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About the position

The Graduate Coordinator is responsible for working with the University’s registered student organizations in
the implementation of group development exercises/workshops as well as assisting in the planning of
programs and activities. The Graduate Coordinator will actively develop teaching, facilitation, and consultation
skills through organizing group development exercises. This position will actively promote program planning,
management/implementation, and evaluation skills with students. 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 annual registration process for registered student organizations.
  • Advise students interested in starting a new student organization. Review of applications for new student
    organizations, hold new organization orientation meetings, and providing guidance as necessary.
  • Planning and implementation of special events, including Student Organization Involvement Fair(s), Advisor
  • Outreach Events, Officer Inauguration, Student Org Leadership Retreat.
  • Assist with student organization concerns by responding to e-mails and in person inquiries by identifying specific
    resources that will provide further guidance and support for resolving their concern(s).
  • Assist with advisement of Student Organizations Council
  • Serve as a liaison between Student Life & Leadership and graduate/professional student organizations through
    collaboration with the Graduate and Professional Student Government.
  • Represent the Student Life & Leadership at various trainings, involvement and resource fairs, etc. as requested
    by other campus offices and organizations.
    Supervision and Management
  • Work with the Student Organizations Program Coordinator to supervise and develop the student staff that work
    with registered student organizations. Coordinating and lead the student staff bi-weekly meetings and facilitate
    team builders.
  • Assist with assessment of student organizations (utilization of resources, student organization support trends at
    other institutions, student involvement data dashboards, types of programs student members and leaders want
    to see offered, etc.).
  • 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.
  • Support the University community by developing and facilitating various leadership workshops and representing
    student organizations needs.
  • 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 2022.
  • 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

Terms of Employment:

  • August 1st through May 31st

End of period may change based on student status (i.e. cannot work past graduation) Option for June employment contingent upon supervisor and director approval
Time Commitment Up to 25 hours per week. Schedule and hours to be planned, approved, and documented with supervisor. Can work up to 525 hours from August 1st – May 31st

It is expected that Graduate Coordinators maintain office hours up to 25 hours per week with flexibility allowed
for weekend and evening programs. Graduate Coordinators, with supervisor approval, can work more hours per week to provide flexibility to take time off during the following student breaks; fall, winter, and spring. Graduate Coordinators, with supervisor approval, can work less hours per week in order to support academic requirements


  • $15.75/hour
  • Bi-Weekly Pay Period (see UNC Pay Period Schedule)

How to apply

See student interest form.

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