Weekend Job Board: December 7

The Multicultural Student Center is hiring a full-time Social Justice Education Specialist! We’re looking for someone to develop workshops and plan programs. This position reports to the Associate Director of the MSC and serves-as the primary facilitator/trainer of the Institute for Justice Education and Transformation (IJET). IJET is a curriculum-based initiative housed within the UW-Madison Multicultural Student Center. As a social justice educator on the staff of the MSC the principal duties of the position revolve around being a campus resource for social justice information, community building, program planning, assessment, and demonstrating commitment to the organizational success of both the MSC and the Division of Student Life.

Degree and area of specialization: Bachelor’s (Master’s Preferred). Acceptable degree areas: Social Justice Education, Cultural/Ethnic /Area Studies, Student Affairs/Higher Education or closely related area.

Minimum number of years and type of experience*: The successful candidate must (a) have a minimum of 2-3 years of direct work within diverse people of color and/or student communities; designing, organizing and facilitating workshops or training and (b) exhibit a history of and commitment to creating a more socially just world; particularly around the intersections of racial justice with social justice issues concerning ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, environment, etc. *Note: may be established by a combination of professional, para-professional or other substantively related practical experience.

For full description of responsibilities, visit: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/pvl/pv_075190.html

Applications should include a current resume or vita and a cover letter. Your cover letter must explicitly detail how you meet the minimum number of years/experience for this position; your competence in the basic skills required for this position and which preferred skills/experience you would bring to this position.

Submit applications by January 21 to Diane Steele (dsteele@studentlife.wisc.edu) Human Resources Manager, Division of Student Life, 70 Bascom Hall 500 Lincoln Dr Madison, WI 53706. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged.


ACLU Wisconsin is hiring a Communications Director: The Communications Director will exhibit excellent communication skills; supervise a communications assistant, interns and volunteers; and maintain a communications infrastructure for media relations and member engagement.  This position reports to the Executive Director and is a part of the senior staff team. The position is based in Madison, Wisconsin and will require regular travel to Milwaukee with some travel statewide.

To Apply: Please submit a resume, short business writing sample (no academic papers, please, and no more than three pages), and a brief cover letter describing your interest in the position to jobs@aclu-wi.org. Applications will be reviewed as received.  Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately; initial interviews will be conducted starting December 17th.


The Center for First Year Experience is Hiring Student Leaders:
The Center for the First-Year Experience (CFYE) invites UW-Madison students to apply to be a New Student Leader (NSL), Orientation Assistant (OA), Transfer Ambassador (TA), or CP 125 Peer Leader. Serving in a leadership position rewards students with experience and skills that will enhance career and personal development. Each position plays a critical role in the success of University of Wisconsin-Madison’s first-year experience, including Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR), Wisconsin Welcome, Transfer Transition Program, and first-year seminars.  Candidates are selected based on leadership potential, communication skills, experience, interest in working with a diverse student body, and commitment to helping first-year students get connected to UW-Madison.  Applications are found online and due Friday, December 16 at Noon.


Urban Prep Fellow Program:
In Chicago, just one in forty African-American boys in public schools earns a college degree by age 25. But for three years in a row at Urban Prep Academies, the nation’s first network of all-male charter public high schools, 100% of seniors have gained admission to attend four-year colleges and universities.  Apply to join the Urban Prep Fellows Program, a distinctive full-time, one-year service fellowship opportunity for recent college graduates.  Urban Prep Fellows augment and support regular classroom learning by building bonds with students through academic and personal advising, managing after-school activities, communicating with families, and leading a small-group seminar course. During their service year, fellows are provided with housing, transportation, health and dental insurance, and a monthly living stipend.

Learn more about Urban Prep by viewing this short video, visiting the Urban Prep Fellows website at http://www.UrbanPrep.org/fellows  or contacting the Fellows Program Director, Jacob Wertz, at jwertz@urbanprep.org or 312-276-0259 x1109.

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