Community Engagement Coordinator
Job Details
Full Time

Saint Anselm College, a private, liberal arts college in the Benedictine tradition, is accepting applications for a Community Engagement Coordinator in the colleges Meelia Center for Community Engagement. Reporting to the Director of the Meelia Center for Community Engagement, the Community Engagement Coordinators role is to assist the Director and Assistant Director in the management and oversight of Meelia Center community partnerships, including student coordination of partnerships, campus engagement in partnerships, campus/community collaboration, and management of engagement and impact data. Special focus of the work is student leadership development and support, community partnership development, program development, assessment, and management of the data management process. Will contribute to the personal and professional development of Meelia staff, volunteers, and community engaged learners through trainings and reflections.



  • Assist with the training and support of Meelia Center student staff in their responsibilities as they relate to recruitment, placement, and support of engaged students.
  • Work with the Meelia Center Director and Assistant Director to fully prepare and support engaged students, faculty, and student service leaders.
  • Provide student supervision and guidance to student staff in relation to our annual service events/fundraisers and other community request/onetime events
  • Work with the Meelia Center Director and Assistant Director, and student leaders to fully prepare and support engaged students, faculty, and staff.
  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of community engaged learning, including placement, orientation, training, and reflection.
  • Assist students as they develop a plan for community engagement that enhances their personal, professional, civic, and career goals.
  • Work with Meelia Center Director and Assistant Director, student leaders, community partners and campus resources to develop and enhance reflection of engagement and student leadership in reflection activities.
  • Help to resolve problems associated with community and campus engagement
  • Respond to questions and requests from the community
  • Contribute to the acknowledgement of and celebration with engaged students and community partners
  • Manage all data systems and flow of communication to recruit, place, and support the effective and efficient engagement of approximately 400 weekly volunteers and community engaged learners and 600+ occasional volunteers
    • Train and support student leaders in the Meelia Centers data management systems, application and placement process, and evaluation
    • Manage volunteer /community engaged learning application information
    • Manage system to distribute student applicant information to student leaders and monitor background forms, placement process, and transportation
    • Manage system to inform community engaged learning faculty of student progress throughout the semester
    • Manage and support communication with community for the efficient evaluation of all engaged students, and work with faculty, Meelia professional staff, and student leaders to resolve any evaluation problems or concerns
  • Manage Meelia Center engagement information in manner for easy reporting of annual reports, grant reports, and periodic data requests from Admissions, Institutional Research, Development Office, Presidents Office, and Campus Communications.
  • Assist in the management of day-to-day operations in the office
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or required by supervisors

Bachelors degree required, experience working in a community organization or with college students is preferred. Ideal candidate will possess knowledge of campus/community engagement principles, have experience working with college student volunteers and leaders, and data management. Requires effective communication with local community agencies and non-profit organizations. Strong writing, organizational, planning, and administrative skills needed. Also requires commitment to community engagement and a solid understanding of the mission and goals of a small Catholic, liberal arts college, combined with the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of College staff and students, and to represent the College to a variety of outside constituents.


Successful candidates will be able to assist the college to further its strategic goals for institution-wide diversity and inclusiveness.


Job location:

Manchester, NH