Community Service and Bonner Fellow
Posting DetailsPosition Information Job TitleCommunity Service and Bonner FellowJob Summary
Note: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this position.
The primary responsibility of the Community Service and Bonner Fellow is to support implementation of community service activities and programs on campus and in the community. This includes: the planning of community service information sessions for students; ongoing coordination of logistics for Saturday Service Series and other community service events sponsored by the Office of Civic Engagement at Spelman College; and coordinating training activities for community service partners and student service leaders. This position will report to the Manager of Community Service.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•Assist with the development and implementation of community service programs for audiences which include students, staff, alumnae, and community partners. Programs include, but not limited to: New Student Orientation; community service fairs; student and community partner trainings; Local Community Service Award convocation; MLK Day of Service; Alternative Spring Break; Earth Day; and community partner volunteer recruitment days.
•Coordinate community service opportunities for first-and-second year students – including the Saturday Service Series.
•Maintain a thorough understanding of the Galaxy Digital Get Connected Web Database to assist community partners in recruiting student volunteers, students in finding community service opportunities and tracking community service hours, and to assist with reporting for FYE and SYE community service credit hours.
•Respond to common inquiries and assist in resolving complaints from students and community partners.
•Coordinate logistics for meetings and events to include, but not limited to: room reservations; facility management requests; equipment reservations; supplies; catering orders, transportation, etc.
•Assist in the development of marketing and promotional materials for community service activities and events – brochures, web pages, forms, flyers, and other materials that inform the campus and community of opportunities and events.
•Assist in the oversight of office intern duties and scheduling.
•Attend Bonner Foundation meetings as required, which may include local and national travel with students.
•Bachelor’s degree with two years of experience working with students in higher education; or equivalent combination of education and experience are required.
•This position requires strong customer service focus and organizational skills. Professional demeanor with the ability to interface with internal and external customers with diplomacy and tact is essential.
•Excellent oral communication skills are required when presenting information and responding to questions from internal and external customers in one-on-one or group situations. Incumbent must be able to write business correspondence and routine reports plus compose memos, letters, and e-mails. Also, must be able to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as reports and safety rules.
•To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the ability to perform intermediate level computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). In addition to producing routine reports, e-mails, and correspondence, duties may involve assignments that require creating brochures, flyers, assisting with developing web pages and other promotional materials, and the use of Lotus Notes, internet, and other software applications.Preferred Qualifications
Previous community service or volunteer service is preferred.Certifications, Licenses, Restrictions Physical DemandsShiftDays% Travel Required1% - 25%Full Time/Part TimeFull-timeFLSANon-ExemptNumber of Vacancies1Anticipated Candidate Start DatePosition End Date (if temporary) Posting Detail Information Posting NumberSC0161PPosting Open Date04/02/2019Posting Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsEEO Statement
Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus.Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter of Interest