Student Community Action Corps- LEAD UP Guide/Facilitator - 23003BR

Student Community Action Corps- LEAD UP Guide/Facilitator

Department: 
Center for Service Learning
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

The Student Community Action Corps Program facilitates the engagement of KU students with various community organizations, programs, or support in community-engaged efforts. Student employees will support their partner organization and/or program with various tasks and projects while receiving monthly training and support from Center for Service Learning staff.

This Student Community Action Corps position would assist in supporting the LEAD UP Youth Achievement Program that provides leadership, academic and college readiness support to middle and high school youth. Tasks may include supporting the administration and use of several web-based platforms including an online data reporting and evaluation system, the Community Check Box (CCB) Evaluation System and a shared online workspace, Microsoft Teams. The CCB supports may also include documenting, reviewing and analyzing activities documented in the Community Check Box Evaluation System; and prepare data reports.

The position supports curriculum development and implementation of academic supports to youth. The position also includes general office work, such as copying, filing, data entry, typing, editing, document production, social media management, running errands, mailings, writing newsletters, internet articles and miscellaneous other duties as required. LEAD UP provides the job training for all job duties.

To learn more about LEAD UP, visit www.myleadup.com

Job Description

The Student Community Action Corps member will:
  • Assist in collecting and reviewing data documented in the Community Check Box to evaluate efforts of LEAD UP.
  • Provide administrative and program support to the LEAD UP Youth Achievement Program, including maintaining social media efforts, developing blogs, and supporting online communications with youth participants.
  • Participate in team meetings and student organization meetings.
  • Provide direct supports to youth served (tutoring, academic coaching, etc.)
  • Participate and support KU LEAD UP student organization, including promoting the group among KU students.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be a current student of the University of Kansas enrolled in 6 or more credit hours.
  • Student employees must be Federal Work Study-eligible.
  • Must be available to work in blocks of at least two hours.
  • Excellent and accurate typing skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to complete projects independently with attention to detail.
  • Basic experience with general office work and use of Microsoft Office programs (e.g., Excel).
  • Attention to detail and ability to review and input data with accuracy.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to new tasks, settings, and opportunities.
  • Ability to take initiative and work both as a team and independently based on the task.
  • Must enroll in UNIV 299, a 0-1 credit hour course for training purposes, or an approved course with CSL staff.
  • Must enroll in UNIV 299, a 0-1 credit hour course for training purposes.
  • Ability to travel to community-based activities in Lawrence and Kansas City.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest and passion for community service, civic engagement, advocacy, social justice, etc.
  • Responsibility and personal accountability for completing tasks; attention to details and deadlines.
  • Commit to working through the academic year (9 months).
  • Interest in youth development, particularly with racial and ethnic minority populations and groups,
  • Willingness to learn new skills and work in new areas to support team efforts.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of:
  • Completion of the online application form
  • Cover Letter
  • Current Resume
Application Deadline: August 19, 2022 (11:59PM)

Contact Information to Applicants

Kate Kemper
Associate Director for Student and Civic Engagement
Center for Service Learning
katekemper@ku.edu
785-864-1765

Advertised Salary Range

$10/hour

Work Schedule

8 hours a week

Anticipated Start Date

29-Aug-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
23003BR
Department:
Center for Service Learning
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student