Posting Description: *Job Responsibilities:* The responsibilities of the Coordinator for Service Learning include, but are not limited to: _25% Student Development through service learning:_ * Coordinate service-learning partnerships and promote engagement with community partners through the VRC; facilitate community organization and faculty relationships. As needed conduct site visits with community partners; investigate opportunities for adjustment or expansion. * Provide faculty support and professional development activities to promote service-learning teaching and community-based research and other community-engaged scholarship. Support service-learning activities throughout the residence hall community. * Facilitate relationship between the VRC and Housing and Dining Services professional and student staff and residential academic programs (RAPs). * Serve as point person for all residence life service projects and liaison to the VRC for residence life. * Market activities and events, including promoting service opportunities to 7,000 residence hall students. * Support RAP service related community programming by developing relationships with RAPs as an effective, creative and collaborative colleague in civic engagement and service-learning. * Coordinate with supervisor, staff and the University to develop safety oversight and risk management procedures for service related events. * Collaborate internally, in the community and with other University departments to develop new service opportunities and coordinate/maintain existing initiatives. * Recruit and support project student leaders; support planning and implementation of ongoing training for student staff. * Support resource development and publications to support Residence Life service-learning efforts. Enhances knowledge and skills by attending workshops and seminars and reviewing published literature. * Serve as co-advisor to the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH). o Attend NRHH executive board and general body meetings. o Assist with the selection, recruitment, and induction of new NRHH members. * Serves as advisor to social justice liaison program for resident advisors, by helping this program to create and implement programs, information campaigns, trainings to educate students in areas of service and social justice. _20% Day of Service:_ * Provide oversight for all Day of Service operations along with VRC event manager. Develop relationships with VRC community partners for Day of Service program. * Coordinate logistics of off-site materials. * Serve as committee chair/co-chair for Day of Service steering committee. * Create and execute several steering committees for the Day of Service for CU Boulder's campus. Including and not limited to a steering committee who works to advise the Program Manager, a leadership committee that works to help execute the event, and a training committee that works to help create a sustainable training model for all service events. * Research best practices in day of service types of events at other institutions. _15% Budget and Administration:_ * Manage service related budgets and oversee NRHH alternative spring break and social justice liaison student activity budgets. * Oversee all financial processes related to the Day of Service. * Guide the Day of Service (future goal of all 7000 on campus students participating) by creating a seamless operational and administrative environment that exceeds organizational needs and expectations, and is highly responsive to VRC, Residence Life staff, and the needs of other units within HDS and on campus. * Attend Residence Life staff training sessions as scheduled. * Provide oversight, in collaboration with the VRC, for the development of residence hall civic engagement programs. * Actively participate in the implementation of strategic goals. * Participate on committees within HDS, Student Affairs, and the university. * Conduct assessment and evaluation of services and programs, interpret and report data, compare data to benchmarking data and remain current in trends of research. * Oversee designated programs and special projects. _10% Human Resource Management:_ * Lead professional workshops on introductory, intermediate and advanced developments of instructional design incorporating service-learning, including civic engagement learning outcomes and assessment. * Co-supervises with the VRC event staff by helping with recruitment, hiring, training and evaluations. * Organize and facilitate one on one and group meetings, build strong working relationships, advise students in programmatic decisions and ensure compliance with state and university policies. * Support and assist in the selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of Student Affairs focused, professional and classified staff in Residence Life. * Train, supervise, and provide assistance in student development portion of performance reviews for residence hall directors and assistant hall directors to support the strategic goals and initiatives of the department. _10% Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity:_ * Integrate diversity, inclusion, and equity into development of programs, practices, policies, and processes. * Educate students and staff in respecting and understanding cultural differences. * Actively participate in creating and supporting programs, services, and living and learning environments that promote social justice. * Support and assist traditionally underrepresented students(s) by utilizing campus resources, and developing creative and diverse programming. * Maintain knowledge and education of self in areas of diversity, inclusion and equity. _19% Leadership and Teamwork:_ * Sustain and develop, with leadership from the VRC, relationships with community partners in diverse organizations and neighborhoods. * Build collaborative relationships within HDS, Student Affairs and the university. * Collaborate/outreach with on campus and community constituents; specifically this position will outreach to residence halls and colleagues in Residence Life to determine need. Position will work to create ongoing relationships as well as ongoing service opportunities for residence hall students. * Establish and maintain partnerships with other leadership program staff across campus, including the Student Involvement, Activities & Leadership Development Office and Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement. Develop and implement service related programs to help residence hall students get involved and engaged in their residence hall, university, and Boulder community. * Provide support in the development and advancing of the organizational philosophy, mission, and programs within Residence Life. * Translate the vision, mission, and strategic goals to impact and transform the assigned area. * Assist in the development and provide leadership for completion of Residence Life strategic goals and initiatives. * Understand and support service philosophy of the VRC. * Share leadership, vision creation, resources, and strategic implementation in the pursuit of campus initiatives, implementing them in service learning development. _1 % Emergency Response:_ * On a case by case basis, serve in an on-call role through a rotation with area coordinators and/or assistant directors. The on-call roll for after-hours emergency response may require reporting to the residence hall community to support and consult with those impacted or in first line of response roles. * Provide crisis intervention and emergency management as needed. *Note:* We are looking to fill this position immediately with an ideal start date in early January 2014. *Department Information:* Housing & Dining Services (HDS) is an innovative and transformative organization that creates dynamic residential living and learning communities using socially just and sustainable practices. We are characterized by our dedicated, knowledgeable and caring staff, attractive facilities, exceptional dining experiences, state-of-the-art technology, and quality conference services. We promote experiences to support and challenge students to create the tools to build their lives and achieve academic success. The HDS mission complements residence life's mission of connect, grow, succeed. Residence life involves connecting students to other students, helping students get involved on campus, and supporting students to help them feel welcomed and part of the CU community. *Salary and Benefits:* The salary range for this position is $35,000 - $44,000 commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment, learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. --- *The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. 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Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. - Demonstrated passion for service-learning. - Previous service-learning experience, in higher education preferably. - Strong administrative, organizational and financial skills with experience in program planning, assessment, budgeting and evaluation. - Demonstrated understanding of residence hall or apartment life organizational communities.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Must have demonstrated ability in organizing and facilitating student development programs and operational responsibilities, including large scale events. - Skills in mentoring and supervising student leaders and student workers. - Demonstrated commitment to social justice. - Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative supervisory and collegial working relationships. - Operational knowledge of technology, computer programs, and budgets. - Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Desired Qualifications: _Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified._ - Master's degree in higher education administration, student personnel administration, counseling, or a related field. - Successful outcomes in day of service for first year students within a university setting. - Supervision and leadership experience within a university setting. - Demonstrated record of collaboration within local communities. - Proficient in social media and computer technologies related to event promotion. - Three to five years of full time, professional experience in higher education. - Demonstrated experience in addressing issues of diversity and multicultural competencies. - Basic knowledge and understanding of assessment and evaluation in student affairs.