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Director of Organizing

California, USA

Job Type


About the Role

Term Duration:
Sept 1, 2022 to Sept 30, 2023
$400.00/mo. ($5,200 total), travel reimbursed.
Estimated Workload:
Approximately 5-10 hours per week, may vary.

Duties and Responsibilities: UCGPC Bylaws §2.3
Coordinate development and implementation of goals and strategy for campaign agendas or policy priorities.
Ensure and coordinate planning and implementation of actions to advance campaign agendas or policy priorities.
Organize member association implementation of campaigns.
Communicate and strategize with grassroots activism and advocacy groups.
Attend all board meetings, retreats, and conferences.
Reports to UCGPC Council Chair. Work complements that of the Director of Outreach



  • Must be an enrolled student at a UC graduate or professional degree program for entire term.

Recommended Prior Experience:

  • Engagement with a UC campus-based graduate and/or professional student government.

  • Engagement with multiple UC campus-based graduate and/or professional student activist groups.

  • Successful organizing to implement change in a community using a mix of short- and long-term action plans.

  • Engagement with groups reflecting a variety of identities, in particular, identities that are not well represented in higher education or in political advocacy.

Recommended Skills:

  • Community organizing and building across a variety of student groups.

  • Developing policy positions with input from a variety of sources.

  • Communication, persistent and timely.

  • Consensus-building.

  • Creativity and resourcefulness to address the needs of UCGPC partners.

  • Task management and assessment.

  • Creating institutional memory and continuity.

About the Company

Here at University of California Graduate and Professional Council, we are driven by a single goal; to advocate on behalf of all UC graduate and professional students. Our decision making process is informed by constituent voices, personal experiences, and research. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact with all of our pursuits.

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