Weekend Job Board: May 13

Covering Kids and Families hiring Communication and Coalition Coordinator: CKF, a project based out of the School of Human Ecology, seeks an individual who combines communication experience and working with public benefit programs with a deep familiarity with Wisconsin’s communities and public health organizations, a community organizer’s mentality, exceptional writing skills and a dedication to program evaluation. Must have demonstrated ability to:

  1. understand and distill complex public education and health programs for communication with program experts and the public,
  2. organize and mobilize key stakeholders to collectively increase the health of individuals, families and communities
  3. communicate with internal and external audiences through a broad spectrum of modalities; and
  4. work both independently and as part of a team setting.

The position is 75% time and we would like to fill it with a start date no later than June 1. To ensure consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to me at this e-mail no later than May 14th. Full PVL is here: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=73433

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Battelle and National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals Scholarships:  

Battelle, the world’s largest independent research and development organization, and the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) is now accepting applications for the 2012 Battelle/NOGLSTP Out To Innovate Scholarships.  The Scholarships were established following NOGLSTP’s inaugural Out to Innovate Career Summit  (www.outtoinnovate.org), with lead funding support from Battelle.  The scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or an active ally of the LGBT community.  These scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBT students in STEM careers. Online scholarship applications will be available through the NOGLSTP website (www.noglstp.org) on April 1. Applications must be submitted with supporting documentation no later than June 1.  Scholarship recipients will be notified on August 1.

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The Recruitment Initiative for Student Employees (RISE) will be hiring an office assistant for the summer. Start date is early June. The office assistant will work directly with Tangela Reavis, project coordinator on Human Resource initiatives and the expansion of the RISE Program. Please see attached description and email your application materials to treavis@ohr.wisc.edu by Thursday, May 17th. Cover letters are not required but are strongly encouraged.  Hours/Days: 12-15 hours/week, Monday-Friday, anytime between 7am – 5pm (flexible scheduling)

Specific Job Duties Include:

  • Assisting with the implementation and maintenance of the HR recruitment tool kit
  • Communicating with outside vendors
  • Clerical tasks (creating and maintaining a filing system, updating electronic databases.
  • Developing program marketing materials and student resource guides
  • Coordinating professional development workshops (developing ideas, identifying presenters, reserving rooms, ordering food, inviting students, collecting and processing student evaluations)

Candidates for this position should possess the following:

  • Must be enrolled as a UW – Madison undergraduate student
  • Experience with marketing practices (proficiency in web design and use of social media tools is a plus)
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks
  • A high level of computer competency and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
  • Effective interpersonal skills with a variety of people
  • Experience with event coordination experience

The Office Assistant should be proactive, innovative, well-organized and have a serious interest in diversity issues. For more information about RISE visit: www.ohr.wisc.edu/RISE

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