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Community Work Study Coordinator

Weber State University
Job Location:
Midvale, 84047
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Community Work Study Coordinator

Requisition Number: S01717P:
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:
FLSA: Exempt

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 for tutors.

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, 40 hour per week, salaried, benefits eligible position. The salary will be paid out over 12 months. The 9 working months begin in August and end in April of each academic year. From their start date, the selected candidate will have to work 75% of the remaining days in Fiscal Year 2024 to be eligible for salary and benefits through July. Fiscal year 2024 ends June 30, 2024. This is a grant-funded position with secured funding through April 2027. CCEL will be seeking ongoing funding during the next three years.

Required Qualifications:

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
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: 03/26/2024
Review Date: 04/09/2024
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 April 9, 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).

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