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Kentucky Campus Compact Positions

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Are you a passionate individual with a passion for service? Check out our Budget Coordinator and Administrative Specialist positions and join Kentucky Campus Compact.

Working Title: Administrative Specialist

Department: Kentucky Campus Compact

Work Schedule: M-F 8:15am- 4:30pm

Hours Per Week: 20

Position Description: The Kentucky Campus Compact (KyCC) Office Manager will provide organizational expertise and oversight for the general running of the organization. KyCC is housed at NKU which serves as the fiscal agent for KyCC. When fully staffed, there are 4 FT and 2 PT permanent staff and 5 FT and 2 PT annual staff. The Office Manager will be supervised by the executive director and will work closely with all KyCC staff members.

Responsibilities: Process and track all human resources and procurement paperwork including documents such as PARs, new hire paperwork for staff and AmeriCorps members, vendor forms, and personal services contracts. Use NKU SAP systems to process these documents. Create in-house records, using Salesforce software when applicable.

Process invoices and payments and track through the use of SAP, including invoices such as VISTA participation fees, KyCC membership dues, contractors and general vendors. Pay AmeriCorps VISTA payments and monitor AmeriCorps payment records. Meet regularly with the Accountant to discuss expenditures.

Provide oversight of KyCC Standard Operating Procedures, making sure all SOPs are documented and reviewed and updated annually. Organize and staff the hiring process of any new staff members.

Manage physical space, equipment and supplies for KyCC staff including ordering, tracking and replacing items. Order and make arrangements for the delivery of Gear and supplies for AmeriCorps members.

Build collaborative relationships with NKU offices such as Human Resources and Procurement; the AmeriCorps VISTA unit, and with Campus Compact Independent Affiliates Office Manager staff.

Provide leadership for other office management projects or initiatives at KyCC and perform other duties as assigned.

Participate in KyCC staff meetings and trainings.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of associate’s degree
  • Strong technology skills with Microsoft Office suite especially Excel, Google drive platform, and the ability to quickly learn new programs.
  • Salesforce experience preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience

About Northern Kentucky University:

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seeks excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution.

QUICK LINK TO APPLY: https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/9922

About Kentucky Campus Compact:

Kentucky Campus Compact (KyCC) was created in 2005 by a task force of Kentucky college and university presidents and has been housed at Northern Kentucky University since January 2006. KyCC is part of a national Campus Compact network with an office in Boston and 35 state and regional offices.

Kentucky Campus Compact strives to advance the public purposes of colleges and universities by deepening their ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility. We work towards this goal by addressing the areas of College Access, College Success, and Community Impact.

KyCC is a values-based organization. This year our team came together to codify in black and white what our values are. Our value statements are:

  • Create Diverse Partnerships to Strengthen Impact
  • Embrace Challenging Conversations and Structures
  • Empower Active and Inclusive Citizenship
  • Infuse Fun
  • Respect and Accept Each Person
  • Seek Transformational Learning
  • These values serve as our compass as an organization and are in line with our mission.

https://kycompact.org/ 

Working Title: Budget Coordinator

Department: Kentucky Campus Compact

Work Schedule: M-F 8:15am- 4:30pm

Hours Per Week: 20

Position Description: The KyCC Accountant will provide financial expertise and oversight for the overall KyCC annual budget of approximately $1.5m. Funds include grants and NKU agency accounts, both of which are tracked through the NKU SAP system. The Accountant will be supervised by the executive director and will work closely with the PIs of the grants, usually the executive director and/or the assistant director.

Responsibilities: 

  • Administer the Kentucky Campus Compact overall operating budget of approximately $1.5m. Prepares regular budget reports on operating expenditures and balances. Provide regular budget projections and corresponding recommendations. Use SAP for NKU financial tracking and Salesforce for in-house financial tracking when appropriate.
  • Provide oversight and tracking on all grant budgets, including creating first drafts, and making revisions and amendments. Provide budgets to the PI for approval. Keep Research, Grants, and Contracts informed at all stages of grant development and revisions. Prepare regular grant reports on expenditures and balances.
  • Support the Grant Coordinator by working with him/her on budgets, providing consultation and coaching.
  • Build collaborative relationships with NKU Comptroller’s office and Research, Grants, and Contracts and with Campus Compact Independent Affiliates finance staff.
  • Assist in the financial aspects of KyCC creating a 501©3 nonprofit entity.
  • Participate in other financial projects or initiatives started at KyCC
  • Prepare documentation and participate in any internal or external audits, site visits, or other requests from NKU, funders, and government agencies.
  • Participate in KyCC staff meetings and trainings and perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and 5 years of related experience required
  • Strong technology skills with Microsoft Office suite, Google drive platform, and the ability to quickly learn new programs. Salesforce experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of experience

Quick Link to Apply: https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/9920

About Northern Kentucky University:

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seeks excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution.

About Kentucky Campus Compact:

Kentucky Campus Compact (KyCC) was created in 2005 by a task force of Kentucky college and university presidents and has been housed at Northern Kentucky University since January 2006. KyCC is part of a national Campus Compact network with an office in Boston and 35 state and regional offices.

Kentucky Campus Compact strives to advance the public purposes of colleges and universities by deepening their ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility. We work towards this goal by addressing the areas of College Access, College Success, and Community Impact.

KyCC is a values-based organization. This year our team came together to codify in black and white what our values are. Our value statements are:

  • Create Diverse Partnerships to Strengthen Impact
  • Embrace Challenging Conversations and Structures
  • Empower Active and Inclusive Citizenship
  • Infuse Fun
  • Respect and Accept Each Person
  • Seek Transformational Learning
  • These values serve as our compass as an organization and are in line with our mission.

https://kycompact.org/ 

National Campus Compact Positions

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Working closely with the Program Manager for Community Impact and Director of Member Engagement and Minnesota Operations, the program coordinator will provide both 1) general and logistical support to member engagement initiatives and Minnesota operations and 2) key support to the Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact VISTA program, including member recruitment and selection, member training and support, and site recruitment, training and support. This will include advising the VISTA Leader(s). In collaboration with the VISTA team, this position will also include providing web-based and in-person training, conflict resolution, and compliance monitoring support to partners, managing data collection and reporting, and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders including the AmeriCorps VISTA, community-based organizations, higher education institutions, and VISTA members.

Application Priority Deadline: March 7, 2021

Anticipated Start Date: May 3–7, 2021

Location: The program coordinator position will be based at the Minnesota office at Augsburg University (remote location in Minnesota is an option), and supports programming and reports to staff spanning both Iowa and Minnesota.

Salary:  $40,000-49,000 annually. Full-time (40 hours/week), 12 months, paid hourly. Eligible for comprehensive benefits package (including, medical, dental, retirement, life insurance, and leave policies) available through Augsburg University.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to Kara Trebil-Smith (she/her), Program Manager for Community Impact, at emob-xgerovyfzvgu {at} pbzcnpg(.)bet-33" href="mailto:%6B%74%72%65%62%69%6C%73%6D%69%74%68%40%63%6F%6D%70%61%63%74%2E%6F%72%67">ktrebilsmith {at} compact(.)org. Please note that the review of application materials will begin the week of March 8, 2021.

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RELATED DUTIES

VISTA Support (55%): Through the Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA program, members serve in community-based organizations and higher education institutions working to alleviate poverty through community-campus partnerships and capacity building. Focus areas include health, education, and economic opportunity. The program includes 30-40 full-time VISTA members, two VISTA Leaders, and VISTA Summer Associates in both Iowa and Minnesota. This position will support two specific areas of work for the VISTA Program, including the development of campus sites working to support low-income students. Site development will include research on low-income student issues, including food and housing insecurity, cultivating a network of campus contacts working on those issues, and planning events related to this topic.

Related duties include:

  • Onboarding, training, and supporting members
  • Training and communicating with local site supervisors and conducting site visits
  • Recruiting organizations to serve as AmeriCorps VISTA host sites and individuals to serve in AmeriCorps VISTA positions
  • Ensuring compliance with grant requirements and policies
  • Designing promotional materials and conducting social and earned media outreach
  • Completing research and creating website content related to VISTA and key projects
  • Designing assessment systems and reporting models and compiling reports
  • Evaluating program results and implementing program improvements
  • Writing future grants and seeking additional funding

Member Engagement and Minnesota Operations Support (45%): This position will support network building, partnership development, and communication with member campuses for VISTA-aligned initiatives with a significant focus on a current project in Minnesota focused on food insecurity and student basic needs funded through the National Institute for Food and Agriculture. This position will also support capacity for member campus engagement and Minnesota operations, including website and communications support, community of practice support, member campus tracking and data collection, membership renewal, member campus event coordination and logistics, additional grant-funded projects as applicable, and other technical and office operations support as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications:

Successful candidates for this position must have a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of relevant experience in community engagement and/or national service OR an equivalent combination of education, skills, work, and community engagement experience. Please note that experience may include a combination of employment, internship and/or significant community service in a community-based learning environment, higher education, a nonprofit setting, or national service program. Qualified candidates will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong writing and research skills. Familiarity with grant writing is helpful.
  • A familiarity with digital communications skills and related tools, including website management tools (primarily WordPress), databases, graphic design tools (primarily Canva), mass email platforms (primarily MailChimp), and social media platforms (primarily Twitter and Facebook).
  • Comfort using a range of technologies and learning new technologies. Familiarity with Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and Zoom is helpful.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage a range of concurrent projects and tasks.
  • Willingness to collaborate and work as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, listening, and relationship-building skills.
  • Valid driver’s license for frequent in- and out-of-state travel.
  • Comfort working with colleagues remotely.
  • The position requires the successful passing of both National Service Criminal History Checks and Augsburg University background checks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with and knowledge of higher education settings.
  • Experience with and knowledge of volunteer recruitment, retention, and training, and community organization capacity building.
  • Experience serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA, and/or a working familiarity with national service programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The position is primarily based in an office setting, and requires computer work most days. Some evening work may be required during trainings, retreats, and conferences. Lifting (50 pounds or less) may be required for certain tasks associated with this position. Accommodations are available.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

$40,000–49,000 based on experience. Full benefits package (including, medical, dental, retirement, life insurance, and leave policies) available through Augsburg University.

TO APPLY

Please email a cover letter and resume to Kara Trebil-Smith (she/her), Program Manager for Community Impact, at emob-xgerovyfzvgu {at} pbzcnpg(.)bet-33">ktrebilsmith {at} compact(.)org. Please note that the review of application materials will begin the week of March 8, 2021.

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Part-time hourly contract position, 20-25 hours per week M-F, flexible between 9am-5pm

Position Reports To: Ohio Campus Compact Executive Director and Student Resource Center Program Director

Ohio Campus Compact (OCC) is a statewide non-profit coalition of 35 college and university presidents and their campuses working to promote and develop the civic purposes of higher education. Student Resource Centers, an Ohio Campus Compact initiative, is designed to support campuses in identifying and providing much-needed resources to students who experience barriers to their academic success. A student resource center is a physical location on a campus where students can openly and freely seek support for challenges they are facing. A center or “hub” will be a place where students will be connected with campus and community partners that are able to provide the access to resources that students need to address the issues they are facing. No issue that may cause a student to withdraw from a course or leave an institution without earning a college degree is too small. The Student Resource Center initiative will play an active role in supporting the needs of students and achieving course success and degree attainment. The Student Resource Center initiative is supported with the use of AmeriCorps members through grant funding from ServeOhio.

The Student Resource Center Program Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and oversight of theStudent Resource Center program. This contract will run through July 2021 with the potential for expansion based on future grant cycles.

The Program Coordinator will provide support for and facilitate many aspects of the AmeriCorps portion of the initiative. The Program Coordinator will oversee the service of the AmeriCorps members on eleven campuses across the state of Ohio. The Program Coordinator will work collaboratively with a diverse set of stakeholders including senior OCC staff, OCC Advisory Council members, ServeOhio staff, and representatives from funding organizations to ensure smooth operation of all program aspects. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the completion of reports, tools, web content and paperwork related to the project under the direction of OCC’s Executive Director and Program Director.

The position is based at Ohio Campus Compact on the Denison University campus. Some in-state travel is required along with the opportunity for possible out of state professional development training.

AmeriCorps SRC Responsibilities – up to 25 hours/wk

  • Support day-to-day operations of the OCC AmeriCorps Student Resource Center initiative.
  • Work with campuses to develop, enhance, and expand their on-campus student resource centers.
  • Work in collaboration with OCC’s Program & Development Director to support program success, identify program needs and potential funding sources.
  • Work in collaboration with OCC staff to publicize program success through local, state and national media venues and social media platforms.
  • Ensure campuses are working towards sustainability for the Student Resource Center and assist them in considering next steps.
  • Draft weekly emails to members and site supervisors with updates, reminders, and other important information.
  • Oversee AmeriCorps member service hour tracking/monitoring and bi-monthly check-ins.
  • Track teleservice usage, paperwork, and activities.
  • Identify and share training and professional development opportunities with AmeriCorps members and track engagement.
  • Collect data from members and campuses and complete ServeOhio reporting requirements, as needed.
  • Manage and monitor member goals and progress.
  • Provide support to Program Director for AmeriCorps members and site supervisor monthly program meetings.
  • Exit members at the end of their term of service (May & June).
  • Oversee the recruitment, selection and placement processes to fill all OCC AmeriCorps positions
  • Enroll new members to the program.
  • Provide support for orientation and training for AmeriCorps members and host site supervisors based on AmeriCorps policies and procedures and Student Resource Center program information.
  • Assist Program Director with site visits both virtually and in-person, as needed.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

This position will include general office support for Ohio Campus Compact – up to 5 hours/wk:

  • Answer OCC main phone line and provide support to Executive Director and Director of Member Engagement for inquiries from member campuses and community members.
  • Facilitate communication between OCC and its member institutions and other groups or individuals associated with our programming as needed.
  • Assist the Director of Member Engagement with preparing for special events, meetings and conferences including but not limited to preparing meeting handouts and packets, name tags and signage. Assist at events with logistics. .
  • Schedule appointments for Executive Director.
  • Coordinate other OCC scheduling and logistics and maintain inventory of office supplies.
  • Assist staff with other administrative tasks, as needed.
  • Assist with yearly membership renewal process.
  • Record and maintain contact information of member contacts and donors. Serve as liaison between OCC and our national office on database and data tracking.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred.
  • Proven leadership in the nonprofit or higher education sector(s).
  • Demonstrated track record of successful project/program coordination.
  • Strong organizational and supervisory skills.
  • Experience with college access, retention and completion initiatives; civic engagement within higher education; peer-to-peer mentoring; poverty alleviation; and/or student leadership development preferred.
  • Proven ability to create and sustain strategic partnerships.
  • Demonstrated success in working with diverse stakeholders and state and national networks.
  • Strong grants management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Flexibility to travel as needed (in-state).
  • Previous experience coordinating grants preferred, especially federal grants.

Other Preferred Skills

  • Experience as an Americorps*VISTA or AmeriCorps member.
  • Knowledge or experience with Campus Compact and its civic mission.
  • Strong interest and experience in community service/service-learning.
  • Commitment to the mission of Campus Compact and its impact on communities.
  • Knowledge and interest in working with higher education professionals.

Technical Skills

This position will utilize an office-based Mac desktop, and candidates should possess the ability to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, various internal databases and be able to navigate federal grant systems.

Work Environment

Small, hard working, passionate staff committed to increasing college student participation in community and democracy by building a collaboration of campuses. Cozy work space in a small cabin based at Denison University in picturesque Granville Ohio. Occasional meetings, campus visits and hosting of professional development at sites throughout Ohio. Convenience and opportunities of being present on the Denison University campus.

Ohio Campus Compact is committed to creating a diverse working environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Hourly rate depends on experience. Priority deadline for applicants is February 16. Expected start date is March 15.

Learn more about us at ohiocampuscompact.org.

Network 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? Find the KyCC AmeriCorps page here.