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The Center for the Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center is immediately seeking to hire a part-time Project Manager for a new exciting project, The NYC Climate Justice Hub. We are looking for a highly organized, strategic thinker for a new exciting role as Project Manager for the NYC Climate Justice Hub. Particularly looking for individuals with experience in developing
project strategy as well as building and tracking workplans for teams.

Application deadline: Thank you for applying, but applications for this position are now closed.

Hours: 20 hours a week. This is a hybrid position located in the CUNY Graduate Center. Frequent travel within NYC and attendance at meetings, events, and coworking sessions will be required for this position.

Reports to: Kendra Sullivan, Director, Center for the Humanities

To apply: Thank you for applying, but applications for this position are now closed. Please submit a resume and a cover letter to [email protected] delineating relevant experience in grassroot environmental justice, and contact information for three (3) professional references (name, title, organization, phone number, and email). We will call them only if you are a finalist.

Eligibility: Applicants with ties to CUNY and/or ties to climate justice advocacy on the ground in New York City are encouraged to apply.

Compensation and Benefits:

Part time/hourly: $50 per hour (20 hours a week; 1040 hours a year) + benefits including health insurance, direct pay, and waiver plans.

About the project:

The NYC Climate Justice Hub is a learning partnership between the City University of New York and NYC Environmental Justice Alliance (NYC-EJA), funded by the Waverley Street Foundation. Its aim is to accelerate climate justice by expanding environmental research, policy analysis, and advocacy resources at CUNY to serve the NYC communities most overburdened by climate and environmental risks. The project will support new research, expanded curriculum, public engagement, and student and faculty fellowships at the GC and across CUNY.

Overview of role:

The part-time project manager will work closely with a dynamic team of activists, scholars, and community-based organization leaders from across the CUNY and NYC-EJA to plan, staff, and in some cases implement activities associated with the NYC Climate Justice Hub project lifecycle. The project manager will work with the project team to advance project strategy, mapping, and design; worksteam development and implementation; establish and support reporting and assessment systems; and help plan next steps. This position is envisioned as a high-level strategist, working closely with the support of team leadership to identify key resources and workstreams, set up systems, identify and address pain points, and assign roles.

Key duties and responsibilities:


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