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Office of the Chancellor seeking 2016-17 Chancellor’s Fellows

The Office of the Chancellor is now accepting applications for the Chancellor’s Fellow positions. Applicants will need to submit a resume and cover letter through the Careers at Carolina website, no later than Feb. 23. See below for information about the position and the desired qualifications and experience.

Position Summary:

Up to three Chancellor’s Fellows will be selected from the UNC-Chapel Hill graduating class of 2016 to serve a one-year appointment (June 1, 2016-May 31, 2017). With access to high ranking university officials, fellows have the opportunity to explore and understand the inner workings of a higher education institution. This position lends itself to recent graduates who have demonstrated academic excellence and a record of engagement at Carolina. Applicants should be motivated, detail-oriented and interested in learning about higher education administration. The position will have regular interaction with senior leadership and fellows will be assigned to projects both within the Chancellor’s Office and in other units across the university. Units that have participated in previous years include, Communications and Public Affairs, University Development, Student Affairs and Innovate Carolina. While assignments will vary, Chancellor’s Fellows must exhibit a variety of project management skills in addition to advanced critical thinking, research and writing skills. Chancellor’s Fellows will be expected to handle confidential, sensitive information, exercise excellent professional judgement and discretion, and interact appropriately with Carolina constituencies including senior officers, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members. While there are continuing responsibilities, Chancellor’s Fellows are frequently presented with unique opportunities and it is expected that they be flexible to take on additional projects as they arise.

Qualifications and Experience:

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; Strong organizational skills and an ability to plan and prioritize work; Ability to work independently and as a team member; Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community; Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and visual representation of data (charts, graphs, infographics etc.); Demonstrated writing and research skills; Demonstrated analytical skills; Strong project management skills; Some travel may be required; Willingness to work nights and weekends.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.