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Campus Life and Community Stewardship Coordinator

The Steward School

The Campus Life and Community Stewardship (CLCS) Coordinator is a newly-created position that will report to the Head of School. Funded through a three-year grant, this position is full-time and benefitted throughout the grant period. The CLCS Coordinator’s duties are diverse and will encourage a caring atmosphere through community outreach, philanthropy, service learning and ethical, faith, and leadership development. This role brings agency to the school’s core values, and the position is one of the most innovative aspects of the School’s strategic plan, Compass 2022. The Coordinator will work in partnership with the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coordinator and Health & Wellness Coordinator. The specific duties of the Coordinator will include Student, Faculty, Staff Engagement; Service Projects, Community Partnerships and Philanthropy; Socio-Emotional Learning (SEL); and Administrative duties.

Summary of Duties and responsibilities (further details available)
● Provide support to faculty with implementing socio-emotional classroom strategies. Research best practices for service learning models that encourage students to develop a service-oriented mindset while also being sensitive to the specific needs of the populations served.
● Develop a school-wide socio-emotional learning program with core competencies of self-awareness, social awareness, spiritual awareness, relationship skills, self-management, and responsible decision-making and which coordinates with our emerging multicultural curriculum recommendations.
● Develop and implement the school’s Service Learning program, including grade-level as well as school-wide curriculum and initiatives to encourage service, support the values of the school, and exercise the core values of being a good steward and citizen in the community.
● Develop non-profit partnerships and coordinate and plan off-site service opportunities for students, and sometimes supervise and work alongside students during outings.
● Oversee the Student Philanthropy Initiative (SPI).
● Teach an Upper School or Middle School elective or grade-level seminar in comparative religion, diversity and inclusion, ethics, leadership and/or health (details to be determined based on the expertise of the Coordinator) that reflects the mission, core values, and identity of the school, and that formalizes the religious-based components of multicultural competency for our students.
● Maintain membership and liaise with the Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education (CSEE).
● Work with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator to incorporate multicultural curriculum and activities into the school and the community at large.
● Assist DEI Coordinator in advising on-campus faith and cultural groups (such as Focus, FCA, Jewish Student Union, Gender and Sexuality Alliance, Diversity Club, etc.) with coordinating space, times and referrals for students for participation.
● Partner with the Health & Wellness coordinator to facilitate parent and student-led support systems for community members.
● Prepare annual budget and operate under the guidelines of that budget.
● Serve on committees and attend faculty meetings as assigned.
● Grant reporting duties as needed
● Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School.

Required Qualifications:
Experience and Education: ● Preferred Masters in education, counseling, and/or divinity/theology. ● Must be committed to the values and mission of the School while serving in a diverse community. ● Outstanding organizational and communication skills. ● Excellent judgment and analytical and problem solving skills. ● Enthusiastic, motivated and able to work with multiple constituencies. ● Demonstrated experience working with youth, preferably at an independent school. ● Maintain confidentiality.
Salary:
available for review with HR
Benefits:
Comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, life, disability, retirement, PTO, and partial tuition remission for enrolled employee children.
How to apply:
https://www.stewardschool.org/employment Interested candidates should upload their resume and cover letter as part of the online employment application. Please reference CLCS as the position interested in. No calls or visits please.
Website:
http://www.stewardschool.org
Classifications:
Education
Location:
Richmond
Posting Organization:
The Steward School