Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017 5:42 PM
Job Description POSITION: Coordinator for Community Engagement REPORTS TO: Director of the Office of Spirituality and the Sister Dorothy Stang Center STATUS: Full-time, 11-months, Exempt SUPERVISES : Bonner Leaders GENERAL DESCRIPTION: In alignment with the University’s core values, the Hallmarks of a Notre Dame Learning Community, and the mission of social justice and global peace, the Coordinator for Community Engagement within the Office of Spirituality and the Sister Dorothy Stang Center oversees a comprehensive community engagement experiences that prepare students for a life of service in their chosen fields, and helps to facilitate integration of community based learning into curricular and co-curricular programs in order to illuminate the connection between academic and social change. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Community Partnerships/Community Engagement Development: Maintain, initiate and nurture partner relationships with organizations and non-profits in the San Francisco Bay Area (with primary attention to the Peninsula) focused on community-based learning opportunities and community-based research needs for faculty, staff and students; site visits included. Compile and maintain a database with all current student, staff, faculty and alumni involvement in community-based learning, community-based research and internships. Assist university constituents with placement and development of mutually beneficial projects. Conduct research and outreach to find appropriate internship opportunities. Maintain relationships with current and ongoing internship sites. Support Career Services staff in tracking and promoting internships. Develop procedures related to the achievement of Carnegie Classification as a “Community EngagAssist in creating a clearinghouse on the university website inclusive of all community engagement projects. Bonner Leaders Program: In the Bonner Leader program, approximately 10 undergraduates make a one-year commitment to invest approximately 10 hours per week either on campus (designing and implementing service and social justice education for their peers) or off-campus (working at a non-profit in the Bay Area). Some Bonner Leaders are responsible for coordinating and leading co-curricular service programs for their peers and for designing and delivering issue- based social justice education. Bonner Leaders recruit and support volunteers. Leads and manages all aspects of the Bonner Leaders with support from the Director Develops and implements intensive week-long orientation, ongoing support, weekly one hour meetings, critical reflection, academic connections, and skill development training. Supervises graduate student intern in support of this program (when applicable). Provides day-to-day supervision and coaching to Bonner Leaders in all their duties. Guides students as they create a calendar of social justice education programs/events. Supports students in delivering one-time and ongoing direct service opportunities Guides students in creating and implementing assessment and evaluation of service projects, student experiences, and community partnerships. Maintains ongoing communication with all Bonner Leader community partners through phone calls, emails, visits, and evaluation meetings. In collaboration with the Director, explores opportunities to expand semester-long off-campus service experiences and internships Monitors budgets related to programs within this purview. Coordinates Financial Aid contracts and payroll for student employees. Utilizes a database to track community partnerships, specific projects, outcomes, hours of service, etc. In collaboration with Director, explores grant funding for programs (especially to support non-FWS student participation). Administration: Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate the student Bonner Leader members. Support Call to Action Day Develop and implement a comprehensive program model and training program for Bonner Leaders in consultation with the Director Participate in rotating “on-call” duty coverage and assist in crisis response. Monitor and evaluate programmatic effectiveness utilizing a variety of assessment techniques. Facilitate program processes including but not limited to requests for space, marketing, funding, logistics, work with advisors and campus partners, and evaluation. Adjudicates student conduct cases as determined/overseen by the Assistant Dean of Students. Serve as a Title IX intake officer as needed/ assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field preferred, or related experience working in non-profit, social service or similar settings.Two years’ experience in Community engagement, programming or large-scale event management. Knowledge of student development and leadership theory. Experience and ability to effectively advise and mentor students Experience with duty response or crisis management. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience and knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching is an asset. Strong written and oral communication, marketing, experience with Windows office suite, website development, social media. Employment Conditions: This position requires the incumbent to live in a campus-provided one-bedroom apartment. An essential qualification is regular and consistent availability on campus, to address the needs of our residential population, both for programmatic oversight and crisis response. Additionally, the employee must show willingness to demonstrate personal conduct that provides mature adult leadership and high quality role modeling that is consistent with the Hallmarks of the institution. Occupancy for any other individual is restricted to a legal spouse of the employee. No animals are permitted in any on-campus housing except as acceptable in the Housing License Agreement. Application Procedures: NDNU is committed to providing an educational environment that supports a diverse student population. In your cover letter, please include information about your experiences in working in a diverse environment, and what qualities you would bring to supporting this commitment to inclusive excellence at NDNU. Fill out online application. Company Description Founded in 1851 and located in Belmont, CA, Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is a dynamic institution whose reputation for excellence and commitment to the development of the whole person comes from its heritage as a Catholic institution founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Our faculty is committed to carrying out these core values throughout the curriculum. NDNU is a fully accredited master's university. The sylvan campus is located 25 miles south of San Francisco, neighboring Silicon Valley. NDNU serves a diverse student body from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences and actively commits itself to educational accessibility for all students. Candidates from all backgrounds and especially from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer and is firmly committed to non-discrimination in its hiring and other employment practices and in the application of its personnel policies. In compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists, employment decisions will be made irrespective of the staff member's race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except for minors), sex, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, sexual orientation, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic condition), disability and/or any another status protected by law. When necessary, the University will reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities, if the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform all essential functions of the position and if it will be done without undue hardship to the University.
• Location: San Mateo
• Post ID: 80262658 sanmateo