Scholars in Service to PA AmeriCorps Program Pt-time Coordinator

Posted by on June 27, 2011

Scholars in Service to PA AmeriCorps Program Pt-time Coordinator
Position Description

The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) seeks a part-time staff person to coordinate the Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania AmeriCorps program.  The position is largely administrative, but has potential for some programmatic responsibilities as befits the coordinator’s interests and abilities.

The SISPA Coordinator will:
–    Process student applications for the AmeriCorps program
–    Track student time (through a web-based application) to ensure compliance with AmeriCorps requirements on a monthly basis
–    Assist the Program Director with semi-annual reporting and evaluation
–    Assist the Program Director with scheduling semi-annual site visits
–    Communicate with participating campuses and other stakeholders as needed
–    Maintain files sufficient to meet federal guidelines and standards

The SISPA Coordinator should be:
–    self-motivated and self-directed
–    able to work from home, in part, and/or maintain a flexible work schedule
–    very detail-oriented
–    comfortable with technology, particularly web-based relational databases and spreadsheets (i.e. be able to use filters, simple formulas, mail merge)

For more information, and to apply, contact Hillary Kane, 215-573-2379 or email

Compensation: $14/hr
Expected time commitment: 20 hours per week

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Hillary Kane

Please put “SISPA Coordinator” in the subject line.

Applications will be accepted through Monday, July 11.

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