We’ve been around for a few years and have laid the ground work for and launched several successful programs. Our leadership team is looking to expand to help our organization continue to grow and better serve the needs of the Kansas City community. If you’re interested in taking a more active role in our organization, our available positions are listed below. If you’re interested in applying, please email your resume and a short description of why you’d make a great fit for the role to jennifer.wadella@kcwomenintech.org. View all leadership roles and org chart.

 

Kansas City Women in Technology Board Roles:

 

Program Mentor Coordinator Chair:

The program mentor coordinator chair is responsible for managing mentors across all KCWiT programs. This is an administrative/networking role. Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing onboarding volunteers/mentors (explain our programs, mentoring philosophy, time commitments)
  • Coordinate efforts of individual program mentor coordinators
  • Gathering volunteer attendance data across programs
  • Directing new volunteers/mentors to the program that best fits their interest
  • Coordinate mentor-appreciation events

 

Membership Chair:

The membership chair is responsible for membership engagement, growth, and retention. This is an administrative/networking role. Responsibilities include:

  • Corresponding with people who reach out to get involved in organization
  • Helping direct new members to appropriate events and activities
  • Connecting KCWiT members with volunteer opportunities from community requests
  • Connecting KCWiT members with community speaking events
  • Coordinating KCWiT booth staffing at events
  • Track and report membership analytics to leadership
  • Onboarding volunteers/mentors
    • Explain KCWiT programs, mentoring philosophy, and leadership opportunities
    • Help volunteers find which activity is their best fit

 

Community Outreach Chair:

The community outreach chair is responsible for managing relationships with the community and managing large projects around helping community members start their own technology programs. Kansas City Women in Technology receives a large number of requests for speakers, mentors, and coaching in regards to technology and women in technology careers. This is an administrative/networking role. Responsibilities include:

  • Replying to email requests from community within 48 hours
  • Vetting community requests to KCWiT board
  • Connecting KCWiT volunteers to community requests
  • Updating the volunteer/mentor opportunity page
  • Coordinating with community partners like KC Stem Alliance in joint endeavors
  • Managing contact sheet of community partners and programs
  • Attending relevant committee meetings on KCWiT’s behalf

 

Kansas City Women in Technology Board-reporting Roles:

 

Event Co-Chair:

The event co-chair is responsible for assisting in running TechTalk events. This is an administrative role. Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating with Event Chair for event details
  • Assisting in creating verbiage describing events
  • Posting events to KCWiT sources(website, meetup, facebook), community calendars, and social media as needed
  • Live social media coverage during TechTalks
  • Coordinating with Social Media and Marketing Chairs to further promote TechTalks
  • Managing Attendee Check-in

 

CoderDojoKC Leadership Roles:

 

Mentor Director

The mentor director is responsible for recruiting, communicating with, and managing adult and junior mentors. Responsibilities include:

  • Sending monthly reminder emails to mentor mailing list
  • Onboard new mentors
  • Track mentor attendance
  • Oversee junior mentor program
  • Report mentor statistics to Program Mentor Coordinator

Site A 

Program Co-Director

The program co-director is responsible for assisting in coordinating, managing, and running the CoderDojoKC program. This is a more administrative role. Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in running sessions
  • Coordinating with Venue for space usage
  • Ensuring volunteer reminder calendar events/emails go out
  • Responding to email questions in 48 hours
  • Managing Eventbrite orders/cancellations/waitlist
  • Updating the website with Eventbrite button, and other various requests
  • Creating/managing ticket types for community partners (BBBS, etc.)

 

Site B 

Program Director

The program director is responsible for coordinating, managing, and running the CoderDojoKC program. This is a technical/speaking/public facing role. Responsibilities include:

  • Running sessions
  • Bringing session materials: worksheets, photo permission slips, stickers, water
  • Checking out and bringing laptops, hotspots, and other tech from KCWiT registry
  • Overseeing or delegating promotion and marketing of program
  • Recruiting/onboarding volunteers, mentors, & new leadership

 

Program Co-Director

The program co-director is responsible for assisting in coordinating, managing, and running the CoderDojoKC program. This is a more administrative role. Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in running sessions
  • Coordinating with Venue for space usage
  • Coordinating with community partners
  • Ensuring volunteer reminder calendar events/emails go out
  • Responding to email questions in 48 hours
  • Managing Eventbrite check in

 

Coding & Cupcakes Leadership Roles:

 

Program Director

The program director is responsible for coordinating, managing, and running Coding & Cupcakes program. This is a technical/speaking/public facing role. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and GitHub is required. Responsibilities include:

  • Running sessions
  • Bringing session materials: worksheets, photo permission slips, stickers, cupcakes, water
  • Checking out and bringing laptops, hotspots, and other tech from KCWiT registry
  • Overseeing or delegating promotion and marketing of program
  • Recruiting/onboarding volunteers
  • Modifying curriculum as needed/integrate hardware tech(LittleBits, Jewelbots)

 

Mentor Director

The mentor director is responsible for recruiting, communicating with, and managing adult and junior mentors. Responsibilities include:

  • Sending monthly reminder emails to mentor mailing list
  • Onboard new mentors
  • Track mentor attendance
  • Oversee junior mentor program
  • Report mentor statistics to Program Mentor Coordinator

 

Coding & Cocktails Leadership Roles:

 

Technical Materials Director

The technical materials director is responsible for creating and updating monthly worksheets. This is a technical administrative role that requires web development knowledge. Responsibilities include:

  • Develop monthly worksheets in Gitbooks
  • Ensure consistent writing voice across worksheets
  • Ensure and define consistent default content across worksheets
  • Define consistent styling across common worksheet sections
  • Update worksheet content based on monthly session feedback
  • Ensure worksheet instruction aligns with the curriculum outline
  • Ensure worksheet instructions are clear, concise and addressed to a beginner level audience
  • Collaborate with the Curriculum Director & Presentation Director
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