Employment Opportunities

Periodically prospective employers contact BAC with job opportunities. See current postings below. If you have job postingsyou would like to share with Columbia's Black alumni community, send to either: 

km8@columbia.edu or columbiabac@gmail.com. 

Paralegal/Program Associate, The Innocence Project (2/11/18)

The Innocence Project is a not-for-profit organization that works to exonerate innocent prisoners through post-conviction DNA testing and develop and implement policy changes to prevent wrongful convictions and otherwise reform the criminal justice system. The Paralegal/Program Associate works closely with the Director of Post-Conviction Litigation and the rest of the Legal Team to ensure that legal services are provided in an effective and efficient manner, providing case assistance as well as departmental support in managing and liaising inter-and intra departmental projects.  The Paralegal/Program Associate provides administrative assistance on case management and time-sensitive litigation matters, and organizes and maintains our litigation resources to efficiently and effectively meet the needs of both our own exoneration cases and those of outside counsel who seek our assistance. 



Communications and Social Media Manager, Schomburg Center (posted 12/1/17)

The Communications and Social Media Manager implements the organization's communications planning and implementation, institutional branding, and production of various print and digital materials and coordinates communication efforts across various departments and divisions of the Schomburg including but not limited to: public programs, collections, education, exhibitions and the executive office. The manager develops effective print materials including institutional brochures, newsletters, posters and related assignments and administers the Center’s multiple social media platforms. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Liberal Arts, Humanities, Journalism, Communications, or a related discipline. Applicants must also have strong writing, proofreading, copy-editing, oral communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated experience using social media, online tools, and/or mobile technology to promote organizational goals and mission. Broad knowledge of current affairs, history, and literature of Africa and the African diaspora is desired.




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