Associate Director of the Kernodle Center for Civic Life
Associate Director of the Kernodle Center for Civic
Elon University is seeking an Associate Director of the Kernodle Center for Civic Life who can provide overall leadership for the co-curricular programs in the Kernodle Center for Civic Life. This position will coordinate the Elon Volunteers! program and oversee areas such as GivePulse and service hour validation, assessment and evaluation, risk management and emergency protocols, alumni engagement, donor management, Leaders in Collaborative Service (LINCS) program, America Reads Federal Work Study program, and the Education and Youth Development and Human Rights and Advocacy clusters. Coordination with community partners and student affairs and academic affairs departments across campus is an essential part of the work. The Associate Director supervises the Assistant Director, Graduate Apprentice, and student staff. The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in higher education or related field with 3 – 5 years of progressive post-master’s experience in community and civic engagement, or a related functional area in higher education. This position will remain open until filled. Apply at https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/7813. Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers. Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 447 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation. Elon’s 6,291 undergraduate and 826 graduate students come from 46 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories and 49 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #10 for innovation. For the sixth straight year, Elon is the leader in the “Focus on Student Success” feature – the only college or university ranked in the top-20 in all eight categories of high-impact academic programs. Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences, senior capstone and service learning. Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations. The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.