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Bonner Scholars Coordinator


Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best
Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's
Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through
innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning. The campus is located
at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information
is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

Carson-Newman University invites applicants for a full time Bonner Scholars Coordinator
to facilitate the Bonner Scholars Program (a national scholarship aimed at creating opportunities
to serve and expanding access to education) at the Bonner Center for Service Learning and Civic
Engagement (www.cn.edu/bonner).

The essential duties of the Bonner Scholars Coordinator include but are not limited to:

-Coordinating the operation of all aspects of C-N Bonner Scholars Program, including
recruitment, selection, orientation, training, placement, reflection, enrichment, and evaluation.
-Communicating Bonner Scholars program rules (and all challenges when they occur) to all
relevant administrators on campus, as well to the Bonner students.
-Regularly participating in national and regional meetings and events offered by the Bonner
Foundation for its directors and coordinators.
-Learning and implementing Bonner Foundation policies, expectations, and best practices and assuring
compliance by our C-N Bonner program with them.
-Serve on pertinent college committees and other duties as assigned by the Director of the Bonner Center or Academic Director of the Bonner Center.

Required Skills:
-Demonstrated ability to embody and model the Bonner Center's values of Empathy, Authenticity, Community, and Inclusion.
-Ability to implement an asset-based approach to student & community development.
-Strong organizational & communication skills.
-Demonstrated ability to work well within racially and ethnically diverse groups.

Preferred Skills:
-Previous experience with workshop and/or training development & evaluation.
-Previous experience with Bonner Foundation Programs and/or service-learning
-Experience working within the nonprofit sector and/or higher education administration

Persons of Color and First-Generation College Graduates Especially Encouraged to Apply

Minimum of a four-year College Degree.

Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a Letter of Interest, a staff application, Statement of Christian faith, a Statement of Purpose, and an updated resume that includes references. Please send the packet electronically to:

Email: staffrecruiting@cn.edu

Human Resources, Attn: Staff Recruiting
Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN 37760


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