The Assistant Director for Service-Learning, who reports to the director of the Office of Leadership and Service-Learning, provides leadership in the development and implementation of academic service-learning/community-based opportunities, services, advocacy, and research. Responsibilities include providing overall administrative support for academic service-learning and integrating community service opportunities with the academic mission of UNCG; facilitating faculty development workshops; seeking external funding to support creative endeavors; developing student leadership in service-learning initiatives; coordinating risk management and evaluation activities related to service-learning; furthering institutionalization of processes and infrastructure for civic engagement and community-based learning at UNCG and the Piedmont Triad.
Masters required, Ph.D. preferred. Three years of experience required in higher education, higher education administration, community-based learning, community agency administration, student leadership development, or related field. Knowledge and experience of service-learning in higher education required. The ideal candidate will have experience in course development, integrating in and out of classroom learning, and college teaching experience connected to community-based learning. Experience in leading critical reflection activities to generate, document and deepen learning to connect service and academic content as well as experience working with students as collaborators in engaged learning. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with community agencies, students, and faculty. Respect for and ability to work with diverse populations. Proven oral, written, and project management skills. Ability to choose priorities among competing demands. Proficiency with desktop computing and use of the Web for information gathering and program administration are essential.
Conditions and Application:
Salary commensurate with experience. Expected start date September 1, 2015. Confidential review of applications will begin immediately with preference given to applications received by July 31, 2015 at 12:00 midnight ET, and continue until an appointment is made. EEO/AA
To apply for this position, please visit our website at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu and reference position 13471.