Post-Bacc Fellow for Student Programming

Job description

Open Date:


Classification Title:

Post-Bacc Fellow for Student Programming and Office Support with Civic Engagement


Provost's Office


Civic Engagement

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt Hourly

Career/Pay Band:


Work Schedule:

Other (list below)

If Other, specify months:

12 months

Full Time vs Part Time:

Full Time



If Term, specify number of years:

July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Primary Function:

The primary role of this position is to support civic engagement student programs and support the work of the office.

Typical Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Support development and implementation of office programming as needed.
2. Work with the Director of Service Internships to support academic year internships.
3. Work with the VISTA Manager to support the VISTA program.
4. Work with the Director of Dialogue Programming to plan and implement democratic engagement.
5. Lead one Outreach trip
6. Serve as the advisor to the Community Engagement House
7. Develop marketing and communication materials.

Judgment Required:

Judgment and discretion as to the use of established policies are required to perform the essential duties of this position.

Budgetary Responsibility:


Machines & Equipment Used:

Computer, copiers, video


Bachelors required


Some experience working with student civic engagement programs and/or mentoring students is required, and program reporting assessment desirable.

Job Related Skills:

1. Word, Excel, copying, social media, web page design/ updating
2. Civic Engagement programming
3. Data collection, Assessment
4. Annual report writing and formatting

Student Contact:



Yes, but mostly office staff


Visitors and parents

Supervision Received:

This position receives general supervision. Broad instructions are provided and the staff member uses judgment and experience to carry out assignments. Completed assignments and finished products are reviewed by supervisor after completion.

Positions Directly Supervised:

student service interns and volunteers

Confidential Information:

Confidential information from student applications to Break Trips, service internships, and personal information arising from mentoring

Working Environment:

Primarily office work, with possible evening, weekend work at key points during the semester, as well as possible field work during one break trip.

Any additional requirements specific to this position:

Must be able to wear an approved mask for prolonged periods while performing job duties and responsibilities

University Information:

The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish.

EEO Statement:

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Employment Prescreening:

Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening

Non-Discrimination Statement:

The University of the South stands firmly for the principle that its employees, students, and participants of university-sponsored programs and activities have a right to be free from discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, pregnancy and childbirth, and genetic information. As required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex or other protected categories in the educational programs or activities which it operates. This requirement of non-discrimination extends to admission to and employment in those programs or activities. The University is committed to sustaining a community in which the dignity of every individual is respected. Key to this value are efforts to nurture an environment of civility and mutual respect and to foster a culture of reporting concerns so that the University can respond promptly and equitably whenever an incident occurs. All employees, students, and participants of university-sponsored programs and activities have the right to be free from harassment and retaliation.

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be addressed to:

The University’s Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Sylvia Gray, at:

Woods Lab, 138

(931) 598-1420

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]




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Job No:
Posted: 5/11/2021
Application Due: 8/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time