UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Staff members are encouraged to take an active role to engage in the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the workplace. The successful candidate will be expected to foster an inclusive work culture where uniqueness of beliefs, backgrounds, talents, capabilities and ways of living are respected and welcomed.
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, UNC Asheville is the designated public liberal arts campus in the University of North Carolina system. UNC Asheville is nationally known for the quality of our student-centered teaching, mentoring of undergraduates in research, interdisciplinary learning, and striving to be an inclusive campus community.
UNC Asheville's commitment to increasing and sustaining the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is reflected in our strategic plan goals of diversity and inclusion, and social sustainability. (http://www3.unca.edu/spcms3/) Women, traditionally under-represented minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Classification Title : Student Services Specialist
Department : Advising & Learning Support Center
Full-Time/Part-Time : Full-Time
Months per Year : 12 Months
The OneStop Advisor provides support to students, prospective students, alumni, and parents for common enrollment and advising questions and procedures. This person is the primary on-campus resource for students seeking General Advising appointments, either scheduled in advance or on a walk-in basis. They collaborate with the Registrar's Office and the Transfer Advisor to ensure that forward-facing curricular materials are kept current. Additionally, they assist with the programs for new students hosted by OneStop.
Minimum Education/Experience/Skill :
Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Preferred Education/Experience/Skill :
The preferred candidate will have experience at a liberal arts college – as a student and/or staff member. Experience working in college student services is a plus. The preferred candidate will demonstrate knowledge of UNC Asheville's curriculum, academic policies, and resources available to support students. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and demonstrate experience in working collaboratively with a broad range of students, staff, faculty, and community members. Significant experience using social media as well asusing word processing and spreadsheets for tasks such as announcements, mail merging, and data collection/reporting is preferred. Experience and expertise with Banner Student information systems is a plus, as is experience in the use of Camtasia software. An understanding of the academic challenges faced by college students from a variety of backgrounds is a plus. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, will be committed to being a reliable and positive contributor to team efforts, and will demonstrate flexibility and self-directedness.
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UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.
About The University of North Carolina at Asheville
As the only dedicated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system, UNC Asheville kindles learning by offering students an intellectually rigorous education that builds critical thinking and workforce skills to last a lifetime. Small class size, award-winning faculty and a nationally acclaimed undergraduate research program foster innovation as well as recognition.The corner...stone of a liberal arts education is the ability to explore the connections between many different subjects as well as the options available. So learning here expands well beyond the classroom walls. Focusing on undergraduate studies, we help students dig into learning, whether they participate in faculty-mentored research projects, undertake career-related internships, study abroad, or join service projects aimed at improving the quality of life at home and around the world. We encourage everyone to seek challenges, seize opportunities and become a doer as well as a thinker.At UNC Asheville, we’ve created an environment for exploring the world as well as more than 30 different majors. About 3,900 undergraduate students and about 330 full- and part-time faculty bring the campus alive with a genuine hunger to understand and contribute to the human experience. Amid the culturally rich setting of Asheville, North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it’s all designed to spark a lifelong quest to know more — a fire that will grow brighter in the future.