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Immersion Service Coordinator, George Washington University

 

  • Develop and implement student service leadership training and programs designed to encourage students to maintain and grow service and civic engagement participation in collaboration with the community, other Center for Civic Engagement and GW programs. Service programs address issues of poverty, veterans and military families, the environment, education, and health.
  • Responsible for all logistics, media, marketing, student supervision, risk management, collaborative partnership development, VIP management, program, budget, and fundraising for Signature Service events and activities, including Freshman Day of Service with more than 2200 participants, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service with more than 500 participants, and approximately 10 additional large-scale events annually. Coordinate large and responsible University-wide committees for Freshman Day of Service and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.
  • Prepare impact evaluation and reports; write grants; participate in strategic planning and documentation.
  • Oversee Alternative Breaks – more than 15 student-led service trips domestic and international. Work with student organization; train and program; travel and logistics; risk management, fundraising; promotions; budget.
  • Recruit and supervise multiple student staff and volunteers (graduate, undergraduate, and AmeriCorps). May supervise staff.
  • Participate in Center for Civic Engagement and other GW internal and external projects, committees, and activities as appropriate and assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 2 years of significant professional experience in creating and overseeing service or service-learning leadership programs.
  • Should demonstrate effective management of collaborative relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Experience leading action-oriented committees, with attention to collaboration and member accountability.
  • Experience working with community organizations and/or schools.
  • Knowledge and experience in fundraising, volunteer management, student development, community partnerships development, events management, marketing, public relations and database management.
  • Should have proven ability to manage details and logistics at a high level.
  • Ability to coordinate, implement and facilitate events.
  • Knowledge of national service and seasons of service; experience working with DC community and government entities to conduct service and create events.

 

for more information and to apply: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/22843.

 

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Director of Service Learning, Walsh University

Director of Service Learning Walsh University seeks Director of Service Learning. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Academic Innovation, the Director of Service Learning is responsible for connecting students, faculty, and community partners through the high-impact practice of service learning. This is a Specialty Faculty position (non-tenure track).

Walsh University believes in the desirability of a small university that promotes academic excellence, a diverse community and close student-teacher interactions. A commitment to the Judeo Christian tradition, diversity and service learning are critical to the mission of Walsh University.

Responsibilities

Primary duties include: 1.Assist faculty in understanding the place of service to the community within an educational setting. 2.Assist faculty in using service learning tools to introduce students to experiential-based learning with community partners. 3. Assist deans and chairs in identifying and using community resources as learning tools in an academic setting. 4.Manage a budget for internal and external learning experiences. 5.Identify and call into play university resources for program development. 6.Work with regional and national organizations supporting service learning advancement and development. 7. Identify appropriate community partners for service learning courses and serve as liaison to the community agencies 8. Work as part of an Academic Innovation team which includes Global Learning, e-Learning, Faculty Development and Grants and Research

Requirements Successful candidates will possess a Masters Degree in a related area.

Candidate will also have experience: 1. Working with community organizations 2. Working in the non-profit sector 3. Successful application of management skills 4. Assessment of student learning outcomes and student development theories 5. Integration of work skills and academic activities

To apply please visit https://jobs.walsh.edu

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Community-Based Learning Coordinator, Portland Community College

The Community-Based Learning Coordinator provides leadership in the development, marketing and implementation of a Community-Based Learning (CBL, formerly known as Service-Learning) Program district-wide.

Performs the full range of functions associated with administering the program including developing a strategic plan, supporting faculty implementing CBL in instruction, building and maintaining partnerships with community non-profit organizations and public agencies, budget and grant management, and programmatic assessment.

The CBL Coordinator interacts with a diverse group of people both inside and outside of the College to establish the program strategic plan and objectives and develop partnerships with educational institutions, non-profit organizations and the community.

For complete job description and application instructions, visit: http://apptrkr.com/492751

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Program Associate, Bonner Foundation

This two-year fellowship opportunity serves as a key member of the Foundation Staff in supporting campuses and student leadership throughout the Bonner Network.

The listing and instruction to apply can be found via this link: https://jedi.tcnj.edu/webteam/employment/show_job.php?jobid=12750&category=Administrative/Staff%20Positions

This position is offered in partnership with The College of New Jersey, but the position works out of the Bonner Foundation in located in Princeton, NJ.

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Program Coordinator, Connecticut Campus Compact

Connecticut Campus Compact is seeking a Program Coordinator. Campus Compact is a national coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents dedicated to civic engagement. Campus Compact believes that higher education is vital to the success of our democracy by preparing students for active public participation. With a national office and 34 state affiliates, Campus Compact promotes community service that develops studentsʼ citizenship skills and helps campuses forge effective community partnerships. Connecticut Campus Compact (CTCC) has 30 member campuses and will be hosted at the University of Connecticut beginning July 2014. 

 

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the incumbent coordinates day-to-day administration and provides program support for the CTCCʼs activities and outreach services. The Program Coordinator will have specific foci including, but not limited to the implementation, monitoring, and administration of CTCCʼs VISTA project; supporting network meetings, professional development workshops, and special events for members; coordinate general office operations; and support CTCC communications and public relations activities.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in field appropriate to program to be served; three to four years related experience; ability to perform and coordinate administrative functions, including ability to prioritize and multi-task in order to meet key deadlines; strong customer service skills, including good written and interpersonal communication; ability to travel within the State; and willingness to work irregular and flexible hours as needed.

 

Preferred Qualifications:  Masterʼs degree; experience with an AmeriCorps VISTA; direct supervision or administrative experience with VISTA; experience with coordinating service, civic engagement or service-learning program(s); experience with grant management; demonstrated experience as a trainer; experience with program evaluation and assessment; demonstrated ability to learn and effectively apply technology as a means to communicate, manage and share information, and present material; strong knowledge and familiarity with the use of personal computers and basic software; and basic knowledge and familiarity with advanced graphic software.

 

This is a 12-month, full time, end-dated grant funded position with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2014. Salary is expected to be mid $40kʼs and includes a comprehensive benefits package. The position will be based at the UConn Greater Hartford Campus in West Hartford, CT.

 

Interested and qualified candidates meeting the expectations may respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, and three professional references via Husky Hire (http://www.jobs.uconn.edu/). Submissions without this information will not be considered.  Review of applications will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2014686)

 

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on July 23, 2014. 

 

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Global Learning Program Assistant, Drake University

The Global Learning Program Assistant position is a 10-month, 32 – 40 hours per week, full-time, non-exempt position that will support Drake Administered Programs Abroad (DAPA) and Drake Global Service-Learning initiatives (GSL). This is a funded position with committed support for two years. Continuation of this position will be dependent upon continued funding. Must be detail-oriented, a strong writer and editor, and able to work in a collaborative environment.

Duties:

Function Percent Description
01 25% Provide general support to Drake Administered Programs Abroad (DAPA) and Drake Global Service-Learning initiatives (GSL)
02 10% Support coordination of orientations, meetings, trainings, workshops, webinars, conferences, schedule appointments, and complete travel or conference arrangements for DAPA and GSL.
03 15% Communicate with a wide variety of colleagues from institutions, third-party providers, and community partners, as well as Drake faculty, staff, and students for DAPA and GSL.
04 15% Assist the Director of Service-Learning and Community Engagement in the preparing course materials and community partner relationships for GSL. Conduct site visits, program reviews and evaluations, and implement at-home experiences for GSL.
05 15% Horizons management, including MedEx Risk Assessment research and communication for DAPA. Set up and maintain files of documents and records, ensuring accurate and logical organization of files; control confidentiality of files as necessary for DAPA and GSL.
06 15% Prepare and process routine forms, documents and correspondence, as well as updating handbooks, and faculty budget reports following standard procedures for DAPA and GSL.
07 5% Support applications for awards, grants, and other external funding
08 0% Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

A.A. Degree Required. Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.

Computer experience, excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

International experience and knowledge of a second language are highly desirable.

Open Date:

06/25/2014

Required Documents Message:

To Apply: https://drake.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=19710&job=global-learning-program-coordinator-10-month-32-hours-week-998446

Cover Letter, Resume/CV

 

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College Access and Communications Program Manager, College Access Corps, Oregon Campus Compact

ORCC is looking for a College Access Corps Program Manager to work in our Portland office. This position would be responsible for the coordination of the College Access Corps program, support for the Connect2Complete program, and management of communications and social media presence.

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