Community Service

Job Posting: Assistant Director of Community Service and Civic Engagement at Trinity College

Come work with us! We’re hiring a full-time Assistant Director of Community Service and Civic Engagement (CSCE), to join our Center for Hartford Engagement and Research (CHER) team at Trinity College. Help us recruit an outstanding professional to help develop Trinity student civic leadership and strengthen partnerships between campus programs and Hartford’s diverse communities. The Assistant Director will report to the Director of CSCE (Joe Barber) and collaborate with other CHER program leaders.

Apply online at https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/1900. In your cover letter, connect your goals and experience to the mission of the Office of Community Service and Civic Engagement, which is part of the Center for Hartford Engagement and Research (http://cher.trincoll.edu). Review of applications will begin Friday May 24th 2019. See text of job posting below.

 

The Assistant Director of Community Service and Civic Engagement is a full-time grant funded position that will develop Trinity student civic leadership in collaboration with the Director of Community Service and Civic Engagement (CSCE). About 50% of the time will be spent training students to plan and operate youth mentoring programs (such as the Jones-Zimmerman Academic Mentoring Program), and about 50% on programming and student leadership development for community engagement (including Greek organizations and other student groups). The Assistant Director will report to the Director of CSCE , and collaborate with other leaders in the Center for Hartford Engagement and Research (CHER).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Train student leaders to plan, communicate, and operate youth mentoring programs, such as the Jones-Zimmerman Academic Mentoring Program (JZ-AMP) after-school program with middle school students from the Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA), a city-suburban public magnet school.
  • Advise about half of the student-led organizations for civic engagement (including Greek organizations on service and philanthropy programming)
  • Serve as primary contact for community service requests
  • Manage some student employees
  • Work with students to organize some Community Service annual events
  • Coordinate communications (including newsletter, social media, web content) with CHER

Minimum and Desirable Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience working in youth mentoring, higher education or non-profit sector desired
  • Experience with diverse neighborhoods across Hartford desired
  • Fluency in Spanish desired
  • Experience with digital media (WordPress, digital photography or video) desired
  • Will require working some evenings and weekend hours with Trinity student organizations.

Special instructions: This is a grant-funded full-time, full year, benefit eligible position. In your cover letter, connect your goals and experience to the mission of the Office of Community Service and Civic Engagement, which is part of the Center for Hartford Engagement and Research ( http://cher.trincoll.edu ). Review of applications will begin Friday May 24th 2019.