Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Program Administrator for the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO). This position is responsible for conducting national and local training with unions and community groups, and for giving ongoing support to a subset of Bargaining for the Common Good Network (BCG) cohorts around the country. The position works closely with the Organizing & Research Directors to develop campaign strategy and theory, to strengthen BCG training materials and resources, and to deepen BCG organizing in a few key cities and states.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Develops and strengthens curriculum and training materials, resources, and campaign guides.
Conducts BCG trainings, workshops, and strategy sessions with national and local unions and community groups.
Designs and co-facilitates training programs (virtual and in-person).
Communicates and executes learning strategies with BCG network members.
Performs various aspects of instructional design, including analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of instructional materials to support facilitators and programs.
Enhances and structures programs that address the needs of the BCG network.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience with grassroots organizing, membership recruitment, and leadership development with community organizations and/or labor unions.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated experience in program and curriculum development
Strong facilitation and training coordination skills with a demonstrated understanding of adult learning pedagogy/practices
An understanding of the labor movement, coalition building, and social movements; a commitment to the principles of social, racial, and economic justice
Ability to be a self-starter and to work independently toward agreed upon goals
Strong ability to motivate people, coordinate volunteer activity, and delegate responsibility
Ability to develop and maintain relationships with a wide range of organizations and people, hold others accountable, and receive feedback
Excellent and authentic communication skills, both oral and written
A minimum of two (2) years of supervision experience.
Skills and experience producing research and other reports, as well as creating and delivering content for social and traditional media outlets generating content-specific writing, requiring a complex understanding of the contemporary labor economy and social justice issues.
Ability to integrate practical worker justice issues with engaged research, pedagogy, and scholarship.
Salary: $63,936.00 - $95,377.00
Posting Number: 21ST0272
Location: Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 126210
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.