Open Positions

Kentucky Campus Compact Positions

We are looking to expand our team!

Are you a motivated individual with a passion for service? Check out our position openings for both Kentucky Campus Compact and National Campus Compact.

Working Title: AmeriCorps Program Managers

KyCC is looking for two new AmeriCorps Program Managers (APM), one specializing in Program Development and Assessment and one specializing in Member Support and Strategic Partnerships.

APM of Program Development and Assessment: Position Description

We are seeking an energetic new team member who is passionate about program design and assessment, improving and innovating to make programs better, and has a solid background in college access and student success.

   The purpose of this position is to provide ongoing improvement and innovation for the two AmeriCorps State programs sponsored by KyCC. To lead this change, the program manager will oversee assessment and evaluation, employ up-to-date proven strategies in college access and student success programming, and apply effective practices from AmeriCorps programs around the state and the country.

Salary: Minimum $50,739.00


  •  Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Six years related work experience; 4 years of management experience.
  • Experience with AmeriCorps preferred.
  • Experience in program and/or curriculum design.
  • Experience in college access and student success.
  • Working knowledge of evaluation and assessment.
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, arrange own schedule.
  • Interest in using national service as a resource for student success in higher education.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

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APM of Member Support and Strategic Partnerships: Position Description

For this position we are seeking a new team member who is passionate about communicating the benefits of the KyCC AmeriCorps programs to a wide range of audiences across the state, inspiring them to participate as a host agency or as an AmeriCorps member. If you love to travel around Kentucky and deeply enjoy talking with people and building relationships, please apply!

The purpose of this position is to be an energetic, outgoing spokesperson for the KyCC AmeriCorps State programs, building and maintaining strong relationships with AmeriCorps members, host sites, and the connected communities throughout the state of Kentucky.

Salary: Minimum $50,739.00


  •  Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Six years related work experience; 4 years of management experience.
  • Experience with AmeriCorps preferred.
  • Experience in successfully building relationships, partnerships, and collaborations.
  • Strong verbal communication skills. Ability to clearly articulate the connection between AmeriCorps national service, the engagement goals of higher education
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, arrange own schedule.
  • Interest in using national service as a resource to support student success in higher education and support student civic engagement.
  • Ability to make cold calls in person and through the use of technology.
  • Ability to travel throughout the state of Kentucky.


Working Title: Administrative Specialist

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Open Work Hours: 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

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. Learn more about Colgate University and the Dean of the College Division by reviewing A Candidate’s Guide to Colgate.  

National Campus Compact Positions

For those interested in positions with National Campus Compact, please visit their website for the most recent listings.

Network Positions

For VISTA and other national and state service programs, contact Kyle Dorriere via Recruiter {at} kycompact(.)org">email. For those interested in our AmeriCorps programs, find the KyCC AmeriCorps page here.

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Location: Colgate University

Department: Max A. Shacknai Center for Outreach, Volunteerism, and Education (COVE)

Position Description:

Colgate University, a premiere liberal arts university of approximately 3,000 students, seeks an energetic, motivated, and dedicated Assistant Director of the Max Shacknai Center for Outreach, Volunteerism and Education (COVE) to serve as a trusted leader and resource for students and community partners in volunteerism and civic engagement. Reporting to the Director of the COVE, the assistant director takes an active leadership role in the holistic development of students.

The Max A. Shacknai Center for Outreach, Volunteerism, and Education (COVE), strives to foster a commitment to social responsibility and community engagement among the Colgate community, through mutually beneficial, community-centered partnerships.  The COVE envisions a sustained, engaged relationship with the community that promotes positive social change and enhanced student learning.  Working with community partners in rural Madison, Chenango, and Oneida counties, in small cities like Oneida and Utica, and in other places across the country, COVE staff, students, and campus partners seek breadth and depth in their community engagement efforts.  Annually, over 700 Colgate students participate in the COVE’s programming, typically contributing more than 35,000 hours of service.  The Assistant Director holds a crucial position, serving as a primary contact for community partners, overseeing successful implementation and assessment of many volunteer programs, has significant budgetary oversight and responsibility, and helps grow a culture of students who see themselves as engaged citizens striving for a just society.
Location:  Midway University
Department: Academic Affairs
Position Description:
The AmeriCorps College Coach for the Office for Student Success will assist in the implementation and facilitation of programs that increase student success and persistence. The primary areas of responsibility will be (1) Academic Coaching, (2) General Academic and Advising Support for at-risk students, and (3) Supporting and Supervising the Peer Tutoring Program
Essential Functions:
  • Meet with and support students on Academic Probation, Academic Fresh Start, Conditional Admits, Re-Admits, and students enrolled in Developmental Courses; 
  • Assist with the coordination of interventions to best support students identified as “at-risk” through the Midway Retention Alert;
  • Create and execute targeted outreach efforts that promote student success for freshmen, transfer students, and other special populations; 
  • Assess student interactions to determine needs for personal or academic support;
  • Assist in development and implementation of best practices that promote student success and persistence; 
  • Assist with the development of and implementation of workshops and classroom presentations relative to study skills, academic success and academic planning;
  • Assist with managing program logistics (attendance tracking, scheduling, email correspondence); 
  • Support approved testing accommodations; and 
  • Support the success of the Peer Tutoring Program.
  • Maintain confidential records and files 
  • Perform other duties as assigned


An earned bachelor’s degree. Must have organizational and customer service skills.  Must have responsibility in managing multiple tasks.

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.

Location:  Midway University
Department: Office for Student Success
Position Description:
Midway University’s Office for Student Success is dedicated to supporting at-risk college students. The OSS will utilize the VISTA member to enhance the capacity of the office to track, analyze, and report meaningful data related to efforts that support this targeted student population. The VISTA will build and manage systems of support, support the systematic data tracking and reporting, build and implement a retention plan between the date of admission and census to reduce melt and increase connection to campus, and support career development to increase persistence to graduation. These efforts will help students earn a degree and gain skills to support themselves and their family, decreasing their likelihood to continue living in poverty.
Essential Functions:
  • Efficiently and effectively manage the incoming alerts into the system, and sustainably log all incoming alerts regarding at-risk students.
  • Use best communication practices to assign alerts to case managers assisting at-risk case managers.
  • In collaboration with at-risk case managers, serve as a case manager to ensure that this targeted student population receives the appropriate support
  • Provide outreach to individual student cases and ensure that the case data is effectively being captured.
  • Assist with the development of and implementation of a summer bridge program and in-semester training workshops targeting at-risk students.
  • Create and execute targeted outreach efforts that promote student success for special populations including but not limited to student-athletes, 1st Gen and evening and online students.
  • Assist with designing, organizing, distributing, and analyzing assessment/evaluation instruments and data.
  • Utilize and review student records to create targeted marketing and outreach strategies.

VISTA Terms & Benefits:

  • AmeriCorps VISTA is open to all U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens age 18 and older
  • Full-time (40 hours/week), one-year commitment
  • Monthly living allowance of $1,128 per month ($13,536/year) before taxes
  • Upon completion, choose between an education award ($6,195) or a cash award ($1,800)
  • Forbearance/deferment of federal student loans payments
  • Eligible to receive healthcare allowances
  • Access to professional development and training opportunities
  • Additional resources:
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DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open until filled
Location: Eastern Kentucky University
Department: University Diversity | Military and Veteran Affairs

The Associate Director role will focus primarily on high level operations and professional support services for eligible students utilizing Veterans Administration (VA) educational benefits, as well as other federal and state entitlement programs. This will be executed through the implementation of programs, processes and systems that provides the highest quality of services to eligible students while also ensuring compliance with all state and federal rules and regulations.

Job Functions:

  • Plans, coordinates, and executes programs, processes and systems that contribute to OMVA administrative operations to include delivery of federal, state and institutional benefits to veteran and military students.
  • Plan, develop, implement and facilitate programming and strategies for the successful recruitment, retention and training to effectively utilize and leverage the VA Work Study Program.
  • Analyze and summarize data for internal and external audits and reporting to ensure compliance with all University, state, and federal requirements.
  • Support office functions by completing all other duties and special projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree in public administration, business or student services is preferred.
  • Three years of related experience required.
  • Honorably Discharged Veteran of the US Armed Forces with a cumulative record of service of at least 3 years. An official DD 214 or DD 256 must be provided.  Military Spouses may be considered with the same qualifications.  An official DD 214 or DD 256 of the sponsor must be provided. Or, experience of at least 3 years working with federal/state agencies directly with service and family members in higher education may be considered.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with veteran and military students required.
  • Experience as a VA School Certifying Official, preferred.