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About the Office of Student Life & Leadership

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


About the position

The mission of the North Carolina Fellows Program is to reimagine traditional understandings of leadership by engaging in meaningful dialogue, creating a supportive community, increasing self-awareness amongst its members, and encouraging positive change. The North Carolina Fellows Graduate Coordinator reports to the Leadership Development Program Coordinator. This position will assist with the implementation and management of the North Carolina Fellows Program. Additionally, this position will collaborate with other entities within Student Affairs and on campus. This position will actively develop facilitation and program management skills through the supervision and advising of two undergraduate student employees. This position will actively work to support and promote the NC Fellows Program to alumni, current students, prospective students, and campus partners. The position is expected to develop and employ a working knowledge of leadership as it relates to undergraduate student development and social change.

This position is expected to begin on January 19 and end May 31, 2022 (the end date may change based on student status and graduation). The Graduate Coordinator is expected to work up to 25 hours per week and a total of up to 525 hours. It is expected that Graduate Coordinators maintain office hours up to 25 hours per week with flexibility allowed for weekend and evening programs. With supervisor approval, Graduate Coordinators can work more hours per week to provide flexibility to take time off during student breaks or less hours per week to support academic requirements. The Graduate Coordinator will be paid bi-weekly at a rate of $15.75 per hour.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of NC Fellows programming including, but not limited to, monthly meetings, Junior Seminars, Homecoming, All Fellows retreat, First-year retreat, and End of Year Celebration
  • Attend all NC Fellows retreats throughout the year
  • Identify creative ways to engage NC Fellows alumni
  • Update and maintain the visual dashboard and databases for alumni engagement and development
  • Assist with overall assessment of the NC Fellows Program
  • Facilitate the collection and reporting of data related to NC Fellows alumni and current student programming
  • Assist with marketing and communication efforts for the NC Fellows Program


Supervision and management:

  • Collaborate with the Leadership Development Program Coordinator to supervise and develop the undergraduate student staff that work with the NC Fellows Program
  • 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


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/development



  • An undergraduate degree and enrolled as full-time status in a graduate program for Spring 2021
  • 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)


To apply

Interested students should apply via Heel Life with a resume and cover letter.

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