Jobs with NCWIT

NCWIT currently has two open positions:

NCWIT Academic Alliance Membership Coordinator (Contract Position)

NCWIT is a non-profit organization with almost 1,500 organizational members united in the mission to increase the meaningful and influential participation of women in computing fields and careers across the computing ecosystem. Membership is organized by “alliances.” NCWIT’s Academic Alliance (AA)--the largest of NCWIT’s four alliances--supports computing programs in colleges and universities across the nation in growing inclusive cultures and building structures of equity so that all women can participate fully in computing education, research, innovation, and leadership. The AA includes more than 600 colleges and universities with more than 2000 representatives working to diversify computing at their institutions. 

The Academic Alliance Membership Coordinator is, first and foremost, the face of the Academic Alliance for our members. You need to be engaging, enthusiastic, and a good communicator with impeccable customer service skills. In this position, you will help identify, recruit, and onboard new members and you will be the first person prospective and current members turn to with questions. You’ll work with the AA Staff Team to engage, empower, and support our members in their work, including providing project management assistance. This role is highly collaborative and you will work closely with other members of the NCWIT Academic Alliance Staff Team, other NCWIT staff, and volunteers from across the nation.

Consultant responsibilities include: 

AA Membership Growth & Engagement Services

  • Take a central role in growing and diversifying the membership of the Academic Alliance, including conducting direct outreach to colleges and universities; 
  • Maintain a CRM and associated documentation on potential and current members and member representatives, including creating membership reports and conducting basic organizational research; 
  • Attend 2-3 conferences per year to promote NCWIT to prospective members, coordinate networking opportunities for existing member representatives, and assist in disseminating NCWIT resources;
  • Implement the multistage AA New Member Onboarding Process, including providing timely information to new members and coordinating onboarding calls between volunteer “Onboarders” and new member representatives;
  • Provide engagement opportunities for AA member representatives by using (with volunteer moderators) the HigherEd group email list and coordinating the development of regular virtual webinars and networking events;
  • Be the face of the AA with our member representatives, providing them with top notch customer service as they look to NCWIT for help with their efforts to broaden participation in computing at their institutions and beyond.

Project Management and Volunteer Services

  • Recruit and work with remote volunteers (mainly college faculty and staff from across the US and Canada) to work on various AA initiatives;
  • Provide project management for remote, external work teams, such as the AA Co-chairs, the List Moderators, the Programming team, etc.;
  • Collaborate with various NCWIT programs (e.g., Alliances, Extension Services, and Aspirations Collegiate Award) to support opportunities for AA member organizations and member representatives;

Communication Services

  • Ensure the timely delivery of regular AA newsletters and other member communications;
  • Assist in creating engaging content for our members;
  • Coordinate with NCWIT Communications team to ensure that the AA’s web presence on ncwit.org is engaging, accurate, and useful for prospective and current AA members;
  • Act as the liaison between AA Staff Team and the NCWIT Communications team.

Administration and Logistics Services

  • Schedule, attend, and take notes on regular video-call meetings with internal teams and with volunteers; 
  • Coordinate the Academic Alliance’s participation in NCWIT’s annual Summit;
  • Coordinate the AA’s participation in various conferences;
  • Other duties, as needed.  

Other Duties

  • Participate actively in weekly NCWIT all-staff meetings and weekly AA staff meetings;
  • The Consultant may have opportunities to participate in work beyond the Academic Alliance, as needed and desired.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college;
  • Strong attention to detail and well-developed organizational skills;
  • Excellent customer service skills and experience;
  • Demonstrated project management and project tracking experience;
  • Ability to work on a highly collaborative but remote team, which includes the ability to work independently while holding to excellent communication practices;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills;
  • Ability to multitask, change priorities when necessary, and follow through with all assignments;
  • Advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, project management tools, customer relationship management tools, IRC tools, email, and the ability to quickly learn new systems and technology platforms and tools;
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives within a professional setting; 
  • Experience working in a collegiate setting and/or in a nonprofit setting, especially working with faculty and researchers; 
  • Experience presenting to academic audiences at conferences and virtual events;
  • Expert knowledge of and experience working with Wrike project management system, Slack, and Google Workspace tools;
  • Experience with web content management;
  • Experience managing volunteers;
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively. 

This is a part-time contract position, up to 20 hours per week.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@ncwit.org.

NCWIT Office and Logistics Coordinator (Full Time Position)

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) encourages applications for an Office and Logistics Coordinator! The duties of this position span three core areas that support the organization’s members, programs, and operating teams in fulfillment of the NCWIT mission:

  1. Outreach: This position is responsible for the distribution of NCWIT resources, “swag”, and other materials ordered by partners. This includes assuring that the fulfillment of thousands of orders annually, each with many individual pieces, is handled in an efficient, timely, trackable, and reportable manner.
  2. Office Management: This position is responsible for the overall management and oversight of NCWIT’s off-campus office space. This includes serving as the building proctor, managing space, office reception oversight, shipping/receiving, fulfilling general clerical duties, and acting as a liaison between NCWIT staff and University service departments.
  3. Travel: This position is responsible for all operational aspects of NCWIT’s overall travel process, including developing and improving all travel-related procedures, ensuring travel compliance, and coordinating employee travel and reimbursements.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Outreach and Resource Distribution, Fulfillment

  • Manages external fulfillment vendors and ensures that NCWIT distribution requirements are met. Prioritizes resource requests, figures out the best way to fill requests, and communicates professionally with requester and recipients. Oversees the successful execution of receiving, warehousing, and order fulfillment and maintains a comprehensive understanding of all available printed and online resources and swag.
  • Manages inventory of NCWIT resources, swag, and other tangible materials, which may be under our own physical control, or external, including maintaining an accounting of physical inventory.
  • Collaborates with NCWIT staff and partners on resource requests for new and existing events and other distribution opportunities, including planning for new resource launches, ongoing distribution to certain partners or venues, and running special mailing campaigns.
  • Collaborates with the Communications team to ensure timely replenishment of printed resources, plan for resource de-circulation and archival, maintain a calendar of events, and establish appropriate timelines for event order and fulfillment.
  • Supports staff, consultants, and members with a significant review of orders and offers suggestions based on partner feedback and internal distribution practices.
  • Collaborates with internal and external evaluators to ensure all relevant data is collected accurately.

Office Administration

  • Serves as building proctor and handles the NCWIT off-campus office space including shared areas, conference rooms, storage, and workstations. Liaises and communicates between landlords, property managers, building occupants, and University service departments for work requests, safety, maintenance issues, and emergencies, and acts as primary contact for emergency response.
  • Performs receptionist duties: greets visitors, answers and directs phone calls, receives and sorts incoming mail and deliveries, manages outgoing mail, and maintains office supply inventory. Coordinates as necessary with the US Post Office and CU Distribution Services.
  • Leads student assistants and coordinates workloads such that NCWIT’s administrative needs are met. This includes hiring the appropriate number of student assistants, training, and supervising the assistants.
  • Coordinates security by ensuring that procedures are in place and carried out for locking the office space. Coordinates access to office space via CCURE system, works with CU access services, landlord, and property manager as necessary.
  • Serves as liaison between NCWIT staff and the Office of Information Technology, assists with handling and maintaining IT infrastructure and equipment, procures equipment, and provides administrative support for internal tech tools.
  • Acts as back-up purchaser for all NCWIT CU and non-profit purchase requests.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for the NCWIT Board of Directors. This includes maintaining appropriate BOD files (minutes, member files, board votes, etc), initiating and maintaining relationships with BOD Assistants, maintaining BOD database entries and mailing lists, and corresponding with high level computing executives.
  • Plans a variety of events including conference booths and receptions, Board of Directors meetings and phone calls, and both formal and informal office meetings.
  • Provides other administrative support such as scheduling group meetings, filing, maintaining calendars, doing research, and creating reports, and other duties as assigned.

Travel Management

  • Arrange and provide guidance on travel for approximately 40 NCWIT staff members.
  • Define, implement, and improve travel arrangements and reimbursement processes for both NCWIT staff and non-employees.
  • Maintain travel profiles, ensure travel authorization, and process travel expense reports for NCWIT core staff as prescribed by the University Concur system.
  • Review and process non-employee and non-profit consultant reimbursement requests.
  • Train staff and consultants and ensure their compliance with all NCWIT and CU travel policies and procedures.
  • Define group travel procedures and work with up to 200-300 non-employee participants to explain and process travel and expense reimbursements adhering to University or non-profit procedures.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position is $48,0000 - $49,500 annually.

What We Require

Four years of experience working in a professional office environment. Appropriate education will substitute on a year for year basis. 

What You Will Need

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, Google Suite, and Adobe.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong professional interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Willingness to learn new technology tools.
  • Ability to maintain accuracy with electronic records.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities, often under time pressures.
  • Ability to work independently, with a strong team environment.
  • Ability to analyze problems and propose solutions.
  • Ability to anticipate and understand the needs of staff, customers, and vendors.
  • Ability to adjust to shifting priorities.

What We Would Like You to Have

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years of experience working in a professional office environment.
  • Experience in a nonprofit or higher-ed environment.
  • Passion for NCWIT's mission.

To Apply

To apply, please submit the following materials: 

  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by March 7, 2021 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.