Tech Impact ITWorks Instructor Las Vegas, NV

Job Type

Full Time

Published

05/22/2018

Address

330 W. Washington
Suite 105
Las Vegas
NV
89106
United States

Description

We are looking for a gifted education professional for a full-time opportunity in Las Vegas.


ITWorks is a technology training program for young adults, 18-26 years old, who have a GED or high school diploma but have not completed college. The program consists of 11 weeks of intensive classroom training followed by a technology certification and a 5-week internship inside the IT department at a for-profit or nonprofit organization.


Students work toward their Cisco IT Essentials classroom certification and CompTIA A+ professional certification. Students also receive intensive career guidance, mentoring, and valuable life skills that will help them succeed in their new careers.


ITWorks provides these students with an experience that will help improve their income potential for life. All these services are provided free of charge to the student and are supported by the generosity of corporations, foundations, and individual donors.


Our students are driven, and high-performing, but each has had a unique challenge that prevented them from completing college.


Position Description:


We are looking for a technology experienced individual who can both transfer their knowledge to a group of eager students and help match those students with opportunities in the technology field.

We currently run the program in three cities and will train you in what you will need to be successful. Limited travel to Philadelphia PA may be required. You should have an affinity for technology or direct experience with it. Prior knowledge of the curriculum or deep knowledge in IT is not required.


Instruction


  • Have a strong sense of accountability for student achievement.
  • Have the ability to successfully complete the CompTIA A+ certification if not already attained.
  • Have 3-5 years of experience in a technical field.
  • Create a positive classroom environment and foster learning.
  • Work tirelessly to keep our student’s motivated and help them create belief in themselves.
  • Have the ability to adjust instructional strategies in order to reach the program’s goals

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Technology Support


  • Prep program laptops by establishing and maintaining an image with appropriate software
  • Set-up and maintain a small classroom network with internet connectivity


Student Recruitment, Volunteer, and Internship Support


  • Lead the applicant recruitment and interview process.
  • Help coordinate and guide volunteers to deliver “Friday Session” professional and life-skills trainings.
  • Be able to guide real-world scenarios that are outside of “core” course of study.
  • Ensure students’ technical skills meet the needs of internship partners.
  • Help maintain healthy and productive internship partnerships.
  • Organized tracking of student documents, student data, phone calls, and logging information into databases, etc.


To Apply


Please e-mail your resume and a thoughtful cover letter with the subject line "ITWorks Instructor Las Vegas" to: jobs@techimpact.org.


To learn more about ITWorks please visit www.itworks.org.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Tech Impact offers a competitive salary and benefits. Tech Impact is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits

Tech Impact offer a generous benefit backage

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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