[xmca] Fwd: job description for Memory Bridge

From: Peter Smagorinsky (smago@uga.edu)
Date: Tue Feb 14 2006 - 12:50:25 PST

>>Job Description: Director of the Memory Bridge Initiative
>>The Foundation for Alzheimer's and Cultural Memory (a 501(c)(3)
>>non-profit organization) seeks a passionate leader to manage and expand
>>the Chicagoland Memory Bridge Initiative (CMBI). This highly-successful
>>program offers an after-school service learning curriculum for 6th-12th
>>grade students and facilitates relationships between students and elders
>>with dementia. Entering its second year, the program is running in 14
>>Chicago-area schools. For more information, see
>><http://www.memorybridge.org>http://www.memorybridge.org. Join us in
>>doing great work for children and elders.
>>- Supervise the CMBI Coordinators, who oversee the implementation of the
>>program with individual schools and teachers at the intermediate and high
>>school level.
>>- Recruit and train new Coordinators as the program expands.
>>- Work with instructional designers to refine CMBI curriculum.
>>- Create a systematic approach for marketing and recruiting new schools
>>to participate, eventually outside Chicagoland.
>>- Work with web developers to create a consistent brand image for CMBI.
>>- Work with grant writers to assure that funding sources align with the
>>Foundation's vision.
>>- Under the direction of the Foundation's President, fulfill the goals of
>>the Foundation.
>>- Bachelor's degree required; Master's in appropriate field preferred
>>- Background in training or education. Secondary teaching experience
>>- 3+ years relevant experience
>>- Oral and written presentation skills that can effectively convey the
>>mission of the Foundation
>>- Ability to multi-task well and operate efficiently and positively in a
>>fast-paced, constantly changing, and high demand environment
>>- Good project and deadline management skills
>>- A passion for enriching the lives of people with dementia
>>Job Location: Highland Park, IL, outside Chicago. Some local travel
>>Position is full-time. Compensation is competitive with benefits. Memory
>>Bridge: The Foundation for Cultural Memory is an Equal Opportunity
>>Employer. Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to
>>Stephen B. Gilbert, Ph.D.
>>973.939.8421 f
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