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Human Resources: University Employment
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Job Details
Program Manager for Community Partnerships
Student Affairs
Moreau Center
Full time
Full time salaried

In partnership with local and global communities, the Moreau Center for Service and Justice engages with critical human and environmental concerns through active learning, mutually-beneficial service opportunities, and experience-based leadership development rooted in Catholic social teaching. This position supports service and community engagement by leading specific Moreau Center programs and serving as an advisor for students in Moreau Center leadership positions. This position also accompanies students on immersion programs and requires travel with students to domestic destinations.

This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position with benefits. Benefits include: medical & dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, sick & vacation time, tuition remission benefits starting after 90 days (employee) or 2 years (spouse and children) of employment, retirement contributions after 2 years of employment, and eligibility for the University’s home purchase assistance program consistent with program requirements. (Please note that eligibility for all University benefits is subject to applicable policies, practices, and requirements.)

The salary for this position is $44,000. This position is eligible for a $1,000 hiring bonus.

The full job description is available at: https://bit.ly/3GKJ5Lj

This posting was posted on November 3, 2021, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

* Please see the end of the “Requirements” section (above the Apply to Job button) for supplemental questions that we request applicants respond to as part of the application packet.

Develop and manage all aspects of the Campus Volunteer Coordinator (CVC) and Plunge into Your Neighborhood programs and events.

Supervise student coordinators for assigned programs. Supervisory responsibilities include hiring processes, setting of expectations, training and professional development, performance management and evaluations, and disciplinary processes including termination of employment.

Manage site partnerships in support of programs.

Provide leadership for Community Service Work Study (CSWS) Program which includes onboarding partners, hiring and orienting students, managing timesheet process, and ensuring program compliance.

Accompany students on at least one immersion annually.

Develop relevant and current programming which creatively integrates Catholic Social Teaching (CST), anti-oppression framework, and other justice-oriented tools into Moreau Center programs.

Manage and serve as primary administrator for Give Pulse community engagement platform, including regular training and on-boarding of campus and community partners.

Serve as primary administrator for Moreau Center presence on the Engage platform, including management and approval of memberships and events.

Contribute to content for social media that supports programs and values of the Moreau Center.

Collaborate with Moreau Center staff in data collection and report compilation.

Support Director and other Moreau Center staff with new projects or initiatives as needed.

Serve on University committees, as appropriate.

Other duties as relevant to the duties of the position or as assigned by supervisor or designee.

Please note that the above list of duties is not comprehensive but generally demonstrates the types of matters under this position’s purview and responsibility.

Education and Experience

Required: Bachelor’s degree.

Required: 2 years’ experience in one or more of the following areas: service learning, student leadership development, community service, volunteer organizations, or non-profit management.

Preferred: relevant master’s degree.

Or a combination of equivalent education and/or experience.

Certifications and Licenses

Required: None.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated ability to build partnerships and develop new programs.

Ability to consistently handle and follow through with multiple projects and assignments and meet deadlines.

Effective ability to use and learn computers, technology, software, and applications at level of sophistication required for the duties of the position, including, without limitation, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), the internet, and computerized maintenance management systems.*

Strong orientation towards taking initiative and ownership of projects and assignments and being proactive with projects, assignments, and process improvements.

Strong organizational and time management skills; excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

Strong critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making, and judgement skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to establish effective working relationships, professional rapport, and effectively accomplish work within a University setting that includes a wide array of policies, processes, individuals, and groups.

Competence with and commitment to diversity and inclusion; ability to be an effective partner with diverse students, faculty, and staff.

Ability to establish effective working relationships, professional rapport, and effectively accomplish work within a University setting that includes a wide array of individuals, groups, policies, and processes.

*All University of Portland positions require the ability to use and/or learn to use in a timely manner current or new technologies, software, and applications at level of proficiency and sophistication required for duties of the position. In most situations, the necessity of learning, using, and/or supporting new technologies, software, and/or applications does not change a job description nor make the position one that involves higher level duties.

Please see full job description (link in most postings) for information about physical requirements, working conditions, work standards, and statement about reasonable accommodations.

Supplemental Questions

1. The Moreau Center grounds its work in four core commitments – Social Justice, Solidarity, Community, and Reflection. Please choose two and share how they resonate with you personally, providing examples to help illustrate your lived experience and understanding of these commitments.

2. What informs your approach to young adult leadership development/formation? Please provide an example of how you’ve supported young adults in the past and what you have found most helpful/successful.

3. Please explain what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to you. Please describe your education and work-related experiences applicable to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Cover Letter, References, Resume, Supplemental Questions