Student Life - Coordinator of Volunteer Services

St. Lawrence University in New York

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 9, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

St. Lawrence University invites applications for a Coordinator for Volunteer Services to join our Student Life team.  The primary role of the Coordinator is to create learning opportunities for students which encourage them to develop, practice and incorporate the principles of service and leadership.  The Coordinator manages and promotes service opportunities for students and serves as a liaison between community partners, campus organizations, administrative departments, and individual students interested in service.  The coordinator also advises community service related organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Campus Kitchens Project, and SLU mentoring programs.

Requirements: Bachelors degree with a minimum of 1 year of post-graduate non-profit or community service experience. A Masters degree in Student Development, Higher Education Administration, Counseling, or a related field in addition to experience is preferred.  Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a high attention to detail and an ability to work collaboratively in achieving the goals of the program.

The position is a nine month, full-time position with the potential to increase to 12 months.  Compensation includes a competitive salary, housing and a comprehensive benefits package.

Review of applications will begin April 25, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references with contact information to: Carol Bate, Chairperson, Volunteer Services Search Committee at

Located in Canton, N.Y., St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students.  The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet.  Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.  The University seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students, with a commitment to fostering excellence through an atmosphere intellectually and socially enriching for the entire community.  Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.  For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit SLUs homepage at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

SLU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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