Program Coordinator CenterCommunityEngagement&Service Learning

Location
Colorado, USA, Denver
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Feb 15, 2018
Ref
002873
Contact
University of
Faculty Jobs
Education
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Coordinate activities that support CCESL's Civic Development Initiatives including but not limited to:

  • Implementation of the Puksta Scholars Program including:
    • Create and run trainings/workshops, community-based dialogues, project updates, group discussions/critical reflections, site visits to community partners, summer internships, etc.; Special Events: annual weekend retreat, Puksta Foundation events/fundraisers/speaking engagements, social events hosted by foundation for scholars, Puksta Passage in collaboration with University Advancement; One-to-one mentor meetings with each scholar; Professional development with scholars; Quarterly check-ins with faculty and community partner mentors; Program Evaluation and Assessment.
    • General Administration, including coordination of and communication with scholars, quarterly tracking of GPAs, tracking of student campus-community work; Marketing/PR for Puksta Program; Relationship Development with Puksta Foundation and Alumni; Recruitment process, including collaborate with Admissions staff, development and distribution of application materials and annual review applicants;
  • Implementation of the Public Achievement Program including:
    • Run trainings/workshops based on DU's Public Achievement (PA) curriculum for undergraduate coaches and graduate team leads (e.g. monthly trainings, fall retreat); Provide mentorship to coaches and team leads in their development of PA lesson plans; Work with partner schools to develop annual PA calendars, collaborative work plans, etc.; Organize special events such as PA Summit, MLK Marade, and Project Unveiling; Program evaluation and assessment.
    • General administration, including recruitment of and coordination and communication with undergraduate coaches and graduate team leads; marketing/PR for PA program; relationship development with partner schools and other community partners; data tracking for end of year report.
  • Other programs that emphasize civic engagement and service connected to students' academic development, as needed/developed. For example, co-lead the annual Community Organizing Institute as well as workshops such as Work on Purpose.
  • Oversee the ongoing refinement and implementation of programs within CCESL Service Initiative including:
    • Organize and manage volunteer opportunities (including tutoring/mentoring programs and other volunteer opportunities); Advise student volunteer groups (e.g., DU Service & Change), including work with the student council and other student organizations as appropriate to coordinate volunteer events/opportunities; Develop campus and community relationships to facilitate volunteer opportunities and initiatives, including campus-wide service days; Oversee development of databases/technology needs (e.g., tracking service hours and volunteer opportunities); Oversee marketing of/outreach for volunteer initiatives; Liaison with Associate Director around volunteer opportunities that might overlap with other community-campus partnerships.
    • Lead organization and implementation efforts for voter registration, in collaboration with CCESL staff and campus partners
  • General CCESL Administrative Support (approximately 10%), including: Weekly staff meetings; Program reporting, collaborations with other CCESL staff on program evaluation.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and be insurable under University guidelines.
  • Must be flexible and willing to attend evening and weekend events.
  • 1-3 years' experience work with diverse populations; with community service and/or community organizing; to advance civic engagement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree.
  • 3-5 years of direct experience working with student-based civic-engagement/development programs.

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered.