Full Job Description
Experiential Learning Coordinator
Eastern Kentucky University
Title: Experiential Learning Coordinator
Position Type: Fulltime Staff
Search Type: External – minimum 7 days
Department: 23R000 – College of Ed & Appl Human Sciences
Division: 2R0000 – Academic Affairs
Position Location: Richmond Campus
Driver Classification: Non-Driver
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Hours Per Week:
Additional Schedule Details: Some evenings and weekends are required.
Posted Salary Grade:
Contact Person: Karina Christopher
Requisition Number: Fulltime Staff
Job Summary/Basic Functions
The Experiential Learning Coordinator position engages and supports apprenticeship students and coordinates exceptional learning experiences for students enrolled in courses within the Department of Applied Human Sciences. The Coordinator understands and articulates campus programs, policies, and procedures and helps develop strategies to address academic persistence and completion. Additionally, the Coordinator manages the day-to-day operation of experiential learning spaces. The Coordinator position is a twelve-month position reporting to the Department Chair, Applied Human Sciences.
Education: Completion of bachelor’s degree in either Family & Consumer Sciences Education, Child & Family Studies, Food and Nutrition or related field.
Experience: One year related experience required.
Licensure & Certifications:
- 80% – Experiential Learning Laboratory Supervision – Coordinate and supervise the general operation of experiential laboratory spaces to provide a wide variety of learning experiences. – Oversee the regular preventive maintenance/repair of equipment. – Operate equipment and related equipment as needed. – Manage reservations for Cafe Burrier. – Ensure appropriate use of department budget to support experiential learning. – Procurement of food, equipment, fabric, and other laboratory needs to ensure adequate learning. – Supervise graduate assistants and student workers. – Communicates and collaborates regularly with faculty and staff to support students. – Be available to work evenings and weekends when needed. – Supports the mission, vision, and values of the Department, College, and University. – (Essential)
- 15% – Recruitment, Retention and Student Success – Assist the department in meeting its goals related to student diversity, engagement, persistence, retention, and graduation. – Build relationships with local and regional high schools to plan department tours and recruiting events. – Assist in evaluating student success and providing strategies for improving outcome measures. – Assist faculty in building interprofessional collaborations across campus and within the community. – Support student co-op experiences and completion of hours. – (Essential)
- 5% – Performs other duties as assigned which support the purpose and initiatives of the Department. – (Essential)
Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.
Funding Source: Institutional
Open Until Filled: Yes
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.
Background Check Statement
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.
To apply, please visit: https://careers.eku.edu/jobs/experiential-learning-coordinator-richmond-campus-kentucky-united-states.