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Active & Engaged Learning Specialist

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Work type: Full-time Salaried
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Administrative Professional

Posting Job Title

Engaged Learning Spec



Academic Affairs


Position Type

Full-time Salaried


Number of openings



Job Summary

The Engaged-Learning Specialist will promote students' engagement on campus and in the community by fostering high-impact practices such as service-learning and community-based learning, research opportunities, internships and shadowing experiences as well as Eportfolios. This position centralizes information about disparate efforts and works to bridge the needs of the College and those of community partners. The Specialist supports faculty in implementing high-impact practices in their teaching and supports students completing engaged learning activities and reflecting on these experiences as they build a record of their learning. The Engaged Learning Specialist is responsible for the assessment of these strategies to ensure their effectiveness. Focusing on engaged-learning and high-impact-practices position the specialist to support honors students' completion of exploratory requirements and advise honors students' organizations (PTK and HSA).


Required Qualifications

Bachelors degree in education, liberal arts, sciences or other relevant field of study
Three years experience in an educational or training environment coordinating or developing program(s)
Experience with service learning, undergraduate research or undergraduate leadership
Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills
Ability to operate a personal computer and associated software
Ability to drive an 11-passenger van and have a valid driver's license


Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in education, liberal arts, sciences or other relevant field of study
Teaching experience in higher education


Required application documents


Cover Letter


Hours per Week



Work Hours/Days

Monday-Friday 8-5


Salary Grade Level







Overland Park Main Campus



Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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