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Carolina Union:
The Carolina Union creates safe, inclusive and educational experiences that enable students to maximize their time at Carolina. The many co-curricular programs, services and facilities supported by the Union are developed and operated with a focus to serve the students whose fees fund our organization and therefore are intended to impact the intellectual and experiential climate of the University and provide opportunities for campus members to engage in debate, conversation, interaction, and learning. Managed by 50 full-time staff and over 185 student employees, the Carolina Union builds a sense of community as a unifying force on campus and provides students the space and resources needed to put theory into practice.

Student Life & Leadership:
The Office of Student Life & Leadership (SLL) consists of Leadership Development, Student Organizations Office, Student Activities that includes the Carolina Union Activities Board (CUAB), Assessment & Student Development, and serves as the primary advisors to Student Government. SLL consists of eight full-time staff, 3 graduate coordinators, and a number of undergraduate coordinators. Our vision for the Office of Student Life & Leadership of the Carolina union is to empower & transform students, staff, and faculty to create positive sustainable change within our communities.

Job Description:
The Co-Curricular Learning and Leadership Development Graduate Coordinator reports to the Co-Curricular Learning & Assessment Program Coordinator and the Co-Curricular Leadership Program Coordinator. This position will assist with the implementation and management of co-curricular learning and leadership programs in SLL. Additionally, this position will collaborate with other entities within Student Affairs and on campus. This position will actively develop teaching, facilitation and consultation skills through organizing group development exercises. This position will actively promote program planning, management/implementation, and assessment skills with students and campus partners. The position is expected to develop and employ a working knowledge of the resources, services, programs, and activities available at a large, public university, and to facilitate cosponsorships, shared resources, and reduced duplications of programs and services.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in the development of the co-curricular learning and leadership programing within in SLL
  • Assist in the implementation and coordination of various co-curricular learning and leadership development initiatives and programs (i.e. Carolina United, LeaderShape, Bell Student Leadership Symposium, SPARK, HEELS, etc.)
  • Supports the execution for the Carolina Union’s Departmental Review Cycle, a program review that involves both internal and external reviews
  • Facilitates the collection and reporting of data related to bi-annual student employee satisfaction surveys
  • Updates and maintains the visual dashboards for business operations, student life campus impact, intended learning outcome achievement, departmental review-defined measurable goals achievement tracking, student employee engagement & data management
  • Supports the organization of logistics related to event planning and execution, communication, and programming for the large-scale Spring semester recruitment and hiring cycle
  • Assist with over-all assessment of leadership development programs

Supervision and Advising

  • Assist in continuing development and maintenance of a long-term vision for a growing office while supervising student staff and volunteers in the timely implementation of that vision
  • Advises the Student Executive Board for the Carolina Union Employees Forum General Student Life & Leadership Responsibilities
  • Participate as an active member of the Student Life & Leadership team; attend meetings, retreats and trainings, and provide support to major department-wide programs
  • Represent the Office of Student Life & Leadership at various trainings, involvement and resource fairs, etc. as requested by other campus offices and organizations
  • Support the University community by developing and facilitating various leadership workshops
  • Perform other duties as identified with supervisor to enhance professional development and/or support the success of program areas/department


  • An undergraduate degree and enrolled as full-time status in a graduate program for Fall 2018.
  • Experience organizing and managing multiple tasks with changing deadlines and priorities
  • Demonstrated experience managing and tracking projects independently
  • Understands concepts of multiculturalism and diversity and how they impact the campus community
  • Demonstrated personal qualities: sound decision making, creativity, organization, time management, diplomacy and integrity
  • Evidence of drive and initiative as demonstrated by personal experiences and previous employment (must be a self-starter)

Terms of Employment:

Period of Employment – August 1st through May 31st

Time Commitment20 hours per week. Graduate Coordinators must be willing to commit a significant portion of time to their position. It is expected that Graduate Coordinators maintain office hours equaling 20 hours per week with flexibility allowed for weekend and evening programs.

Remuneration – $12,000/10-month contract with potential for summer employment. Leave time to be discussed and planned with supervisor.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of age, color, creed, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

To Apply:

Send resume, cover letter, and references to Kate Kryder at by May 18, 2018. Phone interviews will begin shortly after applications are reviewed.

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