The Director of Community Engagement is the primary contact for community service and service-learning initiatives at the university. The Director collaborates with students, faculty, staff, and community partners to coordinate service opportunities that enhance student learning and positively impact the community.
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The position will oversee events and trainings, faculty/staff sub grants and loan programs, and is responsible for grant writing/reporting. The Director of Programs and Member Development directly manages:
- the Faculty Fellows Learning Community and the Senior Faculty Fellow;
- the Engaged Campus Grant initiative;
- Sponsored Research dollars;
- and the Student Social Entrepreneur Micro-Loan program.
The Director of Programs and Member Development plans and directs:
- the Service-Learning Institute;
- the student track for the annual Service Engagement Summit;
- and works with other ICC staff on all special events.
Additionally, the Director of Programs and Member Development delivers workshops and training programs to member campuses across the state related to the work of Indiana Campus Compact. The Director of Programs and Member Development reports to the Executive Director of Indiana Campus Compact and assumes the Executive Director position in his/her absence.
Salary is competitive and based upon experience. The full job posting and directions for applying can be found at: https://jobs.iu.edu/joblisting/index.cfm?jlnum=14878&search=2
The Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Program Officer: Faculty and Campus Programs. The position is classified as EPA non-faculty and reports to the Associate Director of the Center. This position has responsibility for the development and management of the Center’s faculty and campus programs. The duties of this position include program development and implementation, general administration, and evaluation and assessment.
A detailed job posting, including required qualifications and instructions for submitting an application, is available at: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/82252.
The Carolina Center for Public Service is a pan-university center reporting to the Office of the Provost. The mission of CCPS is to engage and support the faculty, students and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in meeting the needs of North Carolina and beyond. The Center strengthens the University’s public service commitment by promoting scholarship and service that are responsive to the concerns of the state and contribute to the common good. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
ANTICIPATED VACANCY – September, 2015
Florida Campus Compact (FL|CC) is anticipating a vacancy for a full-time professional to serve as Chief of Staff and Assistant to the Executive Director. Compensation is expected to be in the low to mid $30’s plus benefits that may include tuition waivers for continuing educational opportunities at a state university. FL|CC is a statewide organization, located in Tallahassee, Florida. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to read the job description carefully and then become familiar with the mission and vision of our organization by visiting us on the web at www.floridacompact.org. Only serious applicants should forward a resume to DDR@floridacompact.org
The Chief of Staff/Assistant to the Executive Director will be involved in nearly every aspect of our operation for the primary purpose of 1) supporting our staff in their professional development and progress toward the implementation of our overall mission; 2) ensuring office-wide compliance with applicable laws and procedures; and, 3) keeping the Executive Director abreast of current happenings, important developments and/or areas in need of improvement, while offering administrative support and often serving as the Executive Director’s liaison with internal/external stakeholders.
• Provides assistance and represents the Executive Director, as appropriate, by serving as the primary point of initial contact for internal and external constituencies.
• Works with all internal staff across all programs, to advance our culture of proactive collaboration, respect and on-going professional development while also maximizing efficient and effective productivity.
• Interacts with program directors and support staff to be certain that proper procedures and training protocols are implemented, convening cross-functional teams as needed to advance the organizational mission, and proactively minimizing/addressing any internal conflict as necessary.
• Takes the lead on problem solving and troubleshooting as necessary in day-to-day office operations.
• Serves as the primary liaison with our host institution to confirm adherence to all policies, primarily those under the umbrella of Human Resources.
• Oversees the administrative functions of our office to verify conformance with all applicable laws and policies, specifically regarding purchasing, travel, etc
• Supports the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Grants Administrator to assist in compliance with all laws and policies related to finance and grants.
• Serves as the primary liaison with external Office of Information Technology (IT) while providing technology support to internal staff.
• Works with program directors to coordinate the gathering of information necessary to compile quarterly and annual reports to external stakeholders. Generally this is for the purpose of establishing ROI and demonstrating performance/impact for funders, member campuses, the Florida Legislature/Governor, the US Congress, state/federal offices and the national office of Campus Compact.
• Acts as the Executive Assistant to the Executive Director in all matters, often serving as the ED’s liaison with internal and external stakeholders through written and verbal communication. Providing administrative support to the Executive Director such as scheduling, travel, technology, record keeping etc.
• Self-directed natural leadership talent with the ability to inspire a standard of excellence across a staff with diverse strengths and responsibilities.
• STRONG interpersonal skills and the aptitude to cultivate teamwork across multiple programs.
• Attentive with effective listening/problem solving strategies.
• Highly organized with the competence to multi-task and coordinate seemingly disparate initiatives under one larger vision and mission.
• Positive and professional communicator, both verbally and in writing.
• Proficient with technology to ensure the office is technologically efficient (Microsoft Office Suite for PC and Mac) and the expertise to serve as the office liaison with external Information Technology staff to troubleshoot, plan replacement schedules, look for new technologies etc.
• The ability to see the big picture and encourage progress toward desirable outcomes.
• A passion for and understanding of the mission/vision of our organization.
• Adept in professional interactions with government officials, college/university presidents, administrators, faculty and occasionally students and/or AmeriCorps members.
• A strong work ethic with the professional attributes of diplomacy, integrity, resourcefulness – and, a tolerance for ambiguity, flexibility and successful conflict resolution.
A master’s or bachelor’s degree, ideally in the areas of Non-Profit Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Education or a related field. Four years of progressively responsible professional level experience as an Executive Assistant to a CEO, office management, human resources, higher education, or a combination of experience in the aforementioned fields. Experience in event planning and providing logistical support for conferences, meetings, banquets, and special events. An understanding of higher education in Florida and familiarity with the concepts of service-learning and civic engagement.
A Master’s Degree, or a Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of office experience, or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years. Appropriate college coursework or vocation/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
Self-directed with strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills. Previous experience working in an office setting. Computer skills to include experience with Windows XP, and Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook or comparable software. The ability to apply basic accounting principles. Must be able to provide leadership and direction while supervising others. The successful candidate must be detail focused and organized; able to meeting deadlines; able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a professional and positive attitude; able to effectively communicate in both written and verbal interactions; and able to be flexible as well as diplomatic.
This position is located in Tallahassee, FL off-campus near the intersection of Capital Circle and Miccosukee. Travel and overtime may be required during conferences or to meet project deadlines.
Position requires a FDLE Background Check Level 1 (police background check). “Safeguarding of Confidential Financial and Personal Information.” A valid Florida Driver’s License. The ability to travel and work extended hours when necessary.
Our office is combines spiritual life, community service, social justice, and our Bonner Scholars program as we are guided by the mission of “people of purpose, building community, to improve the world”.
The Coordinator of Community-Based Learning in the Hartman House contributes to the development and implementation of purposeful experiential learning opportunities in support of the mission and goals of the college. The position is responsible for implementing and promoting an array of programs that connect DePauw students to the greater community in an effort to compliment the academic program, to inform students’ personal and career development, and to create and sustain a positive impact within the community served. The Coordinator of Community Based Learning and Civic Education helps in providing advising, and delivering program components of the Bonner Scholars program.
Fore more information on specific duties and to fill out an application, click HERE.
EPA OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE HIRING
EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ) is looking to hire several entry-level positions for our headquarters office. Please encourage those you know who are just starting out on their careers and looking to make a difference in the communities we all strive to help and support, to apply.
Information is below, and applicants should apply through USAJobs. The vacancy opens today, Wednesday, August 19. Other EPA offices potentially will be hiring off of this same announcement.
OEJ also is interested in former Peace Corps Volunteers or recent Vista/AmeriCorps Volunteers with valid Non-Competitive Eligibility status to get in touch directly with Matthew Tejada, Director of the Office of Environmental Justice, at Tejada.email@example.com.
Job Title: Program Analyst
Agency: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Job Announcement Number: CI-OECA-DE-2015-0013
Salary Range: $43,057.00 to $55,970.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 to Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Series & Grade: GS-0343-07
Position Information: Full-time – Permanent
Promotion Potential: 12
Duty Locations: Many vacancies – Washington, DC
Who May Apply: Any U.S. citizen may apply
Security Clearance: Other
Supervisory Status: No
The Project Director will manage all project operations and supervise/facilitate all project staff activities. This will cover areas of recruiting, training, interviewing, chairing of meetings, coordinating activities with consultants, writing reports, and assisting the PI in developing budgets and timelines.
Candidates for this position must have a masterʼs or doctoral degree with a special focus in clinical, community, or experimental psychology. Candidates must also have knowledge of SPSS and data management skills, strong written and oral communication skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Direct and facilitate all project operations and staff.
Maintain close contact with consultants and collaborators regarding data collection and the overall progress of the grant.
Assist in the recruitment and training of staff and volunteers.
Assist PI in writing research papers and reports.
Assist PI in strategic planning, developing budgets, and setting timelines.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience:
Master’s or PhD with special focus in clinical, community, or experimental psychology.
Managerial responsibilities :
Supervise several staff, along with Leonard Jason, the Director of the Center for Community Research. Additionally, the Project Director I will assist in writing IRB reports and annual reports to NIH.
Assist in budget management.
Other Skills & Abilities Reqd:
Knowledge of SPSS and data management skills.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Participation in weekly project meetings.
Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
You may apply online at: https://hr.depaul.edu/careers/Jobs/index.html
Job ID: 1696