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University Career Services is currently accepting applications for a Peace Corps Strategic Campus Recruiter position.

Position Location: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University Career Services

 Position type: Part-time (20 hours/week)

Position Compensation: $25.00 per hour for 20 hours per week, UNC Graduate Student Health Insurance Coverage.


  • This position is anticipated to begin in August and run through the end of the academic year.
  • The Peace Corps Strategic Campus (Strat) Recruiter will increase awareness of Peace Corps Volunteer opportunities on campus and in the surrounding community through a variety of recruitment activities, including, but not limited to: delivering class or club presentations, tabling in public, high-traffic areas on campus and/or at career fairs, organizing and facilitating application workshops and retention events, and developing relationships with key stakeholders on campus.
  • Depending on campus activities and recruitment events, evening and weekend hours may be required.
  • This position reports dually to Peace Corps and University Career Services.


This position requires candidates have strong organizational and communication skills, including the ability to see tasks through to completion with little supervision, as well as demonstrated event planning, public speaking, and partnership-building experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Returned Peace Corps Volunteer
  • MUST BE A UNC Graduate Student as of August 2024
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills as this position requires a great deal of public speaking.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Confidence in networking and outreach


  • Distribute agency approved brochures, posters, visual aids, and other Peace Corps recruitment materials to individuals, groups, associations, faculty, and targeted populations.
  • Present class talks or presentations, including presentations to targeted diverse populations on campus.
  • Complete application workshops, which coincide with Peace Corps’ application deadlines.
  • Staff recruitment tables (e.g., university career fairs, other events with similar goals and/or tabling public, high-traffic areas on campus)
  • Organize and facilitate retention events (e.g., send-off/welcome back volunteer parties, friends and family events, Peace Corps Week celebrations, and/or RPCV panels).
  • Hold relationship-building meetings (weighted toward early in the fall semester) with different key on-campus and community stakeholders that align with Peace Corps’ six sectors with the intention of gaining access to students.
  • Hold relationship-building meetings with key on-campus diversity departments and leaders (multicultural/diversity offices, student transfer offices, student life offices, scholarship program offices, club leaders, Greek leaders, etc.) with the intention of gaining access to students.
  • Post and hold at least 10 regular office hours per week to meet with potential and current applicants.
  • Digitally collect leads at events, or as directed by the designated P.C. representative.
  • Input partnership information, meetings, and other pertinent details into specific Peace Corps systems, or as directed by the designated P.C. representative.
  • Meet application and lead goals set by the Peace Corps
  • Write and submit mid-year and final year reports.
  • Complete mandatory virtual or in-person Strat trainings
  • Respond to Peace Corps and campus staff in a timely manner, as well as attend regularly scheduled meetings initiated by the Peace Corps and campus staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Educational and Professional Benfits:

  • Develop strong organizational skills.
  • Utilize and practice public presentation and promotion skills.
  • Experience working with a governmental agency, campus offices and organizations.
  • Networking opportunities with Peace Corps as well as with other governmental, community and professional organizations

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and two references to Jacquelyn Gist

Deadline: July 19,2024

Final selection is contingent on approval from the Peace Corps

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