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Associate Director of the Turley Center

Rhodes College
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 20, 2024

Job Title:Associate Director of the Turley CenterDepartment:Provost OfficeJob Description:

The Associate Director, who will report to the Executive Director of the Turley Center, will support students in community-engaged learning opportunities, including working with community partners to identify appropriate roles for students, onboarding students for reciprocal and justice-oriented work with partners, and nurturing and sustaining relationships with staff, faculty, and community partners beyond individual experiences shaped by the academic calendar. The Associate Director will also assist the Executive Director in assessment, strategic planning, and program events. The successful applicant will demonstrate experience working with diverse communities, a commitment to inclusive practices, and expertise in best practices of experiential learning.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred

  • 2-3 years of experience in higher education, community engagement, or relevant experience required

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish, nurture, sustain, and document generative and reciprocal relationships with a portfolio of community partners in Memphis and in the Mid-South region;

  • Manage internally and externally community-engaged funding opportunities for students, including, but not limited to, the City of Memphis Housing and Urban Development Fellowship and Turley Center Fellowships.
    - Identify appropriate roles for students
    - Onboard students for justice-oriented work with partners
    - Work with HR to manage student payroll
    - Work with appropriate administrators to track and reconcile expenses
    - Communicate with staff and faculty as needed to sustain relationships and support
    - Work with communications to share student, staff, faculty, and partner accomplishments and stories

  • Assist the Executive Director for the Turley Center in assessment, strategic planning, and program events

  • Communicate and promote the vision and activities of The Turley Center to internal and external constituents

  • Other duties related to this appointment as assigned

A complete application includes a cover letter and a resume.

Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. We are an equal-opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity in the workforce.



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