• Community Engaged Learning Coordinator, Academic Affairs

    Posting Number 2018-4105
    Posted Date 6 months ago(9/16/2018 11:28 PM)
    Shanghai-Academic Affairs
    NYU Shanghai (SH1002)
    Compensation Grade
    Band 52
    Academic Program Support
  • Position Summary

    We are seeking a socially-conscious bridge-builder who is passionate about service learning and experiential learning to coordinate community-engaged learning initiatives and programs. This individual will work closely with students, faculty, staff, and community organizations in designing learning experiences and resources that connect them with opportunities to engage in reciprocal learning experiences in Shanghai, China, and globally. The Community Engaged Learning Coordinator will report to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs overseeing community-engaged learning. The role is based in Shanghai.


    The main responsibilities include:


    Program Development

    • Research best practices and apply them to the development of strategy and initiatives for community-engaged learning activities and programs.
    • Identify and vet potential community partners, understanding their needs and circumstances and matching them with the resources and needs within NYU Shanghai.
    • Assist faculty and staff in developing, implementing, and coordinating meaningful partnerships with community organizations, including assisting with course administration, event planning, and facilitation of student learning as appropriate.



    • Collect and analyze data and create metrics to evaluate the processes of community-engaged learning programs.



    • Write reports and grant proposals for external and funding audiences.



    • Create and maintain relevant systems and records.
    • Process relevant transactions and reimbursements.


    Other Duties as Assigned


    Required Education

    • Master’s degree with a history of strong leadership and participation in experiential and service learning.

    Required Experience

    • Experience working in and/or deep understanding of social organizations and non-profit sector in China.
    • Experience working in schools (higher education preferred).


    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Portfolio of work demonstrating expertise in project management, curriculum development, teaching or facilitation.
    • Strong interpersonal and intercultural communication skills.
    • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese is strongly preferred.

    Additional Information

    You can feel free to follow our official WeChat Account: NYUShanghaiRecruitment to get updated recruitment news. Thank you!


    The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion.


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