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Program Coordinator - Crossroads Civic Engagement Center - 516691

Employer
The University of Alabama
Location
Tuscaloosa, AL
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Pay Grade/Pay Range: 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 30139.20 Midpoint - $ 43992.00

Department/Organization: 401202 - Crossroads Community Center

Normal Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:45 pm with some nights and weekends

Job Summary: The Program Coordinator is responsible for the overall daily administration of one or more programs. Serves as a liaison between program and other departments or community.

Additional Department Summary: Under limited supervision, the Program Coordinator develops, schedules, and facilitates interactive, formal and informal civic engagement training and leadership development programs for students, staff, faculty, and community members. The Program Coordinator conducts research, develops over-arching learning outcomes for the student staff, oversees the development of student staff, and coordinates various other programs related to the mission of the center. Additionally, the Program Coordinator assists in developing content for social media platforms and digital content development.

Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience in facilitating civic learning and democratic engagement curriculum including experience in conducting values-oriented skill-building workshops and facilitating civic leadership training, dialogue initiatives, and other civic engagement practices.

Skills and Knowledge: Workshop facilitation skills for effective delivery of the Center’s curriculum. Excellent problem-solving skills, including the ability to be resourceful and take the initiative when needed. Ability to coordinate and publish social media and web content (including original text, images, and video) to increase the Center’s brand awareness and encourage engagement with Center activities. Able to work independently, oversee student staff and volunteers, and be organized to ensure that tasks are professionally executed in a timely manner. Have excellent communication skills and be professional when dealing with all aspects of the Center's work.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree and demonstrated experience in facilitating civic learning and democratic engagement curriculum including experience in conducting values-oriented skill-building workshops and facilitating civic leadership training, dialogue initiatives, and other civic engagement practices. Ability to coordinate and publish social media and web content (including original text, images, and video) to increase the Center’s brand awareness and encourage engagement with Center activities.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Organization

The University of Alabama embodies an academic community that demands excellence in teaching, research and service and provides an inclusive, nurturing environment for the discovery of knowledge and the development of well-rounded leaders. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, UA provides a premier undergraduate and graduate education built upon global engagement, high-quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and diversity and inclusivity throughout the community.

Our Mission

The University of Alabama will advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state, the nation and the world through the creation, translation and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Our Vision

The University of Alabama will be known as the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama, and all students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhance the quality of life for all Alabamians and the citizens of the nation and the world.

Our Core Values

The University of Alabama is committed to:

  • Undergraduate education that produces socially-conscious, ethical and well-rounded leaders who are grounded in their subject matter and capable of controlling their own destinies.
  • Graduate education that is deeply vested in subject matter knowledge, professional content, research skills and creative activity.
  • Public outreach and service that is held in the highest regard and fosters impactful public engagement to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Alabama, the nation and the world.
  • Campus life that embodies collaboration, collegiality, respect and a culture of inclusivity.

Our Strategic Goals

  • Provide a premier undergraduate and graduate education that offers a global perspective and is characterized by outstanding teaching, high-quality scholarship and distinctive curricular and co-curricular programs. Increase the University’s productivity and innovation in research, scholarship and creative activities that impact economic and societal development.
  • Enrich our learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
  • Provide opportunities and resources that facilitate work-life balance and enhance the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff.
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