[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Postings, April 2-8, 2005

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Thu Apr 7 22:50:16 EDT 2005

In recognition of the SfAA annual meeting, and SUNTA's participation in it
this year, this URBANTH-L Job Posting has an applied anthropology focus.

URBANTH-L Job Postings, April 2-8, 2005
1. Academy Fellowship Program
2. Center for Immigrant Health, Research Assistant
3. East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy, Immigrant & Civil Rights
4. Hoboken Homeless Shelter, Executive Director
5. Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, Community Liaison
1. Academy Fellowship Program

The Academy Fellowship Program is an annual public policy and leadership
training program for multi-ethnic students who have at minimum completed
their undergraduate studies and want experience working on low-income and
minority economic development and policy issues. Program Period: September
1, 2005 - August 31, 2006

Application to the 2005-2006 Academy Fellowship Program is open to
applicants who have completed, at minimum, their undergraduate degrees by
the start of the program. Individuals from all academic disciplines are
encouraged to apply; there are no preferred majors.  To apply please visit
our website at http://www.greenlining.org/program/academy/apply and download
a copy of the Academy application. Applications must be received by April
15, 2005.
2. Center for Immigrant Health, Research Assistant

We're looking for an energetic, committed, bilingual research assistant for
a groundbreaking study on medical interpreting. The Center for Immigrant
Health is conducting this study at Bellevue Hospital Center.

Responsibilities include recruiting and interviewing patients, tracking
patient information, and assuring quality of data. Additional opportunities
to contribute to the research and analysis commensurate with experience.
Additional Qualifications: Oral and written fluency in BOTH Mandarin and
Cantonese, as well as English; Excellent interpersonal and communication
Must be detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated and able to work without
supervision; Research experience a plus.  Please submit resume with cover
letter to Ephraim Shapiro, ephraim.shapiro at med.nyu.edu
3. East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy, Immigrant & Civil Rights

The East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) is at the forefront
of the economic justice movement in the East Bay. We build coalitions of
labor unions, community and faith-based organizations to challenge the
crisis of working poverty and support organizing in the low-wage service
sector.  EBASE's Workplace Immigrant & Civil Rights Program is challenging
the exploitation of low-wage workers by supporting the national movement to
reform immigration, civil rights and labor law; supporting the rights of
immigrant and African-American workers to organize; and researching,
documenting, and educating a broad array of constituents about the
connections between workers rights, immigrant rights and civil rights.

Under the supervision of EBASE's Executive Director or designee, the
Organizer will be responsible for:
-Supporting the Northern California Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride
Coalition, including providing staff support, mobilization and
organizational outreach to expand the membership.
-Training and developing members of a committee of immigrant and
African-American workers as leaders, including developing curriculum,
leading trainings and holding leaders accountable
-Coordinating local participation in local and national campaigns to improve
conditions for immigrant and African-American workers, including
mobilization, advocacy and grassroots lobbying.
-Educating key constituencies on workplace immigrant and civil rights
issues, including summarizing policy issues and developing popular education
and communications materials.

Bilingual Spanish, a commitment to economic and social justice, and at least
two years of experience in labor, community, political or faith-based
organizing are required. Experience with immigrant constituency and labor
movement preferred.  To apply, please e-mail cover letter and resume to
info at workingeastbay.org, or mail to: Hiring Committee, WICR Organizer,
EBASE, 1714 Franklin Street, Suite 325, Oakland, CA 94612,
4. Hoboken Homeless Shelter, Executive Director

The Hoboken Homeless Shelter seeks an Executive Director. Professional
degree and related experience that demonstrate applicants leadership,
knowledge and commitment. Responsibilities include: program development and
administration; communications with funding agencies; and establish budgets
and maintain fiscal oversight. Email: resume at hobokenshelter.org (or) Mail:
Resume, PO Box 1776, Hoboken, NJ 07030
5. Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, Community Liaison

The Jewish Council on Urban Affairs combats poverty, racism and
anti-Semitism in partnership with Chicago's diverse communities. Guided by
prophetic Jewish principles, JCUA pursues justice for Chicago's most
vulnerable neighborhoods by promoting a vision of empowerment from within.
Since 1964, JCUA has assisted groups in low-income and minority communities,
built coalitions with diverse groups, advocated on issues of poverty and
racism and mobilized a constituency that works to create a more righteous
city. The Community Liaison is assigned to give staff support to community
organizations in low income and minority neighborhoods. Under the guidance
of our community partners, this position will: Provide staff assistance to
grass-roots community organizations; Develop and implementing organizing and
action strategies; Research issues affecting the local community; Develop
information materials and strategies for outreach and media campaigns;
Access resources and garnering support.

Candidates should have a commitment to social and economic justice and
empowerment of low-income and minority communities; experience working in
Chicago's low-income and minority communities on race and poverty issues;
excellent inter-group, communication, analytical skills, and time management
skills; and should be comfortable working as part of a team. A college
graduate with urban studies, public policy, or related major or commensurate
experience is preferred.  Good benefits package including 401K and health
care. Send resume and cover letter to:  Brian Gladstein, Community
Initiatives Director, Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, 618 South Michigan,
Suite 700, Chicago, IL 60605, Briang at jcua.org

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