Transfer Student Success Advisor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Transfer Student Success Advisor
Department University College - 30120
Vacancy Number E230
Position Number 1516
Location of Workplace Other
Brief Summary of Work for this Position:

This position serves as a key member of the UNCW University College Office and the UNCW Office of Admissions, and will be responsible for providing comprehensive recruitment and advising services to prospective students seeking to transfer to UNCW from Pitt County Community College. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
1. Advises students on various aspects of college programs such as majors, course selection, transferability, and prerequisites for degree plans.
2. Maintains accurate advising records and make appropriate referrals to campus resources
3. Disseminates information on the enrollment process, including admissions, financial aid, assessment, advising, and transferring.
4. Facilitates workshops and seminars in support of recruitment and retention.
5. Reviews transferability of credit (transcripts, CLEP, AP exams), and graduation requirements based on pre-admission evaluation of transfer credit.
6. May work on other special projects to support recruitment and retention.

Other duties may be assigned. Please note that this position will be housed at Pitt County Community College and will be expected to travel to UNCW for training, events and other duties related to this position.

Minimum Requirements

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Two years related work experience.
Master’s degree; All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
NC Driver’s license is required
• Maintaining an established work schedule.
• Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills.
• Effectively using organizational and planning skills.
• Disseminating complex information.
• Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
• Ability to work autonomously.
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
• Ability to travel extensively.

Preferred Qualifications
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:

The University of North Carolina Wilmington Office of Admissions seeks to recruit and admit students with the desire and ability to contribute to and perform successfully in the collegiate community.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s University College is the first academic home for all first year students, military, pre-professional and select transfer student populations. The University College’s mission contributes to UNCW’s commitment to excellence in undergraduate education by building relationships and creating experiences to support student transitions, persistence, and success through academic advising, courses, programs, and resources.

College/School Information
University Information

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. A public institution with nearly 16,500 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions

Please upload an Advising Philosophy as “Other Document A”
Note: Please note that this position will be housed at Pitt County Community College and will be expected to travel to surrounding community colleges and Wilmington, NC for training, events and other duties related to this position.

Months Per Year 12 Months
Position Type Permanent
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions
Job Posting Date 02/08/2018
Priority Consideration Date 03/07/2018
Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of 3 Professional References
  4. Other A
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington?
    • UNCW LinkedIn Page
    • UNCW Facebook Page
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    • UNCW Website
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Direct Contact from UNCW HR Representative / Recruiter
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    • Chronicle of Higher Education
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