Weekly Job Board: October 5

Administrative Assistant to Director Early & Extended Learning for Madison Metropolitan School District
General Responsibilities: Under general supervision of an administrator, is responsible for providing all central office clerical tasks for extended learning summer and early learning programs. This position provides support from planning stages through the completion of the annual report to the Board of Education. Deadline: October 12 Apply to: Human Resources, Room 153, 545 W. Dayton St. Madison, WI 53706 (608) 663-1864 Phone (608) 204-0346 Fax http://hrweb.madison.k12.wi.us/jobs


AVID Middle School Tutor Position
Tutors facilitate middle school students in collaborative in-class study groups, and evaluate student binders in the AVID college readiness elective course. Tutors may also perform other AVID related duties as assigned by the AVID Site Team.
Work Schedule: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, during the academic day, additional AVID site team meetings and trainings scheduled throughout the year. We require tutors work the same shift on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We will place tutors based on tutor availability and Madison Metropolitan High School needs. Position begins with training in late October and placement in schools in early November.
Qualifications: Currently enrolled in a higher education program or have received at least a bachelor’s degree. Proficiency in high school level math, science, or Foreign Language, desirable. Previous experience working with middle school aged youth is preferred. Knowledge of AVID methodologies are a plus but not required.
To Apply: Application can be found on the MMSD website. www.madison.k12.wi.us click on “employment”.
Please contact Julie Koenke, AVID District Director at jkoenke@madison.k12.wi.us or 608-442-2157


Education and Outreach Coordinator for The Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction (CMOP)
CMOP is a multi-institutional NSF Science and Technology Center hosted at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). CMOP conducts leading-edge
coastal margin research, which serves as a catalyst for education, knowledge
transfer and broadening participation.  Under the direction of the Director
of Academic Programs this position will (1) develop and manage 6th-12th
grade curriculum and activities to support transformative education
initiatives based on CMOP science for both formal and free-choice education
settings, with an emphasis on culturally relevant STEM programs for Native
American students;  (2) translate CMOP science to education and outreach
activities for non-scientist audiences; (3) develop, coordinate, schedule
and manage 6th-12th grade camps and classes; (4) assist with the development and management of Teacher Professional Development programs; (5) support program research and evaluation efforts; (6) promote education programs to internal and external audiences; (7) identify opportunities and participate in the development of education partners (K-12 and other institutions); and (8) represent CMOP at local and regional events.

To Apply: Please apply for position IRC37482 by submitting a cover letter
and resume/CV at http://www.ohsu.edu/hr.  Position will remain open until


UPENN’s Grad Prep Academy Scholars Program:

Applications are now being accepted for the University of Pennsylvania’s third cohort of Grad Prep Academy Scholars. The Academy prepares Black men for admission to graduate programs in the field of education. The program is open to Black men who are presently in their junior year and will graduate with bachleor’s degrees in Spring 2014. Application materials are due November 5. All inquiries should be sent to gradprep@gse.upenn.edu.


Community Environmental Scholarship (CESP)

Check out http://www.nelson.wisc.edu/undergraduate/cesp/community-environmental-scholarship.php to see detailed eligibility criteria

  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress towards the Environmental Studies program and your degree (a target GPA of 2.75)
  • Enroll in a one-credit Nelson Institute Community Environmental Scholars seminar (Environmental Studies 402) for at least 3 semesters that you are in the program.
  • Participate in cohort building experiences and leadership development exercises throughout the year.
  • Meet with the Nelson Institute’s Undergraduate Programs Coordinator and your CESP-assigned advisor at least twice a semester to discuss your progress in your degrees and/or certificate.


State of Wisconsin Summer Affirmative Action Program:

The Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program (SAAIP) is one of many internship programs offered by the State of Wisconsin.  The Office of State Employment Relations (OSER) administers the SAAIP and provides racial/ethnic minorities, female students, and students with disabilities an opportunity to work in a professional work environment within Wisconsin state government.  The SAAIP provides students with valuable work experience and training in various branches of state government. Most positions are located in Madison with some opportunities in Milwaukee and other metropolitan areas. Available internships are in the fields of engineering, social work, criminal justice, legal research, human resources, library sciences, finances, public administration, recreational therapy, information technology, vocational therapy, and more. Application materials will be available in November. Email OSERAffirmativeActionGeneralInfo@wisconsin.gov for more information

To participate in the SAAIP, you must meet the following eligibility:

  • You must be a full-time Wisconsin student enrolled at a college/university or enrolled in a vocational/technical school program in the State of Wisconsin; and
  • You must be at least a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate standing in the fall 2013, or have completed at least one year of a 2 year technical college program.
  • Students attending college out-of-state are eligible if they are residents of Wisconsin. 
  • International students should contact their advisors for program eligibility.


Public Relations or Social Media Internship with the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools

The Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools is an independent, community nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining and extending the excellence of Madison’s public schools. As an intern, individuals will assist in communication efforts and support various projects and events. The deadline to apply is October 17th. For more information contact Stephanie Hayden shayden@fmps.org or apply on BuckyNet #53046 and #53047.

Visitors and Information Programs (VIP) is hiring:


The Office of the Registrar is activity looking for a superb student to join their team as a communications intern. Duties focus on a broad range of responsibilities, including social, print and online communications. Occasional administrative support may be required.

A complete position description and information regarding how to apply can be found at goo.gl/WprmV. Deadline: Sunday, October 14th.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is currently recruiting to fill a Media Relations Specialist vacancy in our Green Bay and Madison Offices.

 These two challenging positions will provide comprehensive communication consultation and services to WisDOT’s Division of Transportation System Development.  This includes developing effective communications to help the public understand complex transportation programs and policies; researching and developing the Department’s position and rationale for key issues; participating in discussions to formulate the department’s presentations, news release, briefing papers, information on the Internet and Intranet and other information relative to the transportation issues impacting the region; coordinating events; responding to customers, partners and key constituent groups; assisting in outreaching to WisDOT’s various publics to determine expectations and needs; and provide other general communications.
Deadline: October 15, 2012 Applicants can learn more about this exciting opportunity via the job announcement on Wisc.Jobs located at: http://wisc.jobs and search on Job Announcement Code: 1203756.

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