Center for Civic Engagement: Community Issues Assistant>

DUTIES:  Responsible for coordination and development of new initiatives of CCE, with great discretion on selection of topics and activity planning, guided by the CCE mantra of "Be Informed, Discuss, and Get Engaged." Tasks will include identifying topics/issues of concern to the campus and/or community; connecting and working with community partners; recruiting BU students, staff, and faculty; planning and hosting 2-4 events; and possibly developing a grant request for external funding.

SKILLS NEEDED:  Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, organizational skills; strong motivation; good knowledge of Microsoft Office and internet skills, and ability to work independently as well as with others.  The student will not need prior knowledge or experience in community development but a passion for community service is required.

Last Updated: 12/11/12