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Nehemiah Community Development Corporation, a twenty-nine-year-old non-profit in Madison, Wi, is hiring a Director of Adult Education. Over the last few years, we have developed a series of training material and lectures, some from staff, and others from partnerships with UW Professors and community leaders. In response to the pandemic and the growing desire for training, we have migrated much of our training to a virtual platform to meet the growing demand for our services.

The Director of Adult Education will be responsible for completing the process of adapting our training material to an online learning management system. We are working with businesses, school districts, Police Departments, government agencies and representatives, and community groups all over the Greater Madison area and across Dane County. Some of our trainings have been statewide, and we’ve even started to see national interest growing.

If you have experience with Learning Management systems and a love for equity, then this is the opportunity for you.

What you can expect:

  • Full-time work with health and dental benefits, vacation, and sick leave.
  • An opportunity to make a difference in racial equity.
  • Flexible work environment (mix of in-office and distance working)
  • The opportunity to work for Black leaders as part of a dynamic team
  • Annual salary of $41, 600

What we expect:

  • Experience in project management and Adult Education
  • Knowledge of online Learning Management Systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse team with diverse skill-sets

We are looking to hire as soon as we find the right candidate. We are an EEO agency; all are encouraged to apply. If interested please email info@nehemiah.org

Full position description

Nehemiah Community Development Corporation, a twenty-nine-year-old non-profit in Madison, Wi, is hiring an Instructional Designer. As the Greater Madison area became more aware of the challenges that systemic racism presents to the black community, the desire for our training and services has grown. The Instructional Designer will help us transform our knowledge and decades of experience into a curriculum that can be accessed via an online learning management system.

 

The Instructional Designer will have the opportunity to transform the Greater Madison area and beyond. With our new focus on digital learning, we will be able to develop non-black allies and promote black innovation and leadership. We are working with businesses, school districts, Police Departments, government agencies and representatives, and community groups all over the Greater Madison area and across Dane County. Some of our trainings have been statewide, and we’ve even started to see national interest growing.

 

If you have experience with Learning Management systems and a love for equity, then this is the opportunity for you.

 

 

What you can expect:

  • Full-time work with health and dental benefits, vacation, and sick leave
  • An opportunity to make a difference in racial equity and the Black community
  • Flexible work environment (mix of in-office and distance working)
  • The opportunity to work for Black leaders as part of a dynamic team
  • Annual salary of $41, 600

 

 

What we expect:

  • Experience with Learning Management Systems
  • Demonstrated ability to create compelling course content
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse team with diverse skill-sets

 

We are looking to hire as soon as we find the right candidate. We are an EEO agency; all are encouraged to apply. If interested please email info@nehemiah.org

Full position description

$22.00-27.00 per hours / 20 to 25 hours per week

August 2022 through August 2024

Wisconsin Black History Symposium Project Assistant

The HEAL project, which is housed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has a partnership with Nehemiah, seeks an applicant to assist with the planning and execution of a symposium (Spring 2024) focused on the history of people of African descent in what becomes the state of Wisconsin. HEAL is a 3-year project funded by the Mellon Foundation’s Just Futures Initiative. We are a large, cross-racial, and interdisciplinary team that seeks to improve equitable access to higher education by drawing on humanities research to advance anti-racist practices and pedagogy in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM). https://humanities.wisc.edu/research/heal

Position Description:

The Project Assistant will work closely with a university professor and a project lead on the HEAL Project. They will be charged with identifying people, organizations, and institutions that would be interested in participating in the symposium. They will write and send out a symposium description, and facilitate requests for various presentations including but not limited to papers, posters, dramatic performances, roundtables, etc. They will run point on symposium registration. They will also be charged with identifying, scheduling, and organizing symposium space and lodging arrangements for out-of-town participants. Finally, they will assist in evaluating the “impact” of the symposium. Experience with cross-cultural communications and relationships is required. Excellent interpersonal and organization skills and the ability to communicate with a variety of people across multiple platforms are also required. Prior experience working with marginalized communities, particularly the African American communities, is desired. 

For questions or to apply, contact: Christy Clark-Pujara (clarkpujara@wisc.edu)

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