Assistant Director of Center for Public Service

Gettysburg College  |  Gettysburg, PA

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director of Center for Public Service

Onsite Event Position ID: 2227
Job Type: Service Learning/Volunteerism
Location: Gettysburg, PA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 3,500 Students
Employer ID: 30287
Application Deadline: 03/22/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Position Description

Gettysburg College seeks qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director, Center for Public Service. This is a full-time,12-month position. The Center for Public Service is one of five Distinctive Programs at Gettysburg College, and has been nationally recognized for its work building alliances between students, community members, faculty and staff to foster social justice.

Gettysburg College is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to participating in building an inclusive, equitable and diverse campus community. Successful candidates will have experience working with campus and community partners to integrate their primary responsibilities with a campus environment in which underrepresented students thrive.

The Assistant Director will work in partnership with the Executive Director and Director to develop the vision and overall direction of the Center for Public Service. 
The primary responsibilities for the Assistant Director will be:

  • Advise 6 CPS student program coordinators. The area of focus for the Assistant Director for both community partnerships and advising of student program coordinators will be working with the local Latino community (in particular Casa de la Cultura) to promote health, literacy, culture, and rights for immigrants. 
  • Develop and implement the Immersion Projects program, including training and support of a student leader team, recruitment or participants, orientation, project leader support, site partner and itinerary development, and ongoing reflection.
  • Devise and implement the student leadership development curriculum for 20+ program coordinators.
  • Support campus-wide social justice education by co-facilitating dialogue groups (eRace, nGender) and other initiatives such as the Social Justice Institute. 
  • Expand community partnerships through active engagement in community organizations and service on local boards and task forces.

Minimum qualifications for the position are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree. 
  • 2-3 years administrative experience, in community-based organizations, in higher education, or both.
  • Dedication to the development of mature and thoughtful college students.
  • Demonstrated experience working with community-based organizations. 
  • Experience developing and facilitating workshops.
  • Commitment to educating and working for social justice.
  • Creative thinker who can work on a number of projects simultaneously and pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel (some international travel required with this position).
  • Communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.

Preferred qualifications for the position are:

  • Master’s Degree. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both Spanish and English is strongly preferred.

Please visit our website to submit application materials (cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references) through our on-line system. https://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2889

Application review will begin on 
March 22, 2019. Applications received after that date may be considered at the discretion of the search committee.

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.


Job Requirements

Minimum qualifications for the position are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree. 
  • 2-3 years administrative experience, in community-based organizations, in higher education, or both.
  • Dedication to the development of mature and thoughtful college students.
  • Demonstrated experience working with community-based organizations. 
  • Experience developing and facilitating workshops.
  • Commitment to educating and working for social justice.
  • Creative thinker who can work on a number of projects simultaneously and pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel (some international travel required with this position).
  • Communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.

Application Information

Please submit a cover letter and resume online.

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