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Academic Community Engagement Coordinator

Posted on June 8, 2018

Position Available

Academic Community Engagement Coordinator

Appointment Date

July 1, 2018


Job Description:  The Community Engagement Coordinator works with the Deans, faculty in the College of Professional Studies, other faculty and additional campus constituents needed to develop meaningful relationships with external partners in support of new and existing programs at Avila University.  Resources include advisory board members, mentors, speakers, program partners, internship sites and other similar types of volunteer leadership from the Kansas City community.  The position also works directly with the Office of Advancement to assist with community collaboration and the identification of opportunities for support of the Avila Promise, the strategic plan and mission. 



Position Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Master’s Degree in an academic field is preferred.  At minimum of five years experience working in a non-profit organization, community Chamber of Commerce, higher education institution or other organization in a community engagement position. 


Competitive salary.


This is a full-time staff position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits; Avila University's comprehensive benefit package includes tuition remission for employee and dependents, retirement plan, vacation & sick leave, health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances.

Application Information

Send cover letter and résumé to (email preferred) or mail to:

Office of Human Resources

Avila University

11901 Wornall Road

Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

The Community:

Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities

Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in the recruitment of applicants, employment opportunities, or general employment practices on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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