New England Venture Capital Association: Community Manager, Hack.Diversity
535 Boylston
Boston, MA 02116

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The ​New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA)​ seeks an entrepreneurial, detail-oriented, passionate leader to

manage high-tech talent development for ​Hack.Diversity​, a division of the NEVCA.

ABOUT HACK.DIVERSITY

Hack.Diversity, a division of the NEVCA, is tackling the underrepresentation of high-skilled minority employees in Boston’s innovation economy. Working with the city’s fastest growing companies, we recruit Black and Latinx computer science and engineering students into highly competitive, high-skill internships — and provide training, coaching and mentoring to both employer and employee throughout the experience. Hack.Diversity helps companies fill high-skill roles by empowering minority talent to access the high-tech economy.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Working closely with the Senior Community Manager, the ​Community Manager​ is responsible for Cohort success, managing​ technical curriculum enhancement, Mentor Engagement, ​and ​placement of Hack.Diversity Fellows ​into growth-oriented, economically-mobile, technical roles at some of Boston’s most sought after companies. The position reports to the Senior Community Manager.

STRATEGY AND CURRICULUM ENHANCEMENT

  • ●  Identify metrics and KPI’s to track program impact on Fellows’ technical development

  • ●  Collaborate with Hack.Diversity team to identify and implement integrated programmatic processes

  • ●  Evolve the Hack.Diversity Cohort Curriculum based on Fellows’ technical needs

  • ●  Identify opportunities to engage and leverage Mentors for coaching, training, office hours, support, etc.

  • ●  Source potential Hack.Diversity candidates, screen applications and resumes, and interview candidates

    OPERATIONS

  • ●  Manage full-cycle execution of Cohort and Mentor Community progression through the Hack.Diversity calendar (i.e. recruitment, selection, onboarding, mentorship engagements, curriculum completion, internship progress, alumni transition)

  • ●  Ensure positive program experience of Hack.Diversity Cohort and Mentors

  • ●  Update and execute standardized process for conducting and tracking feedback and needs of Cohort and

    Mentors

  • ●  Weekly internal reporting on process and progress

  • ●  Track growth metrics for report-out at NEVCA Board and Hack.Diversity Board of Advisors meetings

    BRAND AND EVENTS

  • ●  Lead logistics for Cohort-facing events, including monthly workshops, Hackathons, and collaborate with Partnerships team on Hack.Chats

  • ●  Collaborate with Partnerships Manager on weekly and monthly newsletters to Hack.Diversity community

  • ●  Contribute content toward growing the audience across Hack.Diversity social media platforms (i.e. Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Medium)

  • ●  Identify cross-branding opportunities with all partners

  • ●  Support recruiting efforts and events as needed

Qualifications

  • ●  Experience interviewing for software engineering roles

  • ●  Proficiency with at least ​one​ of the following programming languages: Javascript, Java, Python, C#, C++

  • ●  Highly organized, self-motivated and able to multitask in a dynamic organization

  • ●  Effective, efficient, and detail-oriented project management skills

  • ●  Proficiency with technical recruiting approaches and evaluation metrics

  • ●  Experienced knowledge of the tech and innovation job market and workforce development trends

  • ●  Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

    Bonus Qualifications

  • ●  1-3 years of professional experience in software engineering or information technology field

  • ●  Experience with non-profit management, community management, program management and/or diversity and inclusion leadership

  • ●  Knowledge around the relationship between employment policies and various work authorization categories

    Compensation and Benefits

  • ●  $50-60k base salary (commensurate with experience), plus eligible for significant year-end bonus

  • ●  15 vacation days, 17 paid Holidays

  • ●  Comprehensive medical and dental insurance

  • ●  Unparalleled access and connections to New England’s entrepreneurial, corporate, civic, academic, philanthropic and venture capital communities

    ABOUT THE NEW ENGLAND VENTURE CAPITAL ASSOCIATION

    The New England Venture Capital Association (“NEVCA”) fosters a collaborative, inclusive, and prosperous innovation ecosystem. The NEVCA champions the community’s top emerging and proven venture-backed companies, builds sustainable solutions for a strong and diverse workforce, and advocates for innovation-friendly public policy. Its member firms manage more than $80B in capital. (​www.newenglandvc.org​)

    To apply to this role, please submit your cover letter, resume and LinkedIn to hack.diversity@newenglandvc.org This job description was posted on August 7, 2019. The ideal start date for this position is September 30, 2019.

Full-time