March 14, 2022

Job Posting: University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The public research university in central North Carolina has revised its search for an Ombuds. An earlier search in the fall of 2021 for an "Ombudsman" was extended and then closed without a contract being awarded. The new search for a "University Ombudsperson" seeks a full-time employee. The new UNCG Ombuds will report to the Provost and provide services to faculty and staff. (The earlier RFP said the Ombuds would also serve students.) The job posting also indicates the potential for an additional part-time Ombuds staff and/or graduate assistants to be hired as services increase.

Applicants must have a Masters degree (or an equivalent combination of education and experience including conflict resolution training), at least five years of professional work experience as an Ombuds in a professional workplace or in a closely related position in a university setting, and formal training in conflict management or certification. Preferred qualifications include an advanced degree, conflict resolution training, and five years of professional work experience in conflict resolution, including two or more years experience in Ombuds-related work at a college or university. No salary or application deadline indicated. (UNCG Posting.)

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