Jobs with NCWIT

Current Openings:

Workforce Alliance Relationship Manager

Time: 20 – 30 hours/week
NCWIT’s Workforce Alliance focuses on corporate culture change in order to promote greater innovation and creativity, which begins with understanding how to better recruit, retain, and advance technical women in a business environment. As the alliance grows in number and as the members are distributed more widely across the U.S., NCWIT has the need to hire consultants to manage member relationships to provide the level of interaction and support needed by our various members.
Consultant Responsibilities:
1) Support assigned members. Support shall include:
  • Working with the member to determine their strategic needs and interest
  • Executing on NCWIT’s engagement model to deliver on their needs and interests, including finding relevant content, organizing presentations or events, etc.
  • As appropriate, working with NCWIT to develop concepts for leveraging the NCWIT infrastructure to meet corporate objectives
  • As appropriate, work with members on their use of the Tech Inclusion Journey platform
  • As appropriate, delivering presentations and content to members
  • Updating NCWIT’s member database using established processes
2) Identify potential members interested in joining the NCWIT community
  • Develop list of prospective members; make introductions to NCWIT
  • Organize, promote and attend approved networking events and/or host events working with NCWIT staff and social scientists
  • Conduct onboarding process for new members
Necessary skills/attributes:
  • Consultant should have excellent communication skills.
  • Consultant should have the ability to effectively negotiate complex relationships while working with an exceptionally busy NCWIT staff.
  • Consultant must have the ability to engage with Ph.D. level researchers and evaluators.
  • Consultant must have a successful track record and ease in dealing with corporate executives and especially technical corporate executives.
  • Consultant should be able to manage multiple projects concurrently and be willing to travel.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

NCWIT Graphic Designer Consultant 

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a prominent, national community of more than 1,500 organizations whose mission is to significantly increase girls’ and women’s participation in computing. NCWIT materials create awareness about the current state of affairs for technical girls and women, and key barriers to their participation in technology; increase knowledge about research-based practices for addressing these barriers; and, motivate individuals and organizations to take action. Thus, materials must be distinct and clearly portray goals, progress, and outcomes of the NCWIT mission.

The NCWIT Marketing and Communications Team is searching for an experienced graphic designer who has excellent problem-solving skills and the creative capacity to design for several mediums (web, social media, and print) and audiences (K-12, higher education, and corporate). The individual will be responsible for designing a wide range of organizational collateral, including (but not limited to) e-newsletters, research-based resources, presentation assets, and marketing assets in the form of social media tiles, flyers, and more.

Responsibilities include:

  • Use expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications to create professional digital and print layouts from text files, stock photography, and original illustrations.
  • Use basic knowledge of layout principles to build and design e-newsletter communications and webpages and tiles.
  • Following brand guidelines, design slide templates and decks to supplement resources as standalone products, including notes, voiceovers, etc.
  • Exercise a depth of understanding about visual hierarchy to efficiently design graphics to scale and legibility for social media.
  • Adhere to established style guidelines. 

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, or other related field
  • Solid knowledge of production best practices and delivery.
  • Skilled at taking direction from content leads and creative directors 
  • A minimum of three years of professional experience as a Designer, or other graphic design positions
  • Skilled with MS Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat)
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively within tight time constraints
  • Ability to work with individuals with various educational and professional backgrounds including but not limited to students, educators, industry executives, website developers, PhDs, and members of the press
  • Proficiency with working offsite and independently while meeting deadlines

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • an interest and knowledge about the underrepresentation of historically marginalized identities in technological innovation, as identified in mainstream media and social science research
  • knowledge of website design and accessibility principles

Time Commitment and Pay:

This position includes up to 20 hours/week with an hourly rate dependent on skills and experience.

Application Details:

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Applicants must also provide access to a portfolio containing original illustrations, layout work in print and web that exhibits excellent practice, principles, and theory knowledge, as well as visual literacy and conceptual problem-solving skills.

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