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AmeriCorps Coordinator - Extension at West Virginia University

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia

Job Description:

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for an AmeriCorps Coordinator. This position is responsible for guiding and monitoring the AmeriCorps component of Energy Express (a statewide summer program) and to ensure grant compliance.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Serve
    as Co-Principal Investigator (IP), develop AmeriCorps e-grant reports from
    entry through submission, and provide input and assistance with the development
    of the AmeriCorps grant application, clarifications and annual amendments.

  • Design,
    develop and deliver training sessions and presentations to various groups.

  • Draft
    program materials, grant narratives and other communications as needed
    using various media types.

  • Maintain
    database, compile reports and respond to requests from Commission for
    National and Community Service (CNCS) and Volunteer WV for information,
    reports, stories, professional presentations and
    archive photos related to AmeriCorps and communication service.

  • Complete
    and submit all required AmeriCorps reports, including progress reports,
    year-end reports and time sheets.

  • Develop,
    monitor and implement a comprehensive statewide recruitment plan, provide
    technical assistance to county selection committees, and oversee all
    aspects of AmeriCorps member vetting and background checks.

  • Develop,
    update and distribute AmeriCorps member application and review and revise
    program policies and materials to ensure compliance.

  • Assist
    with the development of a site visit rubric that aligns with current
    AmeriCorps policies and regulations and participate in Energy Express site
    visits to monitor adherence to AmeriCorps policies and regulations.

  • Garner
    support for Energy Express by meeting with state and county school
    officials, and establishing strong relationships with college and
    university career service, service-learning, minority and disability
    offices, and relevant faculty.

  • Attend
    all Volunteer WV program directors? meetings and stay abreast of national
    and state AmeriCorps policies and regulations, and address any questions
    or issues regarding the Segal Educational Award.

  • Supervise
    the Energy Express graduate assistants.

  • Extensive
    travel throughout West Virginia is required to assess Energy Express
    sites, train volunteers, meet with constituents, conduct interviews, and
    assist with the hiring process.

  • Serve
    as the designated site administrator for Energy Express to give formal
    approval to all entered data and maintain the data entry of all pertinent
    information of AmeriCorps members.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Five (5) years of experience in program support or oversight

  • Supervisory experience