Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.
Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.
Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community.
The Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, managing, and implementing neighborhood plans and related initiatives. The Coordinator will work with members of the Le Moyne campus community, the local neighborhood, the City of Syracuse, the Town of Dewitt, and other agencies.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Job duties specific to this position:
Develops short and long-range strategies to enhance the quality of life in the Le Moyne neighborhood
Leads and facilitates neighborhood engagement community meetings
Creates and runs an information campaign for neighbors to understand resources available to them and connect them to resources to help them make improvements to their properties (including loan and grant programs, Home Headquarters and property redevelopment, etc)
Creates ways to link the neighborhood with the resources available at Le Moyne for the broader community
Works with the Salt Springs Neighborhood Association to help support and strengthen the neighborhood; attends all meetings
Builds relationships with realtors so that they can speak to the assets and strengths about buying in the neighborhood and to promote owner-occupancy in the neighborhood
Organizes and advertises public meetings and conducts other public outreach/participation efforts associated with planning projects
Plans at least one neighborhood event each year to build community
Administers, seeks, and implements grant programs related to neighborhood planning or improvement
Works with the College to explore the creation of student service opportunities in targeted neighborhoods; work with student leaders to build relationships with community partners
Serves as a liaison for neighborhood planning activities with community members, neighborhood groups, developers, City Boards, Town Boards, etc.
May represent the College at City, Town, or Neighborhood meetings
Attendance at night and weekend meetings may be required
Other related duties may be assigned.
Job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:
Demonstrates and serves as a role-model for Le Moyne's mission-based competencies (collaboration, communication, diversity, integrity, leadership and service) in every interaction with all community members and external parties.
Treats all individuals with dignity, professionalism and kindness in support of cura personalis.
Aligns professional goals, objectives and performance outcomes with the strategic goals of the college in order to promote cura apostolica.
Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethic.
Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
Complies with all the college's established policies, procedures and codes of conduct at all times.
Adheres to all health and safety requirements, regulations, policies and procedures.
Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.
Hourly rate: $18-$25/hr
The candidate will possess a bachelor's degree in a relevant field OR equivalent years of related work experience which may be satisfied through the completion of an internship, or directly related project.
This position requires a detail-oriented self-starter with excellent organizational skills who can get things done efficiently in a high-paced environment.
Candidates must be able to prioritize tasks and be flexible.
Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, along with the ability to work well independently as well as part of a dynamic team.
Candidates must be able to transport themselves around the city via car, bicycle, bus, or walking to community meetings as needed.
Successful applicants are team players who are passionate about the City of Syracuse and improving the quality of life for all residents. Candidates should be familiar with the city's neighborhoods and be excited to work with diverse populations that may be different from their own.
Demonstrated ability to exercise strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate persuasively and effectively to convey complex information to a wide array of audiences.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:
Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee's unit.
Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
Promotes open communication across Le Moyne's community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.
Le Moyne College's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Mission Statement
Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit Tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship & immigration or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Le Moyne makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
To apply for this position please click the 'Apply Now' button and submit the required materials for consideration:
* Cover letter outlining your interest in the position * Current resume * Contact information for 3 professional references
Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York, is one of 28 Catholic, Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, Le Moyne was the first to open as a co-educational institution. Since its founding in 1946, the College has modeled and strengthened the 476-year-old Jesuit tradition. Today, Le Moyne enrolls approximately 2,785 undergraduate and 534 graduate students from 33 states and 35 countries. Our MIssion:Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.For information about us, please visit http://www.lemoyne.edu.