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  • Kristen Cheney
    ... Anthropology Department University of California at Santa Cruz 1156 High St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Ph: 831-460-9374 Fax: 831-460-9177
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 7, 2000
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      >Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 11:08:20 -0700
      >To: global@...
      >From: CGIRS <global@...>
      >Subject: Job Announcement
      >
      > Please feel free to pass this on to anyone who might have interest.
      >------------------------------- Food First
      > Job Announcement/Job Description
      >
      > Internet Program Coordinator/Web Weaver
      >
      > Food First/The Institute for Food and Development Policy is a
      > not-for-profit education-for-action center and progressive think tank with
      > a mission to end the injustices that cause hunger by moving people to take
      > effective action.
      >
      > Position Summary
      > The Internet Program Coordinator is responsible for the internet program,
      > and for overseeing the Institute's Technology Policy.
      >
      > Specific responsibilities include: Web development (design, expansion,
      > maintenance, promotion and analysis); list administration; other possible
      > use of the Internet to further the Institute's mission; Internet
      >& upgrading in-house computer
      > services including ether and Appletalk networks, hardware, OS and software
      > upgrades and Tech support to staff).
      >
      > Qualifications
      > Required:
      >
      > * Professional-quality Web development experience
      > * Excellent computer skills (Macintosh and DOS/Windows)
      > * Experience with email list administration and other Internet technologies
      > * Knowledge of Internet connectivity issues
      > * Ability to be self-directed and to work cooperatively in a collective
      > environment
      > * Project management skills
      > * Comfort in talking to both experts and lay people about issues including
      > hunger, human rights, sustainable agriculture, international development,
      > computers and online communications
      > Mac OS and Windows trouble-shooting skills
      > * Commitment to social justice and the mission of the Institute
      > * Appreciation of diverse cultures and a diverse work environment.
      > * Ability to provide leadership and vision to our communications strategy
      > using the internet
      >
      > Desired:
      >
      > Experience in network administration
      > Good Knowledge of MAC OS
      > Technical needs assessment and planning skills
      > Online fundraising and grant writing experience
      > Advanced Web development skills (information, graphic and visual design;
      > HTML; JavaScript, ASP, CGI, and other programming; testing; promotion and
      > analysis; knowledge of tools; knowledge of standards and compatibility
      > issues)
      > Knowledge of computer security issues and backup systems
      > Knowledge of E-commerce techniques and issues
      >
      > Specific Responsibilities
      > The Internet Program Coordinator/Web Weaver works with other staff to
      > insure a first rate electronic outreach/communications strategy and
      > budget
      > and workplan for areas under her/his responsibility.
      >
      > Webmaster responsibilities include:
      >
      > * Interface with other staff who provide most content
      > * Brainstorm web (and other e-communications) strategies/features/audiences
      > with other staff
      > * Design pages in consultation with other staff
      > * HTML content
      > * Development of images, including scanning and other graphics work
      > * E-commerce features including secure server
      > * Create searchable archives
      > * Add and maintain links in consultation with other staff
      > * Manage list-serves, blast fax and email features, etc.
      > * Participate in fundraising (grant writing, etc.) activities with other
      > staff to support electronic outreach/services.
      > * Provide staff with computer-related trouble-shooting on an as-needed and
      > time-available basis.
      > * Provide leadership of technology policy
      > * Provide tech support to staff
      >
      > Network Administrator responsibilities include:
      >
      >& upgrade our internal ether and Appletalk networks.
      > * Do feasibility study on acquiring a server and purchase/install/maintain
      > one if so desired
      > * Develop in-house file sharing/communication strategy in consultation with
      > other staff
      > * Manage OS and software upgrades/compatibility on Institute's computers.
      > * Purchase computer equipment as needed, based on comparison shopping.
      > * Maintain internet services.
      > * Assist other staff with computer-related problems/needs. * Take charge
      >of relations with outside computer-related vendors.
      > Employment Status, Salary and Benefits
      >
      > This is a Level III job classification, depending on experience, with an
      > benefits package
      > including health, dental and vision coverage and retirement benefits.
      >
      > How to Apply
      >
      > Send your resume, cover letter, three references, and an URL where we can
      > see your work, to:
      >
      > Internet Coordinator Search Committee
      > Food First
      > 398 60th Street
      > Oakland, CA 94618
      > fax 510-654-4551
      > foodfirst@...
      > www.foodfirst.org
      >
      > Position open until filled.
      > Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
      >
      >
      >
      > Anuradha Mittal
      > Co-Director
      > Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First
      > 398 60th Street, Oakland, CA 94618 USA
      > Fax: (510) 654-4551
      >
      > http://www.foodfirst.org
      > Explore our extensive resources (updated daily)
      > Find out about our programs
      > Join our member supported organization
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