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Kentucky Campus Compact Positions

No positions are available at this time. For VISTA and other national and state service programs, contact Kyle Dorriere at Recruiter {at} kycompact(.)org.

Check back soon to see the available opportunities.

Interested in our AmeriCorps programs? View the KyCC AmeriCorps page here.

National Campus Compact Positions

Present a webinar connected to the Fusion Course
Campus Compact is seeking presenters for a 2021 webinar series connected to its Fusion Course, which offers training to faculty who are integrating community-based learning into online courses.

Webinars must be 60 minutes in length and should focus on one of these key areas:

Equalizing online learning: strategies for addressing digital divide, equity and accessibility issues by building community in an online setting.
Executing a community-based learning project in a remote setting and re-imagining community partnerships in an online setting.
Preparing students for remote learning and assessing/evaluating student learning in an online setting (i.e. eportfolios, peer assessment, skills and competencies vs. transcript and grading).
Flipping the online classroom: where class is spent on interaction, community-based learning building student competencies/student-focused learning, collaborative approaches, community of practice among students, students lead some classes, etc.
Campus Compact will select four webinars for the series, one from each focus area. There may be no more than two presenters per webinar. Each presenter will be paid $150. Compensation is made available through a grant to Maine Campus Compact from the Davis Educational Foundation.

To submit your webinar proposal, provide a description and details on our application form by Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

Co-facilitate a Community of Practice in a core competency area for Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program
Campus Compact is looking for skilled facilitators across our national network to support community engagement professionals (CEPs) to share, reflect on, and build their knowledge around key competency areas of higher education community engagement, including community partnership building, faculty development, service-learning, engaged research, assessment & evaluation, institutionalizing engagement, and program administration.

CoPs can provide valued “cohort” experiences for collegial support as individual CEPs reflect on their professional practice and prepare materials required for certification through Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program.

Selected co-facilitators will oversee a CoP to be convened between January and June 2021. Campus Compact offers design and technical support as well as co-facilitator “pairing” assistance to those who oversee offerings at institutional, state, regional, or national levels. Campus Compact does not provide financial support or payment to CoP co-facilitators.

To apply to be co-facilitator, visit our credential program website and fill out an interest form by Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

Learn More: https://credential.compact.org/micro-credentials/preparation-opportunities/communities-of-practice/hosting-a-cop/

Network Positions

Interested in our AmeriCorps programs? Find the KyCC AmeriCorps page here.

Job Description:

The Assistant Director of Community-Based Learning analyzes and coordinates communications, programming and pedagogical development, and develops and directly supervises the work-study program. The Assistant Director also provides strategic operational and logistical support.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts university, we continually strive to foster an inclusive campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of identity. Community-Based Learning is committed to contributing to an educational environment that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.

 

Essential Functions:

  • -Together with the office team, provides support to faculty, students, and community partners by designing and implementing programming including (1) orientation/training/informational sessions, (2) faculty/student/community partner workshops, and (3) instructional design consultations that align with CBL’s mission and goals.
  • -Primarily responsible for administering, maintaining and assessing performance of CBL’s communications strategy and content calendar in consultation with Director. Collaborate with CBL team to develop a strategic communications plan. This includes the website, social media, and interface with internal and external audiences. Serves as the primary liaison between CBL and W&L Communications and Public Affairs to ensure consistency in messaging about CBL initiatives and to increase the visibility of CBL programing.
  • -Assists office in planning CBL programming and curricular development through strategic thinking and initiatives
  • -Collaborates with Director and Associate Director in the development and administration of tools for CBL course assessment and program evaluation. Conducts analysis of assessment data to produce reports and make suggestions for programmatic changes/enhancements.
  • -Directs supervision and oversight of work study program. Recruits participants, conducts annual evaluations, and provides ongoing mentorship, feedback, and professional develop opportunities for all student employees.
  • -Collaborates in editing and formatting formal reports, funding applications, and award nominations.
  • -Represents CBL by participating in and actively contributing to meetings, conferences, and committees related to CBL and community engagement work when needed.
  • -Collaborates with regional network of CBL professionals to enhance W&L’s visibility and investment in CBL and to make those new CBL resources/professional development opportunities accessible to W&L faculty and students.
  • -Additional related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree is required with at least two to five years of relevant experience; a master’s or terminal degree in a relevant field is preferred. Knowledge of higher education systems, culture, policies and procedures is advantageous in this position and experience teaching undergraduates is helpful. Experience in oversight of data management and knowledge of research processes and software is necessary. Supervisory, communication and facilitation skills are expected. Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and manage detailed work are expected. Ability to work with a broad range of stakeholders and constituency groups including administrators, faculty, students, university staff, community partners, and other external constituents is expected. Excellent writing skills and ability to adapt writing and communication approaches to different audiences and constituents as well as technical reports and grant proposals are expected. Knowledge of Give Pulse or other volunteer tracking software preferred. Knowledge of and experience with community engagement programming in the areas of community-engaged research, community-engaged teaching, and community-engaged outreach/service is advantageous to this position.

 

Application Instructions

Begin the application process by clicking on this link: https://wlu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WLUCareers/job/Lexington-VA/Assistant-Director-of-Community-Based-Learning_R45

Review of applications begins December 4, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information are required.

 

External Applicants: Please upload your resume on the Quick Apply screen. Your application will automatically populate your resume details, and you may verify and update data on the My Information page. Add your cover letter and any other documents required for the position to the Resume/CV document upload section at the bottom of the My Experience application page. You will not be able to modify your application after you submit it. The My Experience page is the only opportunity to add your cover letter and supporting document attachments. The online application form requires you provide names and contact information for three professional references.

The University of Louisville (UofL) is an urban, state-supported, public, Research 1 doctoral university located in Kentucky’s largest metropolitan area. The institution was founded in 1798 and currently has three campuses—the main Belknap Campus, the Health Sciences Center, and the Shelby Campus. With over 22,600 students, 18 living-learning themed communities, 465 recognized student organizations, and 33 national Greek-letter fraternities and sororities, UofL proudly aspires to be the nation’s premier anti-racist metropolitan research university and celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the university community. The Louisville Metro is comprised of a population of over 1,025,000, is the 16th largest city in the nation, and is home to such landmarks as Churchill Downs (home of the Kentucky Derby), the Louisville Slugger Museum, the Louisville Zoo, and the Frazier International History Museum.

Reporting to the assistant provost for student affairs and assistant dean of students, the director of student involvement will be expected to:

·    provide strategic vision for a comprehensive student-centered involvement program that effectively enhances the quality of student life at the university;
·    lead and administer the functional areas of the department, which includes student organizations, fraternity and sorority life, student leadership, the Engage Lead Serve Board and community service programs, the International Service Learning Program, and the Student Activities Board;
·    develop and maintain strong partnerships across campus that create a broad sense of community, support student success and retention through sustained and relevant engagement, synergistically connect academic and non-academic life, collaboratively manage campus-wide, student-related educational programming, and focus meticulously on diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the university environment;
·    manage a staff of 13, including five direct reports, three additional professional staff, and five graduate students, and oversee multiple budgets totaling approximately $1.5 million.

A detailed description of the position is available on the Spelman Johnson website at https://bit.ly/2S8bDGx.

Miami University Regional Campus is searching for a Regional Coordinator of Service and Volunteerism. This position will have Regional responsibilities to build and maintain external community partnerships; Collaborate with academic departments to develop and coordinate placements including service-learning and community-based learning; Coordinate and implement service-based experiences, volunteer placements (both on-going and episodic), and programs; Manage recognition systems and programs for those engaged in service.

Duties include and are not limited to:
• Cultivate and maintain relationships with community and campus stakeholders via involvement with local boards, committees, and chapters in addition to meeting with partners individually to develop a mutual understanding of service needs.
• Collaborate with university partners in the development, implementation, and evaluation of service learning/experiential learning initiatives.
• Design and manage Service-Learning and Community-Based Learning placements for Miami University Regional courses. Work with faculty to integrate into the classroom experience (i.e. class presentations, reflection activities, etc.).
• Create and oversee immersion programming (i.e. Alternative Spring Break and other related leadership and service initiatives) for targeted student groups. Organize and direct all aspects of programming including marketing, recruitment, program design, curriculum, logistics, budget and facilitation.
• Develop and manage programming both individually and with student service organizations for the campus and community aimed at raising awareness around social issues, promoting local volunteer opportunities, and celebrating those who engaged in service.
• Administer and compile evaluations and other feedback sources for community partners, faculty, and students engaged in service. Compose reports on a monthly, semester, and yearly basis related to budget, outcomes (qualitative and quantitative), and upcoming event planning/goals.
• Management of ComMUnity Connect database.
• Administrative tasks including email, writing of reference letters, completion of surveys and other university forms, meetings, phone calls, purchase/inventory, and required professional development (conferences/webinars/workshops/seminars).
• Hiring and direct supervision of Student Workers.

Master’s degree in nonprofit management, student affairs and higher education, or related field; at least 3 years of experience. Experience may be gained concurrently during an educational program.

Not eligible for H1B sponsorship.

Must have strong attention to detail, and manage multiple projects at once; must have excellent communication, both oral and written; must have an established history of maintaining working partnerships.

Direct specific questions (no application materials) to Kelli Bray at braykd {at} miamioh(.)edu

For more information visit https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/497076?lApplicationSubSourceID=11250

Vanguard: The CDS Vanguard is a monthly (15th of each month) publication distributed to CDS members and nonmembers, including updates from the Board of Directors, organizational announcements, external resources for educators and practitioners, potential funding sources, and more. The Vanguard is currently distributed via Constant Contact, an online marketing company for mass communications. Vanguard Editor Position: This professional position includes an estimated 10-hours/month, focusing on the effective and strategic publication and distribution of the CDS Vanguard. This position is remote and not dependent on location.
Position Description:
• Demonstrate effective, ongoing communication and collaboration with CDS
members and leadership
• Work collectively with the CDS Communications Committee to provide strategic
marketing and communications to enhance organizational membership and
engagement of the Vanguard material
• Creatively develop the current Vanguard platform and distribution practices
• Develop content curation of regular features including grants, announcements,
resources, Board member contributions, and special additions
• Engage in monthly communication with the CDS Chair to present effective and
informative ‘Chair Updates’
• Steward the historical documentation of all Vanguard publications on the CDS
website and corresponding CDS Google Drive
• Work alongside CDS VP of Programs to ensure ongoing communication of the
annual conference within Vanguard publication/distribution
Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous experience with marketing/communications
• Previous experience with use of Constant Contact or other communications
platform/software

Qualified candidates will be trained on the platform use and development by the current Vanguard Editor.

Questions? Please contact Lisa Gilchrist, CDS Board member and current
editor, for more information at lisa.gilchrist {at} stonyplain(.)com