The UW-Madison Multicultural Student Center is seeking an Associate Director to oversee and expand our social justice education programming and curriculum, assist in developing assessment and strategic planning, supervise staff and interns, and liaison with campus departments and programs. Bachelor’s degree + 6 years of professional experience OR Master’s degree + 5 years of professional experience. Must demonstrate knowledge of and/or skill working at the intersection of racial justice and other social justice issues and experience/degrees in areas of social justice education, student affairs, higher education, or other closely related areas.Deadline is July 1. Click here for more job details and application requirements.
Independent Living Specialist/Grassroots Organizer: Access to Independence is seeking the right candidate to work in a dual role as an IL Specialist and Grassroots Organizer. This full time position will continue the development of the agency’s grassroots advocacy network, as well as fulfill the responsibilities of an IL Specialist.
Responsibilities as an organizer include: Reaching out to members of the local disability community, dissemination of information to the network, providing advocacy training to local groups and promoting systems advocacy by the members of the disability community. Responsibilities of an IL Specialist include: Provide coverage for information and referral contacts, manage a caseload of consumers with active goals, provide services such as advocacy, skills training, benefits assistance, assistive technology and youth transition, among a number of other duties and obligations.
Requirements: Knowledge of disability rights and IL Philosophy; firsthand experience and/or education with disability-related issues; demonstrated leadership ability; knowledge of community resources and ability to develop networks. Experience is required with public relations and presentations, and providing training through a curriculum. Candidate must have an insured vehicle and valid driver’s license or ability to arrange own transportation. Computer competency is required in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as competency in using social networking tools. Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong time management skills are a must. Bi-lingual in Spanish or ASL preferred.
People with disabilities and minorities are encouraged to apply. Submit cover letter and resume by the close of business on June 18th, 2012 to Dee Truhn at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or by mail to: Access to Independence, 3810 Milwaukee Street, Madison WI 53714
90 Minute Job Search Workshop: Thursday, June 28
Free to L&S students and alumni, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Academic and Career Advising Center, Middleton Building room 102. Register by calling (608) 262-3921 and request “90 Minute Job Search Workshop”
If you are an alumni, senior or junior nervous about the job market or have hit a wall with your job search, this workshop will arm you with the most current, effective job search strategies. If you are only searching job listings and feeling discouraged, this workshop will help you move beyond Monster board and into the world of employment. Bring your questions to the Q & A and a career counselor will address your concerns about your job search.
Thinking about Grad School? The Master of Health Administration program at The Ohio State University is encouraging students to join the Graduate and Professional Student Recruitment Initiative. The Graduate/Professional Student Recruitment Initiative (GPS) is Ohio State’s premier diversity recruitment program for students considering post-baccalaureate studies at The Ohio State University. It serves as a direct feeder into the annual Graduate School Fellowship competition and helps to contribute to the ethnic, cultural and academic diversity of Ohio State’s Graduate School and Professional Colleges. Find program information, requirements, and the application here. Application deadline is September 6.
Midwest Communications, Inc looking for a Staff Accountant to work in its Corporate Office in Wausau, WI. Duties will include payroll, accounts payable, daily recording of bank activity, assisting with month-end and year-end procedures and special projects as needed. A two-year accounting degree or equivalent related field experience is preferred. Please send your letter of application, resume and salary requirements to the attention of Controller, Midwest Communications, Inc., 904 Grand Avenue, Wausau, WI 54403 or fax to (715) 842-7061. You may also e-mail to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted through July 15, 2012.
Jobs with Journey Mental Health Center:
- Alternative Sanctions Program Coordinator (PC) is responsible for overseeing three multi-agency community based programs; Drug Treatment Court Program (DTCP), Day Report and Treatment Program (DART) and Treatment Alternative Program (TAP). The program coordinator is expected to perform across a full range of responsibilities including development and implementation of program planning, policies and procedures; coordination of contracted services; liaison with the criminal justice and treatment systems; supervision of clinical assessment and administrative support staff; direct clinical services; development of program materials including screening and assessment instrumentation; data collection; program evaluation and reports to state and county government.
- Clinical Specialist position is responsible for providing a wide array of culturally competent, recovery oriented, trauma sensitive, direct clinical services including individual and group therapy. The Clinical Specialist is responsible for writing and maintaining accurate and timely documentation related to the provision of service. The Clinical Specialist attends team meetings and other regular program activities. The Clinical Specialist reports directly to the assigned Team Leader with overall program supervision provided by the Clinical Team Manager. The position requires some evening work hours. The position requires a minimum of 1325 combined direct service hours and case management hours, with at least 1000 hours of direct client service and 325 hours of case management.
Positions open until filled.