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Lakeside School, an independent coeducational day school located in north Seattle, Washington, is currently recruiting for a Program Director to lead our Lakeside Peru Semester program. The position is based in Ollantaytambo, Peru with a start date of July 1 (or before), 2014 in Seattle, WA.
The Lakeside Peru Semester is a new term-long program that provides high school juniors from select independent schools with a rigorous, relevant, and integrated academic and experiential immersion program that fosters cultural fluency and global citizenship. Service learning is at the heart of the program: students
will engage in meaningful, sustained projects within the community that will provide them with opportunities to apply their academic knowledge, acquire real-life skills, and develop civic responsibility. At the end of the program, students will have an increased appreciation of their role as global citizens and a deeper
understanding of our interconnected and globalized world.
The primary function of the Program Director is to provide academic oversight, management, and administration of the semester program in Peru.
Requirements & Qualifications - The successful applicant will have:
• At a minimum, a master’s degree in an applicable field;
• Experience in a project-administrator position with background in human resources and financial management in an international setting;
• Experience hiring, training, and managing adults in an international setting;
• Experience working with or teaching high-school students;
• Experience working abroad and/or traveling, preferably in South America or in the developing world;
• Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English and familiarity with Peruvian or other South American cultures;
• Passion for and demonstrated commitment to global education and service learning;
• Superb oral, written, and cross-cultural communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders;
• Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail as well as flexibility;
• Willingness to work some evenings and weekends and to travel nationally and internationally as needed;
• Willingness to reside in a small, remote community;
Interested candidates should visit Lakeside’s website (www.lakesideschool.org) to apply online. To access the Employment page, select “About Us” from the home page. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 1, 2013. Interviewing for this position will begin after August 27, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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The University of Notre Dame and its Institute for Latino Studies seek
nominations and applications for the Arthur Foundation Endowed Professorship in
Transformative Latino Leadership. This distinctive and senior, full-time
appointment will be made in an appropriate department or school but will be
housed in the Institute for Latino Studies and is effective July 1, 2014.
We expect the continuation of an already highly distinguished publication
record as Well as excellence in teaching. ln addition, and working closely with the
lnstitute’s Director and Executive Director, one ofthe principal tasks for the
endowed professor will be to organize and manage the Transformative Latino
Leadership Lecture Series also funded by the Arthur Foundation. The series will
bring to campus prominent figures in politics, entertainment, commerce, grass~roots
activism, religion, and other fields who can inspire talented undergraduate and
graduate students with accounts oftheir own experience and articulate a vision of
effective leadership in a more diverse United States.
The endowed professor in Transformative Latino Leadership will help
further our mission in other significant ways. Both as a role model and intellectual
administrator, this professor will work closely with our undergraduate studies
adviser to enrich and focus our Latino Studies curriculum on the education of our
undergraduates toward their future roles in national leadership. The endowed
professor will also help mentor young Latino Studies faculty, a critical need for the
institute of Latino Studies over the next decade. We attach a list of current lLS-
affiliated faculty, and, we are currently engaged in a robust faculty recruitment
effort amply funded by the College of Arts and Letters. Last year we hired two new
young Latino Studies faculty in sociology and history respectively, and this academic
year, 2013-14, We are recruiting in the fields of art history and anthropology. These
ads will soon be made available. We anticipate further recruitment efforts in
The University of Notre Darne is a leading national Catholic research
university with a growing Latino/a student population and a strong university
commitment to diversity. We are an AA/EOE employer and especially Welcome
applications from women, minorities and Catholics.
Review of applications will begin on November l, 2013 and continues until
the position is filled.
Please submit nominations or a letter ofapplication and a curriculum vita to:
Jose’ E. Limón
Iulian Samora Endowed Professor in Latino Studies
Notre Dame Professor of American Literature
Director, Institute for Latino Studies
University of Notre Dame
230 McKenna Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Telephone: (574) 631-4440 | Fax: (574) 631-3522
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The Department of Art, Art History, and Design, and the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, invite applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor specializing in Modern and Contemporary Latino Art History who can also offer cross-cultural/transnational perspectives in both teaching and research. We seek a scholar committed to research and teaching of undergraduate and graduate students in a multidisciplinary department within a liberal arts college. Ph.D. is required.
To Apply: Please send a letter of interest that clearly addresses how your credentials and experience meet the responsibilities and qualifications of the position; curriculum vitae; writing samples; relevant syllabi of courses you have taught; names and contact information of three references.
Please submit application materials in PDF format to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Richard Gray, Chairperson
Department of Art, Art History and Design
306 Riley Hall
Notre DAme, IN 46556
Voice: (574) 631-7602
For more information, click here.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2014
La Universidad Federal de Integración Latinoamericana – UNILA hace pública la Convocatoria para selección de Profesor Visitante extranjero para las siguientes áreas: Antropología, Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Ciencias Biológicas, Ciencias Económicas, Ciencia Política, Desarrollo Rural, Ingeniería, Geografía, Historia, Letras, Artes y Relaciones Internacionales. Los profesores visitantes de Unila tendrán dedicación exclusiva con la Universidad, residiendo en Foz do Iguazu, Paraná, Brasil y podrán quedarse de 1 hasta 4 años en la Institucion Brasileña. Los profesores deben tener como mínimo dos años de doctorado. Las inscripciones pueden realizarse hasta 15 de enero del 2014 por interne
For more information about the university, click here.
Submit applications here.
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Mexican Consulate Mentoring Program Duties:
Please note this position is UNPAID, for immediate start, and Spanish speakers are preferred. For any questions, please contact Sylvia Cabrera directly at email@example.com.
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Cultural Vistas is committed to providing personalized support for the duration of participants’ experiences – beginning with the application process, during their time abroad, and upon returning home.
All internships are customized to the skills and interests of each participant based on an interview with Cultural Vistas staff. Placement opportunities may last between 3-12 months and are available ina variety of fields, including but not limited to: business, engineering, finance, Spanish studies, international relations, IT, communications and marketing, nonprofits, and tourism.
Host Cities include Buenos Aires (Argentina), Madrid (Spain), and Santiago de Chile (Chile)
For more information or to apply, please visit: http://culturalvistas.org/programs-for-students-and-professionals/internships-abroad
(Posted on LACS website on 4/2/2013 )
My college is looking to fill a visiting professorship in Race and Ethnic Studies. Scholars whose work focuses on Latin America are highly desired.
If interested, please contact me directly before formally applying.
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Anthropology
Walla Walla, WA 99362
509.301.0115 (cell )
JOHNSTON VISITING PROFESSORSHIP IN RACE AND ETHNIC STUDIES: One year
visiting position at the rank of assistant professor. Effective August, 2013. Ph.D. required, with evidence of scholarship in field; area of expertise open. The program welcomes applications explaining in their cover letters how they will complement the strengths of our interdisciplinary program. Whitman College wishes to reinforce its commitment to enhance diversity, broadly defined, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in
an increasingly multicultural and global society. In their application, candidates are strongly encouraged to address their interest in working with undergraduates as teachers and scholars in a liberal arts environment that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction and their potential contribution to the promotion of diversity.
Applications now open
Job Description: W.A.S.H. is beginning a clean water project in Guatemala. W.A.S.H. currently seeks a Spanish speaking program manager to live full-time for one year in Guatemala and manage the implementation and reporting of the clean water project.
Major responsibilities include: Manage and monitor the clean water program
Manage agreements with institutional donors
Support development of new programs and initiatives
Develop and manage information resources
Qualifications: Demonstrated record of outstanding academic and career achievement
Background in project management, development, and/or water/ sanitation
Excellent verbal and written communications, management, leadership, teamwork, networking, budgeting, and problem solving skills
Computer literacy, including MS Office packages
Critical thinking, creativity, good judgment, initiative, attention to detail, and professionalism
Salary/Benefits: This position offers living expenses and travel costs for one year in Guatemala
HOW TO APPLY: Please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, noting "Guatemala Program Manager Position" in subject line. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
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Applications now open
Position Description: Assist all Global Visionaries staff and collaborate with Executive Director to translate all written office material from English to Spanish, including web, programming, curriculum, and server material. Must ensure that translated version conveys the original meaning of document as clearly as possible. Allow intern extensive and professional translation experience.
This position requires a commitment of 8-15 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months. The schedule is flexible. This is an unpaid internship.
All Global Visionaries interns will be expected to participate in procuring donations for our annual auction and to make an internship recruiting presentation at the end of their service term.
Required Qualifications: Excellent computer proficiency
Proficient in English and Spanish
Exceptional attention to detail
Ability to communicate and work well with others
HOW TO APPLY: We accept applications on a rolling basis. Request an electronic GV Application from the Office Manager and submit all application materials by email to OfficeManager@global-visionaries.org
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The Academy of Languages is currently recruiting Spanish and Russian medical interpreters based on the Eastside (Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond and Bothell) for new assignments at a Cancer Treatment Center in Kirkland.
We are actively recruiting for medical interpreters based in the Seattle area for the following languages:
Please visit our Employment page to review the requirements and qualifications we are looking for. We are always looking for qualified translators and interpreters to join our pool of contractors: www.aolti.com/employment.asp
Please email your resume to our Interpreter Coordinator if you are interested in working with us: email@example.com
Vital Voices Global Partnership, a leading international non-governmental organization committed to advancing women's leadership in the economic, political and human rights sectors, seeks a talented professional with strong program management and communications skills for the position Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Regional Program Manager. The LAC Regional Program Manager will report directly to the Director, LAC, and coordinate closely with the LAC Team. The full-time, paid position is based in Washington, DC and may require up to 50% international travel. Vital Voices does not provide work visa sponsorship or relocation assistance for this position.
Position description: The Regional Program Manager will provide support for the LAC Businesswomen’s Network, the Global SME Growth Program, the LAC Chapter Network and other programs and activities. The Regional Program Manager’s work will include program management, strategic integration & planning with a focus on measurement & evaluation and communications, including the development of marketing & communications materials.
To Apply: Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and two references with contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org
ONGOING, YEAR-ROUND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS
JOB TITLE: One Equal Heart Foundation Intern
REPORTS TO: Jeannie Berwick, Executive Director
TIME FRAME: Academic quarter, with some exceptions
OFFICE HOURS: Most of an intern’s hours need to take place Monday-Thursdays between 9:00-4:00 pm.
ABOUT ONE EQUAL HEART FOUNDATION
One Equal Heart Foundation supports the work of the Tseltal Maya in rural Chiapas, Mexico, as they build healthy and sustainable communities. We collaborate with our Chiapas partners to raise funds and awareness for locally-led development programs that emerge from the wisdom and experience of the Tseltal Maya, implement long-term solutions and foster opportunities for sustainable living. Our Chiapas partners are the Jesuit Mission of Bachajón and its nonprofit affiliate, the Center for Indigenous Rights (CEDIAC).
One Equal Heart Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization, run entirely by its governing Board and a team of volunteers, including student interns. OEH interns spend 4-10 hours each week in One Equal Heart Foundation’s office (on Capitol Hill in Seattle). Sometimes, interns will be able to work off-site on certain projects, but at least half of the hours will be spent in the OEH office. Some hours may be completed at OEH evening or weekend events.
Intern duties may include research on topics relevant to grant proposals, local programs, presentations, articles and other communications; grant writing and research; event planning; preparation for delegation visits; website and social media development and upkeep; and other day-to-day functions of a small non-profit. Interns may receive academic credit for their internship based on approval from their university.
The ideal intern will have clear internship goals and be comfortable with a high degree of independence. Interns should have an interest in México or Central America, international development work, or non-profit management. Ability to speak, read and write Spanish is not required, though helpful.
One Earth. One Family. One Equal Heart.
Supporting an Indigenous Vision for Our Sustainable Future.
1. Please fill out an internship application. You will be notified if there are internship openings.
2. If an internship placement is available, applicants will be asked to send a resumé and statement of interest
3. Applicants will be invited for a phone or in-person interview.
4. Orientation takes place the first week of internship and interns will fill out an Intern Intake Form.
5. At the end of the internship, interns will meet with the Executive Director and/or an OEH Board memberto evaluate their experience and complete an Intern Evaluation Form.
For more information, email us at email@example.com (please put “Student Internship” in the subject line) or call us at 206-568-6543.
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|Dr. Linda Iltis|
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