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Director, Center for Student Leadership and Civic Engagement, University of South Florida

The University of South Florida is looking for a dynamic and strong leader to be the Director of the Center for Student Leadership and Civic Engagement.

The primary responsibilities of this position include directing and managing a Center dedicated to leadership development and civic engagement programs and initiatives for the general student body. This position will oversee the design and facilitation of leadership development and civic engagement co-curricular opportunities and will liaison with Academic Affairs to further education and training on related topics. As a part of a learning community, the Director will work collaboratively with a wide variety of internal and external constituents to implement leadership and civic engagement programs based on best practices from both the academic and student affairs realms. Please go to the following website to get more information about the position and how to apply:

https://www.higheredjobs.com/institution/details.cfm?JobCode=176446331&Title=Director%20-%20Center%20for%20Leadership%20%26%20Civic%20Engagement 

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Program Manager, Community-Engaged Learning, University of San Francisco

Under the general supervision of the Director of Community-Engaged Learning, the Community-Engaged Learning Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the Center’s public service programs including USF in DC, Privett Global Scholars, McCarthy Fellows, and Public Service and Community Engagement Minor; and supporting community-engaged learning across the institution. The Program Manager will manage and coordinate all aspects of programs and events; orient students to community engagement and provide community engagement curriculum and resources to faculty as needed; recruit, select, orient, and counsel students in the programs, administer scholarships, participate in selection of students, analyze data to assess program effectiveness and make recommendations for continuous improvement, make recommendations regarding allocation of budget resources, and plan and implement events.

Full position listing & application: https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/12090

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Coordinator of Community Service, SUNY Oswego

The Coordinator will work collaboratively with colleagues in Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Student Association and community partners, to develop, coordinate, and promote community service and civic engagement opportunities for the SUNY Oswego campus. The Coordinator will promote, support and coordinate student involvement in community service and civic engagement through ongoing service programs, one-time community service events and civic engagement programming. The Coordinator will continue to build a clearinghouse for community service sites and assure that service activities are coordinated for the College in a cohesive manner that emphasizes the importance of lifelong civic involvement. Will serve as liaison to community partners by focusing on identifying and developing new sustainable community partnerships, assessing community needs, and mobilizing resources from the campus to address the needs of the community. The Coordinator will work collaboratively with faculty, staff, student organizations and campus departments to respond to build partnerships on campus and with the external community.

https://oswego.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=CD14D139DBC4D63F8BD7F9FD4502D12F?JOBID=82022

 

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Community Engagement Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

The Community Engagement Specialist coordinates and administers efficient high quality community based learning (CBL) activities that benefit student learning and civic engagement as well as address community needs and support place-based initiatives that strengthen local communities. He/she oversees the community partner matching process and builds new community relationships that lead to effective partnerships in community based learning and research. He/she ensures that effective documentation and evaluation of CBL is completed. He/she conceives and implements media campaigns to build and maintain awareness of UW-Parkside’s community engagement activities. He/she supports the UW-Parkside VISTA project and other national service projects by assisting in recruitment, regular reporting and communication with community based host organizations. He/she supervises student staff and interns and will report to the Director of Community Engagement and Outreach. Performs other duties as assigned.

Applications received by 11:59 PM April 15, 2017, are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

Full position listing & application instructions: https://www.uwp.edu/explore/employment/academic-staff-community-engagement-specialist-031317.cfm

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Director, Center for Civic Engagement, Binghamton University

Position Summary
Binghamton University invites nominations and expressions of interest for the position of Director of the Center for Civic Engagement. As a strategic leader within the Division of Student Affairs, the Director will have overall responsibility for programs that support the University’s commitment to civic involvement and providing students with learning opportunities and experiences outside of the classroom.

Established in 2010, the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) at Binghamton University serves the dual purposes of creating solutions to community problems and developing experiential educational opportunities for students. The success of the CCE has been pivotal in Binghamton University’s growing reputation for civic and community engagement as well as recent accolades including designation as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public & Land-Grand Universities and a place on the President’s National Community Service
Honor Roll.

The Director will be charged with advancing the mission of the CCE by overseeing the Center’s work with faculty, staff, students, and community partners to create and expand experiential learning opportunities with public benefit. Efforts will be directed at developing meaningful community partnerships, promoting ongoing service opportunities, supporting faculty engagement (engaged teaching and scholarship), and providing resources and support for
student-led change-making. The Director will be involved with Center management and will focus time on strategic initiatives such as creating a culture of engagement across the institution and securing external funding/resources.

Search Process
Binghamton University has retained Valletta Ritson & Company, a national executive search firm to assist in this search. Interested parties should submit a letter of interest, current resume/curriculum vitae and three references (names, phone number and email address) to engagement lead below at BinghamtonCCE@vallettaritson.com. References will not be contacted without candidates’ prior approval. Review of candidates will begin immediately, with consideration given by the search committee until the position is filled.
Binghamton University Director of Center for Civic Engagement Search Committee
C/o Hans Dalmolen, Managing Partner
Valletta Ritson & Company
BinghamtonCCE@vallettaritson.com
(607)772-9630

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Asst. Director, Neighborhood and Community Programs, Johns Hopkins University

The Center for Social Concern at Johns Hopkins University is now hiring for an Assistant Director for its Neighborhood and Community Programs area.  This person will serve as the Director of the Community Impact Internships Program (http://studentaffairs.jhu.edu/socialconcern/programs/ciip/), but also support other programs relating to public service careers and programming for community partners.

Please apply through the JHU Jobs portal via this link (position #313452): https://jobs.jhu.edu/jhujobs/jobview.cfm?reqId=313452&postId=14058

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Student Engagement Coordinator, VT Engage, Virginia Tech

Review of applications will begin on March 12. Interested applicants can find more information and apply here (or by searching for posting #SW0170114 at jobs.vt.edu.)

The student engagement coordinator is a key member of the management team responsible for developing and implementing co-curricular student engagement programming that advances the objectives of VT Engage. The coordinator manages student leadership programming focused on community engagement and social justice. This position oversees the coordination of opportunities for sustainable, purposeful student learning, action, and reflection.

As primary point of contact for STEP UP, the VT Engage student leadership team that oversees logistical coordination and planning of all co-curricular trips, the coordinator manages the budget and expenses related to co-curricular programs and VT Engage’s trip scholarship program. This position coordinates efforts with curricular programs to cultivate and maintain strong relationships with community partners and actively manages assigned partnerships. The coordinator also consults with stakeholders to identify mutually beneficial approaches to service learning. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Student Engagement.

Any questions about the position can be sent to search chair Lindsey Gleason at lgleason@vt.edu.

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