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University Program Associate - Contributing

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please attach a Cover Letter plus Resume along with on-line application through UNCG Human Resources. Applicants selected for the interview phase will be asked to provide a writing sample.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number S1189
Position Number 13237
Position Classification Title University Program Associate
Functional Title University Program Associate - Contributing
Position Type Staff
Position Summary

The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) advances the university’s commitment to diverse perspectives and inclusive learning environments through course offerings, programming, and community engagement. It fosters interdisciplinary study for undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students by examining how people of African descent have shaped our world. As a program located in a city with a history of Black sociopolitical movements, we provide a forum to engage the complexities of Black life across African diasporas.

AADS is currently seeking qualified candidates to consider for a University Program Associate position.

This position provides support to the Program Director, faculty, and students.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordination of programmatic activities including the Program’s annual conference that registers an average of 200 people each year;
  • Completion of payroll and personnel documents
  • Budget and disperse funds from multiple accounts
  • Maintaining several financial accounts and completing and processing financial forms;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication with students, faculty, and external partners and visitors
  • Updating publicity documents and placing information on the Program’s website
  • Assisting the director with reports when needed
  • Supervising student workers
  • Position is an 11-month position*
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
  • Four year degree;
  • Experience with budgets
  • Experience working in an academic setting;
  • Experience with Banner
  • Experience in using digital media in a professional environment.
Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach a Cover Letter plus Resume along with on-line application through UNCG Human Resources.

Applicants selected for the interview phase will be asked to provide a writing sample.

Recruitment Range $27,769 - $30,850
Org #-Department African American and African Diaspora Studies - 12225
Work Hours of Position 8 A.M - 5 P.M., MONDAY - FRIDAY Some occasional evenings will be required for special events.
Number of Months per Year 11
Posting Requirements
Job Family Administrative and Managerial
Band University Program Associate
Competency Level Contributing
2-4 key competencies for successful execution of job duties, including chosen level definition:

Ability to respond promptly and accurately to clients based on established policies and procedures. Ability to explain established procedures and practices in terms of client needs and business results and goals. Ability to follow up on issues needing policy interpretation with higher-level staff or supervisor and responds back to clients. Ability to develop and maintain productive and collaborative work relationships. Knowledge of the clients’ mission, goals and needs.

Ability to relay program information and explain processes to clients. Ability to respond to client needs within established parameters. Ability to request information needed to process work or to report factual information regarding work. Ability to document work as requested or according to guidelines. A higher-level staff member or supervisor may review some or all communication.

Ability to use applicable data management systems to maintain, manage, and monitor data for assigned program area(s). Ability to gather program data and information, including financial information, and compile standard reports based on specific requests.

Open Date 03/17/2017
Close Date 04/07/2017
Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)
FLSA Non-Exempt
If other, please indicate
Time limited duration of appointment.
Salary Grade Equivalency 62

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following options best describes your higher education history?
    • No Response
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a directly related field
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in an unrelated field
    • Associate's Degree in a directly related field
    • Associate's Degree in an unrelated field
    • 3 years
    • 2 years
    • 1 year
    • less than 1 year
    • High School Diploma or GED
  2. * How many years of experience in a directly related field do you have?
    • No Response
    • 6 or more years
    • 5 years
    • 4 years
    • 3 years
    • 2 years
    • 1 year
    • 4 months
    • less than 4 months
  3. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Greensboro News & Record
    • Carolina Peacemaker
    • Other Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other Professional Journal
    • UNC System Job Board
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Other
  4. * Are you currently a degree seeking student enrolled at UNCG?
    • Yes
    • No