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Civic Engagement Jobs
New York University is hiring a Program Administrator within the Center for Student Activities, Leadership, and Service. The Program Administrator is a professional level staff member who works as a member of the Service team to develop and implement service/civic engagement related programs and services including alternative breaks, ongoing and one-day volunteer opportunities, special events, retreats, social media and marketing, online publications, and workshops. The position consults and partners with University offices and external organizations to develop and implement service/civic engagement programs and events, and provides advisement and special services for student leaders, clubs, and organizations.
A key component of the position is to directly oversee the planning, logistics, training, and development of NYU’s alternative breaks program. Each year, the NYU alternative breaks program sends over 200 students across the country and the world to create an impact on a community in need through direct service. Through learning and practice, students explore the theory of integrating service, education, and reflection to create meaningful change in their communities.
To learn more about Service at NYU, visit: https://www.nyu.edu/students/getting-involved/leadership-and-service/volunteer-service.html.
Candidate applications to be submitted before September 9.
This position coordinates Georgetown’s literacy and educational initiatives at CSJ, including the DC Reads Program and the Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning.
Program Director, Community Engagement
Best consideration date: September 15, 2016
The Program Director for Community Engagement will manage and coordinate all community engagement and community-based learning programs for Wellesley College. This position plays a key role in connecting with students to cultivate a culture of community engagement and community-based learning within and beyond Wellesley’s campus. Through the implementation of a new framework for helping students integrate their self discovery with societal needs, this Program Director will partner closely with community leaders, campus partners, and the newly formed College Career Mentors. This position will oversee a program that includes short-term community engagement projects, integrated community-based learning programs, Alternative Breaks, grant funding (for travel / transportation, Federal Work Study, and community engagement opportunities), and advising of community engagement-related student organizations. This role will serve as an advisor, facilitator, project manager, event planner, and instructor to students, colleagues and community partners. Through strong coordination and strategic planning, the person in this role will work collaboratively to grow community based-learning and community engagement efforts at the College, finding new opportunities to more fully integrate community engagement into the curricular and co-curricular experience of all students.
Program Manager, Community Engagement
Best consideration date: September 23, 2016
The Program Manager for Community Engagement will provide coordination and student advising for many aspects of the community engagement program for Wellesley College. This is a full time, 12 month, one year term appointment with possibility of extension. Reporting to the Program Director for Community Engagement, this position plays a key role in administering many of the crucial day to day activities of the community engagement program and supporting students as they consider, participate in and grow from various community engagement experiences. In coordination with the Program Director for Community Engagement, this position will administer Alternative Breaks, student funding opportunities (including the community engagement, Federal Work Study program, our community engagement transportation program and our community engagement grants program), and community engagement events at Wellesley, including Day to Make a Difference. The Program Manager will also work with a team of student interns in the planning and execution of community engagement activities. This individual will join the Community Engagement team and the Center for Work and Service during a time of growth and innovation, having the opportunity to contribute as a thought partner in expanding this program.
Johns Hopkins has a long-standing summer civic engagement internship program and a Community FWS program that pairs JHU students with local non-profits and local government entities, and now we are looking to fold these programs under a strategic umbrella. The position will also interface with other JHU offices that deal with neighborhood-level initiatives (anchor strategies) and external constituencies. They will also help launch a new program that will connect students to local organizations working on community organizing and advocacy campaigns. The position will supervise an AmeriCorps VISTA working on a neighborhood workforce development and financial literacy program as well as the Director of the summer internship program (the Assistant Director, Neighborhood and Community Programs).
Interested applicants can apply here: https://jobs.jhu.edu/jhujobs/jobsearch.cfm (position #309343).
North Carolina Central University is seeking candidates to fill 8 full-time and 4 half-time AmeriCorps member positions for various service locations through the Eagle Corps Program, supported by NC Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service Office of the Governor Pat McCrory. Eagle Corps will serve Veterans and Military Families and support Economic Opportunity for Youth.
Interested candidates may send a resume and a brief letter of interest to Ruby Messick (firstname.lastname@example.org) immediately. All applicants must complete the AmeriCorps application and submit to our position listing on AmeriCorps.gov. Listed below are two (2) postings: Full-time and Half or Part-time positions:
Full Time AmeriCorps Position
Half or Part-time:
Half Time AmeriCorps Position
The Faculty Engagement Associate will join a team of professional staff and students to support and further the mission of the Center for Civic Engagement. The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) works with communities within and beyond Binghamton University’s campus to provide various rewarding and meaningful opportunities to students, faculty, staff, and community members. The CCE supports the attainment of academic, personal, and professional growth through civic engagement to develop informed, active and engaged citizens.
Description of Duties:
The Faculty Engagement Associate (FEA) will lead the expansion of faculty support and professional development initiatives to further faculty participation in a variety of community-based activities, ultimately furthering Binghamton’s goal of recognition for distinction in community engagement. Under the Director’s supervision, the FEA will oversee the programs and strategies aimed at supporting and engaging faculty in forms of experiential education. Primary among these initiatives is assisting in the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan for expanding and strengthening the integration of service-learning and other community-oriented methodologies into academic courses. In conjunction with CCE staff, the FEA will also be responsible for creating additional community partnerships to provide project-based research and learning opportunities.
Salary: $53,000+ depending upon qualifications and experience
Full job posting and application instructions.
There are two newly posted positions with the George Washington University Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service in Washington, DC.
The Senior Program Associate, Academic Service-Learning
works directly with faculty to facilitate academic community service that is integrated with faculty research and teaching and aims to improve the quality of life in the community and the quality of learning and scholarship at GW. The full job description and application materials can be found on the GW jobs site: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/36945
The Senior Program Associate, Service and Social Innovation
develops and implements service-learning and social innovation programs that meet GW’s mission of service to and with the community. The position will also oversee community service hours reporting and database development. The full job description and application materials can be found on the GW jobs site: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/36944
The Nashman Center’s mission is to integrate civic engagement into George Washington University’s educational work. We focus GW’s resources to meet community needs beyond the campus, promote active citizenship in a diverse democracy, and enhance teaching, learning, and scholarship at GW.