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job posting: Research Assistant – American Institutes for Research (AIR)

  • Research Assistant

    Job Location US-TX-Austin
    Job ID
    10239
    Job Location
    United States

Overview

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education as well as individual and organizational performance. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR’s vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people. We are currently seeking a Research Assistant to join our Austin team.

Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities for the Research Assistant will be to support research and evaluation projects related to educational interventions and school improvement. Typical responsibilities include data collection, data management, and analysis. Hence, we are seeking someone with excellent task management/organizational skills, a strong writer, and qualitative and quantitative analysis skills. Experience in school settings also desirable.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in fields such as education, sociology, psychology, statistics, or other related fields.
Experience with STATA or R is preferred.
Strong writing and organizational skills are highly desired.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
Interest in education research or general social science topics, survey research, and quantitative analysis.
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Summer intern at the Linguistic Society of America

The LSA is seeking applications for the position of Student Intern at its national office in Washington, DC for the Summer 2018 semester (June – August). This is a great opportunity to learn more about the field of linguistics, the professional needs of LSA members, and the LSA’s broader agenda to advance the scientific study of language. This internship also provides exposure to the workings of a small non-profit organization based in the nation’s capital.

Interns will gain experience with writing, research, database management, social science policy, and a variety of administrative tasks. Please see the position description below for additional details. The position is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in programs leading to a degree in linguistics or a related field.

Funding is available to support one part-time position at 32 hours per week, with a $5000 stipend. In order to receive a stipend, applicants must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals with the appropriate work visa.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three academic/professional references to: lsa@lsadc.org, subject line: “LSA Internship Application.” The deadline for full consideration is March 23, 2018.

Position Description

Assist the LSA Secretariat with the following projects:

1) managing its social media accounts

2) website content management and development

3) research and information gathering on a variety of topics (not scholarly in nature)

4) database management

5) representation at meetings and conferences in the DC metro area

6) preparing summaries and analysis of reports and other materials

7) assisting with clerical support

8) develop and execute one long-term project of particular interest to the incumbent

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Mellon / ACLS Public Fellowship applications

https://www.acls.org/programs/publicfellowscomp/

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Competition for Recent PhDs

The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program is made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, aims to expand the role of doctoral education in the United States by demonstrating that the capacities developed in the advanced study of the humanities have wide application, both within and beyond the academy. The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program allows PhDs to gain valuable, career-building experience in fields such as public policy, development, conservation, arts and culture, and media.

The program places up to 25 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year term staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring. Fellows receive a stipend of $67,500 per year, individual health insurance, a relocation allowance, and up to $3,000 to be used toward professional development activities over the course of the fellowship term.

ACLS seeks applications from recent PhDs who aspire to careers in administration, management, and public service by choice rather than circumstance. Competitive applicants will have been successful in both academic and extra-academic experiences.

  • Applications accepted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (ofa.acls.org).
  • Application deadline: March 14, 2018, 9pm EDT
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job posting: Digital Engagement Specialist

EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER (EDC)

https://www.candidatemanager.net/cm/p/pJobDetails.aspx?mid=YEVYF&sid=UEVD&jid=GTYEVCXUEV&a=YdsMfmmX1iQ%253d

EDC is one of the world’s leading nonprofit research and development firms.  EDC designs, implements and evaluates programs to improve education, health, and economic opportunity worldwide.  Collaborating with both public and private partners, we strive for a world whee all people are empowered to live healthy, productive lives.

EDC has a commitment to promoting equity and access to high quality education and health services that contribute to thriving communities where people from diverse backgrounds learn, live, and work together. EDC expresses its commitment to increasing equity through its strategies, services and products, which contribute to building capacity and transforming lives.

 

EDC is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

 

The USAID Education in Crisis and Conflict Network, based in EDC’s International Development Division (IDD) has an opening for a Digital Engagement Specialist, reporting to the ECCN Communications Specialist. This is part time, remote opening, anticipated to work approximately 15 hours per week and is expected to work collaboratively with the larger ECCN Support Team. EDC casual employees generally work as needed.  A casual position receives statutory benefits of Social Security contributions, Medicare contributions, unemployment insurance, worker’s compensation insurance and sick leave.  A casual position ends when work is complete.

The USAID Education in Crisis and Conflict Network (USAID ECCN) is a community of practice composed of USAID education staff, implementing partners and others working to increase equitable access to, and improve the quality of, education in crisis and conflict affected environments. USAID ECCN was initiated to promote knowledge generation and sharing among practitioners, policy makers and researchers related to Goal 3 of the USAID Education Strategy: improved equitable access to education in crisis and conflict affected environments. This five-year initiative is meant to complement the contributions of other networks, such as INEE, by providing resources to a smaller, more USAID-related community while also gathering and distributing key information to larger audiences.

The Digital Engagment Specialist supports ECCN’s Director and Communications Specialist in conceptualizing, designing, planning, executing and evaluating social media and digital engagement for ECCN’s priorities and initiatives. S/he also supports ECCN in the use of new technologies to increase community engagement and works with the ECCN Support team to develop content that is appropriate for a variety of ICT platforms.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The person in this position is expected to communicate clearly and courteously; to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, consultants, collaborators, co-workers, field sites, and funders; and to work respectfully with EDC colleagues. The job requires adherence to EDC policies & procedures.

Essential functions include working with subject matter experts to develop then lead and implement a dissemination and utilization plan for several key ECCN products. As part of this:

• Developing and curating ECCN’s presence on YouTube and Twitter and possibly other social media; manage ECCN’s social media accounts

• Adapting and managing ECCN written content for digital platforms;

• Using ICT analytics to provide ongoing analysis of ECCN usage trends across all social media platforms; provide ICT expertise for the planning and execution ECCN’s high-profile webcasts (Webex Platform)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires educational achievement; excellent writing skills; demonstrable initiative, creativity, and flexibility; ability to work independently and effectively in groups; and strong interpersonal & organizational skills. Specific requirements:

• Experience in the area of international development, preferably in the area of education in crisis and conflict-affected contexts

• Experience in supporting virtual networks of practitioners

• Bachelor’s Degree  required; Master’s Degree Preferred

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a mix of web product development; development of product-specific outreach; website development; programming; software, and/or multi-media development; and/or social media for marketing purposes

• Experienced in managing and using company or organization social media accounts

• Proven ICT skill sets in Word Press, WebEx, Hootsuite, Twitter, other Social Media, Web Product Management

• Outstanding organization skills

• Excellent analytical skills and aptitude for details

• Experience implementing online communication strategies using a website and  Social Media

• Superior writing and editorial skills, with expertise to design and development documents preferred

• Capacity to work in difficult conditions and function well under pressure

• Candidates speaking French, Spanish, or Arabic in addition to English preferred

 

CONTACT

EDC, 43 Foundry Ave, Waltham, MA 02453

No phone calls, please

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job: Mindful Schools – Marketing Coordinator

https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit/24f70a9c5f4e4a25a06bd0e4baf4ed72-mindful-schools-emeryville

Website

http://www.facebook.com/mindfulschools

Address

1260 45th Street
Suite B
Emeryville
CA
94608
United States

About Us

Founded in 2007, our mission is to integrate mindfulness into education. We are a non-profit organization that offers professional training, in-class instruction, and other resources to support mindfulness in education. Our Adult Courses have taught thousands of educators, social workers, psychologists, parents, and other adults how to use mindfulness effectively with children, impacting many tens of thousands of children each year.

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job posting: Communications Manager – San Francisco Shakespeare Festival

Communications Manager


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $32,000.00
Maximum: $36,000.00

Published:

12/05/2017

Start Date:

01/02/2018

Application Deadline:

12/22/2017

Address

San Francisco
California
United States

Description

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival (SF Shakes) seeks a dynamic & detail-oriented Communications Manager to join its team of staff, artists and board members dedicated to its mission of making the words and themes of Shakespeare accessible to everyone.

 

This position will engage and steward all stakeholders, including camp families, donors, schools and other tour venues, event attendees and performance audience members. The ideal candidate will have marketing and development experience, as this position will execute marketing campaigns, manage social media, support events, write grants, and process payments. We seek someone with demonstrated aptitude for Salesforce CRM who is excited to actively upgrade their skills. Experience coordinating multiple communication channels (email, website, direct mail, social etc.) and multitasking are also important skills, as are strong written communication skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office.Some evening and weekend work is required to attend events, performances, and meetings. Please see full job description here.

A minimum of two years of work experience in an administrative capacity is strongly preferred. SF Shakes is committed to building a culture of inclusion that values diversity, and strongly encourages applications from people of all ethnicities, genders and abilities.

Benefits

Benefits include full health insurance, two weeks paid vacation, and a flexible work environment.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply