Director of Children’s Programming & Associate Director of Community Service Learning

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POSITION CODE: 4881

DEPARTMENT: Community Service Learning

APPOINTMENT: Administrative, full-time, Twelve (12) months

STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience and education

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD: Twelve (12) months

AVAILABLE: July 1, 2021

POSTING DATE: April 2, 2021

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled, application review begins April 23, 2021

 

DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Director of Community Service Learning (CSL), the Director of Children’s Programming/Associate Director of Community Service Learning is responsible for reporting on all matters of service involvement related to University outreach and children’s programs and assists in the management of the nationally recognized Office of CSL.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Administers the America Reads Challenge, service-oriented non-profit work-study outreach, and various after-school programs.
  • Assists in the supervision of professional staff, student staff, and volunteer interns for the Office of Community Service Learning both on-campus and in the field of service.
  • Assists in the planning and daily development of CSL staff, which includes basic tasks or coordination of event logistics, advising roles, and training.
  • Administers and manages all aspects of Jasper’s Corner (on- and off-campus) the University tutorial sites pairing college homework assistants with area children.
  • Manages risk management and program logics for CSL children’s programs.
  • Advises fundraising efforts for children’s programs and manages student employment budgets.
  • Works to maintain current award programs and seeks new funding opportunities to support service-learning outreach.
  • Assists the Director of Student Employment with the University of Redlands off-campus work-study program specifically in the area of non-profit after-school and school work-study placements.
  • Facilitates a May Term service class (or other classes under development) which includes class times, service, visitations, reflection exercises, and grading.
  • Assists in community on-and off-campus committee work with the City of Redlands, Redlands Unified School District, and others related to service.
  • Supervises the Graduate Management Intern, Graduate Assistant, and student work-study interns who are responsible for various projects throughout the year such as our Compassion Collection, May Break, Peace Corps-AmeriCorps recruitment, Spring Break Plunges, service appreciation and recognition, Admitted Student Day, Summer Bridge, holiday service projects, and awareness campaigns.
  • Assists the CSL Director to ensure a successful Community Service Activity (CSAC) experience for all students. Handles information meetings, manages the office in the Director’s absence, counsels students in CSAC placements, holds group reflections and grades.
  • Works independently and cooperatively on year-end reporting, website development, social media for CSL and program development.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree completed or in process in Sociology, Counseling, Education or related field is preferred. A minimum of three (3) years experience working in a similar position required or an equivalent combination thereof. The position requires flexible working hours, which includes working some evenings, and weekends. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills; ability to make decisions on the behalf of student employees and the University regarding outreach and involvement; strong written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of tutorial techniques and child development; knowledge of student development theory; familiarity of computer programs; and knowledge of safety issues for students and children. Specific knowledge and experience of using the Internet, and be competent in a variety of Windows-based computer programs including Word and Excel, email, and social media platforms. Must possess a valid Class C driver’s license and must provide a current DMV printout with a good driving record at the time of hire as well as pass a DOJ background check. The selected candidate must obtain First Aid Certificate upon hire. Must be able to competently interact with culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act if selected for the interview, process and accommodations are needed; please call 909-748-8040.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 909-748-8040 OR VISIT

http://www.redlands.edu/human-resources/employment/

SUBMISSION OF A RESUME OR APPLICATION INDICATES AGREEMENT THAT THE UNIVERSITY MAY VERIFY ANY AND ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.

MEMBERS OF UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 7/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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