Community Learning Specialist

Do Space

Position: Community Learning Specialist

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Schedule: Part-time non-exempt (20 hrs/week), evenings and weekends

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 Director of Community Learning, 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 the project’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 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 

  • 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 judgement, 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 in coding is preferred

  • Bilingual ability a plus in serving our diverse community

Application Instructions:

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 Allison Sillik, Director of Community Learning, at jobs@dospace.org. The application is available online at https://goo.gl/YkbJV4.

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Community Learning Specialist

Do Space

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Job ID: 5562

Posted 12 days ago

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