The Community Updates Page (The CUP)

Below are some resources pooled together for current and former BCLI fellows.

This is a list of job opportunities, trainings and events forwarded to Nexus by our partners. 

Posted 1/16/2018


New North Hennepin Community College career opportunity:

Full-time, unlimited, Associate Dean of Nursing and Allied Health (Administrator 5)

 

Nexus Community Partners Administrative Specialist

Posted 1/10/2018


Please visit our Career Opportunities page to find out more information and to apply http://www.nhcc.edu/about-nhcc/employment-opportunities.

 

LEDC Controller see the job flyer here: LEDC Controller

Jobs at Grounded Solutions: see link HERE

CEED Job: Policy and Coalitions Program Director here: CEED Job

 

Posted 12/20/2017


 

~~~~~~~~ Engagement/Outreach Job with MPCA ~~~~~~~~~~~~

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has a position open to work on outreach and engagement around environmental justice issues.  The position will work to develop and maintain relationships with members and representatives of communities with potential environmental justice concerns, to improve access to the MPCA by underserved and underrepresented communities and bring together agency staff and external stakeholders to work on the MPCA’s environmental justice efforts. The position will also help integrate environmental justice principles into agency operations, programs, and policies, and will support ongoing achievement of MPCA’s environmental justice goals as outlined in the Environmental Justice Framework.

A summary of the position is below with more information on the State’s job website (Job ID 18346).

Apply on line by January 11, 2018.  For information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.  If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

Environmental Justice Outreach Coordinator

Job Class: Planner Senior State

Job ID 18346

Closing Date: 01/11/2018

Salary Range: $21.98- $32.24/hourly; $45,894 – $67,317/annually

 

Job Summary

The position will play a key role in supporting the MPCA’s Environmental Justice framework and mission to ensure fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all Minnesotans regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies.

The position will cultivate and maintain external relationships, primarily with members and representatives of communities with potential environmental justice concerns, to improve access by underserved and underrepresented communities and bring together agency staff and external stakeholders to address the MPCA’s environmental justice efforts. The position will also help integrate environmental justice principles into agency operations, programs, and policies, and will support ongoing analysis, outreach, implementation, and monitoring of the MPCA’s achievement of environmental justice goals.

Responsibilities include serving as the Agency’s lead staff for external engagement, education and communication on environmental justice both at the Agency-wide and at the program or project-specific level and on both short-term/strategic and long-term issues. In addition, the position will support efforts to integrate environmental justice principles into agency goals, policies and actions and coordinate Advisory group agendas, meeting notes, logistics, etc.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years professional experience planning, implementing, and evaluating work in the areas of civic engagement, community outreach/organizing or a similar field OR
  • Bachelor’s degree and two years advanced professional experience in the above areas AND
  • Excellent oral communication, interpersonal and written skills.
  • Ability to prepare and present oral and written presentations for use within and outside the agency.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact, communicate and collaborate with people from a wide range of backgrounds including members of the public, community organizations, business and industry representatives, members of local government and people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Knowledge/understanding of environmental justice principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of relationships with area community groups and environmental justice organizations.
  • Skills in negotiation and consensus building.
  • Bilingual (preferably Spanish, Somali, Hmong, Ojibwe, Dakota or other non-English languages commonly spoken in Minnesota).
  • Knowledge of environmental governance and regulatory structures (at the state level).

 

How to Apply

Apply on line by January 11, 2018. Interested applicants first need to create an account and profile and upload their resume.  This is a one-time process.  After that, applying for all state of MN jobs is quite easy. For information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers. Search Pollution Control Agency Job ID #18346. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637

 

Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact patty.atchison@state.mn.us.

 

Thanks!

 

Ned Brooks

Environmental Justice Coordinator

651-757-2557

Our mission is to protect and improve the environment and enhance human health.

 

 

 


 

BCLI MOODLE & GOOGLE SITE

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The BCLI Moodle is no longer active. Instead, Nexus will be using a Google Site for all BCLI fellow assignments. If you are a 2013-14 or 2014-15 BCLI Alum and would like access to one of your assignments, please contact Terri Thao (tthao@nexuscp.org).

Link to Google Site is HERE!


AVAILABLE MEETING SPACE IN THE TWIN CITIESclipart_people_desk_meeting_19909_1920x1200

Since we meet in various locations for Info Sessions, Issue Series, and other events throughout the BCLI, we have generated an excel sheet of available space in the Twin Cities. This was most recently updated 5/18/15, so be sure to click on the links included or reach out to staff for specific information about rates and other details.

 

Available Space List Updated