Job description

Duties: Reporting to the Senior Associate Director, the Associate Director oversees the development, administration, and evaluation of programs which support University of Pennsylvania students' involvement with community organizations in Philadelphia and beyond. The Associate Director will assist in creating social justice educational programming, communicating with community partners, promoting community engagement among Penn students, advising students, and office administration. During the academic year, position requires availability during several evenings and occasional weekends.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Education, Social Work, or related discipline and a minimum of 2-3 years' professional-level involvement with higher education community service-learning activities, social justice education, work with community-based organizations, and/or student development work; extensive relevant experience may substitute for masters-level work. Deep understanding of social justice issues related to community engagement, organizing, and advocacy work. Applicants must be able to demonstrate high level of initiative, as well as strong speaking, discussion facilitation, and writing skills, and proven organizational and program planning skills. Demonstrated commitment to social justice, social change and diversity. Basic computer skills required (Windows platform), including word processing and database use; experience with additional software and with navigating and creating internet-based resources and work-related social media helpful.

Reference Number: 85-30357

Salary Grade: 026

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Civic House

Special Requirements:

Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration




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Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 1/10/2019
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