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The Center for Community Engagement of the University of Arkansas is seeking an HEI Program Coordinator over mentoring programs. The Program Coordinator is responsible for one or more academic or social programs at an institution of higher education. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. Responsibilities include serving as the primary advisor to mentoring/tutoring programs of the Volunteer Action Center of the Center for Community Engagement which includes Dream B.I.G. Believing in Girls and the VAC Literacy Program. Primary advising responsibilities include meeting with students individually and in groups, creating work plans and setting goals, and tracking program progress and student learning outcomes. Other responsibilities include grant writing, supervising graduate interns, setting and maintaining budgets, and managing and developing community partnerships.
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The Office of Student Volunteerism (OSV) at UT Dallas is looking for a Program Coordinator to join our team of enthusiastic service champs! Please share this opportunity with any individuals who may be interested.
Job Summary: Develops, organizes, and delivers high quality programs to enhance and support student life and the university experience. May regularly supervise student workers, volunteers, or other university staff to meet program requirements. Implements or participates in division and major campus programming initiatives.
Full job description and application instructions: https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/6683
The Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University is looking for a Program Manager to support our Community Engaged Learning and Research (CELR) unit. This position provides critical administrative and programmatic support for our CELR team, including managing faculty grants, community engaged learning course designations, student fellowships, and student programming. To learn more or apply online, please visit the Stanford Careers page:
The Program Coordinator is responsible for one or more academic or social programs at an institution of higher education. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. Responsibilities include serving as the primary advisor to mentoring/tutoring programs of the Volunteer Action Center of the Center for Community Engagement which includes Dream B.I.G. Believing in Girls and the VAC Literacy Program. Primary advising responsibilities include meeting with students individually and in groups, creating work plans and setting goals, and tracking program progress and student learning outcomes. Other responsibilities include grant writing, supervising graduate interns, setting and maintaining budgets, and managing and developing community partnerships.
- Develop campus administrative procedures for identifying appropriate service-learning sites and assessment procedures that give community partners equitable voice in improving the quality of the partnerships and the depth of student learning
- Maintains and develops with the KCC web team a Service-Learning web page on the campus’ web site.
- Under supervision researches, initiates and prepares formal Memorandum of Agreements.
- Works with service-learning leaders and faculty at UH Manoa and Chaminade University and other colleges to develop collaborative service projects in appropriate service areas;
- Coordinates support services for students in the Service and Sustainability Learning program. Establishes office management procedures to coordinate the Service-and Sustainability Learning program.
- Maintains, develops, and increases effective, sustainable partnerships with local community-based organizations and public schools.
- Works with the Service and Sustainability Learning (SSL) Faculty Coordinator(s) to develop 3-year comprehensive program review, service-learning syllabi, and recruiting, orienting,and training service-learning faculty.
- Works with SSL Faculty Coordinator(s) and academic and student services administartors and program chairs to integrate SSL into initiatives such as international education, English as a second language, and STEM.
- Works with SSL Faculty Coordinator(s) and Office of Institutional Effectiveness to comprehensively assess service-learning students’ course success rates, re-enrollment, certificate and degree completion and transfer.
- Maintains and develops effective databases on faculty, students, community partners and schools, and strengthen issue-focused service learning pathways across liberal arts and career and technical education courses each semester.
- Keeps abreast of trends in sustainability and service-learning and external funding opportunities for the future growth of SSL.
- Leads student learning assessment through structured written, verbal, and online reflections
- Maintains and develops effective databases on faculty, students, community partners and schools, and strengthens issue-focused service learning pathways across liberal arts and career and technical education courses each semester.
- Prepares written materials, brochures, pamphlets, fact sheets to communicate, educate, expand, and develop understanding of SSL, including special report requests from administration and external funders.
- Works with SSL Faculty Coordinator(s) and academic and student services administrators and program chairs to integrate SSL into initiatives such as international education, English as a second language, STEM, and other college programs.
- Develops and supervises community engagement with the Palolo Learning Center and the Waikiki Elementary Mindful Learning Center, Develops and updates Memorandum of Agreements with these sites.
- Recruits, orients, and monitors service-learning students. Supervises and trains service-learning student leaders in multi-semester pathways as they coordinate campus and community SSL projects and presentations, including at conferences.
- Other duties as assigned
The Center for Health Equity Research at Northern Arizona University seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral scholar to be part of a dynamic applied health equity research team. We are most interested in candidates with a Public Health background in one of the following areas: health economics, epidemiology, health communications, or health services research. The Center for Health Equity Research works primarily with historically underserved populations to address health disparities in the areas of maternal and child health, oral health, chronic disease prevention, environmental health, substance abuse, and behavioral health. The research group—and NAU—are uniquely positioned to engage in meaningful research on the social determinants of health. NAU is located in close proximity to numerous American Indian and other minority and rural communities, and long-standing relationships with these communities is already in place. The research group collaborates across numerous departments and programs at NAU, and has developed strong formal and informal relationships with key health providers in the region.
The successful candidate will be required to design and carry out qualitative and/or quantitative research studies, collect and code data, and analyze data using such programs as NVivo, SPSS and/or SAS. This person will assist the Director of the research group, our team, and our collaborating researchers with the following tasks:
- Assist in planning and designing research studies focused on health equity research.
- Write and edit major sections of grant proposals submitted by the research group, including the background and significance, innovation, research methods, human subjects, timetables, budgets, etc.
- Assist in data collection, data processing, and analysis of data collected for research projects of the research group.
- Assist with preparation of grant reports; write technical publications and reports.
- Present project results to internal and external parties.
- Engage in fieldwork.
- Produce peer-reviewed publications, white papers, and conference abstracts and presentations.
- Effectively use available technology to facilitate the success of the research group and its associated research projects.
- Liaison with other NAU departments, outside collaborators, and others to ensure success of research group and associated research projects.
- Public health background in one of the following areas: health economics, epidemiology, health communications, or health services research
- Experience and knowledge of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
- Record of publications on which you are a lead author or co-author, illustrating experience with health equity research.
- Experience conducting strategic planning and evaluation of community-based research.
- Familiarity with grant-writing process.
- Experience disseminating research results to diverse audiences, including community groups, academic partners, and national and international professional forums.
- Experience conducting field research in historically underserved communities.
- Experience working with a grant-funded research group in an academic setting.
- Awareness of and commitment to NAU’s EEO/Affirmative Action Plan and Safe Working and Learning Environment goals.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge of the principles and techniques of applied public health research.
- Organizational and project management skills.
- Skill in leading, coordinating, and/or supervising the work of others.
- Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
- Proficiency in spoken and written Spanish, or other regionally important language, is desirable.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Requires a PhD in public health or related field by the time of appointment.
This position has identified funding for one year. Continued employment after that time period is dependent on funding, satisfactory performance, and departmental need.
A single combined PDF file including CV, statement of vision for research in health equity, and names and contact information for three references must be attached to the application. Applications must be submitted at www.nau.edu/hr; reference Vacancy Number 602811. Direct link to vacancy here.
The program coordinator is a multi-faceted position, responsible for various programs intended to increase community engaged learning (CEL) opportunities for WSU students, staff, faculty and community partners. This position will be responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating new programs such as community engagement programs that support students through graduation and CEL-designated departments in Student Affairs, as well as maintaining existing initiatives such as campus-wide days of community engagement, the CIVITAS program and the Engaged Learning Series. This position will work with diverse campus and community stakeholders.