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NCWIT Regional Initiatives: Regional Coordinator for Detroit, Michigan

NCWIT Regional Initiatives brings together programs powered by NCWIT and NCWIT Alliance members focused on increasing the influence and meaningful participation of girls and women from every community. Through this initiative, change-leading representatives from NCWIT and local partner organizations are united across the tech ecosystem, forming regional, action-oriented coalitions. NCWIT has been funded for two years to work on regional initiatives in Detroit, Michigan. For more information about the grant please see: www.ncwit.org/regionalinitiatives.

Regional Coordinator Activities

The Regional Coordinator will work with the NCWIT Director of Regional Initiatives (located in Boulder Colorado) to help establish and maintain regional and coordinated impact efforts in Michigan, with a particular focus in urban Detroit. It is expected that this position would require 15-20 hours/ week. This position is funded for two years.

Specific activities in Detroit Michigan include:

  • Support the NCWIT Director of Regional Initiatives with cultivating regional partnerships and planning events.
  • Support the NCWIT Director of Regional Initiatives with outreach efforts and coordinating internship, apprenticeship and upskilling opportunities.
  • Coordinate local and regional press opportunities with NCWIT’s Director of Regional Initiatives, NCWIT’s Communication team, and other stakeholders.
  • Work alongside the NCWIT Director of Regional Initiatives and other NCWIT program managers from Aspirations in Computing, Aspire IT, TECHNOLOchicas, Counselors for Computing etc., on specific program logistical needs.
  • Assist NCWIT Director of Regional Initiatives and NCWIT Evaluation team with collecting desired outcomes data for evaluation reports.
  • Assist with interviews and evaluations of technical providers.
  • Assist with interviews of stakeholders from local and regional technical/ IT companies to determine skills gap and tech ecosystem landscape.
  • Work as a liaison between local and regional stakeholders and the Regional Initiatives project management team at NCWIT.

Skills Required

  • Intimate knowledge of regional community and needs with respect to tech/ IT education and upskilling
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders across the pipeline-- from K-12 educators and administrators, to post secondary faculty and institutions, through workforce development teams in industry.
  • Ability to organize, track and complete tasks in a timely manner, prepare for meetings, regularly communicate progress on tasks or issues impeding progress.
  • Accurate, clear written and oral communication skills, delivered in a responsive manner and the ability to ask questions when needed.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely from core NCWIT project management team while maintaining excellent time management; ability to anticipate program needs and attuned to opportunities to improve or streamline processes.

Skills Preferred

  • Knowledge and understanding of coordinated impacts and collective impact models
  • Technical aptitude and experience, including use of project management software

Additional Details

  • Travel up to 25%: Position may require travel in and around the state of Michigan.
  • 15- 20 hours/week
  • Compensation to commensurate with experience
  • This is a contract position.

Apply

Please send CV/Resume and References to Stephanie Weber, Regional Initiatives Director: Stephanie.Weber@ncwit.org.