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111 8th Avenue
Position: Curriculum Manager Location: Oakland, CA or New York, NY Job Category: Full Time
ABOUT BLACK GIRLS CODE Launched in 2011, Black Girls CODE (BGC) is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and do so much more. By reaching out to the community through workshops and after school programs, Black Girls CODE introduces computer programming and technology to girls from underrepresented communities in technology areas such as web design, robotics, gaming, mobile app development and more. By cultivating the next generation of coders we hope to grow the number of women of color in technology and give underrepresented girls a chance to become the future leaders in technology and the masters of their technological worlds. We thrive on working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. We represent a diversity of backgrounds, a wealth of experience and a lot of fun.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Curriculum Program Manager will lead the strategy and execution of all Black Girls CODE curricula, overseeing development, implementation, evaluation, research, and continuous improvement of the curricula models. S/he will support the development and implementation of program initiatives, community outreach, communications, and administrative operations in a fast-paced, high-performance environment. The Curriculum Program Manager will effectively and eagerly operate across all departments of a startup nonprofit.
The successful candidate will have experience with developing, launching and managing computer science curricula in a K-12, nonprofit environment and/or corporate environment. Only candidates with a background in engineering, science, or technology will be considered for this role. Successful candidates will have demonstrated capabilities using technology tools to manage projects or programs (Google docs, Microsoft Office, email, etc) but computer science and coding expertise is required in one or more languages including Python, Java, HTML/CSS, C+, etc . Direct experience working with young students (or experience coordinating programs for teenagers) is a plus and necessary to be successful in this role.. The Curriculum Program Manager will be a new, full-time position based in either our Oakland home office or our New York office reporting to the Director of Education.
RESPONSIBILITIES: ● Oversee and drive curriculum design and strategy; ensure that curriculum development meets program and organizational goals ● Manage the development and execution of curriculum objectives ● Ensure curricula alignment across all sites and locations ● Deliver measured and informative communication, able to share regular, informative curriculum/program metrics with partners and stakeholders ● Take on related projects as assigned by staff with creativity, initiative, and self-direction
QUALIFICATIONS: This is an extraordinary opportunity to be part of a small and growing team in a dynamic startup environment. The position offers great potential for learning and affords real opportunity to have a tangible impact on communities across the country.
REQUIREMENTS: ● Minimum of 5 years experience as software engineer or designer OR 4 years of related university education in a STEM field or Education. ● Prior start-up work experience is preferred. ● Exceptional organizational skills and ability to balance multiple priorities in a changing environment ● Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience in such mediums as grant proposals, emails, blogs, web copy and social media; exceptional attention to detail ● Strong experience and outgoing personality in fostering relationships and partnerships with community organizations and corporations ● Demonstrated ability to problem-solve ● Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment ● Exceptional communication and presentation skills ● Integrity, maturity, credibility, and a demonstrated commitment to Black Girls CODE's mission ● BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field is ideal but professional experience is an acceptable substitute.
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How To Apply
Interested candidates should complete our applicant assessment at our intake portal here: http://bit.ly/1xWrOE5. Please upload a copy of your resume and cover letter via the portal (no additional emails required). We will only respond to resumes from applicants who complete the assessment on the applicant portal.
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