Friday, June 16, 2017

Faculty Consultant Position Open at Washington State University

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The Washington State University (WSU) Center for Civic Engagement is currently hiring a full time Faculty Consultant to start in fall 2017. The Consultant collaborates with faculty and instructors to design, implement, and assess service learning courses in keeping with national standards and best practices.

Applicants must complete their online applications by June 29, 2017 for consideration. For a complete position description, qualification requirements, and application instructions, visit WSU is an EO/AA educator/employer.


Erin McIlraith, MA
Marketing and Communication Coordinator
Washington State University Center for Civic Engagement

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Positions Open at the JHU Center for Social Concern

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Good morning—

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Social Concern is currently recruiting for several positions. Short descriptions and information on applying are below. We would appreciate your help in spreading the word!


  • Program Coordinator, Student Leadership and Development
The Program Coordinator, Student Leadership and Development’s work will be centered in three key areas: 1) oversight of an individualized student volunteer program and service challenge (HopServe50) 2) Advise and offer training to student organizations that plan large-scale campus-wide philanthropic and community service events, 3) support student leaders who plan campus wide civic engagement conferences and days of service. The Program Coordinator will also play a supporting role in the programmatic initiatives of the emerging Homewood Civic Engagement Experience, the HopkinsCORPS Program, and other student programs that support institutional civic engagement priorities. This is an entry-level position.

Requisition #: 314817

  • Assistant Director, Engaged Scholarship
The work of the Assistant Director, Engaged Scholarship will be centered in four key areas: 1) Oversight of the Engaged Scholar Community and Faculty Fellows Program, 2) Support for for-credit Intersession programming and regular semester community-based learning courses, 3) Designing and promoting workshops, conferences, and trainings that enhance best practices for engaged scholarship, 4) conducting outreach campus-wide to promote engaged scholarship. The Assistant Director will also play a supporting role in the programmatic initiatives of the emerging Homewood Civic Engagement Experience, and other programs that support institutional civic engagement priorities.

Requisition #: 314985

  • Executive Director, Center for Social Concern

Johns Hopkins University invites nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director of the Center for Social Concern. President Ronald J. Daniels is committed to making civic engagement a pillar of the undergraduate student experience at JHU, and the Executive Director will play a crucial role in executing this vision. In this newly elevated and highly visible role, the Executive Director will provide the vision and leadership to further enrich the CSC’s student engagement programs by deepening its connections with community groups, foundation leaders, alumni, and other constituents. In addition, the Executive Director will ensure that the CSC’s civic engagement initatives are connected to the academic mission of the University, including partnering with faculty interested in providing community-based learning courses and/or offering civic engagement experiences.

Nominations and queries in confidence are being accepted until June 25 to Sue May, Partner, Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP at

For more information please visit:

Gia Grier McGinnis
Associate Director
Center for Social Concern
The Johns Hopkins University
Homewood Student Affairs
3103 N. Charles Street | Baltimore, Maryland 21218
p: (410) 516-6773 | e:

Celebrating 25 years of engagement with our community!

Re: Assessment Tools

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Dear Colleagues,

The State Higher Education Council of Virginia (SCHEV) will soon be requiring all public institutions of higher education in the state to assess civic engagement. The slide presentation linked below was presented at a recent SCHEV meeting and describes assessment tools and techniques currently being used at Virginia Commonwealth University to assess civic engagement at the institution, program, and student levels.

I hope it will be helpful to you.

(click on the link above to access the slides)

Sincerely, Lynn

Lynn E. Pelco, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Provost for Community Engagement
Director, Service-Learning Office
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Division of Community Engagement
Virginia Commonwealth University
901 W. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284

AAC&U is seeking a new Staff Editor and Editor, Diversity & Democracy

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Dear Service Learning, Civic Learning, and Democratic Engagement Colleagues,

AAC&U is seeking a new Staff Editor and Editor, Diversity & Democracy.

We would be grateful if you could encourage a promising candidate to apply.  And we would appreciate your posting this job description on your networks both professional and personal.

Link to Diversity & Democracy:

Staff Editor and Editor, Diversity & Democracy
The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), a national higher education organization committed to advancing quality and equity in undergraduate education, seeks a bright, self-motivated, productive, and creative individual for the position of Staff Editor and Editor, Diversity & Democracy. The position requires excellent editing, writing, and organizational skills; familiarity with web-based research and outreach; knowledge of topics related to teaching and learning, academic leadership, diversity, equity, civic engagement, and global learning in higher education; and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, high-energy environment with diverse colleagues and members.

The Staff Editor and Editor, Diversity & Democracy will provide editorial services across a range of AAC&U publications that champion evidence-based, sustainable models and strategies for promoting quality and equity in undergraduate education. Responsibilities include substantive editing, copy editing, and proofreading for various print and electronic communications, including periodicals, newsletters, monographs, reports, organizational statements, op eds, and blog posts. AAC&U works in close collaboration with thought leaders and writers inside and outside of the organization to create resources for AAC&U’s nearly 1,400 member institutions.

A major component of the position will be planning, writing for, and editing Diversity & Democracy, AAC&U’s quarterly periodical on diversity, equity, civic engagement, and global learning in higher education. The editor will work collaboratively with the executive editor, an editorial advisory board, AAC&U staff, and invited authors to reflect organizational priorities and best emerging practices in the field. Diversity & Democracy is produced both in print and online, so experience working with both modes of publication is preferred. 

Qualifications: Professional experience editing and writing; excellent organizational skills and attentiveness to deadlines; ability to work independently and as part of a team; strong computer skills and web editing experience; adeptness at learning new things; keen attention to detail; and familiarity with academic programs and debates about US diversity, equity in student learning, and civic engagement in local and global communities.

Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. Salary commensurate with experience; exceptional benefits. Please submit a letter of interest with salary requirements and résumé to, or to AAC&U, Box SEEDD, 1818 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009. Review of applications will begin on July 5, 2017.

AAC&U believes that a broadly diverse staff is critical to achieving excellence as a national higher education association. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with the full range of fair employment practices and nondiscrimination laws.



Position open: Program Coordinator, Internships & Social Impact Careers

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The Dartmouth Center for Service is Hiring. Join our team in beautiful Hanover, NH!

Program Coordinator, Internships & Social Impact Careers
About this Job: To coordinate and support a portfolio of programs designed to prepare undergraduates exploring social impact careers for success. This work includes engaging students in high-quality service learning internship experiences and coordinating conferences, public events, and workshops for building pathways to careers for the common good. The Program Coordinator will work closely with the Assistant Director to develop and deliver programming, playing critical support roles as well as managing projects independently. All programming connected with this portfolio is central to the Center’s mission of preparing undergraduates to cultivate their skills, scholarship and passion for the common good.

About Dartmouth Center for Service: The Dartmouth Center for Service prepares Dartmouth students to lead lives of purpose in the world through engagement in service to others. We challenge our students to lead in the social sector, to link their service experience with scholarship, and to deepen their understanding of and contributions to the social sector locally, nationally, and globally.

For more information and to apply go to:

Tracy Dustin-Eichler
Assistant Director
Dartmouth Center for Service
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755