Director of Onslow Extension Program

Vacancy # 14E053
Position # 1177

The Office of Academic Affairs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a Director of the Onslow Extension Program. The position reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for External Programs and provides crucial leadership for the day-to-day management and operations of the Onslow Extension Site and staff.  The Director will work with community and military partners to conduct needs assessments, then communicate needs to the AVCAA to extend the resources of the university to the community and beyond by providing high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs and courses for transfer, traditional and non-traditional students. This position monitors and resolves issues related to academic offerings; supports administration, faculty, staff, and students in overall program delivery that leads to stated academic outcomes; and provides input and support to marketing and promotion efforts.  This position will facilitate effective communication among organizational units, collaboration with community colleges, project planning and development, supervision, enrollment and budget management.

The successful candidate will have: experience with management of Extension campus(es) and student services; teaching experience at the university level and delivering technology-assisted education and/or training; executive-level experience working with a strategic advisory council and/or steering committee; knowledge of State of North Carolina and University of North Carolina Systems, regulations, and policies; knowledge and experience in contributing to a strategic enrollment management approach and coordination of distance education and on-campus programs; and experience with student information systems, on-line education and web based systems for service delivery to students, faculty, staff and administration. A master’s degree is required, however a doctorate is preferred.

To apply, complete the online application process available on the web at Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 6, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references must be attached as MS Word or PDF files to the online application system – not e-mailed, mailed or faxed. For help with the online application process, contact Jennifer Coombs at 910.962.3196 or

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.



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