Community Education and Engagement Specialist (FWS)

Oct 30, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type

Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-10-29
Req: R0005562

Job Description:

Saybrook University is seeking a Community Education and Engagement Specialist (FWS) to provide support to the Director of University Relations and President’s Office in advancing community partnerships, focusing on education, training, and outreach that supports the health and well-being of the community.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate Anti-Racism Collaboration initiatives, meetings and/or events as needed.
  • Drive anti-racist research and archiving of community records, testimonials, and related educational materials (articles, podcasts, and video links) to support YWCA 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge.
  • Social Media Assistance (content, posting, etc.)
  • Community Events Coordination
  • Community Outreach (Calls, mailings, etc.)
  • Manage Saybrook Serves registrations
  • Micro Credential database management

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Knowledge of Office 365 (word, excel, power point and outlook)
  • Social Media knowledge (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
  • Student must be eligible for FWS

Position Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled at Saybrook University and eligible for FWS
  • Exceptional ability to manage time and handle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to manage social media websites
  • Able to work independently and as in a team as well
  • Completes tasks in a professional and timely manner

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs
  • Must be able to bend and reach out to files and boxes
  • Ability to perform sedentary work
  • Ability to operate office equipment including computer, printers, and phone

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Saybrook University:

Saybrook University was founded over 40 years ago by some of the greatest minds of the 20th century and continues to inspire a new generation of innovators. A non-profit regionally accredited university known for its commitment to humanistic studies and rigorous research, Saybrook University’s academic model puts the student at the center of everything we do to provide a unique, transformational, learning experience. Saybrook offers advanced degrees in organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, and counseling, all in flexible learning formats to help students continue to be active contributors to the fields they work in while they advance their education. Saybrook University is proud to be a community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

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Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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