Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 23, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Leadership & Community Engagement Coordinator

Job ID: 222209
Location: Georgia Southern - Savannah
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary
Serve as a vital member of Office of Leadership & Community Engagement. Oversee and implement leadership & community engagement initiatives on the Armstrong campus. Lead initiatives in collaboration with the team on the Statesboro campus to support University mission and strategic objectives.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Coordinate marketing, assessment, and budgets for Armstrong programs
  • Supervise at least one (1) graduate assistant
  • Develop, implement, and oversee the Nick Mamalakis Emerging Leaders Program
  • Create and maintain relationships with local non-profit organizations to benefit campus-community engagement
  • Seek opportunities for students to invest in community through the Serve912 volunteer program
  • Collaborate with Statesboro campus to provide opportunities for Armstrong campus-based students to participate in alternative break experiences
  • Work with faculty and community partners to develop and facilitate the implementation of an academic service-learning program
  • Represent unit and University at recruiting events, open houses, and with outside organizations
  • Teach leadership courses each semester

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience
  • Three (3) or more years of related work experience which could include professional work experience, graduate assistantship experience, and/or appropriate collegiate experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Educational Leadership or related field

Preferred Experience
  • Program development, implementation and assessment experience
  • Teaching experience in higher education
  • Supervisory experience

Proposed Salary
$33,300 - $38,000

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section on your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office applications
  • Exhibit personal code of ethics within professional practice
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations
  • Ability to build meaningful partnerships on campus and in the community
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment

  • Understanding of procedures and willingness to follow University policies to meet institutional goals
  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Knowledge and effective application of student development and leadership theory
  • Thorough knowledge of emerging trends and needs of students
  • Depth of understanding of diversity and inclusiveness and how to communicate it across a broad range of people

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Demonstrated organizational and human relation skills
  • Exhibit personal code of ethics within professional practice
  • Skilled in assessment and continuous improvement of Student Affairs programs in higher education
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Project management skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Team building experience

Apply Before Date
December 11, 2020

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at hrservice@georgiasouthern.edu.

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment.
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed in office setting
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Ability to maneuver items weighing up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to drive University vehicles

Background Check
Standard + Education

Department Information
0430501 - Leadership & Comm Engage

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=39000&JobOpeningId=222209&PostingSeq=1


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