Service Learning Coordinator

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Posting #:AP 54/2012
Posted:Aug 10, 2012
Employment Status:Term Full-Time (12 months with possible renewal)
Faculty:Not Applicable
Department:Student Life & Community Experience
Grade:Job Group K
Salary Scale:
Hours of Work:
Start:ASAP

Job Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Student and Community Outreach and working closely with the Faculty Associate Service-Learning, Centre for Pedagogical Innovation, the Service-Learning Coordinator is responsible for identifying, developing, implementing and facilitating existing and potential service-learning opportunities and partnerships aligned with the Universityís Strategic Plan. Duties include: managing the day to day operations of the Service-Learning Resource Centre; designing and implementing continuous tracking and benchmarking of service-learning initiatives across the campus; developing and maintaining relationships with local and international partner agencies in order to facilitate academic and non-academic service-learning initiatives; working collaboratively with faculty to support and deliver new and existing service-learning courses; designing and implementing non-academic service-learning initiatives such as Brock Cares Day of Service and Alternative Reading Week programming; developing and maintaining centralized resources related to service-learning for use by campus and community partners; and assisting with the planning and execution of service-learning events. Other duties in support of departmental and institutional goals will be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree in a related field together with experience that demonstrates an understanding of and/or previous experience working within a service-learning environment and proven expertise in securing and executing experiential opportunities for students. Demonstrated relationship building abilities and knowledge of community agencies are essential. A Masterís degree in a related area of study would be considered an asset. The successful candidate will possess highly developed organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Strong problem solving abilities, excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with public speaking and group facilitation are required. You will present a positive attitude and a readiness to collaborate and develop partnerships. Familiarity working in a university, college or similar environment and experience working with students and supervising student staff is preferred. Proficiency in MS Office software applications and well-developed computer skills in data management are required. You must possess a valid Ontario driverís license and be willing to work flexible hours, including periodic evening and weekend hours, when needed

Notes

This position includes full comprehensive benefits coverage, including tuition waiver. Applicants are invited to submit a resumé and cover letter, including salary expectations, by applying online below by Thursday, August 23, 2012.

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It is Brock Universityís policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, we will contact only those candidates selected for an interview.

Brock University is an equal opportunity employer.

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