WRD Job Opportunities — 02.24.14

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Teaching and Tutoring

Professional Writing Tutor — Moody Bible Institute — Chicago, IL

This part-time position will provide writing support to Moody students enrolled in writing-intensive courses within the College’s core curriculum, as well as additional courses in various disciplines with the goal of developing students’ writing competencies.  Additionally, the Professional Writing Tutor will also aid in the ongoing management of the writing tutoring services by assessing tutoring usage and performing other administrative tasks.  Applicants should have the ability to work with students from diverse cultural backgrounds, including those who do not speak English as their primary language.

ESL Instructor — Goal Training Educational Center — Chicago, IL

Goal Training Education Center has teaching position vacancies for part-time ESL instructors at our Chicago and Skokie campuses. Goal Training Educational Center is approved by the division of private business and vocational school of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Instructors utilize appropriate class materials and create a safe and productive learning environment while teaching low beginner and/or advanced level students. The ESL instructor is responsible for performing his/her primary duties and following GT’s policies to ensure students’ successful achievement of the program’s objectives and outcomes.

English Instructor & Writing Center Director — Henderson State University — Arkadelphia, AR

This is a non-tenure-track, nine-month position which includes teaching 9 hours/semester, managing the university’s writing center, and overseeing all writing tutors.  This position requires a masters degree in English, university-level teaching experience, and previous experience working in an on-site, university-level Writing Center. Specific training in Rhetoric and Composition is a plus.

Professional Writing

Technical Writer — Nokia Solutions and Networks — Arlington Heights, IL

Nokia Solutions is the world’s specialist in mobile broadband, headquartered in Espo, Finland.  The primary responsibility of a Technical Writer is to research, design, and develop technical content to support Academy training deliverables.  Assignments are accomplished by working with the requisite engineering, marketing, and production personnel to develop a working knowledge of the training content being developed. Technical writers should possess the ability present complex technical concepts in a way that makes them clear and understandable to the intended audience.  A Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication (Tech Writing or Instructional Design) is preferred but not required.  A Bachelor’s in a related field with at least three years of technical writing experience is also acceptable.  Experience with the DITA (Darwin Information Typing Architecture) XML standard or other modular, topic-based approach is preferred.

Fundraising & Communications Manager — Heartland Alliance — Chicago, IL

Heartland Health Centers is a federally qualified health center organization serving Chicago’s north side. Last year, our ten locations provided nearly 18,000 patients with a medical home where they could receive comprehensive primary care, oral health care, and mental health care services. The Fundraising & Communications Manager leads the development and implementation of Heartland Health Centers (HHC) communications and fundraising strategies. Through the implementation of these strategies, the individual will help raise the organizational profile among patients and within the broader community as well as meet organizational goals for patient volume, media relations, fundraising and brand-building.

Grants Manager — Get in Chicago

Get In Chicago is an innovative public/private partnership whose mission is to identify, fund and rigorously evaluate evidence-based programs that lead to a sustainable reduction in violence for individuals and communities most affected by violence and poverty.  The Grants Manager will be responsible for the grant application and award process of Get In Chicago. This will include securing additional funding from federal and other sources and awarding program funding to providers of youth and community services. The Grants Manager will lead the grant writing process and manage the execution of incoming and outgoing grants. In addition, the Grants Manager will develop systems to manage grant funding, compliance with grant expectations and deliverables related to grant agreements.  This individual serves as a liaison to our current donors. S/he will also organize collaborative approaches to grant making that leverage existing efforts and provide direction for the Fund’s commitment to identify and support innovation and capacity building in the sector.  This position requires an intelligent problem solver with strong written and verbal communication skills and grant writing experience.  This position will provide grant management leadership for multiple, diverse medium and large programs with significant levels of complexity.

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