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Service-Learning and Volunteering Specialist

Company name
University of Southern Maine

Portland, ME, United States

Employment Type

Volunteer, Education

Posted on
Jan 05,2019

Valid Through
Apr 20,2019

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Service-Learning and Volunteering Specialist



City, State:

Portland, ME


Community Engagmnt Career Dev - PCECD

Bargaining Unit:


Salary Band/Wage Band:


Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30 pm, nights and weekends as necessary

Statement of Job:

The University of Southern Maine invites applicants for a full-time position as Service-Learning and Volunteering Specialist on the Portland Campus.

The Service-Learning and Volunteering Specialist is responsible for supporting service-learning and assisting with the cultivation of volunteer programming, with a particular focus on the Honors Program. The primary focus area of this position is to assist with facilitating and promoting relationships among faculty, academic and administrative units, community partners, and students to develop service-learning and co-curricular volunteer opportunities.

The USM community is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, & Sick), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Waiver Program for Employee & Dependents, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more.

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USM’s three environmentally friendly campuses are unique, yet all share the extensive resources of the university — and all are energized through strong community partnerships. Offering easy access to Boston, plus the ocean, mountains and forests of coastal, inland and northern Maine, USM is at the heart of Maine's most exciting metropolitan region.

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Benefits Summary Information



Bachelor's Degree; and 2 years of experience working in service-learning including liaison responsibilities between faculty, academic support staff and external community partners

Willingness to actively engage in addressing issues of structural inequity, power, and privilege in community-engaged learning experiences

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google suite, Excel, PowerPoint

A valid driver’s license


Prior experience working closely with faculty members in a college or university strongly preferred

Demonstrated record of successfully encouraging students to participate in service programs

Competency in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via Apply for position. You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

All required materials must be submitted by January 27, 2019.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System)

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, CV/Resume, References

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