[Sayma-Announce] Community Service Learning Coordinator Announcement

Larry Osborne losborne at cn.edu
Mon Jan 7 20:38:04 EST 2008

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Wanted--Community Service Learning Program Administrator:  

Bonner Scholars Coordinator, Bonner Center for Service Learning & Civic Engagement, Carson-Newman College. Carson-Newman College invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position supervising the work of 50 - 60 undergraduate Bonner scholarship recipients in their community-based service and research, mentoring their development as citizen-scholars working for the common good, building a culture of service on campus, and establishing strong partnerships with community organizations. Qualifications: Masters degree in a relevant discipline and experience in higher education and service learning, community-based research, community organizing, social entrepreneurship, or related field. Teaching responsibilities may include a limited assignment of courses in service learning, civic engagement and/or social entrepreneurship.  

Carson-Newman College is a liberal arts college affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention.  We are located in a small town 30 miles from Knoxville in the upper Tennessee River Valley rich in Appalachian culture, history, and opportunities for outdoor recreation. Bachelor's and master's degrees in over 50 majors are offered. The college emphasizes academic excellence within a supportive Christian environment expressed through innovative teaching and scholarly works. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the college has an enrollment of about 2000 students.

Please send letter of application, current vita, transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Larry Osborne, Director of the Bonner Center for Service Learning & Civic Engagement, Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, TN 37760.  Electronic applications may be sent to losborne at cn.edu. Position begins as soon as April 1 but not later than June 1.  Review of applications begins February 15, 2008.  Women and persons of color are especially encouraged to apply.

Guy Larry Osborne, Ph.D. 
Professor of Psychology 
Director of the Bonner Center for Service Learning & Civic Engagement 
Carson-Newman College Jefferson City, TN 37760 USA 
phone 865.471.3470 / fax 865.471.3502 
email losborne at cn.edu 

"If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. 
But if you have come because your liberation is tied up with mine, 
then let us work together." -- Lill Watson, aboriginal activist 

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