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Aug 4 / Padmaja Rao

Coordinator Position Available at The Michigan Association of CPAs

Summary:

A nonprofit professional association located in Troy, Michigan seeks a full-time Coordinator to support their membership department.  The Coordinator is responsible for engaging and providing assistance to members, potential members and other stakeholders.  The Coordinator supports the implementation of marketing efforts, researches and prepares statistical reports, and assists with all membership projects and activities. The Coordinator is expected to maintain a cooperative, communicative, and professional relationship with association members, staff, customers, and vendors to ensure consistent service/product delivery throughout the association.

 

Working Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm although must be flexible with the ability to work additional hours and weekends.

 

Job Requirements:

  1. Education: Bachelor’s Degree required.
  2. Experience: Minimum two years office setting customer service experience.
  3. Knowledge: a background in the usage of social networking and competent computer literacy, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and e-mail software.
  4. Individual must be a self-starter, a team player, and able to multi-task
  5. Good communication and computer skills required with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  6. Physical Activity: Significant sitting, occasional standing, walking, and lifting up to 50 pounds
  7. Flexibility: Flexible hours and travel are required as needed.

 

Work Environment

Work environment is general office with cubicle workspace.

 

Great work environment and great benefits.

EOE

 

Mail, fax, or e-mail resume and salary history to:

Human Resources

P O Box 5068

Troy, MI 48007

Fax: (248) 267-3772

submithrmichigan@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

Jul 23 / Padmaja Rao

Full-Time position at Community Health and Social Services Center

Job Title: Social Worker/Behavioral Health Care Worker
Department: Clinical
Reports to: Reports directly to the Social Work Supervisor
FLSA classification: Exempt
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Position summary:
Provide integrative and behavioral health care services to patients and families.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 Performs biopsychosocial Behavioral Health Care Services (BHCS) assessments.
 Establishes a treatment plan that provides maximum benefit to the patient.
 Involves the patient in identifying and understanding presenting problem.
 Consults with medical/referring providers integrating behavior and primary health.
 Educates and supports the patient regarding options and services available.
 Provides for a multi-disciplinary approach to a treatment plan, coordinating with other staff.
 Coordinates care of patients with referring health provider(s) or agencies.
 Assesses patient progress and modifies the treatment program accordingly.
 Maintains documentation on all case files including patient information, treatment plan, progress and outcomes.
 Attends and participates in conferences to discuss patients’ care and other staff meetings. Participates in committees as requested.
 Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
 Assists clients with interpreting when needed.
 Servicing clients on UCG results as needed.
 Reviews and refers screenings on the PH-Q9, Edinburgh, etc
 Conducts client services on HIV.
 Conducts home and hospital visits as needed.
 Maintains patient confidentiality by following protocol and procedures that all care staff have set for HIPAA guidelines
 Maintains patient confidentiality.
 Responsible for contributing to the patient team care approach as it relates to social worker supervisor/behavioral health care worker duties.
Education:
Master’s degree in Social Work.
Completion of an internship required by degree.
Experience:
Social work experience required.
Special requirements, qualifications, licenses or certifications:
Ability to speak Spanish preferred.
License as a Masters Social Worker (LMSW) in the State of Michigan.
Substance abuse certification or specialty

All candidates interested in transferring or applying, must submit their written request and resume to Angela Salgado, Human Resources Director asalgado@chasscenter.org

Jul 23 / Padmaja Rao

Full-Time Facility Manager Posting at Community Health and Social Services Center

Position summary:
Responsible for the day-to-day up keep and maintenance of facilities owned and /or operated by CHASS Center. Duties include but not limited to building & grounds, HVAC, janitorial services, electrical systems, lighting systems, building automation systems and oversight of the security operations. Maintain all appropriate documentation required to support facility management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned:
 Plans, budgets, and schedules facilities modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts, and contracts for construction and acquisitions.
 Understands building systems; construction, ability to read and understand architectural drawings.
 Researches and coordinates outside contractors to assist with facility maintenance not performed by CHASS personnel including annual inspections required by regulations
 Ensures proper certification of workers compensation coverage and required license/permits are in place.
 Manages contractual commitments for contractors including costs, quality, and schedule and field activities.
 Routinely conducts quality assurance activities through reviews, meetings, reports and observation of results, according to professional practice standards and regulatory compliance.
 Works closely with Administration on all building projects in order to communicate and direct repairs, construction and renovation, and preventive maintenance performed by outside contractors.
 Prepares and/or reviews reports on progress, materials used and costs, and adjusts work schedules as indicated by data.
 Acts as liaison to public utility, environmental, and energy agencies.
 Regularly surveys facility, grounds and equipment identifying and performing necessary repairs.
 Maintains building and grounds for security, cleanliness, and readiness to serve patients. Caring of grounds includes but is not limited to: coordinating and participating in the mowing of lawns, care and upkeep of shrubbery and mulch; weeding of shrubbery beds; picking up of trash on grounds and putting in proper receptacles; coordinating and participating in the clearing of snow and ice from sidewalks and roofs.
 Analyzes firm’s HVAC systems, electrical systems and lighting, maintains plumbing fixtures, and overall maintenance of the facility.
 Coordinates with IT the implementation and maintenance of the facilities security system.
 Participates in scheduled safety audits with Management team members and Safety Officer/safety team members to evaluate necessary tasks to ensure that the facilities continue to meet OSHA Environment of Care safety standards and regulation requirements and to maintain the upkeep of the facilities.
 Responsible for up keep of Material Safety Data Sheets.
 Coordinates and/or participates in the setup of the facility for meetings, seminars, and conferences as directed.
 Responsible for coordination of responsibilities for cleaning of facilities with the contracted cleaning services.
 Monitors and records operating conditions and function of all utilities and building equipment, including but not limited to heating and cooling units, thermostats and humidity controls.
 Reports unusual operating conditions and initiates corrective action, as required.
 Responsible for coordination of outside contractor for disposal of biohazard medical waste according to OSHA regulations. Assists in the coordination of annual OSHA training relative to Biohazard Material and Blood Borne Pathogens training.
 Responsible for coordination of recycling activities and removal of recyclable waste.
 Coordinates, manages and maintains all maintenance and security contracts.
Date Posted: April 27, 2015
 Responsible for overseeing buildings safety and security. Assists the Safety Committee/Management with the development and implementation of a disaster plan.
 Responsible for maintaining Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
 Coordinates quarterly fire drills for the sites and arranges for annual fire extinguisher training for all employees.
 Participates in professional development to keep current with maintenance trends. Attends workshops and conferences as needed.
 Responsible for coordination of shipping and receiving into the facilities as well as inventory control.
 Participates in Management meetings.
Education:
Bachelors Degree from four-year college or university preferred with two-five plus years of related experience and/or training at the supervisory level; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Supervision exercised:
Provides oversight to outside contractors
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All candidates interested in applying, must submit their written request and resume to Angela Salgado, Human Resources Director asalgado@chasscenter.org

Jul 21 / Susan Crowley

Carhartt opening this summer on Cass Ave. Need a job?

CARHARTT DETROIT RETAIL STORE - OPENING THIS SUMMER

 

Jul 15 / Padmaja Rao

State of Michigan Health and Human Services – Central Office is hiring!

Jul 9 / Susan Crowley

Meridian Health Plan now hiring LBSW, LSW, LLMSW, LMSW and RN’s

Now Hiring! LBSW, LSW, LLMSW LMSW and RN’s at one of the fastest growing companies in the State of Michigan! Meridian Health Plan is the largest Medicaid HMO in the State of Michigan, providing health care to over 420,000 Medicaid enrollees through a contract with the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH). MHP is a physician-owned, physician-managed Medicaid health plan. Its corporate headquarters are located in Detroit, Michigan. Meridian Health Plan has over 700 open positions, and projected to double in size by 2017. At Meridian, growth is a pillar of our Culture and a unique characteristic that defines your ability to shape the direction of your goals. With opportunities as diverse as our team, you are certain to find the roles that speak to your passion. Take a moment to review the current list of opportunities available. Your next big move is just ahead! Please review our careers website and apply to positions that suit your interest! https://careers-mhplan.icims.com/

Questions? Please contact Shannon Angel at 313-324-3700 x6053 or e-mail at Shannon.angel@mhplan.com.

Jun 23 / Susan Crowley

Art Van Furniture eCommerce Sales Consultant Opportunities

Art Van Furniture, the Midwest’s premier furniture retailer and one of America’s top 20 furniture retailers, is rapidly expanding our internet presence and brand. Our rapid growth has created rewarding career opportunities for individuals as full-time or part-time eCommerce Sales Consultants.

In these exciting new positions, Consultants work with customers either via the internet or by phone, answering questions, providing information and suggesting items. The goal of these positions is to assist customers from order initiation to completion.

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who has excellent communication skills (both verbal and in writing), has a strong interest or training in design and style and enjoys helping people. Specific responsibilities of this position include:

  • Checking inventory to ensure that requested product is available.
  • Computing pricing, discounts, shipping and other purchase related costs.
  • Handling customer questions and issues.
  • Preparing and emailing invoices.
  • Verifying customer and product information.
  • Working with customers to verify order and delivery information.
  • Selling add-on and/or additional products.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have the following background and experience:

  • A true desire to help others.
  • An outgoing personality and outstanding verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in a fast-paced customer service environment.
  • An understanding of or experience in sales.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Strong independent decision-making, organizational, planning and problem-solving skills.

Art Van Furniture offers an excellent compensation package including; competitive hourly wages, incentive potential, career advancement as well as outstanding benefits.

Apply on-line today at: jobs.artvan.com.

Jun 18 / Padmaja Rao

Student Assistant Needed in Career Services

Wayne State University Career Services is seeking a Student Assistant

 

Qualifications:  Must be punctual, responsible, dependable, and able to handle sensitive and confidential information.  Excellent phone etiquette and professional demeanor required.

 

Duties: Greet and direct visitors, faculty, students, staff, and students who are seeking assistance. Provide routine information. Answer telephones and route calls to appropriate departments/individuals. Schedule appointments, set up meetings, and make room reservations. Assist with various student events. Other related duties as assigned.

 

Hours:  Up to 20 hours per week

 

Salary:  $10.00 per hour

 

Application Instructions:  Send Resume and both Summer 2015 & Fall 2015 Class Schedules to prao@wayne.edu.

 

Jun 11 / Susan Crowley

National Institutes of Health (NIH), Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR), Looking for a Research Program Analyst

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

 Division of Behavioral and Social Research

http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/dbsr

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a pre-announcement of the vacancy.  A formal position announcement will be posted on www.usajobs.gov, in late June, and applications must be submitted through that website to be considered.  Please check that website regularly for updated postings, as the vacancy will be open for only 10 days. 

Research Program Analyst

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the premier health research center for the nation and the world.  The 27 Institutes and Centers at NIH employ approximately 18,000 employees in a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation.  The NIH mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.

Located in downtown Bethesda, Maryland, the Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR) of the National Institute on Aging supports basic and translational social and behavioral research and research training on the processes of aging at both the individual and societal level.

BSR plans to hire a Research Program Analyst with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in psychological, behavioral, social, or health-related science to help develop and manage a research grant and training portfolio that covers the following areas:

  • Research on changes in cognitive functioning over the life course including interventions to remediate age-related cognitive decline and improve everyday functioning
  • Integrative research on psychological development, linking brain, behavior and biology to understand life course trajectories of health and well-being
  • Studies of family and interpersonal relationships at an individual and dyadic level, including studies of the impact of marital and other interpersonal relationships on health at older ages
  • Research on behavior change and behavioral interventions for adaptive aging, including interventions for health promotion, disease prevention and disability postponement
  • Genetic and genomic influences linking social, psychological, and behavioral processes with health and wellbeing over the life course.

The successful candidate will have solid project management, writing, and communication skills, and familiarity with research in the psychological, behavioral, social, and health sciences.  Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Working with senior staff to develop Funding Opportunity Announcements, new research initiatives, and exploratory meetings of scientific experts
  • Establishing, monitoring and updating systems for tracking research progress
  • Tracking pilot research activities of NIA-funded centers
  • Providing technical assistance and guidance concerning Division initiatives and priorities to applicants and grantees in the Division’s research portfolio
  • Responding to requests from Congress, NIH and NIA directors, NIA divisions, and the public
  • Maintaining and updating content on the Division website. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a pre-announcement of the vacancy.  A formal position announcement will be posted on www.usajobs.gov, likely in late June, and applications must be submitted through that website to be considered.  Please check that website regularly for updated postings, as the vacancy will be open for only 10 days.

For additional information contact:

Lyn Neil

NIH/NIA/BSR

301-451-4504

NeilE@mail.nih.gov

 

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

Jun 4 / Susan Crowley

Crothall Healthcare looking to hire a facilities Engineer for Oakwood Helathcare

Looking to hire a Facilities Engineer for Oakwood Healthcare.

 

OUR FUTURE REVOLVES AROUND YOU

The Support Services division of Compass Group North America currently serves 3 industries: healthcare, business & industry, and education through our specialized sector brands: Crothall Healthcare, Eurest Services, and SSC Service Solutions. We are a people-focused company, managing nearly 50,000 associates every day to deliver an array of customized, high-quality support service solutions to industry-leading organizations throughout the United States.

CROTHALL HEALTHCARE was founded in 1991 to address the need for a specialized, high-quality, innovative, and responsive support services company, exclusively serving the unique needs of the healthcare industry. Today, Crothall Healthcare is composed of specialized professionals utilizing proven processes and tools, in the exceptional performance of five core support services:

  • Facilities Management
  • Patient Transportation
  • Laundry & Linen Services
  • Environmental Services
  • Clinical Engineering Solutions

Over the years, we have developed and maintained client relationships due to our proven ability to provide Operational Excellence in every solution we deliver. We guarantee Operational Excellence through our proven framework of People, Process, and Performance, which supports and structures the key elements of our service delivery. Crothall serves hundreds of hospitals and healthcare organizations in 38 states.

Join our “entry-level” Facilities Management Manager In-Training Program  today…..

COME WITH ENERGY AND PASSION and WE’LL TEACH YOU THE BUSINESS!

The Crothall Facilities Management Manager in Training Program provides a unique opportunity for highly talented and motivated individuals. During the program, participants will take on assignments in functional areas involving Plant Operations and Maintenance while receiving maximum exposure to the company’s core businesses, technologies and leaders. The Crothall MIT Program is a premier opportunity not only to prepare for a rewarding and challenging career, but also to make a significant contribution to the organization.

DEVELOP YOUR CAREER IN THREE PHASES

Phase I – Management Development Participants can expect to participate in functional and leadership development educational experiences and mentoring programs, as well as receive on-going coaching and feedback.

Phase II – Experiential Learning Hands-On Learning On-site training for all facilities maintenance programs. Training conducted at a designated account with support from a mentor Develop key training measurable for operational excellence.

Phase III – Strategy; Self Directed Assignments and Project Work No two participant’s assignments are the same. Assignments are determined based on the needs of the organization and the goals of the individual. Further development of the fundamentals of managing operations.

Participant Advantages Include: Networking, Challenging Hands-on Assignments, Flexibility, Variety and Career Development, Mentorship and Placement into Management

Qualifications for Participation: We evaluate recent graduate candidates based on grade point average, leadership abilities, communication skills and relevant experience. You must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum of 1 year of work experience prior to graduation. Candidates must have the flexibility to travel and rotate to other Crothall locations. Candidates may be required to relocate upon successful completion of the program.

Compass Group Support Services is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V

The Facilities Engineer must have an Engineering Degree.  Sponsorship is not provided.  Position needs to be filled in the next two weeks.  Interested candidates can also check out www.crothall.com.

Interested in this position or have questions, please contact:

Scott Krewatch

Veterans & Campus Programs Manager

Compass Group North America

Office:  (610) 838-7527

Fax:        (610) 465 – 9687

Email: Scott.Krewatch@compass-usa.com

Jun 3 / Susan Crowley

EDUCATIONAL AWARDS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS PURSUING CAREERS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

THE 14TH ANNUAL BRIGHT FUTURES AWARD

Bright Horizons® is excited to announce the 2015 Bright Futures program!

We have developed this award as a way to encourage students of great promise to continue pursuing their dreams of teaching young children.

National Program for Aspiring ECE Teachers

The Bright Futures program offers financial assistance ranging from $250 – $1,000 for full-time students pursuing degrees in Early Childhood Education or in a related field. We recognize that education is a significant investment, and offer support to help offset associated costs for students. Selected recipients will be awarded funds directly for use toward books, technology, fees or other education-related expenses.

To be eligible, students must be currently enrolled in a program in ECE or related field.
Students must also have completed a minimum level of coursework in their program.

See application for complete requirements.
The application can be filled out online at www.brighthorizons.com/brightfutures. There you will find all the latest program information including requirements, eligibility, and the application process.

All applications are due June 10, 2015.

Only complete applications will be reviewed.

ABOUT BRIGHT HORIZONS:
Bright Horizons Family Solutions is the world’s leading provider of employer-sponsored early care, education and work/life solutions. With centers around the world, Bright Horizons is the partner of choice for hundreds of organizations, including more than 80 Fortune 500 firms and has been named fifteen times as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”.

May 29 / Susan Crowley

Social Work Positions Available at Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation

Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation
Madison Heights Co-op
Service Coordinator Job Description

The Service Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and providing service coordination and case management for members of a senior living facility, managed CSI Support & Development (CSI). The Service Coordinator’s responsibility is to enhance the ability for members to stay living independently in the facility, and includes collaborating with members, the Co-op council and/or the liaison, assessing needs and linking members and community members to services, providing case management, planning and implementing educational opportunities promoting health and well-being, and developing and supporting meaningful engagement between members in the Co-op and those of the surrounding community. The Service Coordinator is an employee of the Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation and part of a joint Hannan/CSI team.

Job Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Working collaboratively with the members, Council and other committees of the Co-op.
• Coordinating as well as conducting complete psychosocial assessments for residents on a voluntary basis who may be at-risk or frail on an initial and ongoing basis
• Helping transition applicants for residency by determining their current and potential needs
• Coordinating and/or providing general case management and referral services
• Maintaining accurate, complete, updated files on members, programs and activities through an online case management program
• Participating in regular meetings with the Co-op team and the Hannan service coordinator team and providing appropriate status reports
• Establishing relationships with local service providers who are currently providing or could provide services to residents who are at-risk or frail, and monitoring the quality and effectiveness of their service delivery
• Assuring that all service providers are “vetted” based on established criteria prior to making referrals
• Working with the Family and Community Resource Committee to plan and implement educational and group programs
• Assisting members to create and maintain informal support networks consisting of other members, family, and friends in their Co-ops and the community
• Supervising BSW and/or MSW and other interns as appropriate
• Attending all appropriate Hannan Foundation and CSI meetings
• Continuously improve the quality of member and community services that are provided by participating in regular training, research and evaluation of outcomes

Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in social work or related subject. LMSWs encouraged
• 2 – 3+ years of experience working with older adults in a community-based setting required
• Must have knowledge of senior community and area resources
• Demonstrated ability to work independently to achieve desired outcomes with older adults individually and in groups to fulfill the requirements of the HUD service coordinator program
• Good oral, written and computer skills required. Must be able to accurately record and maintain resident information and documentation
• Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products including Word, Excel and Publisher
• Ability to communicate in Arabic and/or Mandarin a plus but not required

Resumes and applications for employment may be submitted by email or mailed to:

Denise Henderson
Human Resources Manager
Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation
4750 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI, 48201.
hr@hannan.org

Interviews start immediately. For additional information, contact Denise Henderson at 313-833-1300, x26.

It is the policy of the Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, pregnancy or handicap.

May 13 / Susan Crowley

Godwin Heights Looks to WSU for a District Wide School Psychologist

School Psychologist Job ID: 4472

Student Support Services/Psychologist

Date Posted: 3/25/2015

Location: District Wide

Date Available: 2015-2016 School Year

Responsibilities:
Conducts psycho-educational initial and three year evaluations of students. Attends child study meetings and all meetings
pertaining to the evaluation process. Participates with general education and special education teachers to design
instructional strategies, interventions and supports for students.

Qualifications:
Must have Michigan School Psychologist Certification, or be a Michigan fully licensed Psychologist.
Knowledge of Michigan Special Education rules, especially eligibility rules.
Knowledge of Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports.
Ability to analyze student/building data to design instructional interventions and supports.
Ability to work as a team member with parents, teachers, and administrators.
Excellent comprehension of a diagnostic-prescriptive model of evaluation.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Position will be open until filled.
Apply online at www.godwinschools.org

May 5 / Padmaja Rao

Transit Planning Internship Available at the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan

PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Due Date: May 21, 2015

Job Description
Would assist the Manager of Planning and Financial Analysis in implementing the RTA planning priorities, including work on the ongoing BEST: Gratiot Avenue, Michigan Avenue, and Woodward Avenue Corridor Studies, and the BEST: Regional Transit Master Plan; and work on airport service, regional fare integration, and jointly operated regional transit services. This will be done through:
. Collecting and preparing data for various planning projects
. Conducting field work, collecting ridership and boarding information, and visual images
. Preparing maps and planning reports
. Producing sketches and renderings
. Assisting at community meetings
. Researching funding sources and writing grant proposals

Reports To
Manager of Planning and Financial Analysis

Qualifications
An applicant must demonstrate strong experience and skills in the field of planning. An applicant should:
. Have completed at least one semester in a relevant graduate level discipline (e.g. transportation planning, urban planning, civil engineering).
. Have experience in a urban planning techniques with an emphasis on transit and transportation, particularly survey research and design and GIS analysis (experience with ArcView)
. Have strong research skills
. Have strong written and verbal communication skills
. Have experience in graphic design including Adobe software platforms (ie. Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
. Have experience working at public outreach events
. Be willing to conduct basic office functions as needed, such as data entry, file management, and customer service
. GPA of 3.2 or higher

Time Commitments/Expectations
Office environment is similar to standard office and includes moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic), and are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Some events will be held off-site and moderate travel is expected. Flexible work-time structures required accommodating community outreach events and staffing.

Compensation Range: $15-$20/hr, D.O.E.

Contact Information:
Interested applicants will submit resumes via email: tgunter@rtamichigan.org
Attn: Ms. Tiffany J. Gunter

May 5 / Padmaja Rao

Communications and Outreach Internship Available at the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan

REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN 

PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Communications and Outreach Internship

Due Date: May 21, 2015

Job Description
Would assist the Manager of Community Outreach & Communications in maintaining and creating the RTA’s communications and outreach strategy. Implementation of the outreach strategy will be done through:
. Identification of stakeholders and community leaders in southeast Michigan for the RTA staff to engage
. Assist in scheduling of stakeholder events and one-on-one meetings
. Visual mapping of events throughout the four-county area
. Attending events hosted by the RTA to interface with the public
The communications plan involves press relations, messaging, and the utilization of social media. This will be done through:
. Identifying content to push through social media platforms
. Drafting content for RTA printed publications, press releases, and web platforms
. Monitoring popular news sources for coverage of transit and the RTA to brief staff on current events
. Assist the manager in drafting speeches and briefing material for the CEO and other staff

Reports To

Manager of Community Outreach & Communications

Qualifications
An applicant must demonstrate strong experience and skills in the field of community engagement and public relations. An applicant should:
. Enrolled in an undergraduate program pertaining to the field of community relations and/or communications
. Past experience in a position relating to communications
. GPA of 3.2 or higher
. Strong organizational skills
. Experience in graphic design including Adobe software platforms (ie. Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)

Time Commitments/Expectations
Office environment is similar to standard office and includes moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic), and are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Some events will be held off-site and moderate travel is expected. Flexible work-time structures required accommodating community outreach events and staffing.

Compensation Range: $15-$20/hr, D.O.E

Contact Information:
Interested applicants will submit resumes via email: tgunter@rtamichigan.org
Attn: Ms. Tiffany J. Gunter

May 5 / Susan Crowley

Elba Laboratories seeks QC Lab Technician

Elba Laboratories – http://elba-labs.com/

QC Lab Technician-Analytical Department (Full Time)

 

Job Description

Purpose:

Chemist role, which in association with FDA requirements, SOP’s and cGMP’s. Position is responsible for performing various testing on finished product, development samples, and validation samples with minimal guidance.

In addition, responsible for performing maintaining and coordinating the stability testing program and documentation of such, including stability protocols, and reports.

This would include the API monograph evaluation and annual stability program.

Essential Duties:

  • Performs routine and non-routine testing on finished product, In-process samples and Stability sample using various compendial and in-house methods
  • Executes complete testing or any portion of testing described in specification or protocol
  • Analyzes samples and reports results verbally and in writing
  • Manages analytical data generated during testing and maintains accurate laboratory records
  • Follows cGMP, GLP, FDA, SOP’s and safety guidelines
  • Maintains work area in an appropriate condition
  • Perform necessary physical chemical analysis on samples
  • Perform calculations using excel spreadsheet templates
  • Performs routine and non-routine testing on finished product, In-process samples and Stability sample using various compendia and in-house methods
  • Manages stability spreadsheet and pulls stability samples when needed and forwards samples to micro or outside labs as required.
  • Generates Stability Protocols and Stability Reports.
  • Coordinates the new product stability, API Monograph Stability, Freeze/Thaw and Annual Stability programs.
  • Monitors all stability chambers

Core Competencies:

  • Requires knowledge of basic wet chemistry skills
  • Good written and oral communication including strong technical writing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must have ability to document analytical details appropriately
  • Must be detail oriented and organized

Education:

Requires a college science background or better.

Reports to the Director of Regulatory Compliance/Quality Control

 

Intersested individuals can send a cover letter and resume to: jgorney@elba-labs.com

Apr 30 / Susan Crowley

Fleet Mechanic Coordinator Position at the City of Dearborn

FLEET MECHANIC COORDINATOR

SALARY: Minimum: $48,412 per year Maximum: $58,098 per year

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK:
An employee in this class supervises journeymen mechanics, service people, and stock people who are skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers in the operation and maintenance of automotive and other equipment powered by gasoline and diesel engines. The employee schedules and coordinates work and regularly reviews the work for progress and results. The employee also manages multiple outside vendors performing repair work that has been contracted out. This responsibility includes following the City’s purchasing protocols, coordinating the delivery and receipt of vehicles, ensuring that work quoted has been done completely and correctly, and does this in a manner that minimizes equipment downtime and the cost of these services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Supervises journeymen mechanics, servicemen, stockmen in the repair and maintenance of a wide variety of gasoline and diesel powered equipment, attachments and accessories, including but not limited to automobiles, trucks, tractors, trailers, bulldozers, loaders, power shovels, mowers and marine equipment, along with shop equipment.
• Schedules and coordinates the work for maximum efficiency, establishes goals that are aligned with departmental and overall City goals, establishes priorities, reviews progress and the quality of work performed.
• Pursues, coordinates, and manages multiple vendor contracts.
• Recommends changes in methods and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
• Serves in an advisory capacity to the Vehicle Advisory Board, by recommending vehicle attrition and prudent purchases based upon a comprehensive fleet management approach.
• Prepares the annual divisional budget and manages operations within that budget.
• Fills out job orders, and records all information in the Fleet Management System on the AS400.
• Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance, willing to work overtime with little or no notice.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment required for the efficient and effective operation of a large automotive and equipment repair shop.
• Working knowledge of comprehensive fleet management methods.
• Working knowledge of automotive maintenance, repair and testing.
• Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions related to the trade.
• Working knowledge and understanding of the annual fleet budget in regards to creating accounts and ability to perform within the parameters throughout the fiscal year.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Graduation from an accredited high school or G.E.D. equivalent. Associate Business degree preferred. 8-years of progressively more responsible experience in the scheduling and supervising of the repairs of vehicles and equipment, both in house and outsourced.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Possession of a valid State of Michigan driver’s license with a good driving record.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS:
8:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Apply online at www.cityofdearborn.org

Apr 23 / Padmaja Rao

Michigan First Credit Union in hiring!

Michigan First Credit Union Career Fair
27000 Evergreen Road
Lathrup Village, MI 48076
Friday, April 24, 2015
10:00 am – 8:00 pm

The credit union will be hiring up to 50 positions over the next three months, including a variety of skill sets and experience levels. The jobs will be based at several different metro Detroit locations and include tellers, financial service representatives, member service/call center representatives and mortgage loan officers for its Michigan First Mortgage division. The event is free and open to the public.

Please bring a copy of your resume to the career fair and plan to spend some time getting to know us. If you’re planning to attend, please RSVP at https://michiganfirst.com/events/career-fair/.

Apr 22 / Padmaja Rao

Full-Time Advisers Needed at The Michigan College Access Network

ADVISERS ARE NEEDED !

The Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) is hiring full-time advisers to work in selected high schools throughout the State of Michigan.

Summary:
The Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) in close partnership with Alma College, Central Michigan
University, Eastern Michigan University, Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, Michigan
Technological University, Oakland University, Saginaw Valley State University, Madonna University,
University of Michigan-Dearborn, University of Michigan-Flint, Wayne State University, and Western
Michigan University seek to help more Michigan students pursue postsecondary education. Recent
graduates from the partner universities will serve as advisers in selected high schools across Michigan,
particularly those that are located in communities with low college-going rates and low adult
educational attainment rates. Working alongside high school counselors and other school professionals,
AdviseMI Members (Advisers) will support students as they make the transition from high school to a
postsecondary education institution. Advisers work full time and focus on mentoring students
(especially those from low-income backgrounds) through the complex steps toward college enrollment.
Advisers will provide students and their families with relevant information regarding the benefits of a
postsecondary education, preparing for college attendance, and the admission and financial aid
processes.

Commitment:
Advisers will commit to a term of service beginning late July 2015 through June 2016. These
appointments include a mandatory four-week training session in East Lansing beginning July. All training
expenses including room, board and travel are covered by the program. In an effort for the Advisers to
be fully enmeshed in the fabric of the local communities, Advisers are expected to live in the community
in which they are assigned. Upon successful completion of the first school year commitment, Advisers
may be invited to return for one to two additional school years of service to AdviseMI.

Primary Responsibilities:
Interacting on a daily basis with high school students and families in the assigned high school to provide
relevant information about postsecondary education and the college choice/financial aid processes:
 Encourage each student to consider a broad range of appropriate college choices
 Develop a comprehensive college timeline, including application deadlines for admission and
financial aid for each student
 Help each student complete and submit admissions and financial aid applications
 Assist each student in interpreting correspondence from colleges, including offers of admission and
financial aid
Organize group events that encourage students and their families to consider, plan for, and apply to
colleges and universities
 Visit classrooms, assemblies, and club meetings to offer services and emphasize the necessity of
postsecondary study
 Work with local community groups—particularly Local College Access Networks (LCANs)—to
provide college access services outside the school setting and hours
 Host regular workshops for the families of students to discuss topics relevant to college
preparation
 Organize college visits and college representative visits
Establish productive working relationships with principals, school counselors, and teachers in assigned high
school as well as other community-based college access professionals
 Assess, in consultation with MCAN and the high school, the particular assets and needs of assigned
school, and adapt programs and activities to fill gaps, reinforce existing activities, and avoid
duplication
 Actively seek the advice and counsel of the on-site supervisor at assigned high school
Assist in the assessment and long-term sustainability of the program
 Assist MCAN to identify, collect, and interpret key progress and outcome data to evaluate the
effectiveness of AdviseMI
 Submit monthly progress reports to the program director documenting progress and outcome data
 Represent AdviseMI, as requested by the program director, to potential supporters and to other
interested parties
Maintain expertise in admissions and financial-aid advising
 Participate fully in four weeks of residential training each summer
 Attend all bi-monthly professional development sessions provided by AdviseMI
 In consultation with the program director, seek out and participate in other opportunities for
professional development

Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree from a partner university in any major, with a 2014 or 2015 graduation date
 Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff including those from diverse backgrounds
 Previous experience demonstrating strong leadership abilities, influencing others in a positive
manner while achieving goals, and effectively communicating ideas and generating support for ideas
 Ability to work independently and analytically, exercise discretion and good judgment
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills; proficient computer skills
 Ability to manage multiple projects; strong planning and organizational skills
 Demonstrate program development and management experience
 Willingness to handle complex and detail-oriented workload
 Team-oriented towards program design, implementation, and evaluation
 High energy, creativity, ability to assume responsibility; take initiative and develop new programs

To Apply:
Please submit a résumé and a short essay (750 words or less) addressing the questions below to
Michelle Eichhorst, michelle@micollegeaccess.org.
 Why are you interested in serving as an AdviseMI college adviser?
 What will make you an effective adviser?
 How do you believe this experience will benefit you both personally and professionally?

For all questions, email Jamie Jacobs, Director of Professional Development, at
jamie@micollegeaccess.org.

Interviews will be conducted between April 20th and May 15th, and will include representatives from
MCAN, partner universities, and placement high schools. MCAN will make offers to chosen candidates
on or around May 18th, if not sooner.

Compensation:
Annual compensation will include:
Service stipend ($24,000), Education award ($ 5,730)*, and health insurance.
*Upon successful completion of the service, members are eligible to receive a Segal AmeriCorps
Education Award (pending funding approval). The education award may be used to pay educational
costs at eligible post-secondary educational institutions and/or to repay qualified student loans.

Apr 15 / Padmaja Rao

Internship Opportunities Available (MI Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion)

The MI Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion is hosting an event as well as offering paid internship opportunities for those interested in social justice work. Please see details below:

 

62nd Annual Youth Justice Leadership Exhibition 

Register to attend the Roundtable’s 62nd Annual Youth Justice & Leadership Exhibition (#2015YJLE) on Saturday, April 18th 2015 by visiting http://miroundtable.org/2015yjle

 The #2015YJLE is a youth-led and youth-focused Exhibition for young people and their adult allies from Metro Detroit and the State of Michigan.  The event empowers youth to advocate for social justice issues within their schools and communities and connects youth throughout Detroit, creating a collaborative space for youth to be both teachers and learners.  Michigan Youth care about social inequities, are organizing around social issues, and work toward social justice.  Check out youth-driven and youth-led social justice movements at the #2015YJLE

 

**Applications are now available for the 2015-2016 Regional Youth Internship!**

 APPLY TO THE REGIONAL YOUTH INTERNSHIP IN PERSON AT #2015YJLE 

 The Michigan Roundtable Regional Youth Internship Program is a 14-month paid internship for youth who are committed to building inclusive communities. Interns receive training to develop skills in workshop facilitation, dialogue facilitation, leadership and professional workplace culture. In addition to developing their own public education campaigns, Interns are responsible for developing and facilitating workshops for a variety of groups.  Visit http://miroundtable.org/youthinterns to get more information and apply online.  Download the paper application here.  Applications can be submitted by mail, fax, or in person at our office from 9am – 5pm, Monday-Friday.

Applications are due April 30th, 2015 at 11:59 pm.