Community Work Study Coordinator
Weber State University
Volunteer Programs and Service Learning
Requisition Number: S01671P:
Position Category: Staff
Campus Location: Weber State University - Ogden, UT
Hours Per Week: 40
Months Per Year: 9
Alternate Work Schedule:
Pay Grade: E31
Hourly Pay Rate:
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The purpose of the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) is to collaborate with asset-rich communities to nurture sustained social change. The Community Work-Study Coordinator will facilitate the engagement of Weber State students in community work-study, America Reads tutoring, and the Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network (UHEAN) programs.
The Community-Work Study Coordinator will list, recruit, select, train, place, monitor, and coach America Reads (WALDO Reads) tutors who will be federal work-study eligible Weber State University students. As the program grows they will do the same for student site leaders. The coordinator will work closely with local school districts and community partners to align tutoring approached with evidence-based practice. The coordinator will approve all tutor time cards.
The Community Work-Study Coordinator will work with the Community Partnerships coordinator to identify local non-profits who are interested in hosting student interns that can be supported by federal work-study. The coordinator will support the non-profit community partners to develop position descriptions, list positions, approve hours worked, and coordinate repayment of community partner cost share.
The Community Work-Study Coordinator will serve as the primary Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network (UHEAN) administrator for Weber State University. The Coordinator will work closely with UHEAN to enroll, monitor, and exit eligible students. The Coordinator will work with CCEL staff and UHEAN to identify campus departments that are well suited to offer UHEAN opportunities to their students and meet with relevant liaisons in those departments to encourage participation in the program.
The Community-Work Study Coordinator is part of a collaborative team of staff, students, and faculty that reports to the Executive Director of the Center for Community Engaged Learning. The Coordinator is expected to participate and be engaged as an active member of the CCEL team, campus and surrounding communities.
This is a 9 month full-time position equating to a benefits eligible .75 full-time equivalency. The 9 months begin in August and end in April of each academic year. The selected candidate will likely start in March 2024, work through April and then begin again in August of 2024. This is a grant-funded position with secured funding through April 2027. CCEL will be seeking ongoing funding during the next three years.
- Bachelors degree from an accredited university or college in education, social sciences, social work, or related field or the equivalent combination of education and professional experience.
- 2 years of full-time experience (or equivalent part-time experience) working in an administrative, non-profit, project management, or student affairs role.
- Scheduling flexibility to accommodate attendance at occasional early mornings, late evenings and weekend programs, retreats, and conferences.
- Masters degree in educational leadership, student affairs, social work or related field
- Project management certification
- Demonstrated understanding of, commitment to, and ability to cultivate an inclusive environment that supports student success.
- Strong administrative and organizational skills.
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
Job Open Date: 02/05/2024
Review Date: 02/19/2024
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Notes to Applicant:
If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. The annual salary for this position starts at $35,568 and may go up from there depending on candidate qualifications. The position comes with a generous benefits package.
To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
For qualification determination, your application and/or resume must address the required and preferred qualifications and must contain average number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be considered incomplete.
Screening of applications will begin February 19, 2024. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
Physical Activity of this position: Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another., Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance., Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Physical Requirements of this position: Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.
Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.
The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
To apply, visit https://jobs.weber.edu/postings/21875