Associate Director (2 Positions), Civic House, UPenn – Jun 5
Posted by University of Pennsylvania on May 24, 2022
Reporting to the Civic House Director, the Associate Director oversees the development, administration, and evaluation of social justice educational programming which supports University of Pennsylvania students’ community-engaged learning experiences. The Associate Director will assist in creating anti-oppressive training and workshops, building partnerships with community partners and University colleagues, promoting community engagement among Penn students, advising students, and office administration. During the academic year, the position requires availability during numerous evenings and occasional weekends.
NOTE: Two positions are currently available.
RESPONSIBILITIES ASSIGNED TO BOTH POSITIONS
Civic House Social Justice Educational and Training Programs
Working individually and in collaboration with other Civic House staff members, the Associate Director will identify, organize, manage, and facilitate social justice educational opportunities that guide students in responsible community engagement work. This position oversees multiple programs and initiatives that invites students to critically examine key concepts related to community engagement, including identity, self-awareness, systems of privilege, power, and oppression, and pathways to achieving justice and social change. The Associate Director will support the affinity-based programming, anti-oppression workshops, and discussions featuring community partner panels, faculty, and others.
Position 1: Associate Director for Community Partnerships and Social Justice Education
The Associate Director for Community Partnerships and Social Justice Education will oversee Civic House’s two main community partner programs, the Community Engagement Internship Program (CEI) and the Community Engagement Program (CEP). The Associate Director will be responsible for building and maintaining partnerships with community organizations, creating and facilitating a social justice and community engaged curriculum, supervising student staff who act as Community Partner Liaisons, and overseeing the funding sources for internships that support students that demonstrate financial need.
Position 2: Associate Director for Student Programming and Social Justice Education
The Associate Director for Student Programming and Social Justice Education will oversee the two main student programs, the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project (WPTP) and the Penn Alternative Breaks Program (PAB). The Associate Director will be responsible for advising WPTP & PAB’s Executive Boards, building partnerships with community organizations and neighborhoods schools, and creating a critical community engaged curriculum to support the programs in responsible community engagement.
For priority consideration, please submit application by Sunday June 5th 2022.
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