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Service & Community Engagement Internship-Community Engagement Programmer (AY2023)

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Service & Community Engagement Internship-Community Engagement Programmer (AY2023)
Requisition Number DU09157
Department Name 1B430:Student Organizations and Activities
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10.10/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Must be currently enrolled as a student at the University of Kentucky.
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
May require sitting for long periods of time.
Shifts/schedule will vary, approximately 5-20 hours per week.
Job Summary
The Service and Community Engagement (SCE) Student Internship positions are designed to provide students with a dynamic experience intended to highlight the functions of service and community engagement work both on and off campus.

The SCE Programmer Internship position will develop and facilitate co-curricular service events and educational programs that meet real and identified community needs throughout the academic year. SCE Programmers will be responsible for coordinating one to two recurring community service events per month, and one to two community engagement events per month as well. Some of these have already become established partnerships while others may be created throughout the academic year.

  • Oversee partnership(s) with a local community based organization(s)to facilitate bi weekly recurring service projects.
  • Plan and facilitate education and reflection for community service events. Manage event registration and track volunteer hours via GivePulse.
  • Maintain professional communication with community based organizations.
  • Oversee the development of at least one community engagement event per month.
  • Manage event registration and attendance via BBNvolved.
GENERAL FOR SCE INTERN: In addition to the above responsibilities, SCE Interns will meet regularly with an Assistant Director or Graduate Assistant for Service and Community Engagement to learn about community partner relations, plan informational workshops and events for UK students, discuss office management and any remaining Covid-19 compliance policies, and identify personal/professional goals. Attendance at multiple, regular bi-weekly and monthly meetings will also be required. When applying for these positions, please know that we will require both evening and weekend work shifts in addition to typical business hour shifts. Also know that we will fully prioritize your academic schedule, as well as consider your other personal, weekly obligations. This job is meant to be a meaningful compliment to your academic journey here at UK.

Additional responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in providing customer service in the Center for Student Involvement (A252 and A255 in the Gatton Student Center).
  • Teach students how to use GivePulse in order to find volunteer opportunities and track their completed service hours
  • SCE Interns will work an average of 12 hours per week, including required nights and weekends. Those hours will include:
    • Office Hours in the Service and Community Engagement suite in the Gatton Student Center
    • Participating in events held by the office in the role of site/reflection leader, and assisting with other programs/events put on by the office, such as volunteer fairs or tabling initiatives.
    • Meeting with the Assistant Director for Service and Community Engagement
    • Meeting with other relevant campus and non-campus partners
    • Other duties as assigned

With any questions about the SCE Internship Programmer position for the 2022-2023 academic year, please email volunteeruk@uky.edu

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 05/27/2022
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-03

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