Part-Time Coordinator, Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy (ICED)

Miami, FL
Feb 10, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Part-Time Coordinator, Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy (ICED)
Job ID 997100
Location Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary

Job Details

Job Family
STAFF - Support Staff
$17.93 - Flat Rate
Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy
Reports To
Director, Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status

Job Summary

The Part-Time Coordinator is responsible for helping oversee the day-to-day operations of a Campus Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy (iCED), which entails coordinating academic service-learning, Community Service Federal Work Study, and campus-community partnership activities.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Helps maintain/manage the iCED office to support students and faculty
  • Creates and implements a faculty development program that provides training to faculty interested in service-learning
  • Recognizes faculty and students by preparing certificates and letters and helping to organize a recognition reception yearly
  • Assists with organizing a volunteer fair twice a year to promote community involvement and to give service-learning students more opportunities to set up their placement
  • Plays a leadership role with students, faculty and community partners to solve problems that arise
  • Encourages faculty to use service-learning as an instructional tool
  • Helps create and maintain partnerships with approximately thirty (30) non-profit agencies that can serve as service-learning host sites for Miami Dade College students
  • Works closely to coordinate/integrate all activities with Student Life, Academic Affairs, and the campus administration
  • Leads the work assignments of one or more student assistants
  • Ensures effective and efficient operation of the campus America Reads and/or Public Service Fellows program
  • Assists with recruitment, hiring, placement, support, and coordination of approximately ten (10) part-time America Reads tutors and/or Public Service Fellows
  • Assists with overseeing communication and effective program implementation at approximately ten (10) schools and community sites that serve as America Reads/Public Service Fellows partners
  • Helps organize an annual college-wide Presidents Volunteer Service Award Ceremony to recognize students who have excelled in service
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and three (3) years of related experience to include community organizing and partnership building; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to civic engagement, service, and partnership building
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database applications
  • Possess management or supervisory skills
  • Ability to coordinate complex logistics related to project operations
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with students and administrators
  • Possess excellent work ethics and reliability
  • Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment
  • Possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


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