Bonner Scholars Program Coordinator

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Title Bonner Scholars Program Coordinator Hiring Range $28,987 - $37,103 (Steps 1-8) Department Bonner Center (Bonner Scholars/Community Learning) Posting Number S00425 Exempt or Non Exempt Exempt Reports to James Shields Full or Part Time Full Time Number of Months 12 Months Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, some weekends and nights required

Position End Date (if temporary) Position Summary Information

Basic Function

Under the general supervision of the Director of the Bonner Center, provides enthusiastic leadership and support to students in the services, activities and projects of the Bonner Scholars Program. Promotes a campus-wide ethic of service in keeping with the ideals of the Bonner Foundation. Coordinates planning and implementation of all program meetings and activities.

Performs the duties and responsibilities of this role at all times in a fashion that supports the College’s commitment to creating an inclusive college of academic excellence where a variety of people and perspectives are welcome, and to providing an environment where people from all races, ethnicities, national origins, genders, sexual orientations and backgrounds may succeed.

Duties and Responsibilities

•Identifies, coordinates, and monitors all tutoring and other service placements of Bonner Scholars during the academic year and summer by working with volunteer training coordinator and community service agencies; assists students in coordinating their transportation needs through Project Community and the Facilities Department.
•Supervises senior and junior Bonner interns
•Works with Bonner Scholars to plan and implement regularly scheduled enrichment activities such as workshops, training programs, speakers and group service projects which meet the service interests of both Bonners and other students, coordinating efforts with Project Community, Community Senate, Office of Campus Ministry, faculty, and Bonner Programs at other colleges.
•Continually develops new resources and promotes new opportunities for Bonner Scholars’ community service; communicates all important program information (including upcoming events, meeting times, journal deadlines, etc.) to students via email and social media.
•Markets and promotes the Bonner Scholars program and other community engagement opportunities via a robust web, social media, and print presence. Develops outreach and program materials to communicate with potential and current Bonner Scholars.
•Develops and coordinates the Bonner Advisory board, a student advisory board that advises the direction of current programs, the development of new initiatives, and the allocation of the Bonner Community Fund.
•Plans and implements with the director an orientation to the program for incoming Bonner scholars with the help of student leaders.
•Assists director in the recruitment and selection of a diverse group of new Bonner Scholars in conjunction with the Office of Admission and the Office of Financial Aid.
•Monitors academic standing of Bonner Scholars. Serves as a referral source for all college support services and coordinates retention efforts.
•Reads students’ monthly journals and provides oral and written feedback.
•Maintains ongoing records, including placement directories, attendance at Bonner functions, maintains Bonner web based reporting system, travel reimbursements, and others.
•Team-teaches with director the Introduction to Community Learning class for first-year Bonner Scholars and supports other initiatives that help students connect their service experiences with academics.
•Assists the Director in preparing periodic reports to the Bonner Foundation and college officials.
•Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree. Demonstrated involvement in and commitment to the importance of volunteer service in undergraduate college life. Individual must be organized, energetic, and an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal and written communication skills. Must be able to work with students of diverse backgrounds, abilities, and interests. Must be able to work collaboratively with students, administrators, faculty, community leaders, and foundation staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, psychology, sociology, or other related field. 
• One to five years professional experience working within college service learning programs, social justice programming, and/or working with community organizations.
• Experience in program assessment and evaluation.
• Experience managing large amounts of data including gathering and tracking program participation and evaluation data.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who demonstrate success in recruiting, retaining, mentoring and / or actively engaging with under-represented and underserved populations both in the workplace and in the broader community.

Physical Requirements Posting Detail Information

Open Date 04/01/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Guilford College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation. See our full Statement of Non-Discrimination.

Additional Information

As an institution that is grounded in the relentless pursuit of core values that include equality and justice for all, the College adheres to Title IX and to all other federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in private institutions of higher education.


Guilford College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation. The prohibition on discrimination applies to any and all educational program or activities that Guilford College operates, including but not limited to admissions policies; educational programs; scholarships, loans, and other financial aid; and athletic and other school-administered programs, services, and activities. The prohibition on discrimination also applies to applicants or employees with respect to employment.


For additional information related to our nondiscrimination and Title IX policies and procedures, visit Guilford College’s online policy library at: https://www.guilford.edu/sites/default/files/2018-09/Employee%20Handbook%202017%20v8_09-27-2018.pdf. If accommodation or assistance is needed in completing this application, contact Human Resources at 336-316-2134 or email us at [email protected].


Guilford College is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, visitors and others, and to protecting College assets. Well informed hiring decisions assist in this effort. To accomplish this goal, the College performs background checks on new employees.


About the College: *Founded in 1837 by the Religious Society of Friends
(Quakers), Guilford College is a selective four-year liberal arts college
located on a 335-acre campus in Greensboro, NC. Known for its challenging,
socially engaged programs in the arts, humanities, business, policy, and
sport studies, social sciences, natural science and mathematics, Guilford
is an intentionally diverse, inclusive community where students and faculty
collaborate critically and creatively to address complex issues and
problems with an emphasis on interdisciplinary perspectives.

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  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
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Posted: 5/4/2019
Application Due: 6/12/2019
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