Peace Corps Strategic Campus Recruiter

Penn State University

About the organization

The Pennsylvania State University is a state-related, land-grant, doctoral university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855 as the Farmers' High School of Pennsylvania, Penn State conducts teaching, research, and public service.


Applications will be accepted until November 15, 2019. Position type: Part-time (20 hours/week) This position is anticipated to begin in January and run through the end of the academic year. The Peace Corps Strategic Campus (Strat) Recruiter will increase awareness of Peace Corps Volunteer opportunities on campus and in the surrounding community through a variety of recruitment activities, including, but not limited to: delivering class or club presentations, tabling in public, high-traffic areas on campus and/or at career fairs, organizing and facilitating application workshops and retention events, and developing relationships with key stakeholders on campus. Depending on campus activities and recruitment events, evening and weekend hours may be required.


This position requires candidates have strong organizational and communication skills, including the ability to see tasks through to completion with little supervision, as well as demonstrated event planning, public speaking and partnership-building experience. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline; Returned Peace Corps Volunteer; Outstanding written and verbal communication skills as this position requires a great deal of public speaking; Ability to work independently; Confidence in networking and outreach. Educational/Professional Benefits: Develop strong organizational skills; Utilize and practice public presentation and promotion skills; Experience working with a governmental agency, campus office and organizations; Networking opportunities with Peace Corps as with other governmental, community and professional organizations. Final selection is contingent on approval from the Peace Corps, as well as successfully passing a background check.


$20.80/hour; 20 hours/week

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Applications must be submitted through the Penn State job site.

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