USDN Equity Diversity Inclusion Fellowship - Summer 2019City of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
The City of Dubuque has operated under the Council/Manager form of government since 1920. Under this form, legislative responsibility rests with the City Council and administration authority is given to a professional City Manager.
The City Council is responsible for setting overall policies and goals for the City and is comprised of the Mayor and six members who are selected in a non-partisan election for four year terms. The Mayor is the chief elected official and formal representative of the City. The Mayor and two council members are elected atlarge and four council members are elected from one of four wards into which the City's thirty-one square miles are divided. Over twenty boards and commissions are appointed by the council to advise them on a wide range of city issues. The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of city government.
Departments include Airport. Community and Economic Development, Fire, Personnel, Building Safety, Health Services, Water Treatment and Water Pollution Control, Administrative Services, Library, Leisure Services, Planning Services, Police, Public Works and Transportation, Housing Services, Human Rights and Operations and Maintenance. The City of Dubuque employs 549 fulltime employees and has a combined operating and capital budget of $180 million.
2019 USDN Fellowship – City of Dubuque, Iowa
USDN Equity Diversity Inclusion Fellowship - Summer 2019
The Global Philanthropy Partnership (GPP) and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) are pleased to offer seven summer 2019 fellowship opportunities with local governments. Fellows will receive a valuable learning experience while helping local governments to advance their sustainability and inclusion goals.
2019 fellowships will be offered with the City of Baltimore (MD), City of Cleveland (OH), City of Dubuque (IA), City of Fort Collins (CO), Iowa City (IA), City of Philadelphia (PA), and City of Vancouver (BC). These links contain more information on the scope of each available fellowship.
The application period will now be open through late April 2019. However, review of applications will begin in late March and Host Cities may make hiring decisions.
- A living wage or higher for the fellowship location
- Full-time employment over the summer (12 weeks, start date TBD by host and fellows)
- The experience of working in a local government sustainability program on a well-defined project that advances a community’s sustainability and equity goals
- A project that is inclusive of underserved and under-represented communities and responsive to their needs and priorities
- Mentorship from Desiree Williams Rajee and participation in a national learning cohort of USDN EDI fellows.
- Access to all USDN member discussions and products
- Free attendance at the October 2019 USDN annual meeting (lodging, flight, meals, and the opportunity to meet with more than 200 sustainability professionals from across North America - expenses paid)
- Membership in an informal network of past and current EDI fellows
Applications should be sent to the Urban Sustainability Directors Network at <email@example.com>. Please include the name of the community or communities with which you are seeking a fellowship in the email subject line. People of color are encouraged to apply.
Applications should include:
- Completed and signed application form
- Current resume
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through April 2019. All applicants will be notified of selection decisions. For additional information, please email USDN at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
For Complete Information Packet: https://www.usdn.org/uploads/cms/documents/usdn_2019_edi_fellowship_program_-_fellowship_descriptions_-_final_3.13.pdf
To Download the Application Form:
Women, minorities, veterans and qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Human and Social Services
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