Assistant Director, Community Programs

General Summary/Purpose:

TheAssistant Director, Engaged Scholarshipwill report to the Associate Director, Civic Engagement at the Center for Social Concern (CSC) and leads the CSC’s co-curricular work and accompanying portfolio of programming with a focus on community-based learning. This position is designed to act as a partner in connecting CSC programming, JHU faculty and their courses, and Baltimore City-based community partners, through community-based learning pedagogy. The Assistant Director, Engaged Scholarship will support the CSC’s mission of student engagement through Education, Action, and Reflection and uphold the CSC’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The ideal candidate for this role will possess a familiarity with community-based learning pedagogy and have the necessary skills to serve as the primary liaison between JHU faculty and local community-based partner organizations of the CSC. This role will work collaboratively with other CSC staff, the Center for Educational Resources, JHU faculty, and Baltimore City-based community partners to ensure successful implementation of CSC-affiliated community-based learning courses.

The CSC has a team-based structure, and the Assistant Director, Engaged Scholarship will serve as a member of several office teams.

Job Duties:

Program Development and Management

The Assistant Director, Engaged Scholarship will provide programmatic direction for the suite of CSC programs related to community-based learning and engagement between JHU faculty and the Baltimore City community. Specifically, they will:

  • Lead and oversee the CSC Engaged Faculty Fellows program including the recruitment, onboarding and training of a cohort of faculty fellows each academic year.
  • Serve as the lead in the design and implementation of the B’More Intersession program for first-year students in coordination with the JHU Intersession Office.
  • Co-design and co-facilitate one B’More course per Intersession period in coordination with a Baltimore City community partner.
  • In coordination with CSC staff, coordinate connections between JHU faculty, existing CSC community partners, and CSC focus areas specifically civic and democratic engagement.
  • In coordination with the Center for Educational Resources (CER), convene a community of practice to engage JHU faculty in Community-Based Learning topics and pedagogical best practices.
  • Coordinate training of CSC staff to ensure that all existing staff and new hires understand and effectively implement the CSC’s Education, Action, Reflection framework across all CSC-affiliated programs.
  • Serve as lead of the CSC’s Training, Evaluation and Assessment team in coordination with CSC staff.

Student Advising

The Assistant Director, Engaged Scholarshipwill be responsible for direct student organization advising as well as the mentorship of CSC student interns. Specifically, they will:

  • Supervise CSC office interns supporting community-based learning initiatives, as necessary.
  • Advise roughly five CSC-affiliated student service organizations each year.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

This position requires a minimum of 2 years of experience in community-based learning and/or research, the nonprofit sector, or higher education.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

Background in student development and programming, service-learning, nonprofit program management or other related field is ideal, masters-level preferred.

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Community-based learning pedagogy
  • Experience working closely with faculty, staff, students, and community organizations
  • Teaching or teaching assistant experience
  • Experience with program monitoring and evaluation tools and platforms
  • Excellent oral, written, and verbal communication skills
  • A demonstrated understanding and enthusiasm for civic engagement, community outreach, public service and/or volunteerism
  • A demonstrated capacity to work effectively using a racial equity lens with persons of diverse backgrounds and to foster sensitivity in student life and in the community
  • A strong interest in relationship building with varied and diverse stakeholders
  • Knowledge of Baltimore-based nonprofit sector and community organizations a plus

Classified Title:Community Programs Specialist
Working Title: Assistant Director, Community Programs
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB
Starting Salary Range:Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus
Department name: 10001405-Center for Social Concern
Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
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