Associate Director for Service Learning Institute
Job #: MB2013-ED1817
Apply Today! Open until filled. Application Screening Begins: Monday, May 20, 2013
The Service Learning Institute at CSU Monterey Bay, a national leader in service learning and civic engagement, is searching for an Associate Director. Service learning is a core requirement for all undergraduate degree programs at CSUMB. CSUMB’s unique approach to service learning is strongly grounded in the campus’ commitment to issues of diversity and social justice. The Associate Director manages the support and evaluation systems for service learning campus-wide, and with the Institute Director, provides leadership for the SLI’s faculty development efforts. The Associate Director serves as the leader of a dynamic group of service learning professionals in: coordinating the service learning community placement process; leading faculty development and training efforts; managing program evaluation and data-gathering processes; facilitating the production of the SLI’s written and electronic materials; and overseeing the continuing development of the SLI’s web-presence. The Associate Director also serves as Service Learning Liaison to the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, facilitating service learning course development efforts in that college. The Associate Director also participates in the development of the SLI’s academic program, and contributes to the intellectual growth of CSUMB’s service learning program and pedagogy, providing leadership for the SLI in the absence of the Director.
To find out more about California State University, Monterey Bay and our Service Learning Institute, please visit the following websites:
This isn’t an exhaustive list, but the main responsibilities of the Associate Director include:
- Providing overall direction and coordination to insure high quality service learning course and community partnership support campus-wide.
- With the Director, overseeing the creation and delivery of a variety of faculty development efforts designed to strengthen faculty knowledge and skills in service learning, social justice education, experiential learning, and community partnership building.
- Developing and overseeing the distribution of written and electronic materials related to the Service Learning Institute and CSUMB’s service learning requirement.
- Facilitating and analyzing annual evaluations of service learning courses and partnerships.
- Overseeing the management of the SLI yearly calendar of events, including faculty, community partner, and student leader workshops and trainings.
IF THIS IS THE JOB FOR YOU, THIS IS WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
Equivalent to a Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited college/university AND a minimum of three (3) years experience in implementing college-level service learning programs, multiculturalism and diversity programs, or community-based organization work. Experience in service learning curriculum development and pedagogy. A graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Additional experience, which has demonstrated the requisite skills and abilities, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis.
California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is distinctive in serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class and historically under-served communities. Our 1,387-acre campus is approximately one mile from the shores of Monterey Bay, between the Salinas Valley and Monterey Peninsula. CSUMB has a great work/life balance. We’re a small, residential campus with an engaged faculty and staff. Students receive individual attention, plus access to the many opportunities of a comprehensive university.
Up to $5,000 per month. CSUMB offers an attractive employee benefits package, This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance; long term disability coverage; life insurance; educational incentives; and retirement benefits. For further information, please visit: Management Personnel Plan. Access to affordable campus housing is available, Employee Housing; check it out!
Ready to apply for this great opportunity? Is so, please visit: Assoc. Dir. for Service Learning Institute.