Bonner Scholars Program Coordinator
Position: Bonner Scholars Program Coordinator
Department: Center for Career and Community Engagement
Status: Full time Administrative Faculty Position – 12 months, with benefits
Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience, including a full benefits package.
Preferred Start Date: July 31, 2017
Earlham seeks an innovative, passionate and committed educator to coordinate the Bonner Scholars Program. The Coordinator is responsible for the Bonner Scholars Program as well as for developing and supporting overall Earlham student involvement in service and community-based learning. The Coordinator reports to the Director of Community Engagement and works collaboratively within the Center for Career and Community Engagement. The Bonner Scholars Program is a four-year, leadership program for 60 undergraduate students who are highly motivated to do substantial community service and who demonstrate financial need. Bonner Scholars complete ten hours of service per week during the school year and two summers of service, along with significant training and enrichment activities.
Duties & Responsibilities
Provide overall vision, leadership, and direction for the Bonner Scholars Program.
Working closely with the Director of Community Engagement and collaboratively within the Center for Career and Community Engagement, contribute to the vision, mission, and implementation of community engagement across the College.
Design, facilitate and assess the educational model and structure for the Bonner Scholars Program including weekly meetings that foster leadership, critical reflection and other skills for the Bonner Scholars that align with the Bonner developmental model and a one-credit-hour seminar for new Bonner Scholars each fall semester.
Provide on-going mentoring to Bonner Scholars including a structured one on one meeting with each Scholar at least once per semester.
Lead periodic service trips and retreats.
Monitor Bonner Scholars' completion of hours and other program requirements and convene the process for reviewing the status of students who are not meeting those requirements.
Recruit and select new Bonner Scholars working with a student selection committee and stakeholders in Admissions and Financial Aid.
Maintain relations with the Bonner Foundation including completion of reports and information requests from the College and Foundation and regular participation in Bonner network conferences and activities.
Market and promote the Bonner Scholars Program and other community engagement opportunities via a robust web, social media, and print presence. Develop outreach and program materials to communicate with potential and current Bonner Scholars and program alumni.
Maintain, update and market community engagement and Bonner digital platforms.
Oversee and provide support for community engagement student committees in terms of event
POSITION Bonner Scholars Program Coordinator
REQ NUMBER CEN-17-00003
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.
Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.
EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
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