Global and Community-Based Learning Coordinator

230201 Requisition #


Creighton University’s Global Engagement Office is seeking to hire a Global and Community based Learning Coordinator.


This position provides coordination and support for embedding community-based and global learning outcomes and assessment into curricular programs across the University and in high impact co-curricular programs sponsored by the Global Engagement Office. 


Key Responsibilities

Global Learning Assessment (50%)

Coordinate the refinement and implementation of a community-engaged global learning assessment blueprint of Global Engagement Office (GEO) programs including, but not limited to, sustainability, study abroad, international immersions, international student and scholar experiences, and Creighton Global Initiative (CGI) efforts:

·       Schedule, distribute and collect assessment data at designated intervals in accordance to the plan for each program.

·       Provide reports of program assessment results and track effectiveness of implemented changes.

·       Support grant-writing efforts to enhance resources and access to community-engaged and other global learning opportunities across the University.


Community Partnerships (25%)
Collaborate with the Schlegel Center for Service and Justice (SCSJ) and other University units in the stewardship of community partnerships to promote internal communication, streamline engagement procedures, and enhance program participants’ experience:

·       Lead the exploration of opportunities/needs in the Omaha metropolitan community that may best be served through curricular engagement and take responsibility for maintaining a current listing of such opportunities.

·       Serve as a resource for exploration and maintenance of University-community curricular partnerships for members of the Phoenix campus.

·       Assist faculty and community partners in matching course learning objectives with community needs/opportunities.


Faculty / Staff Development (25%)

Collaborate with the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) and other University units in designing and delivering development opportunities for faculty and staff who lead community-based and global learning courses or programs:

·       Coordinate and promote sessions on best practice in global, intercultural, experiential, and other community-based instructional methods and programs.

·       Coordinate information sessions on requirements of the Academic Service-Learning (AcSL) course designation, facilitate meetings of the Engaged Learning Advisory Committee’s to review applications/renewals, and liaise with the Registrar’s Office for inclusion of the designation in academic schedules.

·       Support faculty, staff and students in the implementation and assessment of community-based global learning opportunities to assure safe, equitable, and reciprocal community partnerships (i.e. classroom and/or pre-departure orientations, tracking compliance with University policies and government agency regulations, facilitating reflection, etc.).



·       Master's degree in education, leadership, counseling, or related field. 

·       Experience supporting the development and implementation of community-based and global learning curricula in higher education.

·       Expertise in global learning competence assessment (i.e. intercultural skills, sustainability competencies, etc.).

·       Strong communication and organizational skills with proven ability to multi-task and coordinate multiple ongoing projects.



·       Experience in grant writing.

·       Knowledge of second language.

·       Experience studying or living abroad.

·       INSEAD certificate in negotiation or similar nationally recognized certification preferred.

·       CDI certificate in community development or similarly nationally recognized certification preferred.


How to Apply

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply with the following materials attached to the online application:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Up to date resume

If you have any questions submitting your application or materials, please don’t hesitate to contact


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Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 



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