• Program Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MA-Amherst
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/10/2019 10:48 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-1468
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy
    Type
    Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
    Location : Name
    Civil Liberties and Public Policy
  • Overview

    Civil Liberties and Public Policy (CLPP) (www.clpp.hampshire.edu) is a national reproductive rights and justice organization dedicated to educating, mentoring, and inspiring new generations of advocates, leaders, and supporters. Combining activism, organizing, leadership training, and reproductive rights movement building, CLPP promotes an inclusive agenda that advances reproductive rights and health, and social and economic justice. CLPP is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks (www.tsne.org).

    Responsibilities

    The CLPP Program Coordinator will provide support to CLPP's campus based and national programs.  The Program Coordinator will assist in planning and logistics for NLNI meetings, manage CLPP's campus programming and our Five College student group, and plays an integral role in developing the conference program, including planning and coordinating workshops and inviting speakers, and assisting with developing other campus programming and increasing CLPP's visibility on campus.

     

    The Program Coordinator may work on implementation of other CLPP projects and provide general staff support as needed. 

     

    Campus Programs – 40%

    • Create campus programming and events that engage students from the Five Colleges in reproductive justice training and activism;
    • Ensure CLPP’s programming addresses community-identified needs and current political opportunities;
    • Assist with creating avenues for students to enhance their academic and activist work in the fields of reproductive health, rights, and justice more broadly;
    • Plan panels, workshops, and lectures with reproductive scholars activists;
    • Hire, train, and supervise CLPP’s student group coordinators:
      • Support the engagement of student group members in conference planning and goal setting;
      • Assist the student group coordinators in managing roughly 60 student volunteers leading up to and during the conference weekend;
      • Provide mentorship to group members;
      • Attend student group meetings in an advisory role and serve as a resource to the group.
    • Advise and supervise students’ CEL 1 and 2 work that is connected to CLPP;
    • Provide support and content input for other CLPP programming as needed.

    Conference and NLNI – 40%

    • Assist the development of the conference program, including workshop creation and speaker brainstorming
    • Develop and disseminate an annual Call for Proposals;
    • Support workshop planning and handle speaker invitations, help develop and finalize workshop descriptions, and implement program evaluation efforts;
    • Provide logistical support for the project.

    External Representation – 10%

    • Represent CLPP in meetings and coalition spaces;
    • Conduct trainings or give presentations as requested;
    • Engage in donor cultivation and stewardship by assisting with outreach to alumni, donors, and donor prospects;
    • Attend CLPP fundraising events.

    Other – 10%

    • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Special Requirements

    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends and overnight travel throughout the year to national and international conferences, convenings, trainings, and foundation and donor visits.

    Compensation

     

    The position is part-time, hourly at 35 hours per week. The pay for this position is $32,000 per year, including a generous benefits package.

    Qualifications

    We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

    • At least two years’ of relevant work experience;
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred;
    • Outstanding communication (writing and editing) and interpersonal skills; ability to relay information, messages and correspondence in timely and organized manner;
    • Advanced word processing and data entry skills using Microsoft programs (especially Word and Excel) and Google documents; ability to assess and implement new software;
    • Experience working with and mentoring students and young activists;
    • Alignment with mission and values;
    • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and work successfully with persons of diverse backgrounds, including people with different racial, ethnic and class backgrounds, people of different genders, and people with disabilities;
    • Must demonstrate flexibility and work well under pressure

    Physical Demands/Work Environment

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.

     

    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

     

    The duties below are typical of an office job, however your position may require additional/different duties. Please remove or add to the list below to accurately reflect your position’s duties.

    • Talk, hear and see in the normal range with or without correction.
    • Use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.
    • Move, Traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); reach with hands and arms; occasionally Ascend/Descend; and position self (to), move.
    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards.
    • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight.
    • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

    TSNE MissionWorks/Civil Liberties and Public Policy envision a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks/Civil Liberties and Public Policy actively seek people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.

     

    As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/Civil Liberties and Public Policy will not discriminate in their employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  

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