Part Time Tutoring Jobs (off campus)

My name is LaQuesia Gorins and I’m the hiring manager here at FrogTutoring.  FrogTutoring is an educational technology platform that facilitate 1-on-1 private tutoring offering the full range of academic courses and test prep. Our company has been featured on CNN and other media outlets.

We’re looking to hire some of your students to work not just as tutors but also as mentors to students in the community. We have found that  when students (K – 12 & College) are tutored by college students, then they will be more receptive and enthusiastic about the subject. I think this will be a great opportunity for your students to encourage and engage local youths, and enhance their resume while making $$$$$$.

Benefits:

Great pay- Minimum of $30 per session, tutor chooses which grade level and subjects to tutor, as well as having the opportunity to create  their own schedule, get driving compensation, periodic bonus and referral bonus.

How to apply:

http://frogtutoring.com/jobs

Learn More:

http://frogtutoring.com

Can you please help us out and forwarding this to all your students so those who are interested can apply? If you need more information, please don’t hesitate to contact me. My information is listed below. Thank you!

LaQuesia Gorins

Hiring Manager at FrogTutoring, LLC

Office: (817) 717 7235 I Fax: (877) 904 0134

www.FrogTutoring.com | www.Facebook.com/FrogTutoring

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Fellowship – Duke UP Editorial Associate

https://www.dukeupress.edu/Careers/jobDetail.php?jobId=203

Editorial Associate
Books Editorial

Duke University Press in conjunction with The Mellon University Press Diversity Fellowship program are seeking a fellow to fulfill a year-long, full time entry-level position at Duke University Press as an Editorial Associate to increase diversity in scholarly publishing. The fellow will be immersed in the acquisitions department working closely with senior acquisitions editors, authors, and projects through the entire acquisitions process. Through this apprenticeship, the Editorial Associate will be responsible for a number of essential tasks in the acquisitions process, and will be directly involved in reviewing and contracting manuscripts, and preparing manuscripts for production. The Fellow will attend the Association of American University Presses annual conferences at the beginning and the end of the year long program. The candidate should possess strong communication and organizational skills and have a desire to learn the ins and outs of scholarly publishing. This is a junior level position, designed as an entry into scholarly publishing and editorial acquisitions. To be considered for this fellowship your resume and/or cover letter must include:

  1. Evidence of superior academic achievement, either in fields relevant to diversity or in fields that correlate to the major lists of the participating presses.
  2. Sustained personal engagement with low income communities and/or communities within the US that are underrepresented in publishing and a demonstrated ability to bring the understandings gleaned from such engagement to the daily work of academic publishing
  • Commitment to pursuing a career in academic publishing
  1. Commitment to the full participation and completion of a one year fellowship.

M.A., M.S., or Ph.D.’s are encouraged to apply.

If interested in applying follow the directions listed on the left to apply for the position prior to the close of the position on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 12 pm noon EST.

Position closes on 03/15/2016. Please apply for requisition number 401069351.

·         Job Description:

  1. Editorial Assistance
    1. Assisting editors with screening manuscript proposals.
    2. Maintaining editorial records.
    3. Tracking projects through the acquisition process.
    4. Updating information in editorial database.
    5. Assisting editors with review process.
    6. Obtaining peer reviews of proposals and manuscripts.
    7. Communicating with reviewers and requesting honoraria.
    8. Preparing materials for contract approval and editorial board meetings.
    9. Drafting book descriptions for editorial board packets.
    10. Communicating with authors about manuscript and art preparation.
    11. Preparing manuscripts for transmittal into production. Organizing artwork and permissions.
    12. Communicating with production department about art and manuscript preparation
  2. Other
    1. Attend academic conference to represent Duke University Press.
    2. Performing routine clerical duties, such as drafting and mailing letters, making copies, and filing correspondence.

·         Education/Training

  • Work requires knowledge of basic mathematical, research and communications principles normally required through two years of postsecondary education.

·         Experience

  • Work generally requires four years of clerical or research experience to acquire strong skills in administrative or project research responsibilities as well as accepted office management, communications and research practices. A bachelor’s degree in a field of study directly related to the specific position may be substituted for the education and two years of the experience requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OR RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

CFP – 15th Annual Global Studies Conference

The Global Studies Association of North America

15th Annual Conference University of Texas, Austin: June 9 – 11th, 2016

Co-sponsor: International Relations and Global Studies Program

CROSSING BORDERS: PEOPLE, CULTURE AND CAPITAL

Call for Papers: Accepting papers on all topics that include aspects of global studies.

Send 100 word abstracts to: Jerry Harris at gharris234@comcast.net Deadline May 1st.

For more information go to our web site at: http://www.net4dem.org/mayglobal


Keynote Speakers

Dr. Saskia Sassen, Columbia University

World renown sociologist, Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, and Chair of  The Committee on Global Thought. Her books are translated into over 20 languages. She is the recipient of diverse awards and mentions. Most recently she was awarded the Principe de Asturias 2013 Prize in the Social Sciences, and made a member of the Royal Academy of the Sciences of Netherland. Among her book are:

Guest and Aliens; Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy; and Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages.

Dr. David Montejano, UC Berkeley

Historian and sociologist Dr. Montejano is Professor of Ethnic Studies. He is former Chair of the Center for Latino Policy Research, and previously Director of the Center for  Mexican Studies at the University of Texas. He is a Resident Scholar of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and recipient of the Frederick Jackson Turner Award. He is author of:

Anglos and Mexican in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986; and Chicano Politics and Society in the Late Twentieth Century.

Susan Gzesh, University of Chicago

Susan Gzesh is Executive Director of the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago. She was Director of the Mexico-US Network and co-founded the Regional Network of Civil Organizations for Migration. From 1997-1999 she was the legal advisor to the Mexican Foreign Ministry on US immigration law and policy. More recently Gzesh was appointed to the Illinois New Americans Immigrant Policy Council, and the United Food & Commercial Workers Union Task Force on Investigating Misconduct by Immigration Agents. She has served on the Chicago Council on Global Affair’s Task Force on Immigration Policy in the Midwest, and is a Fellow of the Migration Policy Institute in Washington D.C. She is an active member of the Midwest Coalition for Human Rights and the Chicago Committee for Human Rights Watch. Gzesh has also been a member of civil society delegation to the United Nations High Level Dialogue on Migration & Development, and the global Forum on Migration and Development.

Dr. Alfonso Gonzales, University of Texas

Dr. Gonzales’ is an expert in Latino and Latin American politics, migration control, and migrant social movements in the United States, Mexico, and Central America. He is particularly interested in the politics of migration control, which includes policing, asylum, detention, deportation, democracy, human rights, and justice. Dr. Gonzales is a renowned public speaker and has lectured at major universities and conferences in the United States, Mexico, and Spain.  He is author of: Reform Without Justice: The Homeland Security State and Latino Migrant Politics.