Project Coordinator, Community-Based Learning Initiative

Posted by on September 8, 2006

[posted to Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv 8/10/06]

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Position Title: Project Coordinator, Community-Based Learning Initiative

Princeton University is seeking a Project Coordinator for the National Community-Based Research (CBR) Networking Initiative. This new three-year, Learn & Serve America-funded initiative will support the development of high-quality community-based research at colleges and universities nationwide and create national networking structures that assist and connect CBR practitioners.

Working with the staff of Princeton?s Community-Based Learning Initiative (CBLI) and reporting to the Assistant Director of CBLI, the Project Coordinator will:

– Track grant funds, including budget reports and subgrantee awards to 25 campuses;

– Maintain regular communication with 25 subgrantee campuses each semester, including collecting information and progress reports;

– Support activities of national evaluation and communication working groups;

– Assist in organizing national and local conferences and meetings;

– Maintain up-to-date content for websites and listserv for CBLI program and National CBR Networking Initiative.

– Travel to project-related meetings.


– Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and a high degree of professionalism and initiative.

– Ability to work independently and function effectively as part of a team.

– Strong computer skills, including proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and using web browsers and e-mail; ability to learn other University systems.

– Excellent written and oral communication skills.

– Strong attention to detail; accuracy, flexibility and demonstrated ability to be pro-active and to prioritize tasks.

– Ability to handle varied multiple and competing priorities.

– A Bachelor?s degree and at least three years of relevant practical experience.

Experience with community-based research, nonprofit work or service-learning is a plus. This is a three-year term position.

Interested candidates should apply online at <a href=""></a>. The Requisition Number for this position is 0601167.

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