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University Program Specialist

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please include as attachments a resume and cover letter.

Posting Details

Job Posting Information

Vacancy Type SHRA
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time Limited? No
Time-Limited Appointment Length
Title University Program Specialist
Band Level Contributing
Working Title University Program Specialist
Salary Range $31,888 - $75,825
Anticipated Hiring Range $40,000 - $45,000
Salary Grade Equivalency 67
Position Number 00044657
Work Schedule M-F, 8am - 5pm
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 426301 - Environmental Health & Safety
Department Environmental Health & Public Safety
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The primary function of the organizational unit, Insurance and Risk Management, is to administer and manage a comprehensive risk management program for the University to include insurance procurement (property and casualty), risk management consulting, and claims handling.

Essential Job Duties

The primary purpose of this position is to administer risk management and insurance programs to our University clientele. This position takes a lead role in the administration of accounting and management of our vehicle insurance program and applications program for our large number of customers. The University insures more self-propelled vehicles for liability than any other institution in the UNC System. This position also entails providing customer service and consultation on other categories of insurance coverage and risk management topics.

Other Work/Responsibilities

In this position, employee has an active role as EH&S Center Building Liaison which involves close communications between staff of entire center and also with Facilities Operations personnel as to building needs, repairs, and issues. Keeps employee informed of any workplace issues that may affect fellow employees.

Minimum Experience/Education

Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or and equivalent combination of training and experience.

All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Departmental Required Skills

Knowledge of insurance policies and programs.

Knowledge of Financials.

Excellent communication skills, oral & written.

Ability to maintain accurate, comprehensive records.

Strong oral and written skills, attentiveness to details, organizational skills, and ability to work efficiently and take initiative.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

High School Graduate, minimum BS or BA preferred

2 years of experience in the insurance industry and 2 years of accounting or bookkeeping

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please include as attachments a resume and cover letter.

Job Open Date 09/14/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date
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.


NC State University 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 call 919-515-3148.
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 at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University 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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HERC
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the University Program Specialist position.
    • Bachelor's degree and one year of related experience
    • Master's degree or Doctorate in any field
    • Associate's degree and at least 3 years of related experience
    • Combination of post-high school education and/or experience in a related area to equal at least 5 years (ex: 1 year of college and 4 years of experience)
    • High school diploma/GED and at least 5 years of related experience
    • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal 9 years (ex. 1 year of high school and 8 years experience)
    • None of the above
  4. * Please describe your relevant work experience as it relates to this role?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe your experience with basic bookkeeping and/or accounting.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents