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About the position

The Graduate Coordinator assists with the implementation and management of co-curricular leadership programs in the Carolina Union and collaborates with other entities within Student Affairs and on campus. The Graduate Coordinator will actively develop project management, facilitation, and consultation skills through organizing leadership development retreats, programs, initiatives, and more.

This position will actively engage in program planning, management/implementation, and assessment skills with students and campus partners. The Graduate Coordinator 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 co-sponsorships, shared resources, and reduced duplications of programs and services.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in the development of the co-curricular leadership programing for Leadership Development in SLL.
  • Coordinate the annual SPARK Retreat and attend the weekend overnight program for first-year women of color.
  • Advise and coordinate the Civic Engagement Working Group in order to establish relationships
    and build collaboration between student organization leaders participating in civic engagement work on campus at UNC.
  • Implement and coordinate identity and social justice-based leadership programming, including but not limited to, SPARK, Carolina United and workshops around Intergroup Dialogue.
  • Conduct program assessment for co-curricular initiatives coordinated through SLL.
  • Attend Leadership Educators monthly meetings and contribute to collaborating with campus partners on leadership development with students at UNC.
  • Assist with marketing and communication efforts for SLL.
  • Assist with other opportunities that arise within SLL, and the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervision and Management

  • Co-supervise and advise 2-4 undergraduate Student Leadership Coordinators in collaboration with a full-time professional staff member. Co-supervision and advising occurs in office and at programs/retreats coordinated by SLL.
  • Assist with over-all assessment of leadership development programs
  • 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/department.


  • An undergraduate degree and enrolled as full-time status in a graduate program for academic year 2022-2023.
  • Experience organizing and managing multiple tasks with changing deadlines and priorities
  • Demonstrated experience managing and tracking projects independently
  • Understands concepts of multiculturalism, social justice, 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)

Period of Employment – August 1st through May 31st

Time Commitment – 20-25 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: $15.75/hour, bi-weekly pay schedule.

How to apply

See interest form to apply.

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