Now Hiring!

Wanna know what I’m totally excited about? I wrote about this earlier, and here we go:

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AmeriCorps/VISTA – MARYLHURST UNIVERSITY SERVICE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Marylhurst University Service Program Coordinator will develop and facilitate three service-oriented programs at the University: 1) service-oriented partnerships between the University and other organizations; 2) service-oriented activities for university faculty, staff, and students to participate in, and; 3) service learning curricular offerings for Marylhurst students. Recruiting, training and supervising volunteers will be essential to the success of the program.

TIME:

Full-time, August 17, 2009 – August 20, 2010

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Identify, develop, and coordinate community service-oriented partnerships for the University.

• Design and implement service-oriented activities for university faculty, staff, alumni, and students to participate in.

• Facilitate the development of service learning curriculum.

• Plan and facilitate University-sponsored, service-oriented event: “Marylhurst University Service Conference.”

OTHER RELATED RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Design and write material for program (forms, brochures and other literature);

• Design appropriate forms, signage and written material for activities (sign-in sheets, directions, etc.);

• Track volunteer information and activities in a database;

• Complete general office duties related to position (mailings, filing, phone calls, community fairs and outreach activities, etc.); limited to 10%.

• Complete and submit in a timely manner all OSSC/AmeriCorps required reports and time sheets.

• Attend OSSC/AmeriCorps sponsored orientation, trainings, meetings and disaster response.

• Collaborate with Center for Learning Technology (CLT) Coordinator and Web Strategist to access and update on-line resources.

• Serve as a representative of the program and present on the program at various venues.

• Participate in identified training and professional development activities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. An independent, self-motivated, creative and resourceful individual who enjoys working with diverse groups of people.

2. Experience and/or desire to work in a University setting.

3. Interest and/or experience in recruiting and supporting volunteers for community-service programs.

4. Experience and/or desire to learn event planning.

5. Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills.

6. Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.

7. Valid driver’s license, good driving record and own transportation.

8. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

COMPENSATION:

See Oregon Campus Compact for complete compensation package information.

REPORTS TO:

Director, Center for Experiential Learning & Assessment

TO APPLY OR FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Oregon Campus Compact: www.oregoncampuscompact.org

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Melanie Booth, Ed.D.

Director for the Center for Experiential Learning & Assessment

mbooth@marylhurst.edu / 503-636-3941

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2 thoughts on “Now Hiring!

  1. Melanie~
    This sounds great! Have you had many applications come in for it? I’m wondering how much it would cost to move to Oregon 🙂

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