LaunchCode
  • 19-Dec-2017 to 17-Mar-2018 (CST)
  • Education
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

LaunchCode

LaunchCode is a non-profit solving the tech talent gap and paving new pathways to economic opportunity through education, apprenticeships and job placement in technology. We're seeking a hyper-motivated associate to perform NASA-safety-check-level-crucial elements of our education program in St. Louis.

Are you passionate about sharing your coding skills with others?  Have programming chops and communication skills?  Does the thought of evolving curriculum to continuously meet today's needs -- thereby better preparing people for employment -- sing to your soul?  Then you, my friend, should come work here.

The Education Program Manager:

  • Creates, tests and deploys education materials
  • Sets up and maintains technical systems to support courses
  • Researches and evaluates educational materials
  • Oversees pilot course implementation & delivery in order to assess effectiveness
  • Maintains active communication with instructors and teaching assistants to address timely issues, learn about areas needing improvement, and support course delivery

The job is fast-paced and multifaceted. It's also super fun ' a pretty sweet deal, if you ask us.

This is a full time, permanent position based at the LaunchCode headquarters in St. Louis.

You're perfect for this role if you

  • Are hungry to share your programming knowledge, and gain skills in new areas of programming
  • Possess baller communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Feel empathy for working hard to learn challenging new skills  
  • Have strong experience in one of these areas, and moderate comfort with at least one more: object-oriented Java, object-oriented C#, front-end web programming (framework-based JS, HTML, CSS)
  • Are fluent with Git
  • Have regular access to a computer & phone
  • Are highly organized and detail oriented

Our Bonus Skills Wishlist

  • Background teaching coding skills to others in a classroom-like setting
  • Instructional design experience with technical curriculum materials
  • Knowledge of Spring, ASP.NET MVC or Flask
  • Intermediate Python skills

To Apply

Apply online at https://launchcode.aaimtrack.com/jobs/. No phone calls please, we're busy kicking butt and taking names (and tech jobs). Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We highly recommend applying as early as possible for the best chance of moving forward.

We Heart Diversity

LaunchCode supports and fosters leadership from underrepresented communities. We strongly encourage folks from immigrant communities and communities of color, as well as those who identify as women, LGBTQ or under-resourced to apply.  LaunchCode is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Program and employment policies of LaunchCode are nondiscriminatory in regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.

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