Outreach and Engagement Coordinator

Location
Stanford
Posted
Feb 26, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Outreach and Engagement Coordinator

Stanford University

Job Number:
78041

Appointment Duration: Fixed term 10 month, beginning early August 2018 and ending June 28, 2019. Evening hours as necessary

For full consideration, submit your application by 5 pm on April 2, 2018.

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description

Are you passionate about public service? Would you like to share your enthusiasm with Stanford students and help them navigate opportunities through Stanford and beyond to make a difference in the world? Then the role of Cardinal Service Outreach and Engagement Coordinator at the Haas Center for Public Service may be the job for you!

This is an ideal entry level position in higher education and a post-baccalaureate opportunity for a graduating senior passionate about service engagement and communication. Successful applicants will have an understanding of and enthusiasm for Stanford University student culture, public service pathways, and the Principles of Ethical and Effective Service as well as a record of demonstrated success in promotion and recruitment, and an interest in advising students. This person must possess excellent communication and time-management skills, and the ability to prioritize and complete assignments in a fast-paced environment.
JOB PURPOSE:

The Outreach and Engagement Coordinator is an essential contributor to universal awareness of Cardinal Service among Stanford students. The coordinator conducts campus-wide outreach and awareness activities, insures a welcoming environment for students, staffs the Haas Center's student information resource center, actively advises students on how to make service a distinctive feature of their Stanford experience, and supports creative communication in print and social media. The coordinator also assists program staff with implementation of engagement programs.

Assist in making first level decisions on issues regarding student life, advising, career counseling and academic services. Resolve routine issues within own unit using defined policies and practices and professional knowledge as reference.

This position will report to the Haas Center's Senior Program Director, Outreach and Engagement.

CORE DUTIES*:
  • Provide advice to students on how to make service a distinctive feature of their Stanford experience, in order to assist them in making appropriate choices and decisions related to public service engagement.
    • Organize, create and collect excellent and timely information and resources that build awareness of the range of opportunities for engagement across pathways.
    • Advise students on the range of Cardinal Service programs and other campus and community public service opportunities.
  • Support leadership programs and student service organization programs through workshop development and programming logistics.
  • Build community among students by convening quarterly BIRC Breaks and other events.
  • Serve as a first point of contact for visitors, including students, alumni, faculty and other visitors.
  • Review and administer student records, analyze data, and make recommendations that require interpretation and influence decisions on routine issues.
  • Collaborate with other staff, faculty and other offices to resolve complex issues.
  • Contribute to developing and analyzing review process of offerings, policies and programs.
  • Collect and analyze data from multiple sources, prepare reports. Contribute to identifying trends, needs analysis, participate in the implementation and testing of technology.
  • Participate as a member of a project team.
  • Apprise students of research, fellowship and scholarship opportunities and participate in related student recruitment and selection.
  • Serve as a subject matter resource to other departments; represent unit/department.
  • May train and supervise other staff, volunteers, student and temporary workers.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Basic analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Relevant computer systems/technology experience.
  • Understanding of financial transactions.
  • Ability to learn and understand compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external regulations.
Certifications and Licenses:
None

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Public service or related experience.
  • Stanford graduate preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and creative focus.
  • Ability to network and easily engage in conversation.
  • Excellent writing, editing, grammar and proof-reading skills.
  • Flexible approach to fast-paced environment and willingness to work some weekend and evening hours.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork, lift, carry, push, and rarely pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORK STANDARDS:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu .
Stanford University's Haas Center for Public Service serves as the hub of Cardinal Service, a campus-wide initiative to make service a distinctive feature of a Stanford education. The Haas Center inspires and prepares students to create a more just and sustainable world through service, scholarship, and community partnerships. Guided by the Center's Principles of Ethical and Effective Service, students engage in local, national, and global service across diverse pathways—community engaged learning and research, community organizing and activism, direct service, philanthropy, policy and governance, and social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility.

Cardinal Service focuses on four dimensions that have proven transformative in the lives of students: a full-time, quarter-long service experience (Cardinal Quarter); community engaged learning classes (Cardinal Courses); sustained service engagement (Cardinal Commitment); and support to integrate service into any career and pursue work in the public interest (Cardinal Careers).

Experience a culture of excellence.

Stanford University, located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.


Finalist candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background check.


Job: Student Services

Location: Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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