Now Hiring: Family Engagement Project Coordinator

March 23, 2023

Job Description – Family Engagement Project Coordinator 

(North Country and Manchester)

Campus Compact for NH

New Hampshire College & University Council

About Us:

Campus Compact for New Hampshire (CCNH) is a nonprofit higher education consortium that works to improve learning and strengthen communities by integrating service and civic responsibility throughout college life.

New Hampshire College & University Council (NHCUC) The New Hampshire College & University Council (NHCUC) is a nonprofit consortium of colleges and universities that collaborate to expand education opportunities across the state.

CCNH and NHCUC collaborate with other community and business partners to administer high-impact initiatives such as GEAR UP, New Hampshire Scholars, and AmeriCorps VISTA. These and other initiatives help students succeed in school while providing millions of dollars in services in areas like education, environmental sustainability, health care, poverty, food insecurity, and more.

The Opportunity:

Campus Compact for New Hampshire is seeking a Family Engagement Project Coordinator to work with families at 12 North Country area schools and in Manchester.  Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by email to hr {at} compactnh(.)org.

Scope of Work:  Reporting to the Project Director of the Statewide Family Engagement Center, the Family Engagement Project Coordinator will work with community and school partners to implement SFEC activities in local communities.  They will also work individually with families and educators to identify ways to remove barriers to family engagement and ensure families have equitable access to supports including academic, social emotional, and health supports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with asset mapping of pilot communities to inform outcomes of the overall project
  • Collaborate with Project Director to deliver training and professional development focused on Dual Capacity Framework, Cradle to Career family involvement and Parent Nation
  • Work with parents and families to identify and eliminate barriers for children
  • Connect with community partners to promote opportunities for collaboration
  • Assist with coordination and support of Advisory Council


  • Regular data entry – compiling records of services
  • Expand community partner relationships
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Requires a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university with a major study in counseling, education, liberal arts, general studies or a related field. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Experience:  Three years of experience in an educational setting preferred, with experience in teaching, academic advising or counseling and the responsibility of providing program information to others.

License/Certification:  Valid Driver’s License or access to transportation required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong organizational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Experience with advising, counseling, higher education, mentoring, and partnership development is beneficial.  Familiarity and comfort with technology.

Recommended Work Traits:

Experience in counseling secondary school students or programming experience with students; knowledge of NH resources for students and counselors; direct experience working with underrepresented students; excellent interpersonal skills; proficiency with data base management and report writing; interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, parents, and partners. Ability to make sound judgment in appraising situations and making routine decisions. Ability to follow specific instructions in gathering facts, data, or resources in organizing required information. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the college appointing authority. 


This position is in-person, located in Berlin, NH and in Concord, NH (serving Manchester).

Typical Work Schedule:

This position is a twelve-month position with flexibility based on families’ needs, events, and meetings. A typical schedule is Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.

Compensation & Benefits:


The salary for the Family Engagement Coordinator is $50,000-55,000.


CCNH/NHCUC offers a generous benefits package, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid holidays and vacation time
  • Health insurance
  • Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Generous 401K Plan

Other benefits that make CCNH/NHCUC a great place to work:

  • Exciting work with colleagues who are dedicated to our service mission
  • A highly collaborative professional environment
  • An opportunity to make a real difference in New Hampshire communities
  • Freedom to make decisions, be creative, and bring innovative ideas to the table
  • Healthy work/life balance—we value both professional growth and personal development

Core Values

CCNH/NHCUC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression), age, marital status, military or veteran status, or other characteristics protected by state or federal law or local ordinance. We strive to create an equitable, inclusive workplace where everyone feels a strong sense of belonging.

At CCNH, our team is creative, hardworking, fun loving, and passionate about what we do. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit and inclusive culture. We conduct our work with a set of core values that include integrity, respect, creativity, kindness, innovation, and excellence.