Byte Back
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Position Description

About Byte Back

For nearly 25 years, Byte Back has been providing a pathway of inclusive and relevant tech training that leads to meaningful careers in the tech industry. As a leader in both digital inclusion and digital equity, we serve and train more than 500 adults every year to help bridge the digital divide. Byte Back's students are predominantly people of color, women, and unemployed or underemployed adults. By the year of 2025, nearly 85,000,000 jobs will be lost to automation and machine learning. We exist to reskill these individuals to help them be marketable for 21st century jobs. On average, our graduates who are hired increase their annual earnings by more than $23,000. Byte Back believes everyone deserves to have access to tech skills that lead to gainful employment in order to reap the benefits that come from participating in the tech industry.

Byte Back's innovative approach and our leaders have been featured at SXSW, on TEDx, "The Root 100," Washington Business Journal, Technic.ly, Voice of America, NBC, and more.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking an Education Coordinator to liaise between students and Program staff. You will be responsible for triaging needs, supporting the retention of students in and out of the classroom, and providing supportive service referrals and follow-up to remediate barriers to employment. You will partner with students to track post-training goals and provide accountability and support. You will also collect and analyze student and alumni feedback, ensuring that the Program prioritizes high quality and effective services to the community.

About Your Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Act as the primary point of contact for students following enrollment, and triage needs with the Program team
  • Provide oversight and weekly review of attendance and grade reports, coordinate with Instructors to ensure accurate record-keeping and follow-up with students
  • Address student complaints and concerns, and document in Salesforce; provide follow-up, resolution and/or actions taken
  • Support kick-off for new students, ensuring that they are met with a welcoming environment and students are informed on who to contact for various needs
  • Work with Instructors to support collaboration among students in and out of the classroom, including study groups
  • Complete employment retention follow-up at 30 day increments up to 1 year and update SF records and notes
  • Address and remediate with students, barriers to employment and retention
  • Offer supportive service referrals to students and alumni as appropriate and provide follow-up and SF tracking.
  • Liaise between students, alumni, and Byte Back staff on employment support, personal development trainings, or class re-enrollment assistance
  • Organize and lead small alumni networking opportunities
  • Administer and coordinate student survey feedback with Instructors and other Program staff, and ensure follow-up and Salesforce tracking
  • Coordinate the verification and distribution of incentive program materials such as SNAP metro cards and other vouchers as appropriate; verify enrollment of students as requested
  • Support students with reasonable accommodations for training, and liaise between Instructor and Education Manager as necessary
  • Assist with outreach events and community events
  • Coordinate and disseminate student newsletter-bi-weekly
  • Respond to and coordinate general inquiries for request for information via website or telephone.

About Your KSA's

  • BA in related field
  • Must have 3-4 years' experience in case management and human services
  • Has solid grasp of community resources within the DC Metro area
  • Documentation and data-tracking skills
  • Time management - highly organized and punctual, observes deadlines
  • Discreet sensitivity to personal information
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Employment Type

Full-Time/Exempt
Salary Range: $45,000 - $48,000 per year
Employee Compensation and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience

Byte Back is an equal opportunity employer and leads the nonprofit sector in offering a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Employer-paid Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Pre-tax flexible spending
  • Dependent care and transit accounts
  • Paid vacation, Holidays, Personal days, and Sick leave
  • 6-weeks of Paid Family Leave
  • 403(b) with 1% employer match
  • Employer-paid life insurance, and additional workplace subsidies

Byte Back provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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