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Community Enrichment Coordinator

College of Southern Maryland
La Plata, MD

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Position SummaryLocated 45 minutes from the Nation’s Capital, nestled in a history-rich community of southern Maryland, The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) is a two-time Aspen Award-winning institution (top 15% of Community Colleges) with academic programs in over 100 disciplines. CSM is among America’s top 100 producers of Minority Associate Degrees in twenty categories, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education. CSM offers excellent health insurance benefits; State Retirement Pension plan; wellness programs; Code Green early closure Fridays in the summer; college closure for spring break and several major holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year; and for several days in March for Spring Break. We are an innovative institution committed to student success and well known for our flexibility to meet student and community needs.

The Community Enrichment Coordinator, in close collaboration with the Program Manager and Director I, assists with organizing and coordinating classes and activities for the public and college community. The individual in this position supports the Personal Enrichment Department needs for the Southern Maryland region's youth population to include homeschool expansion, summer enrichment, and other year-round programming.

Reports to: Director I, Personal Enrichment

The College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the College's staff and students. The final candidate for this position will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check and Sex Offender Registry Check.

This position is open until filled. The College of Southern Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the Program Manager to organize and coordinate the successful execution of community events, programs, and classes.
  • Research and implement current trends and best community engagement and enrichment practices for youth programming.
  • Participate in events and programs supporting the department and college's mission.
  • Support the Program Manager in coordinating community meetings, events, and conferences to promote collaboration and share insights to support the expansion of the homeschool program.
  • Follow the continuing education production timeline.
  • Conduct data entry of schedules and complete updates to integrated data systems to reflect accurate data.
  • Proof marketing materials to include schedules, emails, postcards, and flyers.
  • Assist the department with implementing scholarships to student accounts specifically for the expansion of the homeschool program.
  • Provide guidance and support to volunteers, ensuring a positive and rewarding experience.
  • Assist the department in instructor and temporary staff recruitment, onboarding, and program scheduling.
  • Ensure on-site/off-site locations are appropriately equipped and set up for upcoming classes and programs.
  • Assist instructors in classes as needed.
  • Ensure excellent customer service both internally and externally with students, parents and staff through email and phone communication.
  • Assist department with goals and objectives relative to both new and repeated programming.
  • Actively participate in departmental, divisional, and college-wide meetings and events.
  • Contributes to annual college wide strategic planning process; participate in the development of the unit’s strategic plan.
    Additional Duties:
    Performs other related work as required. Minimum Education and Training
  • Associate degree in business management, event management, communications, or education.
  • Two years’ experience working with youth required.
    Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience with K-12 preferred.
  • Organization

    Working at College of Southern Maryland

    The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) is a public, regional community college with a far-reaching mission — to help our students and community meet the challenges of individual, social, and global changes.

    CSM is a thriving, progressive, and technologically advanced college that delivers quality higher education programs and services. The college is committed to offering a wide variety of learning options, student services, and high-quality workforce development training and support. That commitment is reflected in those we serve. More than 60 percent of tri-county residents who attend higher education institutions come to CSM.

    The staff and faculty at CSM work closely with a diverse student population to provide a rich variety of educational options. CSM is a leader among Maryland community colleges in offering courses which meet the busy schedules of our students, including weekend and evening online classes, and Web-hybrid courses which offer a mix of online and traditional classroom face-to-face instruction. CSM strives to create a global education program, yet remains a local college that has a real stake in supporting our community's academic, professional, and self-enrichment pursuits.

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