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Coordinator for Community Service, Old Dominion University

The Coordinator for Community Service will be the primary contact for community service and civic engagement opportunities for ODU students and community organizations.This position will also coordinate Leadership & Student Involvement communications and marketing.

https://jobs.odu.edu/postings/2829

 

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Assistant Director for Service-Learning, Georgia Southern University

This position provides direct assistance and guidance on implementation of effective service-learning pedagogies and partnerships; works directly with faculty to enhance teaching and learning strategies pertaining to the implementation and utilization of service-learning in the academic classroom; fosters partnerships among faculty, community partners, and students to facilitate service-learning; responsible for conducting and updating the annual community assessment project to ascertain the assets and needs of the local community; oversees the Service-Learning Facilitator program including, but not limited to, recruiting, selecting, and training student facilitators and placing them with faculty partners; convenes and guides the service-learning Faculty Fellows group and their activities advocating for and supporting the use of service-learning as an effective pedagogy.

https://employment.georgiasouthern.edu/postings/23593

 

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Data Analyst, Community Research Extension, Weber State University

 

The Data Analyst will primarily be responsible for the data analysis and related research for the Ogden United Promise Neighborhood (OUPN) initiative and other community research needs supported by the Community Research Extension (CRE). Additional responsibilities include report preparation, training others to conduct research, and providing research support to CRE director who also serves as OUPN Data Management Director. This position is research heavy requiring knowledge and experience collecting, compiling, analyzing and reporting findings from large data sets. Working closely with community partner organizations to develop performance measures and implement assessment strategies is another critical function of this position. Supervision of student employees serving as research assistants is also an important part of the responsibilities associated with this position.

https://jobs.weber.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1453308842703

 

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Assistant Director, Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, and Public Service (CSLEPS), NC State

The Assistant Director is responsible for developing and leading campus-wide leadership development and civic engagement programming and initiatives. Serving as an integral member of the CSLEPS team, the Assistant Director will focus primarily on student leadership development and the ongoing growth of a comprehensive leadership curriculum. The Assistant Director will work closely with the other members of the CSLEPS team as well staff throughout Student Leadership and Engagement to develop socially just, civic-minded student leaders who lead with ethics and integrity.

Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, and Public Service (CSLEPS) is part of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA) and is organizationally housed within the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement. The CSLEPS vision is to produce leaders with wisdom, compassion and integrity to promote a lasting commitment to the betterment of society. With ethics at its core, CSLEPS values local and global civic engagement, personal leadership development and diversity and provides unique learning experiences for NC State students that teach the importance and value of service, responsible citizenship and ethics. CSLEPS maintains service-learning partnerships in over 10 countries focused on global health, education, substandard housing, hunger policy, water quality and sanitation, environmental issues, gender,GLBT issues, and civil rights.

VIEW FULL JOB DESCRIPTION: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/63165

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Academic Service-Learning Technology Coordinator, DePaul University

DePaul University’s Irwin W. Steans Center in Chicago seeks a part-time Technology Coordinator to support the development of community-based service-learning courses. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Academic Service Learning (ASL), the Technology, Science, and Math Program Coordinator is charged with developing Community-based Service Learning (CbSL) courses and relationship building with campus and community partners and colleagues on the ASL team.  In addition, the Technology, Science, and Math Program Coordinator supports the development and coordination of technology solutions, for the ASL team, by interfacing with the Information Services (IS) for technology requests and/or enhancements and supporting the technology training of the ASL team.

Seeking candidates who have experience in service-learning, community engagement, and technology-oriented fields.

https://pshr.depaul.edu/psc/HRPRD92/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1

Job ID    1884

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Associate Director, Student Outreach Resource Center, Johns Hopkins University

SOURCE (Student Outreach Resource Center) is the community engagement and service-learning center for the JHU Schools of Medicine, Nursing & Public Health. The Associate Director’s primary focus is academic service-learning, specifically the administration of the SOURCE Service-Learning Faculty & Community Fellows Program, among many other duties. Strong experience in service-learning pedagogy and working with faculty to integrate service-learning into their courses is highly desired.

To apply, visit http://jobs.jhu.edu, requisition #302065. Please include both a cover letter and resume or CV. Priority application deadline is January 11, 2016.

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Assistant Director, Leadership & Community Engagement, Northwestern University

Northwestern University Position Description

Assistant Director, Leadership & Community Engagement
https://nuhr.northwestern.edu/psc/hr91prod_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL
JOB ID: 27211

Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Leadership & Community Engagement contributes to the overall goals of Leadership & Community Engagement by supporting students’ intellectual, social, cultural, and community activities. A member of the Leadership & Community Engagement team, the assistant director cultivates relationships with individual students and student groups, attends to student developmental issues through formal and informal means, and acts as a liaison between students and other campus departments with a focus on community engagement through volunteer programs and service-learning.

Principal Accountabilities
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1.            Develop, implement, market, and evaluate trainings, workshops, and initiatives related to immersive experiences with a focus on reflection, leadership, and social change toward justice aligning with student affairs divisional learning outcomes.
2.            Collaborate with campus and community partners to foster a thriving volunteer program with specific attention to positive agency and partner relationships.
3.            Plan campus volunteer recognition programs.
4.            Oversee the development of budgets and financial processes for related events, activities and programs.
5.            Advise student and student organization travel programs such as Freshman Urban Program, Alternative Student Breaks, Habitat for Humanity, etc.
6.            Research current trends and issues in higher education related to community engagement to influence positive change on campus, serving as a philanthropy/service consultant.
7.            Assess program initiatives and student learning outcomes.
8.            Supervise AmeriCorps VISTA and undergraduate interns.

Minimum Qualifications: (Education, experience, and any other certifications or clearances)

1.            Master’s degree required or equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be required.
2.            1-3 years previous experience advising and working with college-level students and student organizations
3.            Previous experience planning and implementing student programs.

Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)

Trains people for current assignment and develops them for promotion; uses feedback and personal example to encourage higher performance
Facilitates open and effective communication, cooperation and teamwork within and outside of one’s own team; respects the needs and contributions of others.
Communicates effectively one-to-one, in small groups and in public speaking contexts; writes precise, well-organized emails, letters and proposals while using appropriate vocabulary and grammar.
Creates an environment of understanding and acceptance; solicits input from a wide variety of people and functions; challenges organizational policies and practices that may be exclusionary.
Effectively performs duties and responsibilities; displays attention to detail; supports organizational policies; anticipates demands/pressures of assignments and adjusts accordingly.
Exhibits energy and desire to achieve; sets ambitious goals and acts decisively; takes action that no one has requested to improve or enhance job results and avoid problems.
Demonstrates ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Plans, organizes and schedules in an efficient, productive manner; anticipates contingencies and pays attention todetail; targets projects or initiatives that require special attention and focuses on key tasks when faced with limited time and/or resources
Ability to easily contact and develop working relationships with students and colleagues.
Strong interest in working with performing arts student organizations is essential.
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)

 

1.            Master’s degree in college student personnel administration, student affairs, or other relevant discipline preferred.

2.            Experience coordinating campus-wide programs and working with students at a college or university.

3.            Experience developing and facilitating student programs, with attention to risk management, budgets, and student travel.

4.            Experience with contracting and event pre-production.

5.            Experience with student learning outcomes and various assessment strategies.

6.            Knowledge of current issues and trends in student affairs and student activities.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)

 

Stays current on technical/professional information; identifies methods for improving work procedures or systems; solicits feedback from customers, peers and superiors.
Follows through on commitments; incorporates honesty, respect and fairness in daily actions; demands trustworthiness from others; demonstrates courage and objectivity.
Explores alternatives to existing products and services; identifies opportunities to improve procedures and practices; shows imagination.
Demonstrates logic, rationality and objectivity; shows common sense; uses all available information to make educated decisions.

Working Conditions:

 
Must be available to work evenings and weekends.

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