Coordinator, Service & Civic Engagement & Community Director

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

Job posting number: #7090279 (Ref:22D500035)

Posted: December 7, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

Rider University’s Division of Student Affairs is one of 30 campuses recognized in 2021 by Diverse Issues and ACPA as a Most Promising Place to Work in Student Affairs.

Rider University’s Office of Service & Civic Engagement is seeking an energetic individual to serve as Coordinator of Service & Civic Engagement & Community Director.  Primary responsibilities include serving as a resource and leader for students in the Rider Bonner Community Scholar Program, supporting the Rider Resource Pantry and associated programming, working closely with service and professionally oriented clubs and organizations, and providing service opportunities to all clubs, organizations and individuals on campus through campus wide service initiatives.

The Coordinator will also have responsibilities as a Community Director who is the primary live-in staff member in one of five fraternity/sorority houses on campus. Primary responsibilities include working closely to support the undergraduate Community Assistant and the chapter leadership by providing assistance with advisement, leadership development, policy education and enforcement, and co-curricular programming that supports the organization’s mission.

This 12-month position includes a full benefits package, a furnished apartment and a full meal plan. Start date preferably January-February 2022, but flexible per needs of selected candidate through summer 2022.  

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A demonstrated commitment to Community Service initiatives.   
  • Experience with planning, organizing, and participating in services events.   
  • Experience in Greek Life, Residence Life, Campus Activities, and/or Community Standards.  
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing leadership in enhancing an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion. 
  • Excellent communication skills to work with a variety of on- and off-campus stakeholders. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. 
  • Flexibility with work schedule is necessary, as weekends and evenings are required.
  • A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Master’s Degree

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. 

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.




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Job posting number:#7090279 (Ref:22D500035)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Rider University
Lawrenceville,New Jersey
United States
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