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#1250: Position Opening - Please circulate (fwd)
From: merrie archer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Position Opening: Project Leader
> > The National Coalition for Haitian Rights (NCHR) is seeking a Project
> > Leader for its new Legal Education and Assistance Project (LEAP) designed
> > to address the effects of police brutality on the Haitian community in New
> > York City.
> > Responsibilities:
> > * Designing and implementing, in consultation with NCHR management, a
> > work strategy plan for the project,
> > * Setting up and supervising training activities including identifying
> > participants, logistics and educational materials,
> > * Reporting and relations with media,
> > * Supervising work of desk officer case lawyer and case worker,
> > * Speaking and briefing on work and situation of police brutality to
> > media, officials, legislators, etc,
> > * Advocating for change in current policy related to police issues,
> > * Creating sustainable contacts with like minded Haitian -, legal aid
> > -, other immigrant -, Afro-American -, and civil rights organizations and
> > integrating their services,
> > * Managing project resources.
> > Qualifications:
> > * Significant experience with civil / human rights, community
> > empowerment, civic education, and / or advocacy,
> > * Strong knowledge of police issues and US-based Haitian community,
> > * Advanced degree in related field and supervisory experience
> > required,
> > * Demonstrated sensitivity to languages, customs and practices of
> > Haitians and Haitian-Americans,
> > * Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
> > * Ability to focus simultaneously on a variety of management,
> > administrative and substantive tasks,
> > * Creole / French skills preferred.
> > Competitive salary and benefit package offered.
> > NCHR is a New York-based non-profit organization which conducts policy
> > analysis and advocacy on human rights issues in Haiti and on refugee,
> > immigration, education, labor and welfare issues that affect Haitians and
> > Haitian-Americans in the U.S.
> > Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to:
> > National Coalition for Haitian Rights Fax: (212) 337-0028
> > 275 Seventh Avenue E-mail: MArcher@nchr.org
> > NY, NY 10001
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