University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA, United States
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Creates, executes, and evaluates communications plans to inform the UMass Amherst community about Information Technology (IT) services, policies, and initiatives. Serves as project manager for communications projects. Uses a content management system to maintain and organize the IT web site. Identifies content needs, researches, writes, and proofreads copy and content for electronic and print communications. Works in close collaboration with IT project team leaders and other campus communications professionals.
UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. Amherst, situated in the lovely Pioneer Valley, was rated the #1 college town in America by US News and World Report . UMass Amherst IT is a dynamic and exciting organization with a mandate for continuous improvement. If you are an enthusiastic and innovative individual, we invite you to apply.
For full position announcement including qualifications, minimum qualifications and to apply online, please visit: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=93467 .
Include letter of application, resume, and the names, titles, and telephone numbers of at least three current references. Apply by February 2, 2018, for priority consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.
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Platteville, WI, United States
This position is responsible for a variety of entry level to intermediate engineering assignments. Employee understands and applies engineering concepts and understands basic development, verification concepts and follows established policies and procedures to complete work assignments
We have multiple positions available for candidates with 2 to 5 years of experience.
Primary Responsibilities Strong knowledge of C/C++ Good knowledge of a scripting language such as Python Strong inter-personal and communication skills Plusses: Ability to develop software requirements from system requirements Experience with embedded real-time software development and verification Ability to perform analysis of requirements, design, development, verification and documentation of software applications. Experience with Model Based Development, Ada and Embedded Linux.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field U.S. Export Policy Notice: To comply with U.S. export laws and regulations, Esterline operations in the U.S. may only employ "U.S. Persons" as defined by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
National Partnership for Women & Families
The National Partnership for Women & Families — a preeminent women’s rights and health advocacy organization with an $8 million operating budget and $18 million dollar endowment — is looking for a senior-level professional to lead our Communications and Marketing team.
For more than 45 years the National Partnership has fought for every major policy advance that has helped this nation’s women and families. We work to foster a society in which workplaces are fair and family friendly, discrimination is a thing of the past, women’s reproductive health and rights are secure, everyone has access to quality, affordable health care and every person has the opportunity to achieve economic security and live with dignity. Founded in 1971 as the Women’s Legal Defense Fund, the National Partnership for Women & Families is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)3 organization with the mission of improving the lives of women and families.
The Vice President of Marketing and Communications is responsible for developing and overseeing the strategies, messages and materials that promote the National Partnership as a powerful force for change and a leading expert on the organization’s core issues. Primary audiences include advocates, activists, state and national media, policymakers, academics, donors and potential donors, and others. These efforts will continue to advance the National Partnership’s reputation broadly as a highly influential institution, and to support and enhance its public policy advocacy in its specific program areas: Health Care (access, coverage, health disparities, maternal health and system reform), Reproductive Rights and Health (access to abortion care and contraception, reproductive justice), and Workplace (paid family and medical leave, paid sick days, pregnancy discrimination, fair pay, sexual harassment and economic security) as well as other issues that cut across program areas with a specific focus on equity, justice, and the ways women of color and low-income women are impacted by the range of discrimination and inequities in our society.
Specific responsibilities include developing and executing long- and short-range brand awareness messaging strategies; coordinating with staff across the organization to plan initiatives that enhance the impact of our advocacy and policy work; overseeing the ongoing development and dissemination of public-facing media and social media materials, including news releases, press statements, media advisories, op-ed pieces, speeches, blog posts and others; managing media and public events; supervising the design, production and publication of print and online materials, including annual reports, newsletters, other institutional publications and web-based material; and developing annual strategic communications plans and timelines.
This senior staff member works closely with the president, vice presidents and other members of the senior leadership team, and supervises a staff of seven to nine, including the communications and digital outreach teams, as well as consultants and vendors.
The ideal candidate has:
at least 12-15 years of progressively responsible experience, preferably at an advocacy organization, on a political campaign and/or in a public official’s office.
in-depth knowledge about the public policy process.
a substantial track record of writing and editing a variety of promotional, media, consumer and/or advocacy-related materials.
a track record of success working with and executing the vision of organizational leaders.
exceptional oral communication and writing/editing skills.
demonstrated experience in staff management and team-based leadership — including coaching, mentoring and motivational skills.
the ability to work well in situations with tight deadlines and multiple priorities.
a strong understanding of women’s, health care and/or other progressive public policy issues, as well as social media, online fundraising and outreach and branding.
COMPENSATION / HOW TO APPLY
Starting salary for this position will range from $140-150K depending on experience. Position includes a generous benefits package. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, writing samples/links, and references to email@example.com (subject line: Marketing/Communications #3000). Applications will only be accepted by email, and position will remain open until a qualified candidate is chosen. The National Partnership may choose not to consider incomplete application packages.
The National Partnership is committed to equal employment opportunity. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other factor protected by law. Please see “ EEO is the Law” for more information on Equal Employment Opportunities.
San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG
401 B Street, San Diego, CA, United States
Environmental Program The Department of Land Use and Transportation Planning (LUTP) provides the regional framework to connect land use to transportation systems, respond to population growth, preserve the environment, and sustain economic prosperity. San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan is a long-range plan that is a blueprint for a sustainable future for the San Diego region. The Plan includes many capital improvement projects that will undergo a comprehensive environmental review process to ensure that impacts to the region’s unique and valuable natural resources are avoided, reduced, or mitigated prior to implementation. Capital improvement initiatives included in the Plan include highway projects, light and heavy rail projects, and active mobility projects. Environmental reviews also are completed for the San Diego Regional Bicycle Plan as well as non-transportation related regional projects related to beach sand replenishment and habitat restoration. The Environmental and Public Facilities Planning section also is responsible for several important agency programs including implementation of the TransNet Environmental Mitigation Program, coordination of regional habitat conservation planning, regional energy and climate change planning, shoreline preservation planning, and water quality and water supply planning coordination. Environmental Planner Role The Senior Environmental Planner will lead environmental compliance efforts for various SANDAG projects. The position will support the environmental review process for capital improvement projects planned for the region through the development of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documentation, secure federal and state regulatory permits and approvals, and oversee construction monitoring compliance, and post-construction compliance of any mitigation reporting. The Senior Planner will work directly with the agency’s engineering staff and outside environmental consultants to coordinate the environmental review of projects. Job Responsibilities This position is ideal for a seasoned planning professional with experience in environmental review and permit compliance. We anticipate significant career development will occur while working on the types of duties and responsibilities described below and through mentoring and close collaboration with senior staff. Examples of primary responsibilities may include:
Prepare environmental documents pursuant to the NEPA and CEQA requirements for various long-range plans and projects planned for the San Diego region; documents include Environmental Impact Reports (EIR), Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), Negative Declarations, Environmental Assessments, and other environmental compliance documents.
Consult with project managers, employees from local agencies, and project partners to develop scopes of work for environmental review projects and technical studies; conduct initial studies or assessments to determine the type and scope of environmental documents required.
Coordinate with various federal, state, and local agencies including Caltrans, Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), North County Transit District (NCTD), and federal and state regulatory agencies to obtain the necessary permits and maintain regulatory compliance for a range of agency projects.
Develop, manage, and review technical studies related to air quality, water quality, visual quality, land use compatibility, cultural resources, and biological resources; oversee consultants assisting with the preparation of technical studies and ensure these are conducted in accordance with federal and state requirements.
Research, develop, and implement mitigation strategies that satisfy federal and state environmental requirements and are consistent with federal, state and local plans.
Participate in field site visits, including those held with regulatory resource agencies, project construction managers, and construction contractors.
Develop project plans, Requests for Proposals, scopes of work, project deliverables, budgets, and schedules; participate in the consultant selection process; manage project consultants and ensure projects are completed on schedule, within the prescribed budget, and with a high-level of effectiveness; ensure projects are completed in adherence to funding agency requirements; manage task order budgets, timelines and quality of deliverables.
Supervise, mentor, train, and provide career development opportunities for professional staff with expertise in planning and program implementation.
Experience and Qualifications Numerous factors contribute to an individual’s ability to be successful in any given role. For this position, we are searching for a candidate who has a strong technical background and an aptitude for analytical thinking and problem solving, who is responsible, organized, and demonstrates initiative. Excellent communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively, and the use of sound judgment are important. The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with major course work in regional/environmental planning, environmental science, geography, public administration, or a related field and five years of recent experience in environmental planning, including some lead or supervisory experience. An advanced degree is desirable. The following information describes the specific types of career experiences that are most relevant to this position.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and requirements pertaining to environmental planning specifically NEPA and the CEQA; familiarity with current political trends related to these areas is desirable.
Experience with the environmental review of long-range plans and capital projects and with the preparation and development of documents such as Environmental Impact Reports (EIR), Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), Negative Declarations, Environmental Assessments, and other environmental compliance documents.
Experience conducting technical studies and leading studies and analyses related to environmental planning; experience preparing and presenting project reports, evaluating alternatives, and preparing policy recommendations for decision makers.
Demonstrated experience working with federal, state, and local agencies to obtain environmental clearances for major capital projects; experience with environmental compliance during and after construction, including monitoring and reporting to applicable permitting agencies.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of project management and administration; ability to plan, coordinate, and manage concurrent major projects to ensure they are completed on time, within budget, and at a consistently high level of quality.
Demonstrated experience preparing budgets and schedules; RFPs, scopes of work, and contracts; experience evaluating proposals and selecting and managing consultants.
Experience supervising and evaluating the work of professional and technical personnel; experience providing administrative and professional leadership and direction for assigned programs.
Strong writing skills and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to prepare and deliver public presentations and recommendations regarding various program elements to Boards, Working Groups, Policy Advisory Committees, community groups, and other audiences.
Effective time management and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; ability to establish and maintain priorities and work independently.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during work including representatives from local, state, and federal agencies, other government officials, community leaders, and the public; ability to gain cooperation and consensus through discussion and persuasion.
Demonstrated computer software proficiency using various programs from the Microsoft Office Suite and other PC-based applications.
The selected candidate can anticipate a driving record check upon hire, and approximately annually thereafter. The results of the check may determine whether the selected candidate will be permitted to drive for SANDAG business.
Salary and Benefits SANDAG rewards the efforts of its employees with a comprehensive compensation package. Competitive salaries are supplemented with a flexible offering of health, financial security, and time-off benefits to meet the work and life needs of employees and their families. The annual salary range for the Senior Environmental Planner position is $67,580 to $112,454 per year. Our benefits include traditional health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and deferred compensation program. To support the need to rest and rejuvenate, employees are provided with a bank of paid time off in addition to paid holidays. How to Apply We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG Employment Application form. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the Employment Application but are not a substitute for this document. The Employment Application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website. Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org . Completed applications and related materials can be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, courier, or delivered by hand. See our Careers / How to Apply webpage for additional information. Applications for the Senior Environmental Planner position will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SANDAG will accommodate persons who require assistance in order to apply for a position at SANDAG. Applicants requiring an accommodation due to a disability during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, including requesting this document and related application materials in an alternative format, should make their needs known by contacting Human Resources at (619) 699-1900, (619) 699-1904 (TTY), fax (619) 699-6905, or email@example.com . Application Supplement To help us further evaluate the skills and experience of individuals interested in this position, applicants are asked to respond to the Supplemental Questions below. The information can be up to 500 words per question and should be submitted with the Employment Application. This is considered a required component of the application; applications received without a response will be screened out of the selection process. Supplemental Questions 1. SANDAG implements a multibillion dollar, multimodal transportation improvement program. What challenges and opportunities do you see in providing environmental support for projects in this program? 2. Describe your experience with implementation of CEQA and NEPA, obtaining regulatory permits, and tracking environmental compliance before, during and after construction of infrastructure projects? Candidate Selection and Notification Following the close date for applications, all candidates will receive written confirmation that their application was received. The hiring manager will begin reviewing and evaluating applications within a few days of the close date. The best qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. All candidates will receive written notification as to the final outcome of their application. Further Information The SANDAG website contains a wealth of information about our various project and program areas. The Careers section of the site lists all of our current Job Openings as well as information on how to apply for positions and Frequently Asked Questions about our recruitment process. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, applicants hired by SANDAG must show acceptable proof of identity and evidence of authorization to work in the United States. SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.