Careerlink Sign up menu
close
hero

Community Learning Specialist

Do Space locationOmaha, NE
Save share Share
2 positions
2 positions
info linkReport a probelm Originally Posted : November 17, 2021 | Expires : December 17, 2021

Details

Job Type
Part-time Employee Show Shift
Custom
Salary
Hourly Wage, $17 - $19
Job Location
Omaha, NE, United States

Description

Position Title: Community Learning Specialist
Location: On-site at 7205 Dodge St, Omaha, NE
Classification: Specialist, Part-Time, Non-Exempt

About Do Space

Do Space is a community technology library dedicated to empowering our community through access to technology and innovative learning experiences. Do Space is operated by Community Information Trust, which is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Community technology libraries are the next step in the democratization of information, learning, and knowledge. Do Space is a technological space for thinkers, makers, learners, and doers. At Do Space, you can do - improve your life, change jobs, learn something, scratch a creative itch, or start a business. This is just the beginning of a movement to tackle the digital divide in our community, boost digital skills, and drive innovation, creativity, and invention in the region.

Position

Reporting to the Community Learning Manager, Community Learning Specialists are responsible for teaching and coordinating classes, workshops, and special events for Do Space members of all ages, backgrounds, and levels of ability. The Community Learning Specialist's work contributes to Do Space's ultimate goal to drive technology education and literacy in the community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with partner organizations to schedule technology-based classes and learning opportunities for all audiences.
  • Works with the Community Learning Team to develop new ideas and strategies for encouraging technology literacy.
  • Coordinates youth technology program, and may lead other technology classes for children, teens, adults, and/or older adults.
  • Assists presenters, teachers, speakers, and volunteers with set-up, tear-down, and use of Do Space hardware and software during classes and workshops.
  • May assist members of the community with technology questions at the tech help desk and instructs them on the use of Do Space in-house hardware and software, and assists members with the borrowing of equipment.
  • Provides an outstanding customer service experience to the community.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Basic technology skills in word-processing, email, web browsing/searching.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and comfort with a variety of hardware and software products
  • Experience teaching and leading classes, workshops, and other learning opportunities
  • Experience serving people of diverse ages and backgrounds
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to exhibit leadership, sound judgment, and professional demeanor in all interactions
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for serving the people of Omaha
  • Must be outgoing, creative, and comfortable leading groups of all ages
  • Experience teaching/interacting with young children preferred
  • Research and/or creative writing experience is a plus
  • Bilingual ability is a plus in serving our diverse community

This job is perfect for you if:

You’re passionate about technology and you’re eager to learn more
You enjoy meeting new people and working directly with the community
You’re not satisfied with the status quo
You view failure as a learning opportunity
You move quickly and hustle to find ways to overcome obstacles
You’re comfortable with being uncomfortable
You take pride in mentoring others
You have a “whatever it takes” work ethic
You have a sense of humor and an imagination
You’re innovative and push the boundaries of what is possible
You’d thrive in a position where every single thing you do, you’re making a difference

To Apply:

Email your completed Do Space application, resume, salary expectations, and a statement as to why you are the perfect person for this position to Director, Angela McGraw, at jobs@dospace.org. The application is available online at https://goo.gl/YkbJV4.

Community Information Trust is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $17.00 - $19.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks are currently required for all members and employees in the building.

#hiring
#bilingual
#director
#manager
#parttime
Instant Answers
providedProvided by company
Part-time Employee
Didn't find your answer? Log in to ask a question!
2 active jobs
locationOmaha, NE
clock Part-time
Browse all jobsexternal