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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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