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Together Beat Hate on Campus Program Director

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Brandeis University
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Waltham, MA
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Published 7 days ago

The Program Director will be responsible for the establishment and management of an innovative new campus initiative Together Beat Hate on Campus (TBHoC). This program selects and trains student leaders to use social media to advocate against all forms of discrimination on campus including anti-Semitism, racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and xenophobia. The Program Director will work in very close partnership with the Kraft Family Foundation, the Foundation to Combat Anti-Semitism, and the Together Beat Hate on Campus organization to develop the content for trainings and social media/communications campaigns. The goal is for this pilot program to expand to college campuses across the country.

This is a part time position, 17.5 hours per week.

For full consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume/CV by June 19th.

Examples of Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruit a diverse group of student leaders representing multiple student constituencies (i.e.-MK-TYP, Posse, Hillel) to be TBHoC Ambassadors. From the TBHoC Ambassadors who have completed the program, recruit TBHoC Interns who will work with TBHOC for a year following their graduation. Oversee the selection processes for TBHoC Ambassadors and Interns including applications, interviews, job expectations and a behavioral code of conduct.
  • Organize in close partnership with the Kraft Family Foundation, the Foundation to Combat Anti-Semitism and the Together Beat Hate on Campus organization to develop a training curriculum that spans the academic year. Provide training to build group cohesion, a trusting environment, communication skills, and a general introduction to the history of hate speech on college campuses. Determine best practices for how to effectively combat hate speech on campus.
  •  Oversee and implement internal and external communication strategies that describe the establishment of the program, the program's launch, the program's progress, and program success stories. The Director serves as an outward facing ambassador for the program. All communication efforts must be jointly vetted with the Brandeis Office of Communications and the Together Beat Hate organization.
  • Directly responsible for the overall strategic direction of campus implementation of the program, including planning, logistics and operations of TBHoC. Directs the development of schedules, educational programming, and logistics for the program as appropriate. Meet with internal and external partners. Responsible for program budget creation and management. Support students as they lead Together Beat Hate on Campus communications efforts on a wide variety of social media platform and other communication platforms.
  • Oversees program evaluation and shares relevant data with staff and partners. Evaluates success and re-sets expectations as needed in consideration of progress/outcomes. Responsible for the continued improvement of work unit program(s) processes and procedures and implements actionable items. 

Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree with 5-8 years of experience required

Master's Degree with 3-5 years of experience preferred

Skills: Must be able to work in a highly collaborative environment; must be able to inspire and motivate students; must have a strong knowledge of discrimination and hate crimes, must have an impeccable social media history; must have a strong knowledge of current and emerging social media and communications platforms.

Additional Information:

The Program Director for TBHoC represents Brandeis University, the Kraft Family Foundation, the Foundation to Combat Anti-Semitism, and the Together Beat Hate on Campus organization. As such, the Program Director will need to work collaboratively to advance the mission of each of these organizations. While the direct reporting structure is to the Senior Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, the selected candidate must be able to proactively and collaboratively work in partnership with representatives from the Together Beat the Hate Organization.

Closing Statement

Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.

The Program Director will be responsible for the establishment and management of an innovative new campus initiative Together Beat Hate on Campus (TBHoC). This program selects and trains student leaders to use social media to advocate…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 28, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

On-site
415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454, United States

How to Apply

Please apply on the Brandeis University website.

Please apply on the Brandeis University website.

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