New Job: Student Services Specialist

Title: Student Services Specialist – Journey

Hiring Company: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Company Description:  The Study Abroad Office, located within the College of Arts and Sciences, manages the majority of undergraduate study abroad programs at UNC-Chapel Hill as well as those offered through the UNC Graduate School. Study abroad is an integral part of higher education. Study abroad diversifies and broadens liberal education in ways not possible to realize on the home campus. By offering students the chance to live and to study in a foreign setting, study abroad extends their intellectual horizons and encourages them to become more self-reliant, empathetic, and sensitive to other cultures. Such experiences have the potential to make students more open, thoughtful and competitive in an increasingly global and cosmopolitan world.

Application Link:

Location: Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Industry: Education

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Application Deadline:  June 27, 2016


This position serves as the Study Abroad Advisor for programs in Austria, Bosnia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Serbia, and Sweden. Position duties include advising UNC and non-UNC students on study abroad program options and academic requirements related to study abroad programs; assisting students with and reviewing study abroad applications; conducting study abroad orientations and presenting at outreach events; and special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.

Salary Range: $36,690 – $42,602
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm (occasional evenings and weekends)


  • Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required for success in this position.
  • The ability to multi-task in a high-traffic office is also essential, as is the ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office programs is also critical.

Preferred Qualifications:

The department has a preference for a candidate with: prior experience with one or more of the European countries associated with this position. Fluency or proficiency in German, Italian, or Russian is highly desirable. Experience in advising students in a higher education setting is also highly preferred, as is a willingness to travel internationally. A Master’s degree is also highly preferred.

How to apply:   Apply via university job application portal.
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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