Advocacy Lab Program Manager & TA – A. Abrash Walton
Start Date: May 29, 2018
End Date: May 3, 2019
Number of Positions: 1
Hours per Week: 15-18
Weekends Required: Yes, some Saturdays/Sundays, based on course schedule
Evenings Required: Yes, some evenings required, based on course schedule
Supervisor: Abigail Abrash Walton
The Advocacy Lab Program Manager and Teaching Assistant will support development of student advocacy opportunities within the Environmental Studies Department’s advocacy curriculum. The PM/TA will complete all course readings and engage with students online in the Advocacy foundations and methods courses (F18/S19) with respect to course readings, facilitating discussion and exploration of theory, concepts, techniques, and case studies. Working with faculty, the PM/TA will also create the foundation for semester/year-long issue campaigns, including outreach to regional organizations. Working with students, the PM/TA will provide management in researching, designing, and implementing the campaigns. The PM/TA, in developing the Advocacy Lab, will create an online set of advocacy resources to support student engagement. The PM/TA will also complete the initial framing for and outreach to external organizations for development of an advocacy symposium, planned for 2020.
Demonstrated experience in environmental advocacy research, campaign design, and implementation. Excellent communication, critical thinking, interpersonal, and project management skills. A strong commitment to educating the next generation of environmental advocates. Excellent completion of doctoral coursework in ecological thought, environmental history and political economy & sustainability.
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