Background Check: Applicants who are selected as finalpossible candidates must be able to pass a criminal backgroundcheck.To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.eduEEO StatementUniversity of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction/Veterans/Disability Employer. Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: University of IdahoProgram Coordinator, Strategic Enrollment ManagementLocation: MoscowDivision/College: Enrollment ManagementEmployee Category: ExemptPay Range: $48,000, depending on education andexperienceFull/Part Time: Full TimePosition Summary:Reporting to the Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management,the SEM Program Coordinator coordinates programs and developsstrategic messaging/materials to support a variety of Initiativesfrom the Strategic Enrollment Management Office. The incumbent willwork directly with the Vice Provost to quickly and effectivelycommunicate information via reports, e-communications andpresentations through the SEM unit and broader campus community.This position helps with successful execution of programs andinitiatives for SEM units and tracks the progress to ensure theprograms are delivered on time and successfully. The incumbent willassist in the implementation and execution of SEMinitiatives/programs to recruit/retain current students. TheProgram Coordinator will provide writing, proofreading and editingassistance to provide quality control in communications. Minimum Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, public relations,marketing or related degree program.• Experience writing marketing materials designed to communicateeffectively with internal and external audiences.• Experience researching, interpreting, composing, editing, andlaying out informational material.• Experience translating technical or specialized information forpublic use and understanding.• Experience coordinating logistics for events involving travel,accommodations and programming for multiple participants. Posting Number: SP002690PPosting Date: 01/08/2021Closing Date:Open Until Filled: YesSpecial Instructions:This position is open until filled, however, applications receivedon or before April 25, 2021 will receive first consideration.Position will remain open until a sufficient pool of candidates isidentified.In addition to the online application, please submit a resume and adetailed letter of qualification addressing all of the required andpreferred qualifications. jeid-7f89d3a6ccf3464380479bd1662b07d8 Preferred Qualifications:• Experience analyzing and presenting data, facts and writtenpolicies and participating productively in plans for coordinatingactions.• Knowledge of communication and marketing principles; MicrosoftOffice and Adobe Suite; web site development, desktop publishingsoftware.• Knowledge of the University of Idaho, its programs and practices,and administrative operations.• Established record of collaboration and good interpersonal andcommunication skills with individuals with diverse organizational,cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.• Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently andas part of a team.
The party had been building up to Vuye’s appointment for weeks, putting statements in the press intended to appease traditional N-VA voters and frighten political opponents terrified that the country might fall apart.A Flemish nationalist figurehead, Jean-Pierre Rondas of the online magazine Doorbraak.be, wrote in De Standaard: “If you’re a Belgium-lover you’d better hope that the N-VA is part of a government: You’re ensured a period of peace on the debate of the reform of the state.”De Wever’s new frontman on constitutional affairs has three years to prepare the battleground on reform of the state, which is expected to play a key role in the 2019 election campaign.De Wever’s new frontman on constitutional affairs has three years to prepare the battleground on reform of the state, which is expected to play a key role in the 2019 election campaign.“The awareness that a [new] reform of the state is coming is known by all political parties,” Vuye said. “The question is when, and how big, this round will be. We have to prepare for that.”Bad memoriesVuye’s mission means the end of a year of relative peace on the question of the country’s future. Belgium’s largest party dusted off its plans to create a separate Flemish state, undermining a promise it made to coalition partners to bury its core message of splitting the country in two.Bart De Wever, leader of the New Flemish Alliance (N-VA), last week tasked his parliamentary whip with devising a strategy on securing greater autonomy for Flanders after national elections in 2019, devolving powers to such an extent that Belgium will eventually cease to exist. Hendrik Vuye, a professor in constitutional law, will now have to work out how the party could dismantle Belgium’s notoriously complex state structures.The move has provoked anger among other Belgian parties, who fear a repetition of the political deadlock of 2010-2011, when it took 541 days to form a federal government. Parties from across the linguistic divide work out compromises at the federal level on issues such as justice, foreign affairs and interior affairs, while regional governments control the likes of education, culture and integration policy. Many policy areas are, in typically Belgian fashion, subject to a complex power play between different levels of government.The Flemish nationalists’ pitch is, according to Wouters: “At the federal level, we will ask the question: What are we still willing to do together? In principle, all competences would move to the regional level, but there will be competences of which we’d argue it is better, or more efficient, to do them together.”And they won’t shy away from radical methods, with Vuye suggesting they could even bypass the Belgian constitution. “Ideally, the Belgian constitution will be opened up for revision,” he said, “but constitutional law isn’t just about that text.”The party’s aim is to dismantle the federal state so much that Belgium would cease to exist over time. “[The debate] will revolve around larger issues,” prominent party member Liesbeth Homans said in a recent interview, adding that this could cause Belgium “to disappear” by 2025.The N-VA’s backyardWith the appointment of Vuye as state reform czar, De Wever has cast doubt on the future of the federal government, of which the N-VA is the largest member. The N-VA want to devolve more powers, but its coalition partners do not.The N-VA has been increasingly in the spotlight over the past year, with Interior Minister Jan Jambon the point-man in the fight against terrorism and Finance Minister Johan Van Overtveldt dealing with a shift in taxation policy. It comes at a time when the government has advocated moving in the opposite direction: strengthening federal law enforcement powers in the wake of the terrorist scares that followed the Paris attacks, which raised awareness of the Flemish nationalists at national and international level.But De Wever has another constituency to please: the N-VA’s core voters, who back a separate Flemish state and have felt increasingly abandoned as the party successfully moved into the mainstream by smoothing off the rough edges.The party’s plans revolve around the notion of “confederalism” — which even Vuye admits is a hard concept to grasp.The party’s plans revolve around the notion of “confederalism” — which even Vuye admits is a hard concept to grasp. “The term has a different connotation in Belgium than abroad. We see it as an extended form of federalism,” he told POLITICO. The idea is to have a union of states in which each part has extensive, independent powers over internal and external affairs.“We’re building on ideas agreed on by the party in 2014, and working to put these into concrete law proposals,” Veerle Wouters, the party’s specialist on Belgian finances, who will be working alongside Vuye, said. “We have to test the water and find public support for this notion of confederalism.”Joined together, pulling apartBelgium has been moving in this direction for decades, shifting more and more powers from state to regional level, turning the country into an ever-looser union between Dutch-speaking Flanders and French-speaking Wallonia — with Brussels and the tiny German-speaking community caught in the middle. For other Belgian parties, it has uncomfortable echoes of 2010-2011. Then, the N-VA enjoyed electoral success but the party’s demands to dismantle the state proved too much for its opponents. The result was political deadlock.But De Wever in 2014 reconsidered his demands in exchange for a shot at power when he struck a deal with Prime Minister Charles Michel to put the push for state reform in the deep-freeze.Michel’s reaction to De Wever’s move last week was to stress that there “would not be a reform of the state before 2019.”Elio Di Rupo, a former prime minister and current president of the French-speaking Socialists (PS), told public broadcaster RTBF: “The N-VA is holding its circus. We won’t play along … We don’t want to enter these N-VA games … The PS will preserve the country’s existence.” Also On POLITICO Belgium’s Mr. Right By Laurens Cerulus
Time to invest in Queensland’s next super-growth sectorsThe Tourism & Transport Forum, Australia’s leading tourism and transport advocacy group, is urging thePalaszczuk Government to recognise the importance of Queensland’s tourism and transport sectors and support their growth through increased investment in next week’s State Budget.TTF Chief Executive, Margy Osmond, said the 2017-18 State Budget was an opportunity for the Government to supercharge the state’s visitor economy and future-proof its transport network.“Tourism is crucial to the growth of the Queensland economy, generating $27.7 billion in consumption as well as directly contributing around $11.2 billion to total Gross State Product and employing more than 135,000 people across the state,” Ms Osmond said.“While these figures are fantastic for the Sunshine State, it is vital the Queensland Government continues to build its commitment to growing the tourism sector when it hands down its budget on Tuesday.“At the top of the list must be a commitment to increase business events funding, deliver additional funding for destination marketing to grow domestic and international demand for travel to Queensland, and fund the extension of the Attracting Aviation Investment Fund.“With continued targeted investment by the Queensland Government, tourism has the potential to become a super-growth industry and the most effective and sustainable way to diversify beyond the resources economy.”Ms Osmond said TTF’s pre-budget statement released today urged the Government to also deliver targeted and timely investment in road and public transport infrastructure projects to ensure the State is able to effectively address growing congestion on roads and overcrowding on public transport, and accommodate future population growth, particularly in South East Queensland.“TTF is urging the Government to work with the Commonwealth to finalise the business case and secure funding for Brisbane’s Cross River Rail, and to support Brisbane City Council’s Brisbane Metro project,” Ms Osmond said.“TTF has long argued that the Cross River Rail is the number one public transport project for Queensland. Brisbane needs this project to help accommodate growing demand for public transport, and to help relieve mounting pressure on the road network as the city continues to expand.“To support the Gold Coast’s booming population and to grow demand for travel, it is vital that the Government also commits to extending the successful light rail network to Coolangatta via the Gold Coast Airport. TTF recommends that the Queensland Government work with the Federal Government and the Gold Coast City Council to fund, plan and build this crucial extension in the medium-term.” Tourism & Transport ForumSource = Tourism & Transport Forum