Technology & Media Education Specialist

Job Location : Austin, TX

Date Posted  : July 2009

 

 

OVERVIEW:

Computers-4-Kids! has a unique opportunity for an Technology & Media Education Specialist. Computers-4-Kids! provides a dynamic, fast paced work environment for an individual looking to be part of a company that has an ambitious plan to have a significant, positive impact on the local Austin community. We are looking for a Technology & Media Education Specialist who will be an integral part of our mission.

 

DUTIES:

The goal of the Technology & Media Education Specialist will be to coordinate & lead educational programs for local area youth from low income families.

 

Specific duties include:

o       Design youth oriented curriculums for fundamental hardware & software computer classes as well as more advanced computer media classes (Web 2.0, Audio, Video, Photography, etc)

o       Teach developed curriculums on-site at local schools & community spaces

o       Manage relationships with area schools & local community youth groups

 

QUALITIES:

o       Passion for the local community & employment in the non-profit sector

o       Willingness & patience to work with children from low income families

o       Confidence in yourself and your skills

o       Flexibility to be strong as well as gently influential

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

o       Technology-savvy education professional with 1+ years of teaching experience

o       Strong knowledge of curriculum design & ability to engage children in the learning experience

o       Strong project management skills

o       Strong emphasis on execution, quality control and attention to detail

o       Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

o       Superior communication skills; writing, negotiation, expectation setting, presentation

o       HTML, Web 2.0, Audio / Video skills are highly desired

 

EDUCATION:

BS/BA Degree Required

 

Interested candidates should send a letter of intent, & resume to jesse@c4ktx.org

 

Computer-4-Kids!

2928 Manor Rd.

Austin, TX 78722

http://www.c4ktx.org