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Associate Director, CWL

Employer
Saint Catherine University
Location
Minnesota, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details Position Title Associate Director, CWL Division Academic Affairs Department/Office Community Work & Learning Position Summary St. Catherine Universityand theCenter for Community Work & Learning (CWL)office invites applications for anAssociate Directorposition.

TheCenter for Community Work and Learning (CWL)facilitates meaningful community and civic engagement through course-based work, scholarship, and student employment; providing students with opportunities to practice critical and creative thinking, living out St. Kate’s values of social justice and leadership. TheAssociate Directorvisions the theory and practice of critical service-learning, working to co-create models of community engagement that advance the university mission toward mutual benefit with community partners.
  • Collaborate with Director to moveCWLwork forward strategically across institution and externally, bringing in service-learning expertise, scholarship and program development.
  • Lead St. Kate’s visibility in the service-learning field locally, regionally and nationally.
  • Connect service-learning across courses, departments and semesters; ensure that faculty, student, and community partner interaction and impact is positive.
  • Work with faculty and departments to design and implement course-based service-learning, including developing and adapting curriculum, leading or co-teaching class sessions, and educating faculty on best practices.
  • Identify and develop appropriate community sites for service-learning and research opportunities, creating and maintaining effective, reciprocal relationships.
  • Communicate actively and consistently with community organizations, engaging their staff in the shared work.
  • Supervise and support the service-learning Program Coordinator, student workers, and graduate intern.
  • Develop and implement departmental communications, outreach and marketing efforts through print and digital mediums.
  • Present St. Kate’s work to the broader public at statewide, regional and national meetings and conferences.
  • Develop and integrateCWLassessment work to advance overall department goals including service-learning and student employment.

St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherineenrolls studentsin certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats. Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience in service-learning or experiential learning
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current issues and future direction of community engagement in higher education
  • Experience working with and supporting diverse populations; ability to work collaboratively and effectively with people of all identities (i.e., ages, cultures, backgrounds, etc.)
  • Experience creating collaborative, respectful and effective relationships with stakeholders that may include students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community partner organizations.
  • Experience implementing and maintaining social media and website content, and ability to learn St. Kate’s software and technology (i.e., Microsoft Publisher, photo editing software, etc.)
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office and Google suites
ANDEITHER
  • Master’s degree
  • Four years of professional experience in community engagement within higher education, non-profit administration, community training and development or a related field
OR
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Six years of professional experience in community engagement within higher education, non-profit administration, community training and development or a related field

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with curriculum development and teaching and conducting research, both integrated with community partners.
  • Experience designing surveys and evaluations using Qualtrics or a similar software.

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service. EEO Statement St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us athr@stkate.eduor 651-690-6565. Application instructions for STAFF VisitSt. Kate Careersto apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact D’Ann Lesch atdulesch@stkate.edu. Application deadline is December 14, 2021.

Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete theirCOVID-19 vaccination series unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visitstkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace

Our university is a proud member of the Upper MidwestHERCand is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: www.uppermidwestherc.org. Posting Number 20210213-STAFF Posting Start Date 11/29/2021 Application Deadline 12/14/2021 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *What is your highest level of completed education?
    • Some high school
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Some college
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Some graduate school
    • Master's degree
    • ABD
    • Professional degree (e.g., JD, MD)
    • Doctoral degree
  2. *For any education beyond high school, please list the degree or certification and the area of focus.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. *St. Kate’s is committed to making Inclusive Excellence a reality and has identified “Drive a Culture of Inclusive Excellence” as one of six priorities in the strategic plan. Give a specific example of how you have promoted a culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion in your current or recent role(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. *Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit stkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine. We include this information to ensure that candidates are aware of and acknowledge understanding of the new requirement.
    • I have read and understand the requirement.
  5. *Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer? Please be aware that St. Catherine University is only able to consider candidates who are authorized to work in the United States.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. *St. Catherine University welcomes applications from candidates who are traditionally under-represented. We are happy to consider candidates who are currently in possession of a temporary work visa, however, please be aware that we do not offer employment visa sponsorship. Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Maybe
  7. *Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. *How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University website
    • St. Catherine University employee
    • Academic Jobs
    • American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
    • Association of Catholic Colleges/Universities
    • Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • College or University website
    • Council of Independent Colleges
    • DisabilityConnect.com
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • DiversityConnect.com
    • Facebook
    • Google Jobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine
    • IMDiversity
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • Latinos in Higher Ed
    • LGBTConnect.com
    • LGBTQ in Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • Minnesota College Professionals Association
    • Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
    • MinnesotaWorks.net/Minnesota Workforce Center
    • Minority Jobs
    • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
    • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
    • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
    • National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE)
    • OutandEqual.com
    • People of Color in Higher Education
    • Pioneer Press
    • Pollen Midwest
    • Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce (SPACC)
    • SimplyHired.com
    • Star Tribune
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Twin Cities Senior Student Affairs Officers listserv
    • Twitter
    • VeteransConnect.com
    • Women in Higher Education
    • ZipRecruiter
    • Other
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
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