Advocacy and Communications Associate
Office of Justice and Ecology
Job Description – Advocacy and Communications Associate
The Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States advocates on issues of social and ecological concern before government bodies and corporate entities, and works to educate and engage the Jesuit network in these efforts. Issue areas currently include: migration, forced displacement and human rights in Central America, environmental justice, care for indigenous peoples, issues of race, criminal justice and economic justice.
The Advocacy and Communications Associate:
Works closely with the Office of Justice and Ecology team to further our advocacy on issues related to the social justice focus areas and facilitate communication on these efforts with key stakeholders. The associate will support some functions of the full team across issue areas, and will lend support particularly to the migration portfolio.
Responsibilities of the associate include:
Communications (approximately 35%)
Advocacy Support (approximately 65%)
* Approximately 35% supporting migration portfolio, including immigration, border security, U.S. policy toward Central America
* Approximately 30% support racial justice, criminal justice, and environmental justice.
This is a two-year, paid position with benefits. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications due by September 27, 2017 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
University of Scranton
The Provost, who oversees all of Scranton’s academic programs, policies and priorities, will be an accomplished academic leader who is deeply committed to the Catholic and Jesuit identity of The University of Scranton. The Provost will also be a key partner with the President in all major campus initiatives and priorities.
Founded in 1888 as Saint Thomas College by the Most Reverend William G. O’Hara, D.D., first bishop of Scranton, Scranton achieved university status in 1938 and was entrusted to the care of the Society of Jesus in 1942. Today, The University of Scranton is a community of faculty, staff, and students who are inspired by the centuries-old tradition of Catholic and Jesuit education. At Scranton, students, faculty, and staff are challenged by a rich and personal approach to education in the context of a dynamic university that prepares them to be agents of change in the world.
The campus community includes approximately 5,380 undergraduate and graduate students, 304 full-time faculty members, and 611 full-time staff members. The campus is home to three colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the Kania School of Management and the Panuska College of Professional Studies. The University has an engaged alumni community, with over 49,000 living alumni from around the world.
Reporting to the President, the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs will be a dynamic and accomplished leader with substantial achievements in both the academic and administrative arenas and the drive necessary to achieve ambitious university-wide goals in accordance with the Catholic and Jesuit mission of the University. The successful candidate will bring a distinguished record of teaching and scholarly accomplishments as well as demonstrated success in managing a large and complex organization. Additionally, the Provost must possess strong organizational and leadership skills; a transparent management style; a belief in and eagerness to promote shared governance; outstanding communication and relationship-building skills; experience encouraging and assessing scholarship and teaching across disciplines; and an unwavering dedication to students and their success. An earned doctorate or terminal degree is required, as is an ability to be appointed at the rank of tenured professor.
Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by October 20, 2017. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to the University’s consultants Robin Mamlet, Concetta M. Stewart, Ph.D., and Alexis von Kunes Newton at ScrantonProvost@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by telephone through Leslie Donahue at 630-575-6178.
The University of Scranton is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body. It embraces an inclusive campus community that values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. The University encourages women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds to apply. The University of Scranton is an EEO Employer/Educator.
The University of Scranton is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory employment and educational environment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment.
Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School
Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston (Cristo Rey Jesuit) is seeking a Principal (Director of Academics). Selected candidate will begin work on July 1, 2018. Priority will be given to resumes received before October 1, 2017.
Cristo Rey Jesuit is an apostolic work of the Society of Jesus serving the Catholic Church's mission of education in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The school opened its doors in August 2009 with a freshman class of 81 young men and women. Sponsored by the Jesuits of the USA Central and Southern Province, Cristo Rey Jesuit offers a rigorous college prep education available to students of limited economic resources in the Houston area. A unique Corporate Work Study Program places students in Houston businesses and non-profits where they learn the expectations of the corporate world and earn up to 50 percent of the cost of their education. Cristo Rey Jesuit belongs to the national Cristo Rey Network of schools and the national Jesuit Schools Network.
To inspire and prepare students of limited economic resources to succeed in college and lead their communities as compassionate, committed, and competent men and women for others for the greater glory of God.
Compelled by our Jesuit mission and identity, we are a vibrant community that transforms the world by loving, learning, and excelling in all we do.
Our Learning Community
Cristo Rey Jesuit is a learning community comprised of 550 young men and women in grades 9 through 12 and a faculty and staff of 80 educators. Cristo Rey Jesuit students are talented young men and women who participate actively in their learning endeavors. We are implementing a new Strategic Plan designed to achieve excellence in all areas of the school, particularly in the human and religious qualities of our graduates. This plan, our “Path to Excellence”, defined four Strategic Priorities: Jesuit Identity; Educational Experience and College Success; Community; and Sustainability. The ideal Cristo Rey Jesuit graduate is a man or woman cognizant of God’s presence in his/her life, who strives to be steadfast in faith, open to growth, committed to service and social justice, dedicated to academic excellence, and work-experienced. Every year, 100% of our graduates are accepted into colleges and universities. Cristo Rey Jesuit’s faculty and staff are dedicated professionals who strive to embody the mission and core principles of the school, maintain the superior quality of its programs, invest directly in the lives of students, and engage in programs for their own professional and spiritual development. In 2017, Cristo Rey Jesuit renewed its accreditation by the Cristo Rey Network, the Jesuit Schools Network, and the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department.
Position Specification: Principal
Reporting to the President of the school, the Principal is the chief academic officer and instructional leader of Cristo Rey Jesuit, responsible for teaching and learning through a well-developed curriculum and the cultivation of our school’s Catholic and Jesuit identity. The Principal provides mission leadership for faculty and students, supports high quality classroom instruction, and assures the orderly functioning of the school. The Principal is responsible for creating and sustaining a culture of continuous improvement that provides students with multiple opportunities to develop and demonstrate proficiency. The Principal is a member of the school’s leadership team, actively collaborating with the Corporate Work Study Program Director, Development Director, Finance Director and Admissions Director. He or she oversees a faculty and staff of over 40 full and part-time employees, including Jesuit Volunteers, and manages program expenses comprising the majority of the school’s operating budget.
Qualifications and Experience
Procedure for Candidacy
All interested and qualified applicants with a passion for Cristo Rey Jesuit’s mission are invited to apply. A complete application will include:
Priority will be given to applications received by October 1, 2017. The new principal will begin work on July 1, 2018.
Please email your completed application as an attached PDF to email@example.com.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Cristo Rey Jesuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions, policies, and practices are made in accordance with applicable federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws. Cristo Rey Jesuit will not engage or tolerate unlawful discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Arrupe Jesuit High School
Arrupe Jesuit High School is seeking a President to begin in the 2018-2019 school year.