The Coordinator for Community Work Study and SLCC Serves is responsible for several Thayne Center programs that promote service to our community. Primary responsibilities include oversight of the student Community Work Study program and #SLCCServes initiatives. This role supports numerous stakeholders within the SLCC Community, including staff, faculty, students, and administrators. This will include organizing one-time service projects, connecting students and employees to community partner opportunities, and advising student participants. This role reports to the Assistant Director for Community Engagement.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Oversee the Community Work Study program for students. Build connections with community partners, manage documentation, and advise student participants through their commitment.
Provide leadership and support amongst all team members of the Thayne Center.
Support campus-wide SLCC Serves annual day of service event for approximately 300 SLCC employees and organize bi-monthly service projects for 20 members of the SLCC community. These projects will require close collaboration with community partners to strive for reciprocity.
Oversee use of SLCC’s Community Engagement Leave Benefit for all full-time employees including supporting supervisors. Support employee selection of Community Partner and manage documentation.
Execute various programmatic goals in support of the Thayne Center’s mission, particularly those supporting students as a community of leaders.
Oversee budgets connected to community work study and #SLCCServes programs.
Other duties as assigned.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Cultural and Social Studies, Consumer and Community Studies, or related field is preferred.
Must have strong knowledge of and proven experience with:
Working with community based organizations.
Assessment – designing, implementing and measuring learning outcomes
Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural – how we can ensure our work reflects these values
Bilingual or multilingual
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college is required in Social Sciences, Humanities, Communications, Community Organizing, or related field.
Two (2) to four (4) years of direct, full-time, paid professional experience in student affairs, student club advising, campus programming, or events planning required.
Experience working with diverse students which includes students of color, sexual minorities, students with disabilities, non-traditional students, etc.
Applicant must have scheduling flexibility to accommodate attendance at occasional early mornings, late evenings and weekend program, retreats and conferences.
*Trade off 2:1 in experience/education requirement.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Community Service Programs
Recruit, advise, and support Community Work Study program and its participants.
Plan, promote, and lead #SLCCServes programs and days of service for the campus community.
Promote, coordinate, and share resources with SLCC community members to engage in Community Engagement Leave.
Oversee the annual Presidential Community Engagement Awards.
In collaboration with the Director, plan and manage quarterly SLCCSA’s student forum events such as truth in tuition.
In collaboration with the Coordinator for Clubs & Organizations, consult and share resources regarding student-led service projects.
Build lasting and impactful campus partnerships.
Demonstrate well-developed written and verbal communication.
Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills to motivate and inspire college students.
Collect, synthesize, and share student and participant learning outcome, engagement, and attendance data.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse population of individuals, including faculty, student organizations, various departments and others in committee work.
Carry out a variety of complex assignments.
Ability to work individually and in a team.
Present clear and concise information orally and in written reports.
Communicate effectively and maintain good working relationships effectively with peers and students across the college including people with different abilities, cultures, racial and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, socio-economic backgrounds, and ages.
Ability to participate in and contribute meaningfully to team meetings and Thayne Center’s programs.
Adapt to changes in technology, policies, and organizational structure.
Attend meetings and programs on multiple campus locations and sites.
Submit and manage vendor contracts in a timely manner.
Ethically and thoroughly oversee budgets connected community work study, community engagement leave, #SLCCServes, and planned events.
Uphold responsibilities outlined in the cardholder agreement and purchasing card training.
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, and ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities.
Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Ability to complete Utah state defensive driving training and drive authorized vehicles.
Full consideration will be given to applicants who apply on or before the priority review date indicated above.
More information about Salt Lake Community College benefits: http://i.slcc.edu/hr/benefits/benefitsinformation.aspx
Please indicate on your resume if your work experience is full time or part time.
Successful completion of a criminal background check may be required for this position.
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.