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Coordinator of Community Service and Civic Engagement

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SUNY Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant
Salary Level/Grade: SL3
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Student Union, Leadership & Acti


Founded in 1835, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is an exceptional regional comprehensive public university that offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health, humanities, social sciences, and STEM. The University’s curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and emphasizes experiential learning.   

Located only a few miles from Lake Ontario in a quaint “Village on the Erie Canal,” SUNY Brockport is conveniently situated between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo — the fourth and second largest cities in New York State. Inspiring excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation is our mission. Join the inclusive community of dedicated faculty, staff, and students who together are Building a Better Brockport!  

SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.   

Job Summary: SUNY Brockport is currently accepting applications for a Coordinator of Community Service and Civic Engagement. The person in this role supports the mission of Community Development to prepare civic minded leaders who possess the knowledge, skills and values to engage fully in their communities. This position is responsible for coordinating community service programs that strengthen ties with the surrounding community and promote the civic engagement of Brockport faculty, staff and students. This position is responsible for planning and implementing major community service initiatives such as Saturday of Service, Alternative Spring Break, Trash to Treasure and Eagle Service Days. The position co-coordinates the Gold Leadership Certificate as part of the Leadership Development Program. The position represents the college within the community by serving on committees and supporting the Rochester Regional Network and Rochester Youth Year. This position collaborates with campus and community partners to develop and maintain detailed information and records regarding the college’s community service activities. Finally, the Coordinator supports the development, implementation, and assessment of civic engagement programs in a collaborative and inclusive environment including, but not limited to, voter registration and engagement workshops, lectures and student leader training.
Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization
• Experience in coordinating community service opportunities obtained through professional or volunteer experience.
• Effective interpersonal skills to work intentionally and collaboratively with community partners, faculty, staff and students.
• Must be detail oriented and possess strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
• Experience working with students and colleagues from a variety of backgrounds and experiences including BIPOC students, LGBTQ students, first-generation students, students with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups.
• Able and willing to complete the NYS License Event Notification System (LENS) check review process and college’s Van Safety-Training Course to operate a college van.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Education, Public Administration or related area.
• Experience developing and assessing student learning and programmatic outcomes obtained through coursework or professional experience.
• Experience attending, planning or facilitating alternative break trips.
• Experience with student leadership development.

Work Schedule: M-F day hours, some nights and weekends
Salary and Benefits: The Minimum Salary for this position is $53,151.
This position is benefits eligible; Find out more about benefits at Careers@Brockport!  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Application Instructions: Visit jobs.hr.brockport.edu to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. 

Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Non-Discrimination Statement/Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.


Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

Reasonable Accommodations:
SUNY Brockport provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans, or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Human Resources or email your request to Tamara Gouger, AVP for Human Resources and ADA Coordinator, at tgouger@brockport.edu. Determinations or requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.


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