Job Positions

Student Success Navigator/999012

Categories: Southeast Region 4


School of Health and Human Sciences


University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Date Posted:

Apr 18 2022 7:43AM

Close Date:

Jun 18 2022

Position Description

The School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro seeks a Student Success Navigator in the Office of the Dean, to join a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to helping students identify their life and career goals as they embark on successful careers in the areas of health and human sciences. Professionals in the School of HHS Office of Advising and Personal Development help coach, mentor, and advise students with a focus on personal, academic, and professional success as they move toward graduation and beyond. This position is a 12-month, EHRA non-faculty position that will report to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. The Student Success Navigator functions as a case manager and advocates for School of Health and Human Sciences students as they navigate through college and life. The majority of the position is devoted to hands-on work with undergraduate students through advising. The Student Success Navigator will interact with various university offices and organizations to facilitate successful experiences among students in the departments and programs within the School.


-Demonstrate evidence-based best practices in fostering student success;
-Provide individual and/or small group coaching and advising;
-Assist in recruitment activities and retention initiatives within the School;
-Serve as an advocate for students including, but not limited to, connecting them with resources to aid in their academic and professional success; Instruct, advise and mentor students both face-to-face and utilizing technology;
-Potential to teach courses designed to assist students to identify their purpose and explore their life and career goals.

Application Process

Go to UNCG Job Search website and search for job 999012

Institution Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. "AA/EOE: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified prior to start date. UNCG participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States."

Additional Information

We also will strongly consider candidates that have certificates and/or training in areas such as, StrengthsQuest/Strengthsfinder, Life Coaching, and Life Design Catalyst/Purpose and Vision Navigator Certification.

Contact Information

Go to UNCG Job Search website and search for job 999012


Required Qualifications

-Candidates must have a minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in a health and human sciences discipline, counseling, or a related field.
-Experience engaging with university students at the undergraduate level, either as faculty or staff member.

Preferred Qualifications

-At least one to three years of experience engaging with university students at the undergraduate level, either as a faculty or staff member;
-Experience engaging in activities focused on retention, such as academic advising, student academic coaching, student academic services, or student success;
-Experience working with and being committed to a diverse community of learners is highly desirable;
-Knowledge of undergraduate students, curricula, university policies and procedures, and retention strategies;
-Expertise or interest in the use of technology (Banner, Canvas, Argos, etc.) to instruct, advise and mentor students;
-Classroom teaching experience with demonstrated success is preferred.