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Coordinator, President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program

Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, Georgia

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Job Title: Coordinator, President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program
Location: Americus, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 242660
About Us

Georgia Southwestern State University – a four-year institution – cultivates excellence in learning and teaching that encourages intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Georgia Southwestern State University is a comprehensive state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master’s and specialist degree programs.

Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of its developing region with educational programs for high school, for professional and technical graduates; post-graduate professional training; research and business services; and cultural enrichment. Through its national and international affiliations, the University links Southwest Georgia with the global economy and actively fosters a greater understanding of international business and culture.

Job Summary The President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program (PJCLP) Coordinator is responsible for the program’s general operation and continuous growth. This position works directly with up to 80 students in 4 cohort groups. The coordinator is responsible for collaborating with university and community stakeholders to ensure program success. This position reports to the Executive Vice President for Student Engagement and Success and works closely with the Provost/VPAA and Academic liaison.

    Serve as primary professional staff contact for PCLP. (70%)Coordinate PJCLP applicant selection process.Assist Admissions with recruitment of PJCLP applicants.Assist First Year Experience with PJCLP enrollment and academic advising. Coordinate PJCLP Living Learning Community (LLC) in partnership with Residence Life.Serve as primary professional staff contact for the PCLP.Plan and facilitate PJCLP freshmen class cohort pre-semester retreat.Serve as a PCLP participant mentor. Meet regularly with participants in individual and group settings. Coordinate community service options and track community service hours for PCLP participants.Assist with internship placements.Coordinate PCLP Advisory Committee.Coordinate annual PCLP Fuller House service project.Coordinate annual Spring Break service trip with second year cohort group. Build relationships in the local community to advance the PCLP.Present to local and regional interest groups on the PCLP.

    Assist Academic Affairs PCLP liaison. (20%)Teach PCLP leadership course(s) and freshmen University 1000 courseAssist Academic Affairs PCLP liaison with participant academic research or service assignment for graduation. Assist Academic Affairs PCLP liaison with program course assignments.

    Performs a variety of related duties. (10%)Serve on university committees and task forces.Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
    Master’s degree in leadership, higher education, or related field.
Required Documents to Attach

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    Knowledge of university policies and procedures.Knowledge of computers and job-related software programsSkill in organization and detail managementSkill in decision making and problem solvingSkill in oral and written communicationSkill in completing variety of reportsAbility to foster a supportive and caring environmentAbility to be proactive Ability to collaborate with stakeholders
Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at 229-931-2000 or by email at [email protected].

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or [email protected].

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating eligibility for employment with Georgia Southwestern State University, as determined by Georgia Southwestern State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check and drug screen.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southwestern State University is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the University takes affirmative action to preclude discrimination in recruiting, transferring, training and terminating of employees because of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, veterans status, disability or any other reason in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes, executive orders and other regulations which prohibit discriminatory employment practices.

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