The Interim Program Director, Center for Community Engagement has a
focus on the development of ethical citizenship and fulfilling the
civic mission of the College and the Center for Community
Engagement (CCE). The Interim Program Director provides strategic
leadership and operational oversight for the CCE's multi-faceted
efforts to engage students locally, nationally, and
internationally. Provide particular focus on developing and
sustaining (a.) a culture of student civic learning and
participation and (b.) educational, collaborative partnerships that
strengthen communities and contribute to the public good. The
Program Director also contributes to the development of
community-connected teaching, learning, and research, engaging
students, faculty, and community-based organizations.
This is a term limited appointment. The appointment dates are
August 15, 2022 through June 30, 2023.
This is considered a full time salaried, benefits eligible
position. The salary range for the position is $58,900- $73,600 per
• Works closely and collaboratively with CCE's Leadership Team,
including the Interim Director, Assistant Directors, Projects for
Peace Program Director, Privilege & Poverty Academic Director,
to advance CCE's mission and vision—and with the Experiential
Learning Centers leadership team to advance the broader divisional
mission and vision—all within the context of overall institutional
• Provides strategic and hands-on leadership and direction for the
community engagement program using best practice standards to
promote intercultural understanding and foster inclusivity, with
particular focus on community service, community partner
development, democracy initiatives, Community Engagement
Organizations management (including corresponding oversight of
$140K budget), and student leadership/active citizen
• Supervises the Assistant Director, Youth & Educational
Partnerships, responsible for youth and mentoring programs and
related agency and K-12 partnerships.
• Manage risk management related to CCE programs and
• Manage overall CCE data and assessment protocols and procedures.
Work with staff to measure, evaluate, and assess programs, goals,
and impact and oversee implementation and use of various software
systems (e.g., Presence). Develop corresponding reports.
• Instruct at least one CCE-sponsored course per academic
• Coordinate and manage the Project Assistant program to provide
trained student staff that support faculty instructing community
connected project based learning courses.
• Manage and advise the Community Engagement Organizations, the
alternative break program, and select student service
organizations, and partner with Student Activities to oversee the
community engagement Orientation programs.
• Develop and present CCE workshops and presentations to internal
and external audiences.
• Design, implement, and support Community Engagement Orientation
initiatives in partnership with the Student Activities Office to
introduce new students to the Addison County community and civic
opportunities across the College.
• Coordinate and support the hiring, management, and learning
experiences of 35+ student employees supervised by the Center for
• Cultivate campus-wide relationships, off-campus networks, and
external constituencies to strengthen connections among students,
alumni, and community partners.
• Develop and support faculty partnerships, in- and out-of-class,
that connect with and relate to community engagement
• Administer the annual, expendable, Cross Cultural Community
Engagement and endowed CCE Mini Grant programs, including student
application recruitment, budget oversight, and reporting. Work with
CCE Program Administrator regarding application processing and
• Advise colleagues in ELC and beyond with regard to best practices
for international service, risk management, reflection, and
assessment, as needed.
• As a member of the CCE and ELC leadership teams, contribute to
the development of Center-wide and ELC-wide strategic and
• Perform other related duties as needed.
Education: Master's degree in Higher Education Administration or
other related field, or 5 or more years related experience.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• As this individual will interact with a diverse range of the
faculty, staff, students, alumni, community partners, and community
members, the following qualifications are required:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
professionalism, and ability to work with diverse
• Able to work effectively both independently and as a team
• Demonstrated familiarity and deep understanding of best
practices, trends and cycles with regard to undergraduate civic
engagement and/or engaged and experiential learning programs.
• Deep understanding of the elite liberal arts, residential,
education model, the context of Student Life, and the corresponding
challenges and opportunities to community engagement work.
• Excellent rapport and passion to work with undergraduate
• Proven organizational and budget management skills with attention
to detail and the ability to work on and coordinate several
projects at once.
• Ability to lead and motivate others, while also maintaining
confidentiality, as appropriate.
• Appropriate technical and communication skills.
• Adaptability and flexibility.
• Valid driver's license, required; own transportation.
• Experience in the field of community engagement, with issues of
social justice, and understanding of cultural competency,
particularly in a higher education environment.
• Candidates who are familiar with both the College and Addison
County, most desirable.
Basic office physical demands. Note: Office is currently on the
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal
Covid-19 vaccination, including booster if eligible, is a condition
of employment. For more information follow this web link:
As an employee of Middlebury College, you will enjoy being part of
a vibrant supportive community.
• Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation
and competitive health, dental, life, disability, generous
retirement matching, and vision benefits, Middlebury offers a
generous time-away program - up to 34 days per year during the
first two years of service, increasing as the term of service
lengthens. Middlebury employees are eligible for robust educational
assistance programs as well as free or reduced rates for cultural
events and use of sporting facilities (including the College's golf
course and Nordic and alpine ski area). The result is a very high
quality-of-life in a gorgeous setting.
• Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation
and other perks of employment including:
• MiddCard Privileges: access to athletic facilities, discounts at
the College store, library privileges, and discounts at cultural
and sporting events. In addition, the card allows door access to
certain campus buildings. Spouses or domestic partners of
benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive a
Spouse/Partner card with the same privileges as the employee card
(except door access).
• Discounts on season passes at Middlebury College Snow Bowl, the
Ralph Myhre Golf Course and the Rikert Ski Touring Center.
• A full listing of our benefit offerings can be found on our
website by following this web link: https://www.middlebury.edu/office/human-resources/..
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