We’ve been around for a few years now, and have laid the ground work 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@gmail.com. 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

 

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:

 

Public Relations Chair:

The public relations chair is responsible for marketing Kansas City Women in Technology to news sources and assisting in responding to press requests and writing press releases. Responsibilities include:

  • Reaching out to local papers/magazines/news sources to write about and promote KCWiT programs
  • Writing and distributing press releases
  • Research local awards and submit KCWiT programs and leaders for awards

Social Media Co-Chair:

The social media co-chair reports to the Marketing chair and is responsible for helping maintain and execute on social media strategy across program platforms. Responsibilities include:

  • Cross promoting and sharing from our community partners
  • Posting related events and meetup content
  • Live tweeting events with photos

 

CoderDojoKC Leadership Roles

 

Program Co-Director

The program director is responsible for coordinating, managing, and running Coding & Cupcakes program. This is a technical/speaking/public facing role. 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 & 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. 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

 

 

2017 DjangoGirlsKC Planning Committee:

Sponsor Coordinator

  • Coordinate food ordering, drop-off, and payment
  • Manage communications with venue
  • Manage communications with sponsors

Marketing Coordinator

  • Oversee event promotion
  • Schedule promotional posts for social media
  • Secure news & print promotion/coverage of event
  • Coordinate social media posts about event sponsors
  • Send event fliers and information to KC area schools

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