The coordinator for community engagement and outreach will partner with the Assistant Director of student life in an effort to design, develop, implement and manage the community-based programs and services, and for coordinating those activities with academic units and activities. Specifically, the Coordinator assists community partners, faculty, and students in developing mutually beneficial service partnerships; works collaboratively as a member of the Student Life team; builds partnerships with academic areas of the University such as the Academic Resource Center, Writing Program, and Library to establish programs that address service through a learning lens; coordinates events to connect students, faculty and staff with appropriate service opportunities; tracks and reports University community service engagement; and assesses feedback from the community partners.
Program Coordination (55%): Support the Deans’ Service Scholars Program, Project Outreach (freshman orientation day of service), Day(s) of Service, one-day/weekend/week long service projects and NYU Shanghai Service Corps (on-going service program); provide resources, trainings, and tools that equip students to be effective contributors to their community; establish student leadership within programs; manage NYU global programs such as Davis Projects for Peace and Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU). Collaborate with academic office to support Deans’ Service Scholars and other service projects.
Community Relations (25%): Establish partnerships with community organizations by assessing their needs and identifying potential University partners within various Student Life and Academic programs.
Administrative Duties (20%): Manage budgets and finances for all programs, track and report engagement data, and work with University departments, faculty, and staff across NYU Shanghai and NYU’s global network.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: