Black Caucus Project Manager Job Description
The Black Caucus Project Managers will report to the UAW 2322 President, GEO Steering Committee and the Black Caucus. The Black Caucus Project Manager will work with members of the Black Caucus and will act as a liaison between the Caucus and GEO leadership as well as the broader GEO Membership.
- Facilitate the integration of issues concerning domestic and international Black and other graduate student-workers of Color with other GEO campaigns.
- Create a more solid support system across departments/programs through the development of an information network of domestic and international Black and other graduate student-workers of Color.
- Increase the membership and participation rate of Black and other graduate student-workers of Color within GEO.
Job Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Carry-out duties and projects assigned by the Black Caucus General Body.
- Coordinate Black August Welcome Reception
- Coordinate Black Caucus Diversity Orientation
- Confer with departments/programs to reach out to incoming Black and other graduates workers of Color.
- Develop framework for surveying Black and other graduate-student workers of Color
- Convene and propose agendas for Black Caucus meetings.
- Record, document, and archive projects and campaigns carried out during the term.
- Participate in Steering Committee Meetings per bylaws.
- Serve as a liaison with GSS, Registered GSOs, RSOs and other departments as necessary for the performance of job duties.
We are hiring two (2) positions, 10 hours a week; for a period of 5 weeks beginning immediately upon hire. Funding for this position will come from GEO-UAW Local 2322, therefore applicants must legally qualify for employment with a non-university organization (UAW Local 2322). Applicant must be a member of GEO-UAW 2322 in good standing for two consecutive semesters prior to hire.
The salary is minimum rate of the GEO-Contract for Graduate Assistants. These positions are temporary and do not provide benefits or tuition waivers. GEO/UAW Local 2322 will provide training. People of Color and women are encouraged to apply.
In order to apply, please submit:
A cover letter stating the reasons you are interested in the position and your qualifications.
Written answers to the following questions:
- What kind of union activism, organizing, community and/or volunteer experience do you have?
2.What skills do you possess that would be beneficial for this position?
- What other obligations do you have that would affect your availability during this 5 week period?
- Describe your background working with issues of social/racial justice. How do you
envision yourself bringing this experience into a campus/union atmosphere?
5.Describe any grassroots activist experiences in Black communities and/or communities of Color and with Black, or people of Color, community activists/organizers.
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Tuesday, August 18th. Candidates selected for an interview will be interviewed on Thursday, August 20th.