Associate Director of Graduate Student Services

University of North Carolina at Charlotte  |  Charlotte, NC

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Job Overview

Posted 5 days ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Associate Director of Graduate Student Services

Job Type: Counseling Services Enrollment Management/Admissions
Location: Charlotte, NC
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 3,500 Students < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 24716
Application Deadline: 06/15/2017

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description


Primary Purpose of Position

This position will be part of a Graduate Programs team that supports the following programs: PhD in Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Accountancy (MACC), Master of Science in Mathematical Finance, Master of Science in Economics, and Master of Science in Real Estate. These programs serve a combination of working professionals and full-time students, with classes meeting both during the day and in the evenings. The Graduate Programs team supports graduate students from pre-admission through graduation, offering guidance on program fit, admission, enrollment, course selection, university policies and procedures, career planning and professional development.

Summary of Position Responsibilities

The Associate Director of Graduate Student Services will provide pre-admission counseling for prospective students in graduate programs in the Belk College of Business, with a primary focus on the Master of Business Administration program and related Certificate programs. Working in a high energy, collaborative environment, the Associate Director of Graduate Student Services will cultivate employer and alumni relationships. These relationships will provide connections from the business community back to the Belk College for individuals interested in learning about opportunities for graduate study and in selecting a graduate program best aligned with career goals. The Associate Director of Graduate Student Services will help develop and support strategies for the recruitment of high potential graduate students in the Belk College, which will consist of pre-admission advising, scholarship award management, and prospect engagement. In addition, the Associate Director of Graduate Student Services will support strategic initiatives for all graduate programs including enrollment, retention and diversity goals. Finally, the Associate Director of Graduate Student Services will be responsible for assisting in the development of and reporting on metrics that measure success in the areas of prospective student recruitment.

Please note that this position is located primarily at the Center City campus.


Job Requirements

Minimum Education/Experience

A Master’s degree in a Business discipline from an AACSB accredited school, in Counseling, or in Higher Education is required.
Two or more years of experience in high-volume business-community outreach and advising of prospective business graduate students preferred.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will 
1. demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with both the university and business communities,
2. have the ability to establish priorities, manage deadlines, and exercise a high degree of professionalism in interactions with all levels of internal and external constituencies,
3. be comfortable working in a fast-pace, multi-location environment with flexible work hours,
4. have strong administrative skills, documentation skills, and an orientation toward attention to detail,
5. possess a communication style that is effective and engaging,
6. have experience working with a customer relationship management tool,
7. and demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and web technology.

Special Notes to Applicants


The cover letter should address the candidate’s skills/abilities/knowledge in the following areas (if applicable): 
1. ability to work collaboratively with both the university and business communities,
2. ability to establish priorities, manage deadlines, and exercise a high degree of professionalism in interactions with all levels of internal and external constituencies,
3. comfort with working in a fast-pace, multi-location environment with flexible work hours,
4. strong administrative skills, documentation skills, and an orientation toward attention to detail,
5. experience working with a customer relationship management tool,
6. and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and web technology.

Application Information

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