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7 Mar 2017

Full-Time Coordinator of Community Services

SUNY Oswego – Posted by SACJobs Oswego, New York, United States

Job Description

The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Coordinator of Community Services.

Posting date: March 2, 2017

Review date: Review of applications will begin March 15, 2017 and will continue until position is filled.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: or

Date of Appointment: On/around June 1, 2017

Description of Responsibilities: Work collaboratively with colleagues in Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Student Association and community partners, to develop, coordinate, and promote community service and civic engagement opportunities for the SUNY Oswego campus. The Coordinator will promote, support and coordinate student involvement in community service and civic engagement through ongoing service programs, one-time community service events and civic engagement programming. The Coordinator will continue to build a clearinghouse for community service sites and assure that service activities are coordinated for the College in a cohesive manner that emphasizes the importance of lifelong civic involvement. Will serve as liaison to community partners by focusing on identifying and developing new sustainable community partnerships, assessing community needs, and mobilizing resources from the campus to address the needs of the community. The Coordinator will work collaboratively with faculty, staff, student organizations and campus departments to respond to build partnerships on campus and with the external community.

In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience in event planning or program development
  • Demonstrated record of collaboration within local communities
  • Ability to set priorities, manage work and meet deadlines independently
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to work and communicate effectively with diverse populations and as a team member
  • Must be available to work occasional nights and weekend

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in higher education or related field
  • Experience in training, supervising and mentoring student staff
  • Experience gathering evidence of program effectiveness and using data for continuous improvement
  • Strong administrative, organization and budgeting skills

To Apply: Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:

If you have any questions about the position, please email:

Jane LeBlanc
Search Committee Chair

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.

Files must be complete to be considered.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department: Community Services coordinates community and civic engagement opportunities to connect the campus with local and global communities. Opportunities include ongoing community service programs, alternative break trips, educational programming and one-time events. Community Services works with student leaders, faculty and staff to collaborate with community partners to provide community engagement opportunities. Community Services strives to create a community-engaged campus in which students will be equipped with the skills, knowledge and experience to be agents of change in their communities and will have a life-long commitment to civic and community engagement.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

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  • Start Date: 3/6/2017 – SeeBelow
  • Education: Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Work Experience: 0 – 2 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Community Services and Coordinator.


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