Ada Developers Academy’s mission is to prepare women and gender expansive adults to be software developers, while advocating for inclusive and equitable work environments. We prioritize serving Black, Latine, Indigenous Americans, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander, LGBTQIA+, and low income people.
Our cost-free training program includes a collaborative learning environment, individualized support (mentors, tutors, a network of mental health support, affinity groups), and an applied learning internship. Our program consists of two highly immersive parts: six months of focused instruction, and five months of internship at partner companies, where students refine their skills working on real-world code.
About this position
We are looking for a VP of Equity and Policy to develop and deliver Ada’s organizational approach to equity and policy across students, staff, and corporate partners to a) foster a shared understanding of institutional white supremacy culture, racism, sexism, classism, and other systemic and institutional forms of oppression; b) strengthen staff capacity to help build an anti-racist Ada through their work with all stakeholders; c) work with HR to develop the HR systems, policies and procedures, staff support systems, and organizational strategies aimed at creating an anti-racist culture and a diverse and inclusive workplace environment, and d) translate those learnings into corporate training and accountability with Ada’s corporate partners. This role will oversee a team of program managers and directors responsible for staff, student, and corporate partner training and accountability. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with an annual salary of $140,000 and excellent benefits.
Organizational Leadership (70%):
As an Executive Team member (25%):
With Ada’s Board of Directors (5%):
Seattle is preferred, though we are open to remote with some travel.
We hope to be drivers of change, and believe having a team of diverse backgrounds will enable us to strengthen our impact for others. Ada is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.