DATE OF POSTING: October 23, 2019
TERMINATION DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: November 5, 2019
POSITION: ORGANIZING SNAP
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.
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.
Knowledge of creative campaign strategies and organizing approaches;
Campaign coordination experience;
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.
Experience working with higher education staff;
Knowledge and understanding of Michigan State University;
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.