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ABOUT SEO

We Propel Human Potential. SEO is an educational non-profit focused on improving outcomes for students that come from underserved and historically underrepresented backgrounds. For over 50 years, SEO has been an innovator in education, mentorship, and creating educational programs and opportunities that maximize the full potential of our students. We are on a mission to create an ecosystem of excellence for the students we serve!

ABOUT SEO TECH DEVELOPER

The SEO Tech Developer is an intensive immersion pilot initiative for ~60 Black, Latinx and Native American rising college juniors majoring in computer science and computer engineering. Launched with the guidance of tech industry leaders, this program will help close the preparation gap for students of color through knowledge, training and experience. The SEO Tech Developer will also speed the development of the technical and soft skills required for entry-level tech roles at leading tech companies and startups — with an emphasis on the application of programming tools in addressing real world problems.

POSITION OVERVIEW & RESPONSIBILITIES

We are looking for a Software Engineering Instructor to lead the teaching of the newly launched SEO Tech Developer program. This role will interface directly with our technical education team to implement the curriculum provided in our interactive learning platform, ensuring students are prepared to launch successful careers in the tech industry. They will also collaborate with other program stakeholders to continuously assess and address program effectiveness. 

We are looking for an individual who will bring enthusiasm for learning and the ability to motivate and cultivate underrepresented individuals to grow their software engineering skills.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experiences ranging from facilitating meetings to delivering training or instruction to mentorship
  • A track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with diverse teaching staff and students located in different geographic areas
  • Proficiency in the languages in our tech stack below
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience as a software developer or similar industry role
  • Experience leading an instructional team

TECH STACK

  • Required:
  • Strong Python skills
  • Comfort working with various APIs and libraries
  • Preferred:
  • Basic command line/bash
  • Basic version control (Git/Github)
  • Basic familiarity of web technologies (HTML/CSS)
  • Basic familiarity with data manipulation/analysis
  • Basic understanding of the social impacts of technology

TIME COMMITMENT & SALARY

  • 7 weeks during summer months (June – August)
  • 12-15 hours per week of instruction and office hours
  • $14,000 ($2k/week)

We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply!

SEO is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or any other legally protected status. Visually and hearing impaired candidates can contact us for assistance at: jobinfo@seo-usa.org.

ABOUT SEO

We Propel Human Potential. SEO is an educational non-profit focused on improving outcomes for students that come from underserved and historically underrepresented backgrounds. For over 50 years, SEO has been an innovator in…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 31, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
55 Exchange Place, New York, NY 10005, United States

How to Apply

Please apply here: https://grnh.se/27ac85552us

Please apply here: https://grnh.se/27ac85552us

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