Carleton College seeks a Director of the Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE). The work of the Center encompasses community and civic engagement conducted through courses, student-led volunteer programs, community-based work-study, and public scholarship. The last of these is led by the Broom Fellow for Public Scholarship, a Carleton faculty member who works in close collaboration with the professional staff of the CCCE.
The Director of CCCE will build on an already vibrant program of community and civic engagement in which roughly half of the Carleton student body participates each year. The Center has developed robust programs in collaboration with local, regional, and global community partners in the spheres of education, health and well-being, environmental systems, and peace and conflict.
This is a full-time, 12-month exempt staff appointment. The position reports to an Associate Dean of the College.
A complete application will include a cover letter and resume or CV as well as completing required application information. Ideally, the successful applicant would be available to begin on or before January 2, 2020.
What Carleton College has for you: We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, as well as access to many other campus amenities.
The successful candidate have an advanced degree; a Ph.D. or other terminal degree is preferred. A minimum 8 years of experience working in the field of community and civic engagement, preferably in an academic context; a deep knowledge of the field of civic engagement, knowledge of the literature in this field, and familiarity with the national conversations on civic engagement in higher education
Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro. A place with small town charm with big city opportunity. If you are looking for a stimulating environment to work, take a closer look at this opportunity today.
Carleton College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with knowledge, skills and abilities.
Carleton is a private liberal arts predominantly residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. A four-year college, Carleton offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
Carleton College occupies more than 1,000 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, over 100 campus buildings, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area.