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Transition Programs Coordinator
|Job Type:||First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 15,000 Students|
The Coordinator is responsible for providing support in the development, planning and implementation of transition programs as well as highly visible special events and academic celebrations. This position will oversee programs that promote student success for first-year students. The Coordinator is directly responsible for the Seahawk Link program which includes a first-year peer mentor program that is associated with First-Year Seminar courses.
The Coordinator oversees programs that contribute to student success which includes the following duties:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Master’s degree in higher education or college student personnel; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Transition Programs is an organizational unit within the Division of Student Affairs, reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs. The Office of Transition Programs provides a comprehensive array of programs designed to meet the unique needs of undergraduate students and parents from orientation through graduation. Programs generate an intentional connection for the students through engaging interactions with other students, faculty and staff. Some of the programs supported by the Office of Transition Programs are:
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs.
Applicants can only apply via the UNCW website.
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