Students for Educational Justice (SEJ) is seeking a full-time Lead Organizer. Growing our membership base is, and always will be, a top priority for our organization to ensure authentic student leadership. We believe that the people who are most directly affected by an issue should be at the forefront of the fight against it. The Organizer will spearhead efforts to build our membership base and help design and implement systems to ensure that young people are the leaders of our fight against racial and educational injustice in New Haven. Also, the SEJ Organizer will be responsible for training and directing the organizing team, forging relationships between SEJ and the community, and strategizing SEJ’s campaign and movement activities. The Organizer will engage with students who have completed the pilot years of the African-American and Latinx Studies course.
Hourly to start. Opportunity for salary after 6 months.
Health insurance, retirements savings, and cell phone reimbursement.
Please email a resume and cover letter in either PDF or Word format to Briyana Mondesir at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the Subject line please type SEJ Lead Organizer.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
SEJ requires an individual who is newly hired into the organization to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with SEJ’s Executive Director after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment.
SEJ does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.
SEJ complies with all applicable civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristics in any of its educational programs or activities, including employment. Protected characteristics (or protected classes) include race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, alienage, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.