Employment

Position Available: TechREACH Project Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA Position)

Opens: April 24, 2007
Closes: May 4, 2007 at 5:00 PM
Position Available: June 1, 2007

The Puget Sound Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology (PSCTLT) is a private, non-profit organization created in 1998. The mission of the Puget Sound Center is to leverage the power of technology, diversity and leadership to transform teaching and learning. Considered a leader in professional development for adults, especially educators, the Center’s technology expertise and infrastructure enables the Center to deliver programs and services to a wide community with diverse needs.

Position Description:

The goal of this position is to improve technology access for low-income families at multiple sites in Washington State. This program will primarily serve rural communities, ethnic minorities, and middle and high school students in Washington State. Through the TechREACH program middle and high school students will refurbish computers which will be distributed to low-income families, and families will receive computer training to support self-sufficiency and workplace skills. The TechREACH VISTA will be involved in a broad range of work from administrative details to program design and implementation. Specific responsibilities may include:

Required Qualifications:
Physical Work Environment:

Work is performed in an office environment, school environment, or community centers. The ability to sit for extended periods of time at a desk/computer station and vehicle is required. Ability to perform tasks involving repetitive arm and hand movements, such as using a computer keyboard, is required. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds when handling instructional materials.

Work Schedule:

Full time. Extensive travel is required. Flexible work hours will be considered.

Compensation:

Approximately $11,388/year living allowance through VISTA/AmeriCorps.

Benefits of VISTA service include:

The Puget Sound Center is a private, non-profit corporation and not part of the Washington State higher education system.

Application Process:

Submit a cover letter and resume by 5:00 PM May 4, 2007 to:

Puget Sound Center for Teaching, Learning & Technology, Attn: HR
21540 30th Dr. SE, Ste. 310
Bothell, WA 98021

Or e-mail to: jobs@pugetsoundcenter.org.
You can also fax an application to 425.368.1023, Attn: HR.

 

In addition, VISTA applicants must apply by May 7, 2007 to the Community Technology VISTA project at
http://www.ctcvista.org/applying or
https://recruit.cns.gov/searchDetails.asp?listingid='MA451390-0'&

Interviews will be conducted May 7-10 with decisions made by May 10.

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