Program Manager I - Center for Community Engagement
University of Cincinnati
October 11, 2018
Do you have a passion for building student leadership through community partnerships and collaborations? Can you help college students explore social responsibility and define their civic identity through community service and experiential learning? Join the Center for Community Engagement's team and lead innovative initiatives that are a win-win for students and the community they serve.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: Supports the overall work of the Center for Community Engagement, with a focus on facilitating student leadership development and providing guidance and assistance for CCE's signature programs.
Oversee CCE's annual large scale one day service events in the fall and spring semesters.
Oversee all aspects of CCE's signature programming, including supervision of the Program Coordinator and student workers associated with signature programs.
Assist the Director in the coordination service learning partnerships on- and off-campus.
Provide individual and group advising and assistance to students, staff, and faculty seeking academically related and co-curricular community engagement experiences.
Provide presentations to classes, students groups, and First Year Learning Communities.
Engage with community organizations to actively identify volunteer and service opportunities for students.
Manage an active database of volunteer, service, and civic engagement opportunities available to students and faculty and oversee information management system.
Collaborate with Director, other staff, faculty, students and community partners on the development of new and existing initiatives in the domain of community engagement.
Attend relevant community meetings and trainings to keep abreast of needs and inititaives.
Contribute to program evaluation, tracking, and assessment – including assisting with the preparation of formal report.
Serve as a consultant to community engaged student groups, encourage and sustain partnerships with student groups, and provide services and support to partnering student groups.
Develop reflection and educational resources for students.
Work with graduate assistants to provide ongoing support, supervision, and oversight for projects and programs.
Compile and maintain information related to service-learning, community-based participatory research, and volunteerism.
Assist the Director in grant writing and management, as well as identifying potential partnerships with the community that may result in shared resources and revenue streams.
Assist in public relations and communication efforts to showcase CCE and related community-engaged work at the University of Cincinnati and beyond.
Maintain on-going communication and coordination with Scholarship and New Student Financial Aid Center.
Represent CCE on Divisional, University-wide and community-based committees.
Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor degree with three (3) years of experience; -OR- Associate degree with five (5) years of experience; -OR- seven (7) years of experience. Experience must be in program development or business administration. Experience may require at least one (1) year of supervision
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in related discipline, plus 3 years of related experience in supervising student groups, community-based research and learning, and community organizing; valid driver's license and insurable; proficient with computer software programs such as MS Office and Outlook; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to think critically and solve problems; good judgment and ability to handle confidential/sensitive information with discretion; excellent organizational, collaboration and customer service skills; knowledge of community organizing and social justice issues; ability to operate standard office equipment
Proficiency conducting and training others on tools such as needs assessment, impact assessment, risk management, and social network analysis.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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Internal Number: 33961-en_US
About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.