Applications for Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program 2012-13 Management Fellowship are now being accepted. The Segal Program operates within the Center for Youth and Communities at the Heller School at Brandeis University. This fellowship offers a hands-on experience in building and operating a growing program that is investing in the next generation of citizen leaders.
The Management Fellow will become a lifelong member of the Segal Citizen Leadership Network, if not already a Segal Fellow, and will have opportunities to learn from and contribute to the Segal Network. Opportunities will include regular meetings with outstanding young men and women who have been Segal Fellows at the Corporation for National and Community Service, City Year, Brandeis University and AmeriCorps Alums. The Fellow will interact regularly with the Segal Network, which includes mentors who worked closely with Eli Segal in the Clinton Administration and in other aspects of his career.
Once selected, the 2012-13 Management Fellow will report directly to the Director of the Segal Program and be part of a larger team who shares responsibility for carrying out important capacity building goals. Working with the Director, Segal Fellows and the Segal Advisory Board, the Management Fellow will support efforts to innovate, experiment, test new boundaries and potential growth opportunities for the Segal Program. As with other Segal Fellows, we will provide meaningful experiences for this Fellow to develop their leadership skills and professional capacities as well. Anyone who is committed to citizen leadership, volunteering, national service and community should consider applying.
Specific Examples of Responsibilities include:
- Works with Program Director to manage fellows, selection process and events
- Compiles information from multiple sources (i.e. Founders interviews, lessons on leadership, Segal course materials, etc.) for dissemination to network
- Creates and updates communication systems, including developing and disseminating newsletters, annual reports and other internet-based methods of promoting the Segal Program to the Segal Network and broader community
- Updates and improves website and social media content
- Manages existing donor relationships and commitments
- Participates in evaluation of this first-time fellowship
- Supports a monitoring system to review program inputs and outputs and manage data collection of fellows and founders
Application materials due: Friday, August 17
Interviews: Tuesday-Thursday, August 20-22
Fellowship Start/End Date: September 2012 – February 2013
How to Apply:
Submit resume and cover letter describing how this would be an opportunity to develop yourself as a citizen leader and examples of your leadership capacity bringing together resources and ideas to solve a problem. Materials should be submitted as a single document to Brandeis Human Resources. Elect option for "External Applicant". Sort the job listing by clicking the Job ID column heading. Locate Research Associate I - Job ID # 520890. Click the job title and then Apply Now.
Brandeis University operates under an affirmative action plan and encourages minorities, women, disabled individuals, and eligible veterans to apply. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other legally protected category.