Student- Project AIM - Coordinator

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024

Southern New Hampshire University is a team of innovators. World changers. Individuals who believe in progress with purpose. Since 1932, our people-centered strategy has defined us — and helped us grow a team that now serves over 180,000 learners worldwide.

Our mission to transform lives is made possible by talented people who bring diverse industry experience, backgrounds and skills to the university. And today, we're ready to expand our reach. All we need is you.

The opportunity

Project AIM was launched in 2019 and provides a pathway for incarcerated learners to obtain a degree through SNHU. Our mission is to provide a quality, sustained, and meaningful pathway to higher education for individuals incarcerated. Project AIM seeks to assist incarcerated students and non-incarcerated volunteers to live lives of impact, inside and outside of prison, and upon release.

We are seeking highly motivated, dependable, and committed students who are invested in issues of educational equity and justice. Student will be working both directly and indirectly with currently and formerly incarcerated people and communities; therefore, all applicants must not hold any ill feelings or biases towards people with incarceration histories. Applicants who have been impacted by imprisonment, detention, or systemic punishment of any kind are strongly encouraged to apply, as are those with experience working in and with correctional facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all social media platforms and help coordinate periodic updates to the Sharepoint site. Coordinating and making presentations about Project AIM and higher education in prison on campus and in the community, participating in community outreach and connection events, assisting with brochure development and marketing materials, assisting with strategic communication, and increase awareness on campus of Project AIM.

  • Assist the in day-to-day management.

  • Participate in researching of issues related to incarceration and reintegration programs.

  • Assist with the continued development of relationships with community partners

  • Manage Project AIM email account. Answer and direct phone calls to appropriate staff.

  • Schedule, organize, and attend meetings for Project AIM and stakeholders.

  • Prepare communications, such as memos, emails, reports, and other correspondence.

  • Order office supplies.

  • Answering and directing phone calls to relevant staff.

  • Supporting Project AIM staff in improving administrative processes.

  • Taking notes and minutes in the meetings.

  • Adhere to schedules and due dates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current undergraduate student with good academic standing

  • Work Study as part of your financial aid package

  • Commit to approximately 15 hours of work per week

  • Strong marketing, writing and communication skills

  • Ability to handle multiple projects with attention to detail

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal skills

  • Energetic, outgoing and friendliness

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Professional attitude

  • Ability to work well with people in a team-oriented workplace setting

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft platforms

  • Experience with transformative justice

  • System impacted (experience in a carceral setting, detention centers, local jails, juvenile detention centers)

Work Hours:

For this position you will meet remotely each week with the Project AIM Director for a weekly staff meeting to discuss assigned projects and activities. You have the flexibility to create your own remote work schedule as long as important deadlines are met. Working remotely will require good time management and project management skills. There may be occasions when you will be expected to attend virtual events at a specific time and advance notice will always be provided.

We believe real innovation comes from inclusion - where different experiences, perspectives and talents are celebrated. So if you're wondering whether SNHU is right for you, take the leap and apply. You might be just the person we're looking for.