Gannon University, a Catholic diocesan university, seeks an experienced professional for the position of Assistant Director, Academic Community Engagement (Service-Learning). Reporting to the Director of Community and Government Relations, the Assistant Director, Academic Community Engagement (Service-Learning) assists faculty and staff with the development and advancement of academic community experiential activities including but not limited to: course construction and/or revision; defining measurable objectives; designing and assessing outcomes; and promoting scholarship of engagement. Responsibilities also include: fostering relationships between community partners and the University; developing, coordinating, implementing and publicizing strategic community engaged learning (service-learning) projects and programming opportunities; collecting and analyzing impact data/statistics from community engaged learning outreach; and exploration of funding resources to support outreach efforts.
Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree, Adult Education Theory and Practice, and Teaching Experience. Preferred qualifications include a Master’s Degree, Community Based (Service-Learning) Theory and Pedagogy Experience. Must to be able to support and promote the University’s mission.
Gannon University’s 2017-2021 highlights our heightened commitment to our students, employees and communities, aligns with our Mission and vision, builds logically on the previous strategic plan, and emanates from the defining traits of our Catholic Identity. Strategic goals include: 1. Promoting Learning by Engagement;2. Advancing Organizational Health;3. Creating Public Impact:
Gannon University, located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities. Neighborhood revitalization initiatives in key downtown east-side and west-side neighborhoods bookend the urban commercial core which is also receiving enhanced attention and investment. For more information about what Erie has to offer visit www.visiteriepa.com.
Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to https://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/3463. Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. Gannon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.