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Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) has several openings

Posted by sedwardyang on August 22, 2008

The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) has several open positions, including two related to the November 2008 election. The most recent postings are below; others are listed on the APALC website. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately, as directed in each job announcement.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Demographic Research Project — This part-time, temporary position will support the 2008 Southern California Voter Survey. The Southern California Voter Survey is the largest exit poll of its kind in California, capturing important information on the behavior and attitudes of Asian American and Pacific Islander voters in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Findings from the survey are used to support the voting rights of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. This position begins in August, 2008 and ends in December, 2008 (20 hours per week).

EXIT POLL COORDINATOR, Voting Rights Project — This part-time, temporary position will lead APALC’s efforts to monitor November 2008 election sites in Los Angeles and Orange Counties to ensure that minority and limited English speaking voters have full access to voting as required by the Voting Rights Act. This position is available September 8, 2008 and ends in December 2008 (25 hours per week).

COMMUNITY LEGAL ADVOCATE, Asian Language Legal Intake Project (ALLIP) — This is a full-time bilingual (Korean) position that staffs the Asian Language Legal Intake Project, a legal hotline that expands access to justice for low-income limited English speaking immigrants. Coordinated with three other non-profit legal services programs, ALLIP is recognized nationally as a model for its innovation and its ability to expand legal representation and advice to Asian clients in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

The job announcements for this and other open positions at APALC are posted at More information on APALC is at


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UCLA JOBS: Part-Time Lecturers in Asian American Studies

Posted by sedwardyang on April 11, 2008

OPEN POSITIONS: Part-time Lecturers (Non-Senate)

The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), invites applications forpart-time Lecturer positions (Non-Senate) with primary responsibility in teaching interdisciplinary courses in Asian American Studies for the 2008-2009 academic year.  Appointments are usually made per course.  Academic appointment dates are Fall (October 1-December 31, 2008); Winter (January 1-March 31, 2009); and Spring (April 1-June 30, 2009).

The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, offers a major, minor, a graduate concentration, and Master of Arts.

We are looking for applicants who can teach the following courses; however, we also welcome applicants who can offer other special topics courses that complement our curriculum:

Asian American History (lower division, general education, offered Winter 2008 only)
Asian American Contemporary Issues (lower division, general education, offered Spring 2008 only)
Asian American Community Research Methods/Applied Research Methods
Asian American Film
Asian American Theater/Drama
Asian American Popular Culture
Asian American Religion
Pacific Islander Studies
South Asian American Film/Popular Culture
Asian American Studies Ethnic Community Specific Courses
Asian American Gender and Sexuality

Applicants with a Ph.D. preferred. Applicants who are advanced to candidacy or who have a M.A., M.F.A., or equivalent will be considered.

Application Procedure
Send materials via e-mail attachment to Stacey Hirose, Department Manager, <> followed by a hard copy of your application materials:

Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Teaching evaluation summaries
Names and contact information of three references
List titles of course(s) you are willing to teach
Quarters that you plan to teach the course in
A paragraph description and syllabus of each proposed course

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  However, to ensure fullest consideration, all applications materials should be submitted by MONDAY, MAY 19, 2008 FOR FALL 2008 COURSES and MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2008 FOR WINTER AND SPRING 2009 COURSES to Stacey Hirose ( or to:

Dr. Thu-huong Nguyen-vo
C/O Stacey Hirose
UCLA Department of Asian American Studies
3336 Rolfe Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7225

The University of California, Los Angeles and the Asian American Studies Department are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Don T. Nakanishi, Ph.D.
Director and Professor
UCLA Asian American Studies Center
3230 Campbell Hall
PO Box 951546
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1546
phone: (310) 825-2974
fax: (310) 206-9844
Please visit the Center’s web site:
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Faculty Openings at Regent University

Posted by sedwardyang on December 5, 2007

Dr. Wie Tjiong wishes to announce four faculty openings at Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA) in New Testament, Old Testament, World Christianity and Global Missions, and Practical Ministry. Click this link to the SANACS website, if interested.


Dr. Wie L. Tjiong
Professor, Practical Theology, School of Divinity
Regent University
1000 Regent University Dr.
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464-9800
Work: (757)226-4538
Fax: (757)226-4636

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Director of Training – LEAP (Los Angeles)

Posted by sedwardyang on January 10, 2007

: LEAP, Inc. headquartered in Los Angeles

Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP), a national, nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational, community-based organization is seeking a Director of Training. Founded in 1982, LEAP’s mission is to achieve full participation and equality for Asian Pacific Islander Americans. LEAP offers leadership training, publishes original public policy research and conducts community education to advance a comprehensive strategy of Asian Pacific Islander American empowerment.


The Director of Training is responsible for developing state of the art research-based training programs and organizational development interventions that support LEAP’s mission and vision, meet client needs, and that stretch LEAP’s participants to achieve their fullest potential.


• Establish standards of training delivery, materials and coordination of programs and workshops
• Conduct (or oversee) needs assessments to identify near and future needs of APA community
• Design and develop (or oversee the design and development of) the overall architecture for leadership and community training programs and workshops using research-based material
• Ensure the effective delivery of training, facilitation and consulting services
• Evaluate and redesign/modify/update current program and workshop architecture
• Evaluate overall impact of programs
• Ensure client/customer satisfaction rating on a scale of 4 out of 5
• Build relationships with clients and customers
• Provide organization and program updates, development opportunities and feedback to trainers
• Manage program coordinators and coordinate the project management of Community and Leadership Management Institute programs
• Work with Management Team in identify program opportunities and improvement areas
• Communicate on a regular basis programmatic and related organizational matters to the Management Team
• Keep abreast of cutting-edge knowledge and technologies in instructionaldesign, development and delivery
• Reports directly to the VP of Finance and Administration
• Interface with nationally recognized trainers and consultants
• Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications

• Minimum 5 years design, development and delivery of leadership and professional development programs
• Minimum 5 years of organizational consulting experience
• Proven experience in managing staff, programs and departmental budget
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
• Ability to work with team leadership
• Attention to detail and project management
• Exceptional writing, organizational and verbal communication skills
• Exceptional training delivery & presentation skills
• Computer literate (Word, Powerpoint, Filemaker Pro, Internet/e-mail)
• Knowledge of, or experience with Asian Pacific Islander American and/or culturally diverse donors, businesses and community affairs desirable


This position requires a minimum of a Master’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience and the application of concepts, practices and methods from the training, design and development discipline.

Performing work in this occupational field typically requires knowledge and application of supervision, project management, coordination, budgeting, instructional design and training delivery.


Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed. Valid California Driver’s license, auto insurance and access to a car.

A moderate amount of travel is required. Travel is primarily to the following areas: Southern/Central/Northern California, New York, Massachusetts, Illinois, Minnesota/Wisconsin, Washington, Texas, and Washington, DC. The employee will typically be given ample notice for all travel.

Warren & Morris LTD

Carolyn A. Cason- Partner W&M Ltd.
Carolyn “Lyn” Cason heads up the Los Angeles office for the firm. Lyn has a well-rounded background in both executive search and business operations in electronic media and broadband technology. She is on the Board of Directors of CTHRA (Cable and Telecommunications Human Resources Association) and an active Alumna of the Claremont Graduate University-The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management.

Lyn can be reached at:
Voice: 626.584.1155
Email: LcasonATwarrenmorrisltdDOTcom

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