The Office of Community Engagement is seeking a full-time community engagement coordinator OR manager with a background in community engagement at a higher education institution and experience working in communities to affect change. Someone who enjoys building and maintaining relationships and is ready to play an integral role in the creating training and partnerships and the outreach needs of the office, University and community at large.
We are also seeking a Faculty Fellow for Engaged Teaching and Scholarship to focus efforts on strategies to support the development of community-engaged teaching and community-engaged scholarship on our campus. Information for interested faculty is below.
Community Engagement Coordinator OR Manager
You may be a good fit if you excel at project management, have experience teaching and/or conducting research, and are an effective communicate with diverse populations. In this position you will develop programming, policies and tools to enhance community engagement activities on campus and build community partnerships with organizations locally and across Iowa. Help advance strategic initiatives that bolster community engagement at Iowa, including the Community Engaged Course (CEC) designation, the Graduate Engagement Corps (GEC) program, and the Engaged Faculty Institute (EFI), among others. Collaborate with the Director of Arts Share and the Director of the Grant Wood Art Colony to advance arts and engagement at the University of Iowa.
About the Office: The University of Iowa is a diverse, destination university where students, faculty, and staff work with community partners across the state of Iowa and beyond every day to make a measurable, enduring, and meaningful difference through community engagement. We facilitate trainings, workshops and provide informational resources and expertise that empowers faculty, staff, and students to transform their teaching and research to make lasting change and a positive impact in our world.
What We're Looking For:
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher in relevant fields, including higher education administration, public policy, public affairs, nonprofit management, urban and regional planning,
- 1-3 years of experience in community engagement in a higher education institution, which may include teaching community-engaged courses, conducting community-based research, and/or working with college and university administration to advance community engagement.
- Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
- Detail oriented and ability to manage several ongoing projects.
- Ability to work independently.
- Proficiency in computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation/information sharing.
- Master’s Degree or higher in higher education administration, public policy, public affairs, nonprofit management, urban and regional planning.
- Experience working in communities to affect change.
Sound like this might be for you? Apply!
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must upload both of the following and mark them each as a “Relevant File” to the job submission:
- a resume and a
- job specific cover letter
Title Guide: Coordinator: generally, 1-3yrs experience; Manager: generally, 3+yrs experience and extensive proficiency in required qualifications
Compensation: This position is anticipated to have a hiring salary range of $45,000–$50,000 for Coordinator; $50,000-$54,000 for Manager. Commensurate with experience and education.
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- Classification Title: Program Coordinator
- Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific
- Schedule: Full-time
- Pay Level: 4A
- Organization: Provost
- Contact Name: Emily Kleinmeyer
- Contact Email: email@example.com
Career opportunities are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to five (5) professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.