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JOB OPPORTUNITY AT THE STATE OF MINNESOTA

Job Title: Affirmative Action Officer 4
Location: St. Paul
Closes: 04/04/2012
https://statejobs.doer.state.mn.us/JobPosting/View?_posting=12MMB000012
Join the State of Minnesota and make a difference! We are seeking a collaborative leader with the experience to provide leadership, expertise and enterprise-wide compliance in the areas of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA) and ADA. This position is integral is its ability to positively influence all areas of workforce diversity. The successful candidate will develop innovative solutions to stakeholder challenges; influence and build relationships with internal and external partners and communities, and utilize excellent communication skills to deliver program related training and presentations.
Go to www.careers.state.mn.us to apply. Job # 12MMB000012

Do You Have an Interest in a Career in Student Affairs?

If so, you are invited to attend an interest session designed especially for you to learn more and make connections with folks in the field of student affairs.
What: Careers in Student Affairs Interest Session
When: Tuesday, April 3, 2012
From 1:00 – 2:30PM (come and go as class permits)
Where: Yudof Hall, Common Room (lower level)
University of Minnesota East Bank Campus
Why: Explore your interest in a graduate program in higher ed/student affairs
Network with current practitioners who work in higher ed
The is session is being sponsored by the Office for Student Affairs, Housing and Residential Life, and Orientation & First-Year Programs. We have invited panel guests from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, St. Thomas University, as well as Western Illinois University.
Please RSVP HERE to attend no later than April 1, 2012.

GoldPASS Update:

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GoldPASS will be having a new interface as of the end of March. What does that mean exactly?
This means a new look, but all the features will remain the same. Some additions that you may find useful:
• LinkedIn feature
• Email me New Jobs for this Search
How these features work with your site:
The LinkedIn feature will allow you to see individuals in your social networks that are connected to a specific employer or job. As you open employer or job records they will see their associated LinkedIn connections to the right of the employer or job record!
Keep in mind you will not be forced to register for these features and if you wish.
LinkedIn:
What data is exchanged with registration:
If a student registers with LinkedIn through CSO or decides to link their existing LinkedIn account to the GoldPASS site, basic information will be passed to a LinkedIn plug-in. You will be presented with an opportunity to review and edit this data before their LinkedIn registration is submitted.Once the data is submitted to the LinkedIn plug-in, this data is treated according to the standard policies of LinkedIn. The values that are passed from GoldPASS to your LinkedIn account are the student’s: First Name, Last Name, Email Address, Graduation Year, Degree, First Major, School Name, and Zip. During the LinkedIn registration process, the student will be able to update any of this information as needed.

Networking is one of the most important parts of job hunting and these new features will allow you to quickly and effectively network with a company you are interested in.
For more details about these new features watch our quick demo video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7CFLCBBjDM
Interested in resources to create an effective LinkedIn Profile?
review CEHD career services tips for LinkedIN
Good luck with your search and please contact Career Services with any questions that you may have!

Information Session & Drop-in Interviews with LearningRX

Friday, March 30th, 2012
U of M- eastbank campus
518/520 STSS Building
Time: 10:00am
(please arrive when you can)
The information session is a presentation about the organization and positions followed by the opportunity to ask questions of the employers. Candidates also have the opportunity for interviews which will be conducted on a first come basis after the presentation.
Who is LearningRx?
LearningRx is a nationwide network of cognitive skills training centers. We work with both children and adults to improve learning ability by strengthening cognitive skills through an intensive one-on-one regimen of mental exercises. Our process is clinically shown to improve memory, visual and auditory processing, and logic & reasoning and ther skills leading to dramatic improvements in learning and reading ability.
Job Description
LearningRX is currently seeking energetic individuals who have a strong desire to positively impact the lives of others. Join our team as a Cognitive Skills Trainer at one of our centers in Chanhassen, Maple Grove, and Vadnais Heights, Minnesota.
Like a personal trainer for the brain, our part-time Cognitive Skills Trainers work with students in an intense, one-on-one environment to improve learning, reading, and math. We utilize clinically-proven activities to strengthen cognitive learning skills, attention, and memory in students from a wide range of backgrounds and age groups such as K-12 students, adults, and those with traumatic brain injuries and other cognitive impairments.
Requirements
* 10-25 hrs/week available
* Completed 4-year Degree or are in their senior year
* Strong auditory processing skills
* High energy!
* Quick learner
* Availability: 3pm-8pm M-F and 9am-2pm Saturdays (Preferred)
* Must be available a minimum of four weekdays

LearningRX bio: http://www.learningrx.com/chanhassen/chanhassen-about-learningrx.htm

On-Campus Events with Los Angeles Unified School District

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
STSS 518/520 & STSS Interview Center


On-Campus interviews:
8:00am-2:00pm
Pre-selected candidates through GoldPASS
Information Session: 2:30pm-3:00pm
Drop-in Interviews: 3:00pm-4:30pm
Interviews are 15 minutes in length and will follow the information session on a first come basis.
On-campus interviews Tuesday, April 24th: The Los Angeles Unified School District will be conducting on-campus interviews in the morning and early afternoon of Tuesday, April 24th. All details and position description are posted in GoldPASS at schedule ID 2347.
Instructions: Log into GoldPASS at www.goldpass.umn.edu and submit your materials to interview schedule ID 2347 for review. Selected candidates will be invited for a 45 minute long interview between the hours of 8:00am- 2:00pm.
All candidates are encouraged to attend the information session and have the opportunity to interview during the
drop-in interview time. Drop-in interviews will only be 10-15 minutes in length.
About Los Angeles Unified School District:
As the nation’s second largest school district, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) serves more than 600, 000 students.* Our student population is diverse and culturally rich. The District, which encompasses the city of Los Angeles and several neighboring cities, offers exceptional opportunities for teachers. We believe teachers are shapers of the future, and we are committed to educational reform and innovative instructional programs that are aligned to state standards. The LAUSD provides a supportive and dynamic environment for making a difference in young lives and enriching the student-teacher experience.

The District offers
:
* Over 891 schools and centers, including 518 elementary, 126 middle and 127 comprehensive senior high
schools.
* Year-round and traditional school year calendars
* Variety of school reform models
* A maximum of 24 students in all K-3 classrooms and selected secondary English and mathematics courses
* Innovative instructional programs
* Technology-enriched classrooms

Ace The Job Search Library Workshops

Learn how to research companies, industries and other critical business information to give you an edge in the job search process!
Fri, 02/24/2012 – 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Fri, 03/23/2012 – 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Fri, 04/20/2012 – 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Location: S30C Wilson Library
Instructor(s): Caroline Lilyard, Van Houlson
Please go to this link in order to register for the workshop:
https://www.lib.umn.edu/services/workshops/registration#Ace%20the%20Job%20Search–Business%20Information

Law Enforcement Opportunities Career Fair

If you or someone you know is interested in a career in law enforcement, DO NOT miss this opportunity to meet law enforcement professionals and learn about the variety of career choices and see, first hand, on site demonstrations such as:
· Hennepin County Crime Lab
· Three Rivers Park District Police – Mounted Patrol
· MN State Patrol Helicopter
· Hennepin County Weapons of Mass Destruction
· Minneapolis and Hennepin County K-9 Units
· Hennepin County Emergency Services Unit (ESU)
We expect approximately over 30 organizations, and many of these will have upcoming employment opportunities!
College Students!
Scholarship information for students who are interested in these careers will be at the career fair and is also available on the Law Enforcement Opportunities (LEO) website: http://www.laweo.org/.
The event is conveniently located in Brooklyn Park at the Hennepin Technical and Metropolitan School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.
The Law Enforcement Career Fair is an annual event sponsored by Law Enforcement Opportunities (LEO), a non-profit organization. The mission of LEO is to promote and increase cultural diversity, provide educational assistance and assist law enforcement, criminal justice and educational organizations with the recruitment of these populations.
For your convenience, a flyer is attached:
LEO Career Fair Flyer 2012.doc

Master Teacher Corps Opportunities!

Application deadline for teachNOLA’s Master Teacher Corps is approaching on February 27th.
TeachNOLA’s mission is to close the achievement for the students of New Orleans by recruiting effective teachers to teach students who need them most. You can help ensure that every student in New Orleans has a committed and effective teacher!
TeachNOLA’s Master Teacher Corps seeks certified teachers with a proven track record of improving student achievement who want to be part of the rebirth of our city by making a difference for its students. The program offers a streamlined application process and supports outstanding candidates in finding teaching positions in New Orleans schools where their dedication and talent are most needed.
Here are the main benefits of teachNOLA’s Master Teacher Corps program:
· A streamlined selection process (candidates are not required to travel to New Orleans to interview with the program
· A foot in the door with our partner schools to assist candidates with the hiring process
· Outreach on your behalf to our hiring leaders to assist candidates with the hiring process
· A waived application fee
· Access to a network of over 600 teachers that have been recruited through teachNOLA
· Continued program support while in the classroom
Candidates may visit www.teachNOLA.org to apply to our Master Teacher Corps. Our application deadline is February 27, 2012.
Please apply early, as outstanding candidates are invited to interview and join the program on a rolling basis.