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Community Engagement Coordinator, Intercollegiate Department for the Asian American Studies (IDAAS), Pomona College

This position acts as a liaison between IDAAS and community partner sites and assists IDAAS with community-based internships, research, and partner development. This position solicits prospective community partners, maintains relationships with existing community partners, coordinates an effective program for recognition, involvement, and stewardship of community partners and student internships; creates and maintains a web-data base regarding Asian American community organizations near the colleges and provide resources for jobs, fellowships, internships in Asian -American communities, public services, and social justice organizing.  This position will also locate and write small grants to support community-based learning initiatives by coordinating programming on campus with community-based partners while managing student interns and distributing an e-newsletter that includes compiling and updating the email list of interested students, faculty, and staff.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and one or more years of experience working with community organizations; or any combination of education and experience.

Optional Application Materials:  Supplemental materials which demonstrate qualifications for position (e.g. assessments, workshop materials, program flyers, grant applications, databases) should also be attached.

LINK TO APPLICATION

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=POMONACOLLEGE&cws=1&rid=26

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Senior Program Manager for Undergraduate Fellowships, Haas Center for Public Service, Stanford University

The Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University is recruiting for a Student Services Officer – Requisition ID 63950

We hope to hire by October 1. Interested candidates can view the position description and apply at stanfordcareers.stanford.edu.

We are looking for a senior program manager to administer all aspects of the Haas Center’s Undergraduate Fellowship Program that engages over 120 students annually in quarter-long, full-time service experiences. This is an ideal position for an individual who is passionate about public service and its role in higher education, brings a diverse personal service commitment and background, and is interested in:

  •  High level strategy and program innovation as well as operational systems;
  • Creatively evolving proven programs;
  • Student advising including teaching, orientation, and reflection;
  • Risk management mitigation;
  • Marketing and outreach innovation; and
  • Teamwork with colleagues; student staff; and campus departments, centers, and programs.

 

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Campus Vote Project State Coordinator, North Carolina

Campus Vote Project (CVP) is a campaign of the nonpartisan Fair Elections Legal Network (FELN) that is designed to empower students, faculty, and administrators with the tools they need to break down barriers to voting for college students. Approximately two-thirds of students aged 18-24 who did not vote in the 2010 elections cited lack of information reasons and not a lack of interest. CVP seeks to overcome this information deficit by providing community colleges and universities with non-partisan electoral engagement programming and empowering students with the information and tools they need as our democracy’s newest voters.

The CVP toolkit and Best Practices Guide lay out a set of specific programs schools can implement to provide students with better access to registration and voting. For example, registering students locally at freshman orientation, direct online access to registration forms and setting up a website with voting information specifically aimed at students will eliminate some of the barriers that keep students from the polls.

 

Position Description

Campus Vote Project will hire one Coordinator in North Carolina to work approximately 40 hours per week starting as soon as possible and through November. The Coordinator will conduct outreach to a priority list of universities and community colleges around the state contacting key administrators, faculty, and student organizations. Leveraging CVP’s network of national and state partners of college administrators, faculty and campus organizations the Coordinator will engage staff on campuses to adopt CVP best practices. The Coordinator will be responsible for establishing lasting relationships with campus leadership for the distribution of FELN and CVP materials such as voter registration guides, student voter guides, webinars, and school newspaper materials. With community colleges, the Coordinator will organize a program to develop student leaders that will conduct voter registration and mobilization campaigns both on campus and in the surrounding community. Additionally, in areas of need, recruitment for student poll workers will be conducted.

The Coordinator will be the main point of contact between campuses and FELN and CVP staff. The Coordinator will receive training from the CVP National Director and will complete weekly reporting.

Requirements:

  • Coordinator must have access to a car as travel throughout the state will be required.
  • History of organizing work either on campuses or with campaigns.
  • Superior communication skills: both written and oral.
  • Professionalism: Coordinator will be tasked with communicating with college administrators and partner organizations throughout North Carolina. A high level of professionalism is required at all times when working on behalf of FELN and CVP.
  • Self-motivated: Coordinator will be supervised, but a high level of self-motivation is required.

To apply, email a resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and a writing sample to info@campusvoteproject.org.

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Associate Director, Center for Civic Engagement, College of Charleston

  • Coordinates the daily operations of the Bonner Leader program. Oversees a $45,000 budget with an additional $30,000-90,000 in annual funding from private donors and grants. Establishes one-on-one mentoring relationships and academic monitoring and guidance for all program participants; conducting workshops etc. Collaborates with the Office of Financial Aid to ensure eligibility and compliance with federal work study regulations and aid packages. Maintains relationships with the Bonner Foundation and network schools, including participation in required Foundation conferences and trainings. Manages recruitment and selection process of incoming Bonner Leaders. Develops and coordinates weekly leadership development training and reflection curriculum. Manages federally-funded AmeriCorps Education Award process, including records management and report writing as required by the Bonner Foundation and the AmeriCorps grant. Plans and facilitates yearly domestic and international service immersion experiences. Works with Institutional Advancement and ORGA to explore additional and maintain current sources of funding, including work with private donors and grant-writing.
  • Creates and sustains campus-community partnerships with Bonner Leader community partners, including ongoing communication and regular site visits. Conducts research and asset mapping to determine community-identified needs and assets to identify appropriate community partners for the program. Consults with community partners to identify additional training and resources that might be utilized to improve student performance and strengthen partnerships. Coordinates and facilitates a yearly community partner orientation and networking event.
  •  Produces and maintains records, reports, and documentation of outcome based program assessment for the Bonner Leader Program. Manages outcomes based assessment activities for the Center as a whole and serves as a resource to office staff in creating accountability measures, evaluating assessment data, and strategic planning. Develops Bonner Leader programming based on office wide developmental outcomes and assessment analysis. Establishes procedures and policies for the Bonner Leader Program.
  •  Manages, trains, and evaluates 3 student workers who provide student leadership to the Bonner Leader program. Provides leadership, advice, and assistance regarding procedural compliance.
  •  Supports Center operations. Conducts weekly staff meetings and professional development training sessions. Utilizes appropriate training and reflection modules developed for Bonner with the Alternative Break Leader Retreat, Upward Bound, Greek Life, Residential Life, etc. as appropriate. Maintains web content, including social media sites, for the Bonner Leader program ensuring compliance with the College’s brand. Promotes the Bonner Leader program and the Center for Civic Engagement through presentations, the creation of publications, outreach, and awareness for the College and public.

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in social work, public administration, counseling, higher education, or related area and 4 or more years of experience. Master’s Degree in related area preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.

Knowledge of student development theory, retention practices, service-learning, community-based research, volunteer coordination, campus/community partnerships, information systems, event planning, and management. Must possess excellent presentation, group facilitation, interpersonal, and communication skills. Candidate must have strong organizational skills, sound judgment in complex and sensitive situations, a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations, ability to lead collaboratively with students while modeling inclusive behavior, and flexibility with varied work situations. Must be able to form successful working relationships with faculty, students, staff and local, national & international organizations.

Prefer candidates with successful grant writing, grant acquisition and community engagement skills. Evening and weekend work is a requirement of this position. Work schedule includes nights and weekends and an annual international week long trip. Must possess a valid SC driver’s license.

*Salary = * 31,806 – $40,000

All applications must be submitted online http://jobs.cofc.edu.

 

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Assistant Director for Student Engagement, VT Engage, Virginia Tech

The assistant director for student engagement is responsible for overseeing co-curricular service programs at Virginia Tech and developing and implementing a robust assessment plan at VT Engage. The position is responsible for faculty development strategy as it relates to community engagement and service. The assistant director is the primary faculty presence in the SERVELLC community and teaches the LDRS 1015-1016 sequence to its members. The Assistant Director supervises a full-time staff member, graduate assistant, and student interns in support of these responsibilities. This position is a key member of the VT Engage management team and reports directly to the unit’s director.

Master’s degree in educational psychology, higher education administration, or a closely related field. Demonstrated commitment to applied and community-based pedagogies in a higher education setting. Familiarity with quantitative and qualitative program evaluation, statistics, and sound data management practices. Knowledge of student development/learning theory and application of evidence-based practice in program development and implementation. Proven track record of partnering with academic faculty and university administrators to deliver high quality programs. Experience supervising staff and/or student leaders. Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. Significant evening and weekend work is required.

Experience with grantwriting, budgeting, and/or strategic planning.

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/50482

Salary: $40,000-$45,000

 

 

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Research Associate Positions, Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning, Northern Illinois University

Research Associate – Undergraduate Coordinator (#36618) 

The Research Associate will work with the Undergraduate Research team in the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning to provide high quality support to NIU faculty and staff working with undergraduate researchers and develop, implement and assess undergraduate research.

Particular attention is given to understanding student engagement, persistence factors and mentor relationship development. Keen understanding of student development theories and Liberal Education and Americaʼs Promise and High Impact Practices literature is essential for scaffolding program participation and ensuring student success. The Research Associate will use data to evaluate program effectiveness, student persistence and success, and contribute to the university mission.

Link for the Undergraduate Coordinator position: http://www.hr.niu.edu/employment/JobDetail.cfm?Job=26803

Research Associate - Engaged Learning Coordinator (#2945)

The Research Associate will work with the Engaged Learning team in the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning to provide high quality support to NIU faculty and staff working with our Themed Learning Communities (TLCs), the new living learning community: Leadership and Service, Service Learning, student engagement and other engaged learning initiatives. Particular attention is given to understanding student engagement, persistence factors and mentor relationship development. Keen understanding of student development theories and Liberal Education and Americaʼs Promise and High Impact Practices literature is essential for scaffolding program participation and ensuring student success. The Research Associate will use data to evaluate program effectiveness, student persistence and success, and contribute to the university mission.

Link for the Engaged Learning Coordinator position: http://www.hr.niu.edu/employment/JobDetail.cfm?Job=26808

More information about NIU’s Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning may be found at: http://www.oseel.niu.edu.

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Assistant Professor, Public and Community Service Studies, Providence College

The Department of Public and Community Service Studies at Providence College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position starting in the Fall, 2015. We invite applicants with teaching and scholarly interests that focus on service learning and community-based research, with particular expertise in the area of diversity and cross-cultural engagement. The search committee will begin reviewing applications at the beginning of October. For more information on the position, and how to apply, visit the following url:

https://careers.providence.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=159211

Please contact Joe Cammarano, Chair, Public and Community Service Studies Department, for further information or if you have any questions about the position: jpcammar@providence.edu.

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