Assistant to the Director, Center for Civic & Urban Engagement

Job description

Category:: Administrative Positions
Department:: Hagen Center
Locations:: Springfield, OH
Posted:: Aug 01, '18
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 2-85899-50101

About Wittenberg University:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 1,800 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Job Description:

The Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Civic and Urban Engagement provides students with a continuum of rich, interdisciplinary opportunities for experiential learning through the development of resources and programs that will positively impact the Springfield community.

The Assistant to the Director will work closely with the Director of the Hagen Center in providing support for the Hagen Center's strategic initiatives. Specifically, the Assistant to the Director will have responsibility for the following:

  • Spring/summer internship programs
  • 50/50 student employment program
  • Data management, assessment and evaluation
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Website management
  • Liaison to community organizations
  • Provide general support for the Hagen Center as needed.


An associate's or bachelor's degree is preferred. Must have excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Should be comfortable working independently for maximum results and have the ability to establish rapport easily with a wide variety of people. Preference for candidates with proficiency in information technology programs including but not limited to: Word, Excel, Publisher or In Design, Photoshop, Adobe and Outlook. We are seeking candidates who have knowledge of Wittenberg and the Greater Springfield community.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

Application Instructions:

We ask candidates to set-up an account and apply through our online system. As part of the application process, candidates will be asked to upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • The name, address, email address, and phone number for three professional references.

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937-327-7517.




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Posted: 8/8/2018
Application Due: 11/9/2018
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