Honors Carolina Coach (Tech); Honors Carolina Coach (Business)

Honors Carolina Coach (Tech); Honors Carolina Coach (Business)

Position Number: 20031126

Vacancy ID:  NF0005934

Department: Honors-302200Honors - 302200

Classification/Appointment Type:  EHRA Non-Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE):  1

Full Time/Part Time Permanent/Time Limited: 

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:  

Hours Per Week:  40

Work Schedule:  

Job Code ID:  Career Services Professional

Salary Shown to Applicants (Hiring Range):  $70,000-$75,000

Salary Grade Equivalency:  

FLSA Designation:  Exempt

Duties Exempt:  Yes

Work Location:  

Department Description:  

Honors Carolina is a four-year academic program geared toward the top 10% of undergraduates at UNC, and is comprised of a remarkable collection of courses, study abroad programs, special events, career development, and other learning opportunities. It is the University’s way of investing in truly exceptional undergraduate students by providing academic and non-academic challenges and opportunities, both inside and outside the classroom. Approximately 2100 students are currently members of Honors Carolina. These students enjoy priority enrollment in more than 200 honors courses each year. These are small classes, taught by award-winning professors who encourage classroom discussion and hands-on research. Outside of the classroom, members of Honors Carolina attend a diverse roster of co-curricular programs designed to help students explore their interests; prepare for life after graduation; and connect with students, faculty, alumni, and leaders around the globe. The Honors Carolina ‘Go Anywhere’ initiative is a comprehensive plan to elevate the program’s reputation among industry leaders, position it as a destination of choice for top recruiters, and prepare students to seize opportunities before them through intensive advising and coaching.

Equal Opportunity Employer:  

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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:  

The Career & Professional Development Coaches are new additions to Honors Carolina’s Go Anywhere initiative. Honors Carolina seeks candidates with the sector-specific knowledge, drive, and interpersonal skills to shape the initiative into a best-in-class professional and career development program for top undergraduate students. The initiative promises those students that if they Come Here and take advantage of all that Honors Carolina and the university have to offer, they will be prepared to Go Anywhere their talent and aspirations may lead.

The Career & Professional Development Coaches will provide industry-focused leadership and strategic direction for designing, developing, and managing innovative programs that will elevate Honors Carolina’s reputation among industry leaders and position Honors Carolina as a destination of choice for top recruiters. Reporting to the Director for Alumni & Career Networks, the Career & Professional Development Coaches will work with Honors Carolina students to foster their academic and career exploration, self-assessment, and post-graduate preparation. The Career & Professional Development Coaches will develop and foster on-going relationships with internal and external stakeholders, introducing students to career exploration and development resources, job shadowing experiences, and internship and full-time job opportunities. This will include developing and coordinating in-person and virtual opportunities for students to connect with Honors Carolina alumni and friends. Additionally, the Career & Professional Development Coaches will facilitate ongoing industry-focused career advising and coaching in the areas of resume development, cover letter and personal statement writing, interviewing, networking, job search methods, and career preparation.

As they undertake these tasks, the Career & Professional Development Coaches will draw on advice and support from the Honors Carolina Advisory Board and sector-specific advisory councils of alumni and industry leaders.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:  

Minimum SACS qualifications to be appointed as fixed-term faculty.

Education Requirements:  

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required (or foreign degree equivalent); for candidates demonstrating comparable independent educational or instructional activities associated with the delivery and/or management of student support functions, will accept a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and at least 1 year of relevant experience in substitution.

Preferred Qualifications:  

Required Licenses/Certifications:  

Qualifications and Experience:  

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  •  Three (3) years of experience in one or more of a variety of business settings including corporate, entrepreneurial, and/or other successful leadership experience in business development, recruitment, or external affairs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with key stakeholders and constituent groups and foster the spirit of engagement.
  • Employer relations/development experience.
  • Experience working with or managing a board is preferred.
  • Experience using electronic career resources including career services management software, and the ability to deliver virtual/recorded programs is preferred.
  •  Qualification to administer and interpret self-assessments (Strong Interest Inventory, MBTI, and StrengthsQuest) preferred.
  • Unwavering commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional integrity.
  • Exceptional communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Understanding of and commitment to diversity issues in the delivery of programs and services.
  • Ability to utilize technology in the delivery of student programs.
  • Demonstrated skills in writing, speaking, giving presentations, managing projects, coordinating events, and leadership.
  • Ability to use all products in the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements:  

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:  https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/229751

Department Contact Name and Title:  Todd Ballenger - Director of Alumni & Career Networks

Department Contact Telephone or Email:  tballenger@unc.edu

Posting Open Date:  05/12/2022

Posting Close Date:  06/01/2022

Open Until Filled:  No

Office of Human Resources 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.