Director of Community Service & The Bonner Scholars Program
Centre College - Danville, KY

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Responsible for coordinating community service programming for the College, serving as a liaison for local and national agencies, directing the Bonner Scholars Program, advising Centres primary service organization Centre Action Reaches Everyone (C.A.R.E.), assisting fraternity and sorority service chairs, and supporting all campus organizations and individual students in developing their service and leadership potential. Reports to the Vice President and Dean of Student Life.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Participate as a full member of the Student Life Office team, including regular attendance at staff meetings and support of the events and activities of colleagues as appropriate;
  • Encourage and respond to community requests for student volunteers;
  • Visit each Community Partner agency and meet with each contact, as well as host regular on-campus gatherings for the Community Partner contacts;
  • Communicate and maintain a positive relationship with the Bonner Foundation, attend annual conferences including the New Director Orientation within the first year of employment;
  • Place Bonner Scholars and Bonner Leaders with Community Partner agencies to fulfill their requirement of eight hours of direct service each week, and communicate regularly with contacts and students on progress of work;
  • Supervise the Community Service Coordinator and provide secondary supervision for all Bonner Program interns and one work-study office worker;
  • Advise students participating in the undergraduate AmeriCorps Program and verify AmeriCorps paperwork;
  • Manage the recording of Bonner student service and training hours in the online Bonner Web-Based Reporting System (B.W.B.R.S.);
  • Plan curriculum and meet weekly with Bonner students for service-related discussion;
  • Facilitate the annual Bonner First-Year Trip, Orientation retreat, Sophomore Service Exchange, as well as Junior and Senior capstone experiences;
  • Support the student leaders of C.A.R.E. to plan large-scale service events open to the entire campus on a regular basis;
  • Facilitate spring officer training and planning;
  • Attend C.A.R.E. meetings, programs, & events on a regular basis;
  • Meet with C.A.R.E. president weekly and provide leadership development opportunities for students in service-leadership positions;
  • Communicate with all students, faculty, and staff regarding volunteer opportunities in the area on a regular basis;
  • Meet with Greek service chairs regularly to help with the planning and implementation of community service events and help with the tracking of Greek service hours;
  • Provide suggestions for and support the organization of service learning initiatives;

Education and Experience

Masters level degree in student personnel or related area is expected.

Bachelors degree and significant experience is required.

Knowledge and Skills

Organization: Ability to manage time to accommodate multiple projects

from various sources.

Interpersonal: Ability to work with various constituents of the College,

students involved in service programs, and those outside Centres community in relation to special programs.

Physical Requirements:

Limited pushing, pulling, lifting. Lifting would not exceed 20 lbs.

Mobility on campus necessary.

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