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 Social Justice Program Manager to develop and deliver social justice training to Ada students and staff to a) foster a shared understanding among Ada students and staff 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; and c) advise on 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. As a member of our Equity & Policy team, you will also be responsible for ensuring that our student and staff training is aligned to our core principles and practices around race and gender equity and policy, and our Ada values. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with an annual base salary of $45,000 and excellent benefits.
The primary responsibility of this role is to develop, deliver, and leverage 3rd party experts to create and iteratively grow Ada’s student social justice training program. Additionally, this person will provide input into Ada’s processes and protocol, and will serve as the primary point of contact for communication about our social justice training program across these core areas:
Student Journey (70%)
Staff Experience (20%)
Equity & Policy Team (10%)
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 email@example.com.