DATE OF POSTING: October 23, 2019 

TERMINATION DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: November 5, 2019

POSITION: ORGANIZING SNAP

(6 positions)

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS: $40 per hour

10 hrs/wk, potential up to 20 hrs/wk

STAFF RELATIONSHIP: Responsible to Marcy Kamienecki

Associate Executive Director

EMPLOYMENT DATE: As soon as possible

SEND APPLICATION AND RESUME TO: Human Resources Department

Michigan Education Association

1350 Kendale Blvd., P.O. Box 2573

East Lansing, MI  48826-2573

GENERAL SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Organizing SNAP will assist with a new unit organizing campaign on the campus of Michigan State University. Working with the campaign lead, Organizing Snaps will engage potential members in organizing conversations and engage potential leaders in organizing activities. The ability to hold and model organizing conversations, including providing constructive feedback is essential. 

ASSIGNED DUTIES:

Hold organizing conversations with potential members; 

Train and model organizing conversation with potential member leaders: 

Coordinate an evolving series of organizing activities;

Record data from conversations and provide to campaign lead;

Complete Power Mapping for different departments, extension campuses and track on a regular basis;

Other duties as assigned. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of creative campaign strategies and organizing approaches; 

Campaign coordination experience;

Culturally competent; 

Experience and demonstrated effectiveness in advocacy and issue organizing;

Ability to develop strategy around issues and to communicate those strategies;

Ability to build strong working relationships with people from a wide range of backgrounds;

General computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office and database skills;

Fluency in oral and written communication;

Ability to listen actively and frame issues;

Good driving record and valid driver’s license.


PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Experience working with higher education staff;

Knowledge and understanding of Michigan State University;

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.