Weekend Job Board: August 3

The Farley Center for Peace, Justice, and Sustainability is hiring two positions for their Agricultural Program! Submit cover letter and resume to farleycenterfarm@gmail.com. Deadlines for both positions is October 1.

  • Gaining Ground Assistant Project Director: Facilitate the Farley Center’s sustainable agriculture programs which are funded by the USDA through a project called Gaining Ground in Wisconsin.  Work on all four program components to support beginning farmers: Marketing, Education, Farm Incubator and Land Link.  Supervise the Hmong and Latino Outreach/ Interpreter Contractors and the Farm Manager/ Land Link Coordinator. Help coordinate work with project subcontractors and our evaluation consultant.
  • Farm Center Manager and Land Link Coordinator: Farm management tasks, during the growing season, focus on assisting farmers at the Farley Center Farm Incubator with their shared resources of land and equipment.   Land Link tasks, during the winter, involve expanding a matching service that connects farmland owners with beginning farmers who need land for organic production.


We have extended the application deadline to August 21 for the Multicultural Student Center Associate Director position AND increased the salary range ($48-59K)! We are looking for someone to supervise staff a, manage programming funds, oversee our social justice education programming initiative (the Institute for Justice Education and Transformation – IJET) by maintaining and expanding the curriculum, and foster community and campus relationships. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree + 6 years of professional experience OR Master’s degree + 5 years professional experience in relevant areas. Candidate must also demonstrate knowledge of and/or skill working at the intersection of Racial Justice and other Social Justice issues. Send resume and cover letter to dsteele@studentlife.wisc.edu. The revised job posting can be found here. 


Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools (GSAFE) has several Internship and Volunteer Opportunities! GSAFE increases the capacity of Wisconsin’s LGBTQ youth and students, educational staff, and families to create school environments where all LGBTQ youth and students thrive. They  develop the leadership of LGBTQ and allied youth;  support Gay-Straight Alliances; train educational staff on creating safe and supportive school environments; strengthen inclusive families; and advance educational justice. Contact Kristen Petroshius (Director of Administration and Development) at kristen@gsafewi.org.

Internships available:

  • Communications Intern:  Implement a strategic communications by developing a communications storyboard and producing content on an ongoing basis; manage social media, electronic newsletters, and website; attend events and shoot photos and video; provide graphic design support.
  • Development Intern: Implement a strategic fundraising plan to advance safe and supportive schools for LGBTQ youth by researching funding opportunities, implementing and planning donor events, organizing annual fundraising events, managing databases and direct mail campaigns, and providing assessment support.
  • Rural Organizing Intern: Strengthen work with educators and in schools in rural regions of Wisconsin by researching models, collecting stories, working with the Department of Public Instruction and Cooperative Educational Service Areas (CESAs) to make connections and build relationships, and assist in needs and issue identification.

See ongoing volunteer opportunities here.


Ideas Network Assistant Director at Wisconsin Public Radio: Assist in the day-to-day management and operations of the Ideas Network. Partner with the Ideas Network Director to meet the overall goals of WPR as they relate to the Ideas Network. In conjunction with the Ideas Network Director supervise Ideas Network staff. Serve as backup producer as needed. Reports to the Ideas Network Director. Deadline: August 24. See job description and application details online.


Assistant Director, Bruce D. Nesbitt American Cultural Center (BNAACC) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Bruce D. Nesbitt American Cultural Center (BNAACC) promotes cross-cultural understanding of African American culture and heritage, and provides educational and cultural support for students of African descent in our university community. Originally named the Afro American Cultural Program in 1969, the Center was established on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus with the two fold purpose of assisting the university in providing a safe & welcoming environment for African American students, and to be a resource to the campus and community regarding African American history, contributions, and issues. In 2004, the African American Cultural Center was rededicated in the name of former Director Bruce D. Nesbitt.

This is a full time, twelve month, 100% academic professional appointment. Salary commensurate with experience. Starting date is as soon as possible after the closing date. For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of application, resume, and three references by August 31, 2012. All requested information must be submitted online for your application to be considered. For further information, please contact Jennifer DeLuna, oiir-searches@illinois.edu, or 217-333-1300.


Traffic/Accounting Position:  Midwest Communications is looking for a traffic manager in their Paris, IL office. This individual will handle the scheduling of commercial announcements as well as the preparation of billing, invoices, affidavits of performance, and other general office tasks.  The perfect person for the traffic position must have good customer service skills, good computer skills, typing ability as well as the ability to work under pressure with deadlines and with limited supervision. Accounts receivable with billing experience is preferred but not required. If you’re interested in joining the Terre Haute staff in this traffic position, e-mail or fax your resume and letter of introduction to the Midwest Communications Traffic Coordinator; trafficjobs@mwcradio.com or fax materials to 715-842-7061.

See past job boards here. 

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