Weekend Job Board: February 22

The Undergraduate Writing Fellows Program brings together students from all majors to participate in an ambitious peer tutoring program that places undergraduates in positions of intellectual leadership. As a Fellow, you would serve as a role model, gain invaluable experience as a reader and writer yourself, and receive a stipend, as well as opportunities to conduct and present original research. There will be an informational sessions for prospective applicants on Monday, February 25th, Union South TITU, 6:00pm.

To learn more about the program, and access our application, please go to: http://writing.wisc.edu/writingfellows/. Deadline: Monday, March 11

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Dane County Youth Resource Outreach Worker: This is responsible professional work which involves assessing and coordinating outreach to youth, their families and systems for resource information related to the needs of children/youth with a focus on designated neighborhoods. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Youth Services Coordinator and involves a wide range of contact and communication with the public as well as representatives from non-profits, Neighborhood Resource Teams, Madison Metropolitan School District, and multiple City Departments. The work also involves assisting the Youth Services Coordinator on more complex projects and system development. Responsibilities may include:

  • Assess afterschool/summer needs of children/youth, identify programs and opportunities to meet these needs, address barriers to their participation, and facilitate enrollment in afterschool/summer programs in specific Madison neighborhoods.
  • Work with key stakeholders to develop and assist in the maintenance of a child/youth afterschool/summer program information system that will identify resource needs and potential efficiencies
  • Serve as liaison between the City, neighborhoods and neighborhood organizations, Madison Metropolitan School District, providers, other governmental units/offices, non-profit organizations and other relevant groups and organizations in regards to afterschool and summer resources for children/youth.
  • Develop methods to disseminate the resource information, including web-based data management systems and/or social media applications.
  • Evaluate the youth resource information systems including creation of reports and recommendations regarding data management methods, process, and roles and responsibilities of stakeholders.Must have one year of professional administrative, planning and/or human service delivery experience involving considerable emphasis on the development and/or review of grant-funded proposals, program supervision/administration and (in the case of specialized positions) experience with services to the target group(s).

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.cityofmadison.com/hr

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The Lubar Institute for the Study of the Abrahamic Religions (LISAR) is now hiring for a 75-100% Communications Specialist on campus. Strong communication skills are a must. An interest in religion and the role it plays in the public square would be a plus: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/pvl/pv_075789.html

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UW-Whitewater seeks Advisor for College of Business and Economics:  Academic advising for College of Business and Economics students at primarily the sophomore level, transfer students and international students.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting group advising meetings and meeting one-on-one with students, advising incoming freshmen, maintaining planning sheets for business majors, general business advising, serving as an advising resource to College departments, and assisting with College-wide initiatives such as major fairs, community service activities, and other advising-related events.   The position is located in the assistant dean’s office and will work closely with the assistant dean and senior advisor.Qualifications:  Bachelors degree required, masters degree preferred (business degree desirable) and two years’ higher education advising or related experience preferred.  The position requires ability to work with a diverse population and demonstration of excellent organizational, communication (written and oral), presentation and interpersonal skills, in addition to flexibility and ability to manage a variety of issues as they occur.  Experience with higher education student records software is a plus.Application: A complete application package must include:

  • a letter of application
  • vitae/resume’ including all relevant professional experience
  • names and contact information of at least (3) three references
  • Unofficial transcripts (official transcript will be required upon hiring)

Only complete applications will be considered.  Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, lists of applicants must be released upon request.  Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Only electronic submissions accepted.  Please send applications to goegleim@uww.edu and include “Advisor Position” in the subject field.  All documents should be attached in .pdf  (preferred) or Microsoft Word form. 

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Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs is currently recruiting to fill a Nursing Supervisor position. As the Director of Clinical Reimbursement, the incumbent will oversee clinical reimbursement functions at WDVA’s Veterans Homes at King and Union Grove. The position is based in the Central Office in Madison but will travel to both Homes in performance of the job duties. https://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=64469&jobid=63984&org=485&class=38320&index=true

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The New Majority Organizing Academy (3 Day Organizing Intensive Training): The New Majority Organizing Academy trains people of all ages in grassroots community organizing. Community organizing is a strategy for social change. People attending the Academy’s trainings will learn the nuts and bolts of effective organizing tactics, like political education, 1-on-1 meetings, group meeting facilitation, direct action planning, and more. You can also learn how to develop a winning, issue-based campaign strategy, and how to design campaigns that can create short-term improvements in the lives of people in your community and lead to long-term social change.

Attendees that have learned to organize through electoral campaigns and canvassing will learn how about the differences between electoral field organizing and community organizing. The New Majority Organizing Academy is creating a wave of new organizers to help fight for a progressive future for Virginia!

This training costs $35.

The Academy is hosting a 3-Day Organizing Intensive Training from April 5-7, 2013 in Richmond, VA. 

A small number of qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a 2-week Organizing Immersion Program in May, and will be eligible to apply for full time organizing staff positions with Virginia New Majority afterwards

Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who are interested in working in Virginia in the long-term.

Register here: http://bit.ly/organizeva

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