Coordinator of Community Engagement

Job description

Washington and Jefferson College of Pittsburgh, PA is seeking to hire a full-time Coordinator of Community Engagement to provide responsibility for sustaining and creating cooperative partnerships between W&J College, community and professional organization and strives to crate high-quality, community based experiences that benefit students, partner sites and communities. The Coordinator of Community Engagement works collaboratively with an outstanding team that is devoted to leading and enriching campus life. To better achieve these goals, we provide our Coordinator of Community Engagement with campus housing.

This position offers a competitive salary plus excellent benefits and work/life balance programs including a premium-free health plan, an excellent retirement plan, generous leave time, and tuition benefits programs. Are you searching for a workplace where a diverse mix of talented people come together to serve our students? If so, apply for this student affairs position in higher education today!


Washington & Jefferson College is a private liberal arts and sciences college located 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our dedicated, experienced professors are passionate about teaching and work closely with our students to ensure that they receive a quality, comprehensive education. Our entire community is focused on student success. For more than 200 years, our alumni have been influencing change in business, politics, the arts and sciences as CEOs, lawyers, state representatives, doctors, researchers, writers and teachers, and in many other equally worthy professions.

We work together as a team and interdepartmental teamwork is what keeps us engaged in the success of our college as a whole. We value our employees and appreciate their time and dedication, so we offer excellent pay and exceptional benefits.


As the Coordinator of Community Engagement, you will enjoy being part of our campus culture made up of individuals with diverse backgrounds, heritages, and experiences. By working collaboratively with student service organizations, student groups, local community agencies, and other constituents, you work with your team to lead and enrich our campus. This is a live on campus position.

You are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community as well as a culture of thoughtful, open, and respectful discourse and debate. You advise student service organizations, including the Community Outreach Leadership Team and Alpha Phi Omega. You will facilitate focused reflective practices/systems to facilitate student learning from community service. The Student Life department depend on your assistance in collecting and reporting data about student service hours and student community service partnerships. You collaborate with student groups and other campus offices on supporting and developing service and philanthropy events. You have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness. You love interacting with students and being able to make a difference in their higher education experience and their lives.


  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred.
  • The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal, technical and written communication skills with the ability to work closely with a diverse group of students.

Are you a self-starter?  Are you highly organized and able to prioritize effectively? Do you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills? Would you enjoy working at an inclusive liberal arts institution? If so, you may be perfect for this Community Engagement position!

Application Instructions:

Apply for this job at Please submit cover letter and resume. It is recommended that all documents be in PDF format and uploaded at one time. Review of applications will begin immediately.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.




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Job No: 1067615
Posted: 4/30/2019
Application Due: 6/28/2019
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