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Executive Director, Center for Social Concern

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 19, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Chief Business Officers & Vice Presidents, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Johns Hopkins is seeking an Executive Director who is responsible for providing the supervision, vision, leadership, and strategic direction to civic engagement programs and services offered through the Center for Social Concern (CSC). The Executive Director of the Center for Social Concern is responsible for the overall management, risk mitigation, and operations of the Center as well as being responsible for the budget of the Center.

The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring that civic engagement initiatives are connected to the academic mission of the University, including providing leadership to faculty interested in engaging with students and/or offering civic engagement experiences. The Executive Director serves as part of the Student Affairs division and reports directly to a member of the division’s senior leadership team. The position will also have partnerships and well-established relationships across the University, including with but not limited to, SNF Agora Institute, Centers for Diversity and Inclusion, Student Transitions and Family Engagement, Government and Community Affairs, Center for Leadership, Engagement, Experiential Development, and Economic Development.

The Executive Director will also partner with other university civic engagement hubs including Center for Educational Outreach in the Whiting School for Engineering and SOURCE that serves Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health. The Executive Director, in partnership with others, stewards such civic engagement anchor programs as Hopkins Votes, Hopkins Engage, Democracy Day and Community Impact Internship Program.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

The Executive Director’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


Management, Operations & Budget

    Hire, train, evaluate, and supervise 11 full-time staff members Direct the development and implementation of risk management policies and procedures Communicate and ensure compliance with University policies, and develop and implement civic engagement policies and procedures Develop and monitor budgets comprised of unrestricted and restricted funding sources Align financial and human resources with civic engagement-related priorities Cultivate purposeful relationships with alumni/ae
Strategic Planning, Programming & Assessment

    Cultivate and promote the long-range vision and mission of civic engagement on the Homewood campus, and in support of the Homewood Community Partners Initiative (HCPI) In partnership with SNF Agora Institute, set the vision, leadership and execution for Democracy Day, a program focused on promoting early faculty and student engagement Provide vision and leadership for Hopkins Votes Develop and implement strategic priorities that are aligned with the academic mission of the University Provide leadership and direction to the development and implementation of assessment strategies to collect, manage, and report data related to civic engagement effectiveness on the Homewood campus

Cohesive Programs & Services

  • Identify and implement structures that further connect the programs and services of the Center for Social Concern to other civic engagement partners at the University and in the City of Baltimore
  • Working with campus and university partners, continue implementation of Hopkins Engage to create a unified tracking platform for civic and community engagement for students
  • Foster strategic relationships with internal and external constituencies to capitalize on opportunities for connecting with community organizations (e.g., non-profits, public schools, government agencies, etc.)
  • Identify, implement, and assess a civic engagement pipeline (pre-enrollment, enrollment, and post-enrollment) strategy with student affairs and student services offices

Coordination & Information Sharing

    Meet regularly with administrators whose offices are connected to civic engagement pipeline to encourage coordination and identify the intersections of civic engagement initiatives Meet regularly with staff in various offices to foster coordination and information sharing Collect, analyze, and disseminate information about best practices in the civic engagement field Provide leadership and coordination for Homewood-wide civic engagement initiatives

Communication, Outreach & Representation

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the City of Baltimore and nonprofit leaders to ensure that civic engagement at the University is addressing community needs
  • Represent Homewood civic engagement efforts to local, regional, and national organizations, including Campus Compact
  • Plan and implement a communication strategy for civic engagement to summarize key initiatives, collaborations, and assessment data
  • Establish a communication strategy for undergraduate and graduate students, University personnel, and City partners about civic engagement
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

    Master’s Degree, with a preference for an advanced or terminal degree Ten years of progressive experience in a related field, preferably in the non-profit sector and/or higher education administration

* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:

    Strong budgetary, planning, organizational, supervision and management skills and experience Demonstrated ability to bring a high degree of enthusiasm, energy, and creativity to civic engagement Demonstrated experience collaborating, negotiating, and building consensus Demonstrated success in a complex, multi-layered, and data-driven organization Exceptional interpersonal, oral, public speaking, writing, and listening skills Excellent judgment Excellent ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty members and staff at all levels Demonstrated experience developing, articulating, operationalizing, and assessing strategic priorities Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds (e.g., class, race, nationality, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, etc.) and to foster sensitivity to diversity and an inclusive campus and community culture Proven ability to cultivate trust and credibility with colleagues and to build positive and effective relationships Proven track record of establishing strategic relationships to strengthen program and service delivery Experience coordinating, managing and/or inspiring volunteers Experience in communications and utilizing social media an asset

Additional Information:

    The Executive Director’s responsibilities may require in-state or out-of-state travel, as well as evening and weekend hours Competitive salary commensurate with experience

Classified Title: Director Civic Engagement
Working Title: Executive Director, Center for Social Concern
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Homewood Campus
Department name: Center for Social Concern
Personnel area: University Student Services

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm
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