Jobs with NCWIT

Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Community Program Manager

(Consultant)

Location: Remote

National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community that convenes, equips, and unites change leader organizations to increase the meaningful participation of all women — at the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, age, sexual orientation, and disability status — in the influential fields of computing, particularly in terms of innovation and development. 

Project Description:

Aspirations in Computing (AiC) provides encouragement, enables persistence, opens doors, and changes lives for women in technology from K-12 through career. By offering exclusive awards, scholarships, internships, community, and more, AiC turns barriers into possibilities. The Aspirations in Computing program elements include an extensive Award Recognition program, and hands-on engagement toolkit, and the AiC Community.

The AiC Community is a phenomenal network for technical women in computing and engineering who receive benefits such as private invitations to virtual and in-person meetups, visibility for technical achievements, computing outreach opportunities, hands-on activities for exploring computer science concepts, exclusive access to scholarships, internships, job opportunities, and more.

For more information, please visit: https://www.aspirations.org/get-involved/join-the-aic-community

Description of Work:

The AiC Community Program Manager contributes to the AiC Community program strategy and implementation including designing program structure and policies. The program consultant will collaborate closely with the AiC Community Engagement Consultant and with NCWIT members organizations to cultivate and provide opportunities in technology careers or academic studies for the AiC Community. The program consultant will contribute to stewardship and reporting and will collect essential membership and participation information, engagement and participation in programming, employment information, and member testimonials. 

The position will work in partnership with the AiC Community Engagement Consultant and AiC Community Coordinator Consultant, the TECHNOLOchicas Consultant, the Aspirations Director of Evaluation, as well as other members of the Aspirations in Computing team, to continue to grow the Aspirations in Computing Community.

Specific activities include:

Program Strategy and Planning (30%)

  • Suggest program strategy in consultation with other members of the AiC Community team and Program Director. 
  • Incorporate key grant and sponsorship deliverables into proposed strategic plans.
  • Operationalize strategic plans in accordance with NCWIT policies and Operations guidance.
  • Periodically update the strategic plans, and provide quarterly updates to progress

 Program Stewardship and Data Collection (30%)

  • Identify key metrics for program growth, measurement, and reporting, with input from the Director of Aspirations Evaluation and Program Director
  • Create processes for ongoing data collection for program evaluation and stewardship from multiple data sources including the aspirations.org portal and the key program platforms like Facebook, Slack, and LinkedIn
  • Collect data on membership growth, member participation in NCWIT programming, employment, and qualitative testimonials
  • Analyze and prepare member data for stewardship reports

Program Promotion and Growth (30%)

  • Cultivate learning and experiential opportunities for AiC Community members from NCWIT Alliance Members
  • Promote AiC Community membership growth by connecting with Academic and Affinity Alliance members to articulate the value of the AiC Community to NCWIT Alliance member organizations 

 Other (10%)

  • Represent AiC and NCWIT at public events and in the media.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of experience.
  • Program management and strategic planning experience.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively. 
  • Strong oral and written (narrative and presentation) communication skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% of time during peak times.

Skills Preferred:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent work experience in a management, technology, non-profit, or related field.
  • Prior experience in working with and managing online communities.
  • Prior experience implementing programs directly with high school and collegiate-aged youth.
  • Passion for NCWIT’s mission.

Details About the Position:

  • 25-30 hours/week
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • This is a contract position

To apply for this position, please send CV/Resume and References to: jobs@ncwit.org

Counselors for Computing Community Manager

(Consultant)

Location: Remote

National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community that convenes, equips, and unites change leader organizations to increase the meaningful participation of all women — at the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, age, sexual orientation, and disability status — in the influential fields of computing, particularly in terms of innovation and development. 

Project Description:

NCWIT’s Counselors for Computing (“C4C”) program is an ongoing professional development program that provides professional school counselors with information and resources they can use to support all students as they explore computer science education and careers in computing-related fields. Through workshops, presentations, networking activities and resources, C4C informs, motivates and equips school counselors and others in an advising role so they are able to increase student access to computing education and careers. Resources for the C4C program include over 40 C4C Counselor Consultants (C4CCCs) around the U.S – professional school Counselors doing peer mentoring. For more information, please see: https://ncwit.org/program/counselors-for-computing/

Description of Work:

The C4C Community Manager Consultant works in cooperation with the C4C Program Director and C4C Program Manager to support program execution and community facilitation.

Specific activities include:

 C4C Program Delivery

  • Work with Program Director to build out content and structure of an asynchronous learning platform (such as Google Classroom) as a content delivery mechanism.
  • Deliver C4C programs at conferences, workshops, speaking engagements, and webinars.
  • Manage communication with C4C program participants about logistics (e.g. required paperwork, pre and post communications, access to additional resources.) 
  • Maintain C4C and NCWIT calendars with event information.

Coordinate C4C Counselor Consultant Efforts (C4CCCs)

  • Plan and deliver annual leadership development.
  • Assist with C4CCC’s onboarding, training and program preparation calls.
  • Support interactions with C4CCCs, partners and volunteers that include training, fostering collaboration, and assuring messaging by these community members is consistent with NCWIT and the C4C programs.  
  • Maintain updated C4CCCs bios.

Manage C4C Stakeholder communications in collaboration with NCWIT communications team

  • Send out monthly newsletter to C4C stakeholders.
  • Work with the NCWIT Communications team and program promotion and marketing.
  • Promote C4C events and resources on social media.
  • Monitor and respond in a timely manner to C4C email communications.
  • Monitor and respond in a timely manner to C4C requests in Freshdesk.
  • Attend Weekly C4C Team meetings.

Skills Required:

  • Experience in education as a counselor, teacher, or informal educator.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, delivered in a responsive manner.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely from core NCWIT and C4C project management teams while maintaining excellent time management.
  • Ability to organize, track and complete tasks in a timely manner, prepare for meetings, regularly communicate progress on tasks or issues impeding progress; ability to ask questions when needed.
  • Ability to anticipate program needs and attuned to opportunities to improve or streamline processes.
  • Strong problem-solving skills; ability to use technology to quickly solve problems.
  • Highly organized, able to juggle multiple competing demands.

Skills Preferred:

  • Technical aptitude and experience, including use of project management and database software (Wrike, Airtable, SuiteCRM, Freshdesk, MailChimp, Smartwaiver).
  • Proficient use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint as well as the Google Workspace equivalents.
  • Knowledge of issues and conditions related to computer science education and equitable access.

Details About the Position:

  • Approximately 30 hours/week
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Some travel may be required
  • This is a contract position

To apply for this position, please send CV/Resume and References to: jobs@ncwit.org

Counselors for Computing Business and Logistics Coordinator

(Part-Time, Consultant)

Location: Remote National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community that convenes, equips, and unites change leader organizations to increase the meaningful participation of all women — at the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, age, sexual orientation, and disability status — in the influential fields of computing, particularly in terms of innovation and development. 

Project Description:

Counselors for Computing (C4C), is a program of the NCWIT. Through workshops, presentations, networking activities and resources, C4C informs, motivates and equips school counselors so they are able to increase student access to computing education and careers.  For more information, please see: https://ncwit.org/program/counselors-for-computing/

Description of Work:

The C4C Business and Logistics Coordinator will work directly with the C4C Program Director to coordinate and organize C4C events nationwide. Specific activities include:
  1. Prepare expected expenditures for counselor professional development events, including workshops, webinars and conferences; submit proposed budgets to Operations team for approval.
  2. Submit purchase, resource, travel, and official function requests for counselor professional development events. This includes, but is not limited to, securing contracts for meeting spaces, food, and other activities.
  3. Support counselor consultant activity including contracting, purchase, travel and resource requests.
  4. Review counselor consultant invoices for C4C professional development events,
  5. Work with the NCWIT Evaluation and Operations teams on the coordination of honorariums and gift cards for speakers and survey participants.
  6. Work with the Operations team on accounts receivable and accounts payable with respect to C4C events. 
  7. Maintain C4C and NCWIT calendars with event information.
  8. Working with NCWIT’s Database manager, maintain C4C data and contacts in Airtable and SuiteCRM.
  9. Monitor and respond in a timely manner to C4C requests in Freshdesk.
  10.  Attend Weekly C4C Team meetings.

Skills Required:

  1. Ability to organize, track and complete tasks in a timely manner, prepare for meetings, regularly communicate progress on tasks or issues impeding progress.
  2. Accurate, clear written and oral communication skills, delivered in a responsive manner, and the ability to ask questions when needed.
  3. Ability to work independently and remotely from core NCWIT and C4C project management teams while maintaining excellent time management; ability to anticipate program needs and attuned to opportunities to improve or streamline processes.

Skills Preferred:

  1. Technical aptitude and experience, including use of project management and database software (Wrike, Airtable, SuiteCRM, Freshdesk, MailChimp).
  2. Experience in budget and database management.
  3. Proficient use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint as well as the Google Workspace equivalents.

Details About the Position:

  • Approximately 10-15 hours/week
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • This is a contract position
To apply for this position, please send CV/Resume and References to: jobs@ncwit.org
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