Get Involved


Are you interested in event planning, helping out with administrative tasks, or alumni engagement. We are seeking volunteers in the following areas:

  1. Admin Assistance: HECUA staff are currently working from home and are not seeking volunteers at this time.
  2. Become a Class Agent: Serve as HECUA’s liaison to the alumni who were in your cohort. Reconnect with classmates and help us build a strong alumni network of change-makers.

To become involved with any of the above, please indicate your area of interest by contacting Communications & Marketing Manager Anna Jeide-Detweiler at ajeidedetweiler@hecua.org.

Open Positions:

Term Faculty: Inequality in America

The Spring 2021 Term Faculty for Inequality in America will have responsibilities combining community-based and experiential teaching and program management. The areas of responsibility are interrelated, but in general, those related to teaching include implementing the academic program, and those related to management include planning and carrying our program activities and logistics. These activities include a set number of hours dedicated before and during the contract period to conduct classroom visits, lectures, and meetings with prospective students, on-campus faculty, and staff.

To Apply: Application deadline is 8 am CST Monday, November 2nd. Interested candidates should email a PDF cover letter and cv/resume to: hecua@hecua.org. Please include “Term Faculty: Inequality in America” in the subject line. We encourage phone calls with any questions you may have to Director of Programs Mohamed Sallam at 651.287.3307.

Download the full position description here.


Executive Director [hiring process postponed]

The Executive Director is responsible for providing vision and leadership to the entire organization. Reporting to the President and Board of Directors, the Executive Director has overall strategic and operational responsibility for the organization’s mission, staff, services and programs, and future growth. This is a supervisory position with four direct reports including the Director of Enrollment, Director of Programs, Director of Finance & Operations, and the Communications & Marketing Manager.

To Apply: Our hiring process has been delayed due to COVID-19 and the civil unrest in Minnesota due to the murder of George Floyd. While we are still accepting applications, our responses may be limited until a reasonable adjusted timeline has been determined.

Interested candidates should email a PDF cover letter, resume, and vision statement for HECUA moving into its 51 year and beyond to: hecuasearch@umn.edu. Please include “HECUA Executive Director” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Download the full position description here.


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