North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (N.C. A&T) State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Community Engagement.
The Director provides leadership and strategy for the University's efforts in community engagement as it seeks to become more engaged in public programs, community building initiatives, coordinating volunteerism (administrators, faculty, staff and students), building community partnerships (including partnerships with businesses and foundations), initiating or expanding partnerships with community-based organizations, making the campus more accessible to the community, and bringing the talent of the university to support research, learning and assessment in the community. This position is critical to achieving the university's Preeminence 2023, Goal 3: Public Service and Community Engagement; 3.3: Engage university and community constituents to expand economic development and civic engagement.
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An 1890 Land Grant University, North Carolina A&T State University enjoys a long-standing national reputation in learning, discovery, and engagement. With a student body in excess of 12,100 and approximately 600 full-time faculty, North Carolina A&T offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through eight schools and colleges. The University graduates the largest number of African Americans in engineering, science, and technology in the nation. It offers over 40 master's and Ph.D. programs.
The University is one of the sixteen constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina (UNC) System and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The strategic vision focuses the University on teaching and learning, civic engagement, transformative research, and creative scholarship. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented professional.
Internal job number: 000716
A master's degree is required in public administration, community engagement, marketing, public relations, public health, education, business or any field that is related to community engagement.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and execute programs or activities involving the campus community and external organizations. - At least five years of progressively more responsible experiences related to public administration and/or community engagement preferred. - Experience in higher education preferred. - Visionary leader with a proven track record of effectively creating, managing, and developing programs involving partnerships with the community. - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with minimum supervision and with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds. - Ability to work in a team and maintain collaborative relationships. - Self-starter who has proven leadership skills. - Ability to relate to and foster relationships between academic and public organizations. - Excels in networking and establishing and building relationships.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.
North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!