The Outreach Associate has a critical role to play in promoting Representable, the Princeton Gerrymandering Project's web-based tool for collecting community of interest data to inform the drawing of legislative and Congressional maps during the 2021-22 redistricting cycle. The Associate will help set quarterly goals for developing local, state, and regional partnerships for deploying the Representable mapping tool, and oversee a team of student workers and volunteers in meeting those goals. The Associate will also cultivate relationships within Princeton University, to foster a research pipeline for generating scholarly research from the data collected by Representable. And the Associate will participate in developing a new strategic plan for Representable, focusing on alternative use cases for Representable that will engage a new set of stakeholders.
- Expand partnerships with local, state, and regional organizations, to promote the adoption and use of Representable during the 2021-22 redisticting process. Develop and deploy new initiatives to increase usership of Representable among low-income communities. Oversee "mapping drives" in coordination with local partners, to encourage citizens to input community data into
- Develop relationships within Princeton University and outside it, to explore other use cases for Representable. Use those discussions to create a formal strategy document, charting avenues for the future growth of Representable
- Develop relationships with departments and programs at Princeton University to foster a pipeline for students and scholars to conduct research using data from Representable.
- Set quarterly goals for the outreach team and manage team of student workers and volunteers for meeting those goals.
- Attend and present at conferences and University events, to expand public knowledge of Representable and its applications.
Essential QualificationsBachelor’s degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Strong organizational and verbal communication skills
- Experience working with underserved and minority communities
- Strong writing skills
- Background in political activism and government policy
- Understanding of the redistricting process beneficial
This position is subject to the University's background check policy
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Standard Weekly Hours36.25Eligible for OvertimeNoBenefits EligibleYesProbationary Period90 daysEssential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)NoEstimated Appointment End Date8/16/2022Physical Capacity Exam RequiredNoValid Driver's License RequiredNo Experience LevelEntry Level#LI-GR1