jobs: bunches of 'em
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Thu Nov 30 21:46:42 CST 2000
[ed: I jsut got a slew of five job ads and am combining them in this
message. They are separated by asterisks and the number for each is among
1. Organizer--Stand for Children (has salary info)
2. Faculty--Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program NYU
3. Research Analysts/Campaigners--Hotel and Restaurant workers
4. Outreach and Policy Coordinators--National Community Building Network
5. Researchers--Association for Study and Development of Community
From: francie at stand.org
Stand For Children- Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee 37206
(615) 972-0765; email: francie at stand.org
Salary Range: $24,000-$30,000 (dependent upon experience and demonstrated
capacity), plus benefits
Reports To: Francie Hunt, State Director, Tennessee
Date Required: Position Available Immediately
Overall Description of Position:
Stand For Children, a national membership organization with chapters in Oak
Ridge and Murfreesboro and developing chapters in Lebanon and Clarksville,
is seeking an experienced Organizer to join our organizing efforts in
Tennessee. The Organizer will work with volunteer leaders throughout
Middle Tennessee to develop Stand For Children Chapters which:
Build a broad-based local voice for children and families.
Win local victories on issues affecting children and families through
collective action, primarily in areas of childcare, health and education.
Help support the Organizer's work with membership dues.
Attract a strong local base of support by building relationships through
one on one meetings..
Coalesce to influence public policy, primarily at the state level.
During each local Chapter organizing drive, the Organizer will:
Identify, recruit, and develop Stand For Children Chapter leaders, to a
significant extent from within existing organizations such as
congregations, schools, Head Start, child care centers, or civic
Bring the leaders together and, as the base builds and drive progresses,
provide training on key aspects of the organizing process, including how
to: conduct a one on one meeting, research and choose an issue, produce
turnout, work with the media, meet with elected officials and
decisionmakers, hold an accountability session/action, and how to evaluate
each step in our organizing efforts..
Qualifications and Personal Qualities
Two years community organizing or related experience; ability to work
doggedly and strategically and toward challenging goals; the stamina to
work in an ever changing environment through each stage of the organizing
drive; commitment to learning and growth; excellent listening and verbal
skills; passion for the well-being of children and a fire in the belly for
justice; ability to identify and develop volunteer leaders; a sense of
Knowledge of children's issues and familiarity with faith-based
institutions, Head Start, schools, and child care centers helpful.
Send resume and cover letter to Francie Hunt, Stand For Children's State
Director in Tennessee at the above address or as a Word document attached
to an E-mail to francie at stand.org.
From: Sheelagh Cabalda <sheelagh.cabalda at nyu.edu>
Subject: a/p/a studies, nyu faculty position
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program
The A/P/A Studies Program at New York University invites applications for a
specialist linking social research and public policy issues in
Asian/Pacific American Studies, pending administrative and budgetary
approval. This is a tenure-track, open-rank, joint appointment to begin
September 2001. Applicants may be sociologists, urbanists, demographers,
geographers, or applied scientists. The primary emphasis of A/P/A Studies
is on community studies within a rigorous global and comparative framework.
Candidates are sought with a demonstrated commitment to multi and
interdisciplinary team-oriented research and undergraduate teaching.
Experience in working with large data sets and/or longitudinal data is
desirable. Persons with a background in New York metropolitan research
linked to community-based work are especially encouraged to apply. Send a
copy of curriculum vitae plus three reference letters, and writing samples
to: Public Policy Search Committee, A/P/A Studies, New York University, 269
Mercer Street, Suite 609, New York, NY 10003-6687. Applications received
by January 15, 2001 will receive first consideration; later submissions
will also be reviewed. For more information, please refer to our website:
www.apa.nyu.edu. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Student & Community Affairs Director
Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program & Institute
New York University
269 Mercer, Suite 609 o New York, NY 10003
phone. 212 998 3700 o fax. 212 995 4705 o mail code: 0844
email. sheelagh.cabalda at nyu.edu o http://www.apa.nyu.edu
From: "David M. Chavis" <dchavis at capablecommunity.com>
JOB ANNOUCEMENT-HOTEL & RESTAURANT EMPLOYEES UNION
RESEARCH ANALYSTS/STRATEGIC CAMPAIGNERS
The Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union (HERE)
Research Department is currently recruiting full-time RESEARCH
ANALYSTS/STRATEGIC CAMPAIGNERS to participate in organizing and bargaining
campaigns to win justice and better treatment for low wage, largely
hotel, food service, and gaming workers throughout the United States and
Positions with the union's growing Research Department are currently
available in various cities including: LAS VEGAS, CLEVELAND, ORLANDO, SAN
FRANCISCO, WASHINGTON DC, SEATTLE, MIAMI, LOS ANGELES, MADISON, and
PROVIDENCE. See below for more details. New positions open regularly in
cities throughout North America. There is also currently an opening for a
RESEARCH RECRUITER. For latest researcher openings, and organizer jobs,
HERE research analysts are responsible for conducting in-depth research
for helping to develop and implement strategic campaigns in support of the
Union's organizing and bargaining efforts.
Depending upon location, positions may be with the International Union or
with Local Unions. Openings are for senior or junior research analysts
depending on the specific staffing needs in each location. Some positions
may require substantial travel. While additional qualifications may apply
some locations, the qualifications for all positions include:
* Strong demonstrated commitment to labor/social justice organizing;
* Demonstrated ability to research, strategize and implement plans around
* Significant work or volunteer experience with progressive/activist
* Excellent writing, listening, and communications skills;
* Ability to learn quickly, work well on a team, and handle multiple
and tight deadlines;
* College degree;
* Some investigative research experience, including industry, corporate or
issue research preferred;
* Familiarity with basic financial and business concepts preferred.
Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary is
commensurate with experience; starting salary range is generally mid-20s
low-30s for new hires, depending upon location and experience, with
increases. Positions include excellent benefits. Current HERE researchers
have worked in the past as community & union organizers, urban planners,
journalists, teachers, and researchers elsewhere, among other things.
If you wish to apply, please visit
http://www.hereunion.org/jobs/researchapplication.asp to obtain an
application. Then email your completed application, cover letter, resume,
a 1-2 page writing sample (preferably all in one attached Microsoft Word,
text, or "rtf" file, or in the body of an email message) to
HEREResearchjobs at aol.com. If you don't have email, you can fax materials
202-333-6049. No phone calls please.
Note: Paid apprenticeships and volunteer internships are available in
locations, for those who are interested in the work but lack relevant
work experience. If interested, contact HERE as above with cover letter,
resume, and application.
The following is more detail on specific current openings with the HERE
LAS VEGAS (possibly RENO): Research Analyst with HERE Local 226 to do
research and campaigns related to organizing and bargaining at casinos in
Nevada, and Senior Research Analyst to conduct research and campaigns and
potentially direct campaigns and oversee research staff in these areas.
Available immediately. Research Analyst position may include training
in Reno or elsewhere.
WASHINGTON DC: Research analyst with HERE Local 27 to support parking
attendant organizing in Washington DC. Available immediately.
ORLANDO: Research Analyst to work with HERE Local 362 on theme park and
bargaining and organizing in Orlando. Available immediately.
CLEVELAND: Research Analyst to work with HERE Locals 10 and 84 for hotel
food service organizing and bargaining in Ohio. Available immediately.
SAN FRANCISCO: Research Analyst with HERE Local 2 for hotel organizing and
bargaining in San Francisco. Available immediately.
SEATTLE: Research analyst to work with HERE Local 8 on hotel and food
organizing and new hotel development in Seattle. Available immediately.
LOS ANGELES: Senior research analyst, to direct campaigns and ultimately
oversee research staff on major organizing efforts in hotels and other
industries in Los Angeles area. Available immediately.
MADISON, WI: Research Analyst with HERE for hotel, food, service, and
organizing and bargaining in Wisconsin. Available immediately.
MIAMI: Research analyst with HERE Local 355 for hotel and food service
organizing and bargaining. Available immediately.
PROVIDENCE: Research analyst with HERE Local 217 for hotel and food
organizing and bargaining, and work involving new hotel development.
Available immediately. (Possibly New Haven or Hartford base instead.)
RESEARCH RECRUITER: An opening in the very near future for a Recruiter to
do outreach and other work related to hiring researchers and similar staff.
Full-time preferred, part-time possible. Preferred Locations: Washington,
San Francisco, or Los Angeles.
From: "Allen J. Moy" <allenmoy at ncbn.org
The National Community Building Network has two current job openings.
Please help us find experienced and committed community builders to join
the NCBN team by distributing these announcements to interested applicants:
Outreach Coordinator: National Community Building Network, a national
membership network supporting anti-poverty/community building
organizations, seeks experienced professional to direct recruitment
efforts, coordinate regional networking and develop profiles of member
organizations. This position also supports other NCBN program activity as
needed. Candidate must have strong group facilitation skills, solid
writing skills and experience with Microsoft Office. Travel required.
Experience in local community building or organizing preferred. For more
information see <http://www.ncbn.orgwww.ncbn.org. Send resume with cover
letter stating salary requirements to NCBN Positions, 1624 Franklin, Suite
1000, Oakland, CA 94612. Deadline: 12/21/00.
Social Action and Policy Coordinator: National Community Building Network,
a national membership network supporting anti-poverty/community building
organizations, seeks experienced professional to help members build skills
to effectively impact social action and public policy in their work.
Candidate must have strong writing and group facilitation skills and
experience with Microsoft Office. Knowledge of social and economic
policies affecting low-income communities required, experience in
community building preferred. For more information see
<http://www.ncbn.orgwww.ncbn.org. Send resume with cover letter stating
salary requirements to NCBN Positions, 1624 Franklin, Suite 1000, Oakland,
CA 94612. Deadline: 12/21/00.
Allen J. Moy
Director of Operations
National Community Building Network
1624 Franklin, Suite 1000
Oakland, CA 94612
allenmoy at ncbn.org
The National Community Building Network (NCBN) is an alliance of
individuals and organizations that work to reduce poverty and create
social and economic opportunity through comprehensive community building
strategies. The mission of the Network is to promote and advance community
building principles, in practice and policy, to achieve social and
economic equity for all children and families.
From: "David M. Chavis" <dchavis at capablecommunity.com>
The Association for the Study and Development of Community (ASDC)-is a
dynamic and progressive organization in the Washington metropolitan area,
comprised of leading community development scientists and practitioners in
the United States and Europe. ASDC is involved in exciting cutting-edge
research and capacity building initiatives locally and nationally. ASDC
provides a variety of services to government agencies, foundations,
non-profit and community based organizations, including: research and
technical assistance on community capacity building; evaluation of
Comprehensive Community Initiatives, participatory research and learning
methods; training and consultation on community development, and the
identification and replication of successful community strategies. We
provide educational and management services that help organizations and
agencies build their capacity to develop the health, economic equity, and
social justice of communities. We are currently seeking to fill two
Senior Research Associate: A person who can join our management team with
demonstrated experience in community initiative evaluation and project
management with Ph.D. in a related field. Should be able to combine research
with training and technical assistance skills. Ideally strong in
quantitative and qualitative methods and scholarship. Specialty and interest
in community development, violence prevention, promoting peace and justice,
systems change, and evaluation TA.
Research Assistant: A person with strong basic skills in research and
computer technology (e.g. HTML, database software, SPSS). Will coordinate
projects, provide technical assistance, conduct interviews, and enter, code,
and analyze data. Must have experience related to what we do. Master or
Bachelor's degree in related field.
Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Full benefits are
provided. EOE. We are committed to a culturally diverse staff to enhance our
ability to work with urban and other communities. Send resume, list of
qualifications, and references to: ASDC 312 South Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877 301.519.0724 (fax) asdc at capablecommunity.com. For
more information, check out our web site www.capablecommunity.com. Inquires
by e-mail only.
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