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Kentucky Campus Compact – Open Positions

Below are the open positions for our KyCC programs: VISTA, KCC, and KAA. Feel free to explore this website to learn about all three.

KyCC VISTA Program

Through AmeriCorps VISTA, Kentucky Campus Compact is able to place over 50 VISTA members with educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and government agencies in Kentucky.

KyCC VISTA members achieve the AmeriCorps anti-poverty goals through indirect service activities in the areas of economic development and opportunity, organizational capacity building, Pre-K to Post-Secondary educational programming, nutritional and community health awareness, leadership development, and assisting veteran and military families.

Current Opportunities:

To learn more about current openings in the KyCC VISTA Program, please reach out to Hanna Gabbard, KyCC VISTA Program Manager, at hanna.gabbard {at} kycompact(.)org.

Kentucky College Coaches Program

Position Description:
Kentucky College Coaches is a statewide AmeriCorps program that places mentors in both secondary and post-secondary schools to support college access and student success. These AmeriCorps service members are tasked with acting as coaches to selected students, helping them be successful in all aspects of their school career. At the high school level, the student participants are encouraged to think about, apply for and achieve acceptance to college or some sort of post-secondary option. This involves doing whole-school activities as well as one-on-one mentoring with core students from each grade level (9th-12th grade). At the college level, the near-peer mentors will help the students engage in the school environment, experience academic success, and graduate with their chosen post-secondary degree or certificate of completion. 

Qualifications:

  • An earned bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have organizational and customer service skills. 
  • Must have responsibility in managing multiple tasks.
  • Must pass background check.
  • AmeriCorps requires that you hold one of the following citizenship or legal residency statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card status), and persons legally residing within a state.

Terms and Benefits:

  • Full-time (37.5 hours/week), one-year commitment (renewable up to 4 years total)
  • Monthly living allowance of $1610 per month
  • End of service Education Award (up to $4500/year)
  • Assistance applying for healthcare, childcare, and supplemental benefits
  • Professional development training
  • College access and career prep training

Position Title:    Study Abroad and International Programs Kentucky College Coach

Location:     Study Abroad and International Programs; 2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, KY 40205   

Dates:          August 1, 2022 – July 31, 2023 

Hours:        37.5 hours/week, Monday-Friday

Pay:        $1,610 per month in living allowance, less FICA and other applicable taxes

Benefits:      Healthcare and childcare eligibility, federal student loan forbearance eligibility, professional development, and an education award of $1,374.60 – $6495 upon completing service (depending on the number of months of service).

Minimum
Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree 

Contact:    Kim Kerns; kkerns {at} bellarmine(.)edu; 502.272.7499

Our Mission:

Study Abroad and International Programs is a part of the Academic Enrichment Office of the Student Success Center and supports students and faculty as they engage in international and intercultural academic experiences. Bellarmine University offers a variety of international experiences both on-campus and abroad that are catered towards individual student needs.

Description of position:

As a Kentucky College Coaches AmeriCorps member, in this position will be supporting Bellarmine University’s Study Abroad and International Programs office. This position will work directly with the Director of Study Abroad and International Programs to provide financial, social, personal, academic, and cultural guidance for Bellarmine students who are preparing to study abroad or participate in an international experience and for incoming international exchange students. This position will help Bellarmine students prepare for international academic experiences using various methods and resources (orientations, individual meetings, regular communication, print materials, etc.). This position will also support the incoming international exchange students throughout their time at Bellarmine, including but not limited to pre-arrival preparation, orientation, and academic and social transition mentoring. This position is primarily a student-facing, direct support role, but there will also be opportunities to help develop new materials, resources, and initiatives for students.

Dates: ASAP – May 31, 2023 (Possible extension to 7/31/2023)*

*If funding allows, College Coaches who commit to returning in August 2023 will have the option to serve in June and July 2023 with living allowance and benefits.

Hours: 37.5 hours/week, Monday-Friday

Pay: $1,610 per month in living allowance, less FICA and other applicable taxes

Benefits: Healthcare and childcare eligibility, federal student loan forbearance eligibility, professional development, and approximately $4546.50 education award upon completing service.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (any field)
  • Interest in working with multicultural initiatives
  • High level of interpersonal communication skills
  • High level of organizational skills, especially in an academic setting
  • Commitment and ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse campus population
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)

Apply here.

Position Title:    Community Engaged Learning

Location:     Office of Civic and Community Engagement. 600W.  Walnut St., Danville, KY 40422   

Dates:          August 1, 2022 to July 31, 2023

Hours:        37.5 hours/week, Monday-Friday

Pay:        $1,610 per month in living allowance, less FICA and other applicable taxes

Benefits:      Healthcare and childcare eligibility, federal student loan forbearance eligibility, professional development, and an education award of $1,374.60 – $6495.00 upon completing service (depending on the number of months of service) for members beginning service in October.

Centre College will provide shared housing and a meal plan.

Minimum  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree.

Contact: Jessica R. Weasner. Email:  jessica.weasner {at} centre(.)edu Phone: 859-238-8752

DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT:

The mission of Centre College is to prepare students for lives of learning, leadership, and service in a global society. For students at Centre, service is not just a one-time activity – it’s a way of life – an opportunity for the life-long integration of learning and community engagement. Centre’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement provides opportunities for Centre students, faculty and staff to engage with local communities through service and civic action.

The founding mission for the Bonner Program is to provide diverse low-income, under-represented, and first generation students with the opportunity to attend college, while engaging their talents and education in building and supporting communities.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Community Engaged Learning AmeriCorps member will aid in developing the Bonner Program curriculum and facilitating meetings around the topics of academics, career, finances, navigating college, social development, and wellness. Additionally, they will provide one on one support to Bonner students struggling in any of these key areas and/or connect them with appropriate resources at Centre and beyond. They will provide support to Centre’s Bonner program by assisting the director and coordinator in researching the development of a First-Year Bonner course within the College curriculum, and will participate in all Bonner service and immersion trips which will help inform the curriculum for a First-Year Bonner course.

This AmeriCorps member will also provide support to the Director of Civic & Community Engagement and the Bonner Program in the research, development and support of Community-Based Learning (CBL) courses at Centre. In order to better position Centre to receive the Carnegie Classification and to aid in the campus-wide strategic planning process, the AmeriCorps member will benchmark other institutions and research CBL/Service-Learning management and tracking tools. The member would then provide a recommendation and develop a plan for implementation. This will be done in close partnership with the Office of Civic and Community Engagement and the Center for Teaching and Learning, as well as working closely with the Community Outreach AmeriCorps member.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support to the Bonner program by designing and facilitating meetings around various topics and researching a First-Year course.
  • Participate and assist in Bonner service and immersion programs.   
  • Research Community-Based Learning and service-learning best practices. 
  • Assist in the creation of measurement and tracking tools for the Community-Based Learning program and develop a plan for implementation.    

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with coworkers, students, faculty, and staff
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Skill with word processing and spreadsheet computer applications, such as the programs in the Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Driver’s License

PREFERRED:

  • Experience in volunteer service and/or working with the community
  • Skill in advising and guiding students individually and in groups

Apply here.

Position Title:    Community Resource Development (Louisville Satellite Office)

Location:     Louisville, Kentucky   

Dates:          August 1, 2022 to May 31, 2023

Hours:        37.5 hours/week, Monday-Friday

Pay:        $1,610 per month in living allowance, less FICA and other applicable taxes

Benefits:      Healthcare and childcare eligibility, federal student loan forbearance eligibility, professional development, and an education award of $4546.50 upon completing service

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree

Contact:    Irma Johnson, irma.johnson {at} kysu(.)edu, 502-597-5845

DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT:

Kentucky State University Community Resource Development program is designed to provide research base community and economic development information and programs to the Kentucky Commonwealth Underserved, underrepresented, and minority communities.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support and assistance to the Community Resource and Development satellite office in Louisville, KY assisting with food insecurity issues in urban food desert
  • Provide technical assistance to high school students learning about food insecurity 
  • Work with high school students to teach/demonstrate ways greenhouses and high tunnels can be used as viable strategies to minimize food insecurity in at-risk urban communities.
  • Work with extension agents to teach students to set-up, plant, cultivate and maintain urban high tunnels.
  • Assist extension specialists and students to designate appropriate locations as produce distribution centers for inner city at-risk residents.
  • Maintain records relating to contacts, progress, and assessment data.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Apply here.

Position Title:    Graduate Center in the College of Agriculture Kentucky College Coach

Location:     400 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY 40601   

Dates:          August 1, 2022 to May 31, 2023

Hours:        37.5 hours/week, Monday-Friday

Pay:        $1,610 per month in living allowance, less FICA and other applicable taxes

Benefits:      Healthcare and childcare eligibility, federal student loan forbearance eligibility, professional development, and an education award of $4546.50 upon completing service 

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree

Contact:    Irma Johnson, irma.johnson {at} kysu(.)edu, 502-597-5845

DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT:

The new College of Agriculture, Community and the Sciences (CACS) is composed of five schools, including the School of Agriculture, Communities, and the Environment; School of Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences; School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; School of Education, Human Development, and Consumer Sciences; and the School of Nursing. Additionally, the CACS also works closely with the Kentucky State University Land Grant Program and its Research, Extension, and outreach programs. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communication with applicants, coordinators, chairs, and the registrar’s office in regard to application status and admissions in Graduate Center in the College of Agriculture.
  • Mentor and assist first generation students with the admission process including writing cover letters, completing resumes, and compiling documentation
  • Assist in assembling and reviewing documents needed for reports of progress and meeting of goals for Graduate Studies.
  • Aid in reviewing and processing of requests from schools in the college regarding course offerings and schedules.
  • Create mentoring opportunities with graduate groups by offering space for evening sessions
  • Work with the Associate Dean to provide the necessary information and documents to the Dean and others about performance of the college’s mentoring programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft suite of programs including Word and Excel.
  • Utilize different communication platforms including social media to perform the duties required.

Apply here.

Description coming soon

Please contact Mindy Wilson at mindy.wilson {at} kycompact(.)org for more information.

The Community Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for managing the College’s community service involvement activities. Community engagement encompasses the Bonner Leader Program, Service-Learning and volunteer service for Freshman Orientation, KW 101 and student organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the Bonner Leader Program.
  • Liaises with campus organizations on volunteer service opportunities. Liaises with faculty on service-learning projects.
  • Organizes campus events on Community Engagement.
  • Collaborates with Career Services on annual fairs.
  • Develops and maintains community engagement pages on the KWC website and maintains Community Engagement social media.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience in volunteer service and/or working with the community
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Skill in advising and guiding students individually and in-groups.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with coworkers, students, parents, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Skill with word processing and spreadsheet computer applications, such as the programs in the Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Preferred:

  • Experience as a student/staff in a Bonner Scholar or Leader Program

Apply here.

Position Title: Kentucky College Coach for Madisonville Community College
Location: Cultural Diversity/2000 College Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431
Dates: August 1, 2022- May 31, 2023 (Possible extension to 7/31/2023)*
Hours: 37.5 hours/week, Monday-Friday
Pay: $1,610 per month in living allowance, less FICA and other applicable taxes
Benefits: Healthcare and childcare eligibility, federal student loan forbearance eligibility, professional development, and an education award of $4546.50 upon completing service

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
Contact: James Bowles; Director of Cultural Diversity
(270) 824-8588 james.bowles {at} kctcs(.)edu

Our Vision:
MCC is committed to advancing diversity, equal opportunity, and positive relations on campus and in the community. The college’s Office of Cultural Diversity supports exploration of diversity in a safe and positive environment. Through diversity awareness, this office seeks to create and maintain an inclusive, respectful, and equitable learning and work environment.

Position Description:
Kentucky College Coaches on Campus maintains that all students deserve equal opportunity, access, and support with their education. Coaches assist students in making a successful academic and social transition from high school to college and offer them information and services to help them persist. The purpose of the mentor program is to ensure that students, especially underserved and marginalized students (e.g., first-generation college-going, low-income, minorities, non-traditional, disabled, etc.), get the information, knowledge, and coaching they need to attain their educational goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Document student contact and report to supervisor
  • Attend all trainings and meetings
  • Meet with site supervisor daily
  • Contact mentees regularly and keep up on and document your time commitment
  • Assist staff with programs and community service activities
  • Recruit volunteers when necessary for a group or large event(s)
  • Removing the achievement gap
  • Career opportunities for students who have lost jobs
  • Outreach for dual credit programming (middle school and high school)
  • Monitoring students and mentoring them
  • Boosting self-esteem in your core students and campus life
  • Connecting with different trade school programs on campus
  • Working closely with the college and community…being visible, and connecting with resources
  • Interacting and working closely with mental health services
  • Identify available resources for students (academic, financial, and community)
  • Linking home, school, and community
  • Gathering data and statistics to find your Core Students (first-time degree-seeking minority students, traditional and non-traditional)
  • Working and developing intervention plans with other department coaches to find students who are on the brink of academic probation or dropping out
  • Connecting with educational programs such as TRIO Student Support Services, The Learning Space, and more
  • Working on the Cultural Diversity Committee
    • Working on a sub-committee for the International Cultural Celebration
  • Being an Advisor for the Cultural Diversity Department Organizations\
    • Creating and hosting events all year round with other advisors for the Cultural Diversity Organizations:
      ▪ Multicultural Student Association
      ▪ RENEW
      ▪ GROW
      ▪ Campus Christian Network
      ▪ GLAD Summer Enrichment Camp (Summer) (middle school age groups)

Desired Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred  
  • Experience working with the target population (low income, first generation, disability, minority)  preferred. 
  • Act as an experienced guide and a trusted and caring advocate  
  • Commit to training, student contact, and documentation requirements 

Desired Skills and Characteristics:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Access,  etc.)  
  • Must be proficient in writing/sending emails  
  • Must be proficient in answering or placing calls  
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal communication skills 
  • Ability to be a positive and productive team member  
  • Excellent organizational skills and mentoring experience  

Apply here.

Position Title:    NKU Admissions College Coach

Location:             The Office of Enrollment and Degree Management; Northern Kentucky University

Dates:                 August 1, 2022 to July 31, 2023

Hours:                  37.5 hours/week, Monday-Friday

Pay:                      $1,610 per month in living allowance, less FICA and other applicable taxes

Benefits:             Healthcare and childcare eligibility, federal student loan forbearance eligibility, professional development, and an education award of $1,374.60 – $6495 upon completing service (depending on the number of months of service).

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree.

Contact:              Britta Gibson; Phone:(859) 572-7625 gibsonb9 {at} nku(.)edu

Our Vision:

Kentucky College Coaches on Campus maintains that all students deserve equal opportunity, access, and support with their education. The purpose of the mentor program is to ensure that students, especially underserved and marginalized students (e.g. first-generation college-going, low-income, minority, and veteran) get the information, knowledge, and coaching they need to attain their educational goals. Kentucky College Coaches will support the NKU Norse Skolars program by assisting Fall 2022 incoming students in making a successful academic and social transition into college as well as offering information and services to help them persist to their Sophomore year. In addition, Kentucky College Coaches will support the Office of Admissions by assisting in the recruitment of the Fall 2023 class, specifically working with underserved students from Cincinnati Public Schools and River City Schools.

Position Description:

The NKU Admissions Coach will work with a cohort of students from the incoming class and provide mentoring using the “FAB-C” model of financial, academic, being, and career. The Admissions Coach will work within a team of current staff and will partner with University colleagues (specifically University Connect and Persist) to provide appropriate support services for incoming and first-time students. In addition, the member will support the recruitment of the incoming Fall 2023 class, host monthly check-ins for current Norse Skolars, and serve as a coach to support and guide underserved and marginalized students. The Admissions Coach will receive training on mentoring best practices and working with under-represented groups.

Responsibilities:

  • Represent students, the University, and AmeriCorps
  • Attend all trainings and meetings
  • Meet with the site supervisor when necessary
  • Contact mentees regularly and keep up on and document your time commitment
  • Assist staff with programs and community service activities
  • Recruit volunteers when necessary for group or large events

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Act as an experienced guide and a trusted and caring advocate
  • Commit to training, student contact, and documentation requirements
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to be a positive and productive team member
  • Full-time mentors must have an undergraduate degree

Desired Skills and Characteristics:

  • Passion for community engagement and working in community with others
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through student development, community engagement, and community impact
  • Strong communication skills, ability to multitask and project manage long-term initiatives, strong organizational skills
  • Leadership experience and a commitment to lifelong learning and personal and professional development of self and others

Apply here.

Description coming soon

Please contact Mindy Wilson at mindy.wilson {at} kycompact(.)org for more information.

National Campus Compact Positions

Below we will post open national positions of interest as they arise. For those interested in all of the positions available within National Campus Compact, please visit their website for the most recent listings.

Network Positions

This is where we post all openings that do not fall into one of the above categories. They aren’t necessarily involved with the state of Kentucky or AmeriCorps in general.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Complete details are at: http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/program/work-cep  
The Civic Education Project (CEP), a leadership and civic engagement program at Northwestern University, is NOW HIRING exceptional staff for our Spring & Summer Service-Learning & Leadership programs.
Description/Benefits:
Lead a group of 12-18 outstanding middle or high school students from around the country in service-learning experiences at community organizations to learn from local activists, leaders and change makers.
Inspire students to develop their leadership capacity and role in making change through thoughtful reflection and dialogue about pressing social issues and promising solutions.
Expand  your knowledge and skills in service-learning facilitation and tap into a nationwide community of top tier practitioners and educators.
Online and in-person instructional, residential, and administrative positions are available to work with outstanding middle and high school students.

Living-Learning Programs at Virginia Tech is recruiting for several key positions to work with our residential colleges and living-learning communities!

Program Coordinator
Assistant Director
Associate Director
Both the assistant director and program coordinator position will be working with our residential colleges including the leadership and social change residential college. Also given the motto of the institution “Ut Prosim-that I may serve” there is typically a strong culture of community engagement that could be great if you’re looking for something a little different.
We are seeking student centered educators who are passionate about student success and excited to work within communities that integrate students’ intellectual and social lives. It is an exciting time in Living-Learning Programs at Virginia Tech and this team is going to shape the future of how students live and learn in community at Virginia Tech.
If you or colleagues have questions:
Program Coordinator & Assistant Director: Lauren Oliver, Associate Director of Living-Learning Programs, laurenoliver {at} vt(.)edu)
Associate Director: (Jamie Penven, Director of Living-Learning Programs, jpenven {at} vt(.)edu)

The Close Up Foundation (a non-partisan, non-profit civic-education organization in Washington, DC) is looking to hire recent college graduates with a strong interest in education, public policy, and government to serve as program instructors. Applications will be accepted now through the end of the school year. This is a great opportunity for young people to explore and get to know what DC is all about, especially if they are considering a career in politics or education!
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree (preferably in political science, history, education, social science or related field)
Passion for working with diverse students, grades 6-12.
Interest in current public policy issues, history, politics, government and experiential education
Capable of keeping up with the intensity of the program schedule, hopping on and off buses throughout the day, preparing and leading daily program components, and coordinating the movement of a large group of students on all program activities in the Washington, D.C. area and other program locations
Benefits:
Paid 3 weeks of training and on-going professional development
Transportation subsidy
Medical, dental and life insurance
Opportunities to network on Capitol Hill and  with other D.C.-based organizations
Meals provided on all programs
Potential to travel outside the D.C. area including  Philadelphia, Williamsburg, New York City,  Florida, and Texas