YANA is pleased to share announcements for Yale Alumni Shared Interest Groups, YANA Spotlight presenters and organizations that have been working to advance the mission of YANA.
Job Opportunity: IT Program Manager, DC Child & Family Services Agency (CFSA)
CFSA is embarking on a major IT project to modernize our child welfare information system. D.C. Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) is evolving as a national leader in child protection, foster care and adoptive services. “We are looking for an Information Technology Program Manager, internally called CCWIS Implementation Program Manager that will be responsible for establishing and running a project management office that will provide general information technology (IT) services, project design and development, develop policies and procedures, support audits, and ensure legal compliance for CFSA.”
Apply Here (Job ID 6765)
The Student Conference for Corporate Responsibility
Dwight Hall Socially Responsible Investment Fund
April 13, 2019 | 9:30am — 7:00pm
Yale Campus: Dwight Hall, 67 High Street
Description: This will be the first-ever student conference on shareholder engagement/ College students have a long history of public sector activism but rarely engage with companies or investors. When students have challenged corporations, they have demanded divestment but have not considered sustained shareholder engagement. This conference strives to broaden students’ understanding of both activism and finance by educating attendees about the impact of shareholder engagement. Millennials, who will soon become the investors of the future, must see engagement as a standard aspect of portfolio management.
Event: On Being American/Jazz: Ryan Cohan’s “The River”
May 7, 2019 | 6:30pm
Saint Peter’s Church (54th Street at Lexington in Midtown Manhattan)
Description: Abstract painter Ellen Priest M.Div. ’77 is known to YANA for her studio art program for kids, Eyeball It!®. Her own jazz-inspired series of paintings and drawings titled, “On Being American/Jazz: Ryan Cohan’s The River” is on display until June 6, 2019 at the galleries of “the first church of jazz,” Saint Peter’s Church (54th Street at Lexington in Midtown Manhattan). The event will be moderated by Saint Peter’s Pastor Jared Stahler M.Div. ’06 and Institute of Sacred Music alum. Priest and Cohan will give an artist and composer talk/mini-performance about the creation of The River art and jazz, followed by Q&A and a reception.
Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Fort Greene Park Conservancy (FGPC)
New York City
The Fort Greene Park Conservancy (FGPC) seeks an extraordinary individual to serve as its first executive director. Founded in 1998, FGPC has experienced sustained growth over the past four years, including the hiring of its first staff team, the launch of a community membership program, the regular delivery of over 180 annual free programs and over $1 Million in expense funding and $16 Million in capital raised directly and indirectly for Park programming and physical enhancements.
Reporting to the board of directors, the executive director will work closely with the board, New York City Parks Department (NYC Parks) staff, FGPC staff team and interns and the local community to build on these successes and lead us through the next phase of our growth and impact. This is a full-time role (roughly 40 hours/week) with irregular hours to accommodate evening and weekend programs and meetings, especially through the summer months. Native New Yorkers, Fort Greene locals, and individuals from historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com