UNC Department of Public Safety College Counselor in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is looking for full-time college advisers for the Carolina College Advising Corps to work in underserved high schools across the state. The Carolina College Advising Corps aims to help low-income, first generation, and under-represented students from North Carolina attend college by placing recent UNC-Chapel Hill graduates as college advisers in selected public high schools throughout the state. By hiring Carolina graduates, we provide an opportunity for our graduates to continue supporting the University’s mission of enriching the lives of the people of North Carolina.

Carolina College Advising Corps Advisers assist students with admission, financial aid, and scholarship applications. The Advisers support the guidance departments at each of their partner schools to develop and implement a strategic plans to reach out to students and their parents, and to help them with college, scholarship, and financial aid applications. Advisers also work to increase the college-going culture at each of their schools by working one-on-one with students, conducting group presentations, and coordinating whole school events.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree from UNC-CH.

Qualifications and Experience

Strong interpersonal, communication, organization, and analytical skills. Requires critical thinking, sound judgment, creativity, and a passion to help students overcome obstacles and realize their college-going potential. Strong writing, public speaking, and presentation skills. Ability to work with both students and adults in a professional and courteous manner.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements

Special Instructions

Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in becoming a member of the Carolina College Advising Corps and how you feel you will contribute to the team. Additionally, applicants will need to have two letters of reference submitted to make their application complete. Applicants must contact references directly and instruct them to submit a letter of recommendation on their behalf. Letters of recommendation should be received in our office as soon as possible or by the January 13, 2017 application deadline. Recommendation letters may be sent via fax, email, or US mail using the following information: Office of Undergraduate Admissions Attn: Eric Smith The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill CB# 2200, Jackson Hall Chapel Hill, NC 27599-2200

Office – (919) 962-1429 Fax – (919) 966-3626 Email – thecorps@admissions.unc.edu

For more information regarding the Carolina College Advising Corps please visit carolinacollegeadvisingcorps.unc.edu

EEO 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 employment@unc.edu Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Position Type: Temporary Staff (EHRA NF)

Working Title: College Counselor

Department: Admissions - 541000

Position ID: 20000032

Vacancy ID: N000348

Position Posting Category: Student Services

Salary Range: $24,000 - $28,000

Full-time/Part-time: Full-Time Temporary

Hours Per Week: 40

Posting Close Date: 01/13/2017

Proposed Start Date: 06/26/2017

Estimated Duration of Appointment: 11 months

Stimulus/ARRA Funded: No