Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) – is a non-profit Brooklyn-based workforce development organization. BWI helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement (www.bwiny.org). We provide free sector-based skills training and job readiness followed by at least two years of job placement and career advancement support. Currently, we help individuals start careers in commercial driving, voice and data cable installation, TV and film production, and skilled woodworking. BWI also operates a job readiness and Driver’s License access program; as well as an Academy for residents of public housing, connecting them to jobs with the New York City Housing Authority.
BWI, in partnership with New York City College of Technology (City Tech), operates Brooklyn Networks, a six-week training program designed to move low-income New Yorkers into good careers in low voltage cable installation. Brooklyn Networks utilizes the BISCI ITS Level 1 Certification curriculum. Training is offered 4-5 cohorts annually. Each cycle is six weeks long, full-time.
BWI seeks a motivated and experienced BICSI Level I Instructor to replace our retiring Technical Instructor.
• Deliver BICSI ITS Level 1 Curriculum including all lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on technical skills training.
• Provide trainees with technical training support, including remedial training, tutoring and study habits and strategies.
• Develop and grade homework, administer practice exams (technical hands-on and written exams).
• Participate in class selection and all program team meetings and discussions regarding technical skills training delivery and trainee performance and participation to ensure excellent program performance.
• Mentor, advise, counsel, and tutor trainees as needed.
• MUST be available for classroom-based technical skills training up to 200 hours per 6-week training cycle and able to dedicate at least 29 additional hours per training to preparing lessons, grading homework, and active participation program team meetings and discussions.
• Maintain or exceed the current BICSI Credential certification rate of 90%+.
• Have at least five years of current and verifiable teledata network cabling experience, with a minimum of two years of experience in optical fiber systems.
• Must have a minimum of one year of Technical Skills Training experience.
• BICSI Train the Trainer Certification (T3) strongly preferred or willing and able to secure credentials before June 2021.
• BICSI Technician Level designation strongly preferred or willing and able to secure credential before June 2021.
• BICSI ITS Level 2, Copper and Fiber Certifications (or higher) if you currently do not hold the Technician Level Certification.
• Friendly, energetic, professional demeanor with excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
• Must be well-organized, thorough, strong attention to detail, and motivated.
• Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a team member.
• Enthusiasm and respect for working with low-income adults; strong commitment to BWI’s mission.
• Able to make a 3-year commitment to Brooklyn Networks.
Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) – is a non-profit Brooklyn-based workforce development organization. BWI helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for…
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