Allegheny College, a small selective national liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Bonner Program Coordinator. The position is a full-time non-exempt position reporting to the Associate Dean and Director of Community Engagement. The Maytum Center for Student Success is dedicated to holistic student support and inclusive excellence in accordance with Allegheny College’s Renaissance Vision. We seek candidates who will support the core values of Allegheny College: always strive for success; be flexible; be a problem solver; take a creative approach; and collaborate with positive energy.
The Bonner Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the day to day work of the Bonner program. Working as an integral member of the Office of Community Engagement, the Coordinator will support various community engagement service events, programs, and training on campus and in the community. The Coordinator will work collaboratively with campus partners to promote student learning and participation in community engagement and service activities and events.
The Bonner Program Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Bonner Program; participate in the recruitment and selection process for Bonner Leaders and Scholars; supervise student employment of Bonners and Senior Interns; facilitate Bonner student training and development; develop and support Bonner community partnerships; and represent Allegheny College at annual Bonner conferences, service trips, and exchanges. The position will also assist the Office of Community Engagement in strengthening service initiatives and events and increasing student participation in service at Allegheny College.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of experience in community engagement or a related field. Demonstrated cultural competence in working with students from diverse backgrounds is essential. Prior experience with the Bonner Program is preferable. The successful candidate will possess a strong ethic of service and show the ability and desire to gain experience with grant writing/management, supervision, professional development, and community partnership development. Knowledge of the community beyond the college will be essential to this position. Some travel is expected, as is the ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends as needed. A valid driver’s license is also strongly preferred.
ALLEGHENY STATEMENT OF COMMUNITY
Allegheny students and employees are committed to creating an inclusive, respectful and safe residential learning community that will actively confront and challenge racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of harassment and discrimination. We encourage individual growth by promoting a free exchange of ideas in a setting that values diversity, trust and equality. So that the right of all to participate in a shared learning experience is upheld, Allegheny affirms its commitment to the principles of freedom of speech and inquiry, while at the same time fostering responsibility and accountability in the exercise of these freedoms. This statement does not replace existing personnel policies and codes of conduct.
As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.
The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,800 with students from 47 states (plus AE, DC, PR, and VI) and 70 countries. The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin
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