Career Opportunity

Position: Campus Coordinator


The North Carolina Black Alliance (NCBA) is looking for a Campus Coordinator to help enhance civic engagement among minority populations on North Carolina campuses as a contractor for political engagement primarily focused on HBCUs. The coordinator will be responsible for assisting with the development of local political participation by supporting the engagement of students and campus organizations in the planning of campus events, creating a professional working group of students and campus staff supporting non-partisan democracy efforts. The coordinator will also support increasing student attendance at NCBA events and table meetings, and helping to grow our social media presence on the campus. The successful candidate will also be charged with discovering new opportunities within the community to establish a stronger bond with our target audience and increase student political participation.

The coordinator will report to the Lead Program Associate.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop substantive relationships with campus stakeholders who are invested in civic participation on NC college campuses.
  • Manage the NCBA student ambassador program (Raising the B.A.R. Fellows), including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, scheduling, monitoring operations, programming, assessment, etc.
  • Assist campus administrators and ambassadors with mission-aligned civic programming, opportunities, and connections.
  • Attend university functions to network and identify potential opportunities for collaboration and partnership.
  • Manage all aspects of the YVE event organizing process, including collaboration with subcontractors, venue identification, printing and design of materials, and budget tracking.
  • Develop a network of event subcontractors (e.g., DJs, food caterers, etc.) and administration officials (e.g., Student Affairs administrators, Residence Hall Association officials, and Greek Life representatives) to make planning university events simple.
  • Build a database of civically engaged NC HBCU students, faculty, administrators, alumni (and those wanting to increase their engagement).
  • Engage in cross-collaboration engagements with the internal North Carolina Black Alliance program, organizing, and policy teams.
  • Manage the HBCUnityNC social media accounts and curate content to enhance engagement and impact.
  • Work with the Marketing & Communications team to ensure that the message of campus engagement is shared through digital campaigns and student-led content.
  • Documenting program successes through designated reporting instruments, calls, and social media outlets.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree required.
  • Experience organizing within Black communities. Experience organizing on HBCU campuses and in rural communities is a plus.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to multitask.
  • Highly organized, reliable, and able to work independently.
  • Experience managing others and holding them responsible for goals.
  • Able to adapt to changes at work, be flexible, and cooperate with others.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Some ability to travel and access to a vehicle is required.

EXPECTATIONS AND COMPENSATION:

This is a one-year, full-time contract position with compensation commensurate with experience

HOW TO APPLY:

Email résumé and cover letter to Marcus Bass, Deputy Director, at marcus@ncblackalliance.org.


North Carolina Black Alliance is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.

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