Washington D.C., DC, USA
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 05-2019 OPENS: June 11, 2019 CLOSES: June 21, 2019 Title: Program Coordinator- Technology/ Tech Policy Location: Washington, DC Reports to: Program Supervisor
Organization: The League of United Latin American Citizens is a non-profit organization and serves as the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with over 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit www.LULAC.org.
Position Description: The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) in partnership with Google seeks to connect and strengthen communities through LULAC’s Empower Hispanic America with Technology (EHAT) Network. EHAT Network Program informs, empowers, and connects the Hispanic communities by providing access to state-of-the-art computer technology to narrow the digital divide. The Program Coordinator will oversee the Grow with Google (GwG) in partnership with the LULAC Institute to deploy Applied Digital Skills training. The ADS training curriculum will be delivered virtually and/or face-to-face, through its 60+ LULAC Technology Centers across the country. The goal will be to reach 10,000 Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs and small business owners across the country. Additionally, LULAC will incorporate GwG tools, including, Primer into its Latina Entrepreneurship Academies.
Duties and Responsibilities: Serves as the lead Program Coordinator to oversee the program objectives and ensure compliance with all requirements and reports. Integrate Grow with Google’s “Primer” into the Latina Entrepreneur Academy by facilitating the use and scaling of the Applied Digital Skills (ADS) training, Google job search, with a focus on the translated tools. Provide ADS training utilizing the 60+ LULAC’s Technology Centers across the country targeting Spanish speaking entrepreneurs and small business owners across the country. Serve as a featured and key partner to host events, including but not limited to, Spanish language tool launch events and any culturally relevant moments throughout the sponsorship. Collect, edit and share a minimum of 20 stories/case studies over the sponsorship period that align to the aforementioned initiatives. Develop marketing strategies to achieve sponsorship goals. Co-market and amplify the partnership with Grow with Google via social channels, emails, newsletters, and LULAC led events. Work closely with Grow with Google to identify key moments to work together to highlight the partnership locally, regionally, and nationally. Source volunteers and staff to serve as key trainers to lead Applied Digital Skills training curriculum. Provide regular feedback to Grow with Google and Applied Digital Skills teams regarding participant success Collaborate with Google and local LULAC councils to coordinate activation tours that highlight partnership. Collaborate with the Director of Information Technology to ensure that technology centers are viable resource to deliver the ADS training. Develop, coordinate and provide any required reports within the required time. Control, manage, and monitor program budgets. Develop and maintain a database to capture participants of ADS training conducted. Coordinate and oversee the programmatic operation of the Empower Hispanic America with Technology (EHAT) Initiative. Serve as a liaison with Program Coordinators at each technology center. Organize monthly capacity training and best practices conference calls with local CBO partners. Maintain database including site contact information, programming history and participation analysis of all centers. Obtain status reports from each center and final reports to management and sponsors. Build and maintain relationships with key entities where applicable, in order to advance Technology Policies and priorities. Disseminate policy information to community members on a consistent basis; Develop community materials to engage grassroots membership. Responsible for the management and delivery of advocacy and policy training, technical assistance, and other technology policy related activities Assist with media interviews and communication of Technology policy positions as needed. Develop policy or program articles for the LULAC publications as necessary.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Proficiency in oral and written English and Spanish. Experience organizing, public speaking, conducting workshops and trainings with grassroots community members. Experience in budgeting, financial management, and program reporting preferred. Ability to synthesize information from various sources and present it in a variety of written formats and styles for a variety of audiences (e.g., activity and progress reports, manuals, newsletter articles, data analysis, fact sheets, event advertisements, and website content relating to the programs). Strong ability to develop work plans, set deadlines, work with minimal supervision, manage multiple projects and duties simultaneously, prioritize, and recognize when it is appropriate to seek guidance from supervisor and to keep him or her informed on the programs. Strong organizational and administrative skills and ability to manage multi-city program required. Attention to detail is expected. Knowledge in policy writing. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Internet tools, delivering webinars, using social networks and online communication.
Qualifications Include: LULAC is looking for a seasoned professional with the following qualifications: One to three years of experience with community organizing, coalition building, and conducting community programming. Experience seeking, overseeing and managing volunteers Knowledge in overseeing budgets, program development Knowledge of conducting program evaluation and submitting required reports. Knowledge of policy development Experience in social networks and media communication tools Fully bilingual in writing and speaking English and Spanish
Additional Eligibility Qualifications Experience in working at grassroots levels and with nonprofits organizations.
Education: A minimum of an undergraduate degree in Communications, Political Science, English, Education, Social Work, Community Development or other related field; or a graduate degree in a related field
Work Status: United State Citizen or Permanent Resident Required
Position Details: Full Time Temporary not to exceed one year. May become permanent position if sponsorship is renewed.
Benefits: Accrual of 8 hours of sick time and 8 hours of vacation time per pay month Ten paid holiday.
How to Apply: Candidates should submit their resume demonstrating qualifications, education and work experience required for the position. Also include a cover letter indicating your desired salary. All applications must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm EST on the closing date. Any questions may be directed via email to the Human Resource Officer at email@example.com.
LULAC is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. LULAC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. LULAC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.