Jobs with NCWIT

NCWIT currently has one open position:

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. Remote work is an option.

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