Managing Director, Center for Community Outreach - 24612BR

Managing Director, Center for Community Outreach

Student Senate
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Position Overview

The Center of Community Outreach overseas 13 programs that provide meaningful service opportunities for students, address various needs through collaborative partnerships, and empower our community through education and advocacy.

This position coordinates and oversees the internal work of the Center for Community Outreach (CCO). In doing this, the Managing Director must ensure that the center’s budget is maintained and sufficient so that needs of the programs and program coordinators can be met. This is achieved through outreach to donors, diligent record-keeping of donations, and regular communication with the CCO advisor and Student Senate treasurer to maintain understanding of the status of funds. The Managing Director must also work closely with the Executive Director to ensure that internal programs, development, and publicity match the community needs while fulfilling the organization’s mission.

Job Description

Job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Hiring Executive CCO Staff.
  • Selecting CCO Program Coordinators.
  • Supervising all CCO Programs and Program Coordinators.
    • Coordinate weekly meetings with programs to ensure goal setting and optimal programming.
    • Assign Program Coordinator office hour tasks.
  • Monitoring each program’s yearly progress.
    • Ensure yearly notebooks updates.
    • Give documentation opportunities to coordinators and volunteers.
    • Managing and tracking the yearly budget.
  • Attending CCO Advisory Board meetings and reporting program updates.
  • Encouraging and facilitating collaborative events and programs within the CCO programs.
  • Organizing CCO Coordinator Fall and Spring retreats.
  • Attending CCO Executive Staff meetings.
  • Working with CCO Advisor on CCO programming.
  • Assisting in Peer Advising Program by advising up to 6 programs as well as both the Creative and Communications Directors.
  • Abide by the codes of conduct outlined for the Managing Director in the Student Senate Rules and Regulations Article II Section 14. Responsibilities of the Center for Community Outreach Managing Director, Article VI Section I. Renumeration, and Appendix B Article B.6 Section 4. Center for Community Outreach Advisory Board.

Required Qualifications

  1. Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at KU.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Previous experience working with the Center for Community Outreach.
  2. Evidenced commitment to community outreach and service.
  3. Ability to work collaboratively with others as evidenced in application material.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Applicants must submit a resume and complete the following application questions. In lieu of a cover letter,
please write a response to these questions:

1. A large part of the Managing Director’s position includes overseeing CCO program coordinators. This includes recognizing when coordinators succeed but also recognizing and communicating with coordinators when they have not fulfilled their duties. What skills or experience do you have that will assist you in communicating expectations to the program coordinators?
2. The summer is an important time to plan and set goals for the upcoming academic year. What other time commitments (positions, jobs, obligations) will you have during the upcoming summer?
3. Also, please mention other time commitments you will have during the academic year. Please be specific. CCO leadership will contact you if they decide to move forward with an interview. Interviews for this position will be place on a rolling basis until the position is filled. However, submitting your general availability along with your application materials will make the scheduling process more efficient. Please provide your availability from 7AM - 7PM CST Monday - Friday.

Please note, this position will be at an hourly rate through the summer. Beginning in the fall, this will switch
to a salaried rate.

Application review begins March 20, 2023 and will remain open until a qualified pool of applicants has been identified.

Contact Information to Applicants

Emily Rountree

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Student Senate
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University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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