Director, Community Engagement Center - (1900016Y)
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Office of Community Engagement is currently recruiting for a Director, Community Engagement Center . This position will Direct operational functions for the University's Community Engagement Center (CEC). This position will work within the University's Office of Community Engagement to set strategic goals and tactics to achieve the center's objectives. Manage and plan operations including program and data management for the center.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Oversee Center operations and administration, including program management, space planning, and data management.
Develop programs and solutions that are aligned with the university and community's goals.
Develop, evaluate, and implement operations policies and procedures for the Center.
Provide leadership and direction to CEC staff to achieve goals and vision of the center and responsible for hiring and retaining staff, career coaching, professional development and accountable for the performance of employees.
Collaborate with the leadership team to plan for and conduct focus groups, evaluations, and/or surveys to community partners to identify community needs and strengthen programs.
Consult with senior management to determine boundaries and priorities of new projects. Meet with area stakeholders interested in forming new program collaborations with the CEC.
Organize, develop, and provide consultation to program funders when needed.
Develop, track, and revise operational goals in alignment with growth planning for the Center. Compile and report program outcome data for community engagement projects
Support and maintain long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with community partners that foster sustainable community partnerships.
Manage the planning, development and implementation of organizational and community engagement events and initiatives held at the CEC.
Conduct internal and external presentations on UMB's community events and initiatives. Represent UMB at community partnership committee meetings and with coalitions such as the Southwest Partnership.
Increase the number of students participating in civic engagement experiences by working collaboratively with UMB Academic and Student Affairs to develop programmatic initiatives that create partnerships between students, faculty and community partners.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in related field, such as business or public administration.
Experience: Six (6) years of related experience in program management, nonprofit management, community development with at least two (2) years of experience of overall responsibility for program direction, coordination and implementation. Counseling skills, educational instruction experience, or case management experience preferred.
Supervisory: Two (2) years' experience at the management/leadership level. Three (3) years' experience preferred.
Other: No substitution of experience for minimum education requirement.
Position may be subject to file financial disclosure.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Organizational, record keeping and time management skills required.
Knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point and other database software required.
Strong interpersonal and listening skills are required to work effectively with various levels of employees and management staff.
Highly effective communication skills are necessary to work with all levels of management, various personnel within the University, medical center, as well as the external community.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1428G
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: Yes
Organization: Office of Community Engagement
Job Posting: Sep 5, 2019
Unposting Date: Sep 20, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 132781
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.