Jobs with NCWIT

We are currently hiring for two positions!

NCWIT AiC Program Assistant

Apply by July 15, 2016

This position provides high level administrative, analytical, technical, and functional programmatic support to the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) team. This position analyzes, evaluates, develops, and implements work processes to achieve program efficiencies and deliver necessary services effectively and efficiently. This position will independently process appropriate paperwork (ex., official functions, ordering of supplies, etc.) for AiC program, events, and awards.

For qualification details and application instructions, click here. See key responsibilities and salary details below.

What your key responsibilities will be:

Administrative Coordination for Aspirations in Computing Program:

  • Provide administrative support to the Aspirations in Computing team.
  • Create, update, and maintain files, tracking systems, program databases, and records.
  • Track paperwork, including funding and program agreements.
  • Create and manage list of contact information for organizations interested in connecting with computer science/computer engineering departments or programs at universities and colleges.
  • Track AiC award notification responses and required paperwork owed by award recipients.
  • Interact directly and professionally with program participants and program leaders to ensure that policies, documentation, and deadlines are met.
  • Coordinate program mailings and document storage with the NCWIT Operations team.
  • Add new AiC community members (college and high school) to the Facebook Group.
  • Send welcome mailings to new members.
  • Manage copying, mailing, and distributing of program, event, and award publications.
  • Facilitate timely responses to all incoming inquiries, including independently answering and prioritizing calls, email, and mail communications. Handle or forward inquiries as appropriate.
  • Identify opportunities for administrative process improvement and work with AiC Process Manager to implement.

Event Support:

  • Assist with planning events, conferences, key leadership meetings, and presentations which may include coordinating arrangements for multiple participants, managing participant communication, handling logistics, travel, preparing, and disseminating materials.
  • Manage conference paperwork for events (catering, AV requests, etc.)
  • Ensure compliance with NCWIT and University policies and procedures for event and travel expenses.
  • Manage in-office meeting and event logistics.

What we can offer:

Monthly salary starts at: $3,384

What you should know:

The person in this position is expected to travel with the department to the NCWIT Annual Summit that takes place in May.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. 

For qualification details and application instructions, click here.

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NCWIT Web Contractor

NCWIT’s websites serve as a primary means of communicating mission, opportunities, resources, programs and campaigns to members and the public. The sites need maintenance to assist users with requests as they arise. NCWIT is looking for a consultant to fill this need.

The NCWIT Web Contractor will consult with NCWIT up to 30 hours per week and whose primary tasks will be to help maintain all of NCWIT’s websites and develop new features for the websites. This is a technical position requiring knowledge of web programming, such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP, and the Drupal CMS. The hourly rate is dependent on experience.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to jobs@ncwit.org. See key responsibilities and salary details below.

Responsibilities

Maintenance

  • Assist users and staff with login or access issues on the sites
  • Complete regular tests on sites to ensure proper functionality
  • Test website accessibility for screen readers and make adjustments as necessary
  • Complete and fully test security updates as needed on Drupal core and Drupal modules
  • Review, complete, and assign tickets in JIRA ticketing system

Development

  • Add new features and web pages to sites as requested by NCWIT staff
  • Complete bug fixes and other small changes in custom modules and other code around the site
  • Modify existing features to improve performance and user experience
  • Make observations of problem areas on the various sites and implement changes as necessary