Associate Director of University Scholars Program
North Carolina Central University
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|Working Title||Associate Director of University Scholars Program|
|Appointment Type||Permanent - Full Time|
|FTE||1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months|
|If time limited, duration date|
|Primary Function of Organizational Unit|| |
The unit of Academic Programs and Undergraduate research is dedicated to implementing well-planned strategies and tactics to support enrollment and meet established goals. Strategies include marketing, admission policies, retention programs, and financial aid awarding. Strategies and tactics are informed by collection, analysis, and use of data to project successful outcomes
|Primary Purpose of Position|| |
The Associate Director of University Scholars Program ensures the development and successful implementation of a scholarship program that supports the unit of Academic Programs and Undergraduate Research and Enrollment Management objectives of the University by working with deans and department heads, various administrative departments and committees to optimize the enrollment and impact of institutional and foundation scholarships.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities|| |
Mastery level knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations regarding scholarships and student financial aid is required. Knowledge of University policies related to scholarships and student financial aid is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to make effective presentations before large groups of students and parents. Knowledge and sensitivity to issues related to the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body. The ability to collect and analyze data, converting it to information that can be communicated to other University personnel. The ability to relate effectively to students, parents, staff, faculty and administrators is required. Strong organizational and management skills are required. The ability to use office application software, preferably Microsoft Office Products. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect of and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Knowledge to coordinate for Scholars their Summer Experience (Study Abroad, Internships, etc.)
|Minimum Education/Experience|| |
Master’s Degree required and five years of experience in a college or university student financial aid, admissions or scholarship office is required. Substantial experience in scholarship administration is preferred. Experience with the Banner student information system is preferred.
|Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation|| |
|Equal Opportunity Employer|| |
North Carolina Central University 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.
|Date desired for closing or initial review|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Date Position Available||02/01/2023|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|COVID Compliance|| |
NCCU COVID Policy
Effective March 7, 2022, Please refer to the NCCU COVID 19 webpage: https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19
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- Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
- List of References
- DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
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