Education Program Associate 3 (Rosenberg Director, Penn State Brandywine Center for Ethics and Civic Engagement)
Penn State University
- Penn State Brandywine
- Date Announced:
- Date Closing:
- open until filled
- Job Number:
- Level/Salary Band:
- 03 – I – Exempt
- Work Unit:
- Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses Penn State Brandywine
- Rosenberg Center for Ethics and Civic Engagement
- Full/Part Time:
Under the direction of Academic Affairs, the Director will provide strategic leadership to the Rosenberg Center for Ethics and Civic Engagement. The Director will be responsible for the supervision, programmatic and fiscal management, leadership development, and risk management operations associated with this Center. The Director will serve as the liaison among faculty, students, and community agencies to promote and support curricular and co-curricular opportunities that enhance ethical literacy at Penn State Brandywine. The Director will support faculty related to the incorporation of civic engagement into new and existing courses and build and maintain partnerships with community agencies. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Develops and implements a systematic long-term plan for institutionalizing civic engagement and ethics education throughout the campus curricular and co-curricular programs, including the Brandywine Experience, and guides initiatives toward an established vision and purpose of preparing students to lead and create social change in a diverse and global society. Identifies relevant grant opportunities; writes and manages multiple grants to further the Center’s mission. Collaborates with faculty to increase understanding and expertise of civic engagement/engaged scholarship. Provides opportunities for students to learn and develop via civic engagement. Serves as the primary resource for faculty, staff and students in support of civic engagement; ensures quality control of civic engagement experiences. Conducts ongoing and regular evaluation and assessment of civic engagement and ethics education activities on campus. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge of higher education engaged scholarship and collaborative community partnerships. Skills in written and verbal communication, budgeting and budget management. Supervisory and leadership skills. Expertise in grant writing, presentations, and MS office applications. Commitment to student, faculty, and community development. Commitment to diversity and social justice. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of diverse populations. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree in education, higher education, or related discipline with a focus on student development, civic engagement and/or engaged scholarship preferred. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.