Utah State University

Community-Engaged Learning Program Coordinator I

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/9/2020 4:30 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-2778
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Other
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
College
Student Affairs
Department
Cntr for Civic Engagemnt & Svc-Lrn
Advertised Salary
Minimum of $33,000 commensurate based on experience plus excellent benefits

Overview

The Community-Engaged Learning (CEL) Program Coordinator is dedicated to the ongoing work of institutionalizing community engagement at USU. This full-time CEL Coordinator position will build and maintain CEL organizational infrastructure, coordinate existing programs, and develop emerging opportunities. The CEL Coordinator will forge partnerships with faculty and community partners to support the CCE goal of giving every USU student the opportunity to apply their education to the greater good.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates CEL course designation process and maintain database of CEL faculty and courses
  • Works with the USU Registrar to ensure that CEL course listings are correct and accurate
  • Promotes the use of GivePulse across USU campuses, enabling the USU community to find opportunities, organize students, and track, share, and measure impacts
  • Co-chairs Advisory Committee on Community Engagement
  • Coordinates CEL Faculty Fellows program
  • Curates content for the CEL portion of the CCE website
  • Develops, writes, and maintains a new monthly "Faculty Spotlight" that will celebrate faculty who are deeply invested in community-engaged learning, scholarship, and research
  • Assists CCE staff in the further promotion of CEL through social and print media
  • Collects and analyzes data pertaining to CE Learning Outcomes
  • Maintains CEL records, metrics, and evaluation/assessment information, and creates reports as necessary
  • Oversees the Community-Engaged Department program
  • Provides faculty support and professional development opportunities, including workshops, resources, training, and recognition
  • Develops and oversees Promotion & Tenure/Digital Measures report form for CEL faculty
  • Advises faculty on CEL pedagogy
  • Collaborates with CCE staff and community partners to improve CEL practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree plus two years of related work experience; or a bachelor’s degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required

  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze, and make decisions related to program content
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience in the Microsoft Office suite

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field plus one-year teaching in higher education at the rank of TA, lecturer, or adjunct
  • Experience with administrative effectiveness, including support of complex academic programs, implementation of programs, and tracking outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, network, innovate, and to work both independently and as part of a dynamic and fast-moving team
  • Demonstrated ability to organize diverse tasks for and communicate effectively with multiple types of stakeholders
  • Understanding of the value and importance of community engagement in higher education

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

 

1) Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2) Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum of $33,000 commensurate based on experience plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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