Position Available: Community Outreach Coordinator

Posted by on February 25, 2005

Community Outreach Coordinator, Landis Community Outreach Center, Lafayette College

Applications are now being accepted for the position of a CommunityOutreach Coordinator for the Landis Community Outreach Center at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. The Community Outreach Coordinator works with the Director to guide students who coordinate over thirty volunteer programs that serve human needs in the Lehigh Valley as well as globally. The Landis Center’s mission is two-fold:

* Cultivate personal, civic, and intellectual growth for students through meaningful and effective service experiences
* Foster college-community partnerships that contribute to the well-being of the community, both local and global.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Leadership skills and community service experience supervising college students and collaborating with community partners. Experience with Alternative School Break (ASB) and managing a website is a plus.

This position requires experience and or knowledge of community service, student activities, program planning and management, budget management, advising and supervising students, and a commitment to civic engagement. The ability to relate to and work well with students, faculty, agency staff and boards, and to manage ambiguity is essential. This is a salaried full-time 10 ? month appointment beginning July 15, 2005. A second 10-? appointment beginning July 15, 2006 may be extended upon mutual agreement. Campus housing may also be available. Lafayette College is a private residential, liberal arts college.

To ensure full consideration, a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers and email addresses of three references should be sent to: Char Gray, Director, Landis Community Outreach Center 115 Farinon, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042.
Applications by electronic mail may be sent to graychar@lafayette.edu. The application deadline for priority consideration is March 18, 2005. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
For more information about the Landis Community Outreach Center, go to <a href="http://www.lafayette.edu/%7Eoutreach">http://www.lafayette.edu/%7Eoutreach</a> .
For more information about the position, click on the link for the Community
Outreach Coordinator Position:
<a href="http://ww2.lafayette.edu/~outreach/pro_staff/coordinatorsearch/index.html">http://ww2.lafayette.edu/%7Eoutreach/pro_staff/coordinatorsearch/index.html</a>

Char Gray, PhD
Director, Landis Community Outreach Center
Lafayette College, 115 Farinon
Easton, PA 18042
(0) 610-330-5653 (Fax) 610-330-5560


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