Monday, September 22, 2014

Job Announcement: Coordinator of Faculty & Community Partnerships (closes 10/10/14)

Coordinator of Faculty and Community Partnerships
Service-Learning Program, Boise State University
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Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for the position of Coordinator of Faculty and Community Partnerships.

Primary Purpose: 
The position provides leadership and coordination for Service-Learning faculty/community partnership programs. The Coordinator works closely with Service-Learning Program staff and other community engagement programs to foster meaningful service-learning and community engagement experiences.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • ·         Facilitate sustainable partnerships between faculty and community organizations and help negotiate mutually beneficial projects. 
  • ·         Develop strategy, trainings, and tools to prepare community organizations to work effectively with service-learning faculty and students.
  • ·         Cultivate and steward relationships with over 100 community organizations.
  • ·         Refine and manage community partnership tracking mechanisms and online database.
  • ·         Gather and analyze data on community partnerships and community impact.
  • ·         Promote key community partnerships with other experiential learning programs across the University.
  • ·         Recruit, hire, train, and supervise student staff to assist with above duties.
At a minimum you should have:
·                     Bachelors degree
·                     Experience developing community service projects or managing volunteer-driven programs
·                     Teaching/training experience, preferably in higher education
·                     2 years of professional experience in a similar position
·                     Service-Learning experience (or comparable )
·                     Supervision experience
·                     A commitment to academic excellence, social justice and service, global awareness and diversity

Preferentially, you will have:
·                     Master's Degree in Education, Community Development, Public Administration or a related area
·                     One year of professional experience in higher education (teaching experience preferred)
·                     One year of professional experience in nonprofit organization (volunteer management preferred)
·                     Knowledge of Treasure Valley nonprofit networks
·                     Bilingual/Multi-lingual

Successful candidates will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
·         Adept at thinking strategically about organizational structure and systems
·         Adept in public relations writing and public speaking both on and off campus
·         Adept at using a variety of software to organize and track information
·         Adept at working collaboratively and under pressure

Salary and benefits:  $40,000-42,000 per year, plus an excellent benefits package is available for eligible employees, for more information visit:

If this sounds like the job for you: Please complete the online form at this link (or cut and paste this URL into your browser As part of this form you will upload a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position and a resume that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and three professional references with contact information.
Review of documents will begin immediately and will continue until October 10th. Applications received after that date may be considered if qualified applications are not selected from the initial pool.  

Kara Brascia
Director, Service-Learning Program
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1006
(208) 426-2380 office
(208) 426-5726 fax

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