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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Posted: 06/19/2020
Learning Communities Coordinator

Learning Communities (LC's) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are a partnership between University Housing and Academic Affairs where students are able to live with other students who share an academic interest, take courses directly associated with the academic interest area, and participate in co-curricular programming to further connect students to faculty and staff and opportunities to explore their majors/career paths. One of the primary responsibilities of the Learning Communities Coordinator is supporting a wide array of co-curricular programming while working with faculty, staff, and students who work with Learning Communities. This position will oversee the day-to-day logistics behind faculty co-curricular programming, directly working with Learning Community sponsors and mentors. Additionally, this position will be responsible for developing a recruitment, admittance, and communication plan for prospective and current students and will work to implement the plan with the support of the Learning Communities staff.

The position will be required to work both independently and as a part of a fast-paced team, while working and communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds. These duties are in addition to the support of other large-scale programmatic efforts undertaken by Learning Communities staff including, but not limited to: all-LC Programming, and logistical support for community-specific programming. Required to work some irregular hours that occasionally include evenings and weekends.

Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree plus one year of recruitment or communications experience required. Minimum one year experience with educational programming necessary. Demonstrated experience utilizing interpersonal, written and oral communication skills essential. Must have demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of individuals; both internal and external to the organization. Must be organized and have the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Proficiency with Microsoft programs (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) required. Must have a valid driver’s license, meet University driver eligibility requirements and willingness to become certified to drive 12-passenger vans.

Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree preferred. Experience working with a Learning Community Program helpful. Demonstrated experience in event planning or programming desirable. Prefer experience hiring, training and supervising students.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: