Position: Education Strategist
Department: Education Policy Center
Terms of Employment: Full Time, Permanent (potential part-time), Non-Exempt
Location: 1 Whitehall Street, New York, NY 10004
Salary: Full Time Salary $57,000 (prorated for part-time)
Application Deadline: Until position is filled
The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is one of the nation’s leading advocates on behalf of constitutional rights and liberties. Founded in 1951, as the New York affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, the NYCLU is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization with more than 180,000 members and supporters, and eight offices statewide. We work in the courts, in the legislatures and on the streets to advocate for racial and economic justice, free speech, freedom of religion, privacy and equality before the law for all New Yorkers. For more information, please visit our website: www.nyclu.org.
The NYCLU affirmatively values the humanity and contributions of those we work with, inside and outside of the organization; and will take action to build and sustain an equitable, anti-racist culture that centers the voices and experiences of marginalized and directly impacted people and communities, and an organizational environment where all people feel valued, trusted, and respected. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and having a workforce that reflects the population that we serve and actively recruit people of color, women, people with disabilities, formerly incarcerated people, and LGBTQ and gender non-conforming people.
The Education Strategist will support and expand the NYCLU’s efforts to engage Indigenous communities and support their civil rights policy goals, primarily in the field of education. The Education Strategist will strengthen the organization’s relationships with individual young people as well as public schools, childcare centers, and community organizations working in Indigenous communities through public education, legislative advocacy, limited direct services, workshop and program development, and community outreach.
The Education Strategist uses a broad knowledge of NYCLU mission, vision, and values to carry out responsibilities. This requires a substantive understanding of the NYCLU’s work around education reform, and classroom or youth organizing experience, as well as a basic familiarity with legislative advocacy, lobbying, and community organizing. In addition, a successful candidate for this position will have:
Please submit your resume and cover letter that includes your unique qualifications for this position, and where or how you learned of this job posting via https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1178286/New-York-Civil-Liberties-Union-Foundation/Education-Strategist
If feasible, please submit these materials as a PDF.
The NYCLU is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, record of arrest or conviction or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and having a workforce that reflects the communities that we serve.
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