The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christlike character.
Under the direction of the Regional Center Directors, provide specialized service in outreach and development of P-20 partnerships for the School of Education.
Promote the PLNU SOE in the organization of, attendance at, or participation in special events and promotions for marketing SOE degrees and credentials.
Seek to build deep partnerships with key school districts to discuss their human capital and instructional needs by meeting with key school personnel on a regular basis.
Serve as the ambassador for PLNU School of Education’s emerging programs and work closely with the Education Alumni Association in the marketing of these programs.
Represent the SOE in various settings, including internal collaboration with university offices as well as external partners, such as districts, community-based agencies, state and professional associations) which will enhance the programs and services of the SOE.
Identify and assess existing programs and services for the PLNU SOE including school-based opportunities as well as partnerships across the university and with community agencies.
Develop and implement a strategic plan for the growing array of programs and services available to alumni and local educational professionals, including a budget and calendar of events.
Work with the Dean, key university offices, and program directors to develop a multi-faceted integrative communication strategy incorporating web-based technology and social media to provide alumni, current candidates, and K-12 partners with ongoing updates about university and community-based professional development, job search, and collaborative opportunities.
Work with the programs directors to develop a strategy to implement programs that enhance faculty engagement in SOE-sponsored partnerships with school districts across Kern County.
Research partnership development opportunities for the SOE and advise the Dean’s Office on strategic priorities for candidate enrollment and placement.
Create, coordinate, and implement partner recognition activities.
Manage and promote BTSA unit availability for Master of Arts in Education, Leadership & Learning candidates
Manage job and hiring inquiries from districts, schools and organizations, including coordinating job and interview fairs and communicating opportunities to students
Manage the creation and submissions of Professional Studies and Continuing Education Units
Under the direction of the Dean and Associate Dean, manage SOE social media, including Facebook and Twitter accounts
Other duties as assigned.
Must be able to drive personal vehicle to work sites and events around Kern County. Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance are required. ?
Computer proficiency, including word processing, spreadsheets, and database management; especially with MS Office Suite.
Requires strong organizational and problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal, teamwork and customer service skills, and strong written and oral communication skills.
Understanding of and commitment to the spiritual mission of Point Loma Nazarene University.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The work is primarily sedentary and may require sitting for extended periods of time. Use of computer equipment: computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Vision to read documents, email and other correspondence, and reports on paper and computer monitor. Hearing and speaking to communicate effectively with others in person and by phone. Will also stand, stoop, push, pull, and lift up to 10 lbs throughout the day.
BENEFITS Benefits include health, dental, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, competitive retirement matching, vacation and sick time, and 15 paid holidays per year. In addition, we have many opportunities to engage with our community including staff chapel, monthly lunches ?and a robust wellness program.
Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.
At Point Loma Nazarene University, academics, faith, and community are all vital. Students benefit from this balanced approach to education and leave PLNU prepared to think, act, and contribute to the world. In addition to more than 60 undergraduate areas of study, PLNU offers graduate program regional centers throughout Southern California. PLNU serves more than 3,500 students.PLNU is a community committed to calling. As a result of our mission to provide whole-person education in the context of our Christian faith, our faculty and staff are known for their excellence, regardless of their responsibilities or field.We believe God calls all of us to participate in bringing about His Kingdom in a unique and deeply personal way. We also believe in pursuing calling together. Excellent work and meaningful relationships all belong to what we call vocation. Being part of a community full of individuals engaged in the same endeavor will set you up for a lifetime of weaving calling into who you are and everything you ever do.Be part of something meaningful. Discover and cultivate your true potential. Be part of Point Loma Nazarene University.