The Director of Service & Community Engagement is responsible
for the design, development, oversight, and implementation of the
Universitys volunteer and academic service learning programs. In
addition, they identify and facilitate the community service
opportunities for the service learning courses/programs. Working
collaboratively with community partners, Deans, faculty, and
students, the Director is responsible for developing mutually
beneficial campus and community partnerships to provide meaningful
volunteer and service learning opportunities for students, faculty,
and staff. In addition, the director is an active participant in
local and national networks, helping to position the college as a
leader in civic engagement and social justice.
Essential functions will include:
- Create and sustain new community-campus partnerships that are
mutually beneficial and that enhance student learning through
community engagement; expand partnerships with community-based
- Collaborate with faculty, and academic administration in the
development, implementation, and assessment of service learning
embedded into the curriculum.
- Oversee and administer the Universitys Bonner Leaders program,
the Presidential Scholars program, and Omega Phi Alpha National
- Oversees and supervise the service team, including performance
and assessment, short and long-term strategic planning and
objectives, budget administration, and personnel management.
- Provides leadership in developing partnerships with internal
and external groups to advance our SSND-based service mission,
including but not limited to, all current grants.
- Serves as central campus resource for service opportunities,
including maintaining databases and website, tracking service, and
developing and coordinating sites.
- Establishes and maintains a system for the regular reporting of
service experiences (volunteer, practicum, placements, etc.) in
terms of inputs, outputs, and outcomes, in consultation with the
various academic deans and other stakeholders. Communicate such
information to internal and external sources as appropriate, such
as the Presidents Honor Roll, to assist in the marketing of the
Universitys mission and brand identity.
- Assists Associate Dean, SASB with the service requirements for
NDMU 100 (first-year seminar) and leads the first-year service
initiative for new students.
- Seeks out and supports various city, state, federal,
non-profit, and association related grants for service related
activities. Works to maintain and manage grants received by the
office. Serve as the director for the AmeriCorps Vista grant
program for the duration of the grants
All applicants must submit:
- Knowledge: Bachelor degree in a related field from an
accredited college or university. Masters Degree preferred.
- Experience: A minimum of three years of related
professional experience, including successfully managing a service
program and recruiting volunteers. Experience in a higher education
setting and working with college-age adults is preferred.
- Skills/Aptitude: Energetic, self-starter, visionary,
creative individual who is able to establish relationships and
programs designed to support the co-curricular development of
students. Successful candidates must possess a strong service
orientation and demonstrated success in working with diverse
populations, as well as have an understanding and commitment to
Catholic social teachings and a liberal arts education. Successful
candidates must also have demonstrated success in creating and
maintaining collaborative community partnerships, excellent
interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, problem
solving abilities, staff supervision, team building, budget
management and report writing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) required. Experience
with Mobile Serve or other service tracking software
- Working Conditions: Normal office environment (walking,
sitting, climbing stairs, reaching, etc.). Some occasional light
physical demands such as bending, carrying, kneeling, lifting, and
pushing may be required. Some evening and weekend hours may be
- Cover letter
- Salary requirements
- Contact information for 3 professional references
Notre Dame of Maryland University does not discriminate in offering
equal access to its educational programs and activities or with
respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of age,
ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender, gender identity,
genetic information, marital status, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or protected veteran's status.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the non-discrimination policy: Greg FitzGerald, Chief of
Staff, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 North Charles
Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, 410-532-5109.
For all other employment inquiries, please contact Human Resources
at 410-532-5898 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Notre Dame of Maryland
University is an EEO/AA employer.