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Cocurricular Programs Coordinator 3 (Program Coordinator, Service and Leadership)

Company: Penn State University
Location: University Park
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


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Student Activities within Student Engagement Programs, a division of Student Affairs, is seeking highly motivated, diverse, and culturally competent candidates for a Cocurricular Programs Coordinator 3 position. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to social justice and active citizenship as well as fostering exploration, community engagement, and the development of students. Additionally, they will exhibit strong skills regarding facilitation, program planning, and advising. Critical thinking, problem-solving, strong communication, and organization skills are essential for success in this position.

This position reports to the Assistant Director for Service and Leadership in the Office of Student Activities, which strives to cultivate student learning and development by encouraging exploration as well as providing educational and experiential opportunities.

This position will:

  • Assist with the development, implementation, and assessment of service and leadership programs in a collaborative and inclusive environment which may include days of service, immersive experiences, workshops, and student leader trainings

  • Advise the Fresh START Day of Service student planning team, plan the annual Summer Day of Service, and oversee the continued development of positive and mutually beneficial relationships between the Office of Student Activities, local community agencies, and University partners

  • Plan and implement the annual Leadership Institute, a week-long immersive leadership development opportunity for students grounded in the Social Change Model

Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This position may require that you operate a motor vehicle as part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check may be required in addition to standard background checks. The successful candidate will be willing and able to work flexible hours to support occasional evening and weekend activities. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis with candidate review starting June 14, 2021.


Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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