Job ID :
751
Company :
DC Government
Location :
washington, DC
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
6 years ago
Job Seekers, Please send resumes to resumes@hireitpeople.com or Call: (202) 719-0200 Ext: 127

Complete Description:

This individual will be the responsible for developing and managing the District's sub-grant program; providing required technical assistance to prospective sub-grant recipients; and working across District agencies to develop and drive policy changes which will strategically support a better understanding of the issues impeding wider broadband adoption.

This position will require excellent verbal and written communication as well as a deep understanding of local government law, grant programs, and non-profit operations. In addition, this position will require the ability to convene and lead coalitions of diverse and often conflicting community organizations and individuals to drive toward the shared goal of increased broadband adoption.

In addition to coordinating broadband policy across agencies and developing a sub-grant program, the Broadband Coordinator will create and implement a curriculum for the Mobile Technology Lab.

The Mobile Tech Lab (MTL) will be used to bring technology resources to underserved communities by providing computer and Internet access on a converted bookmobile.

Candidate will create and implement a curriculum that will address the technology needs of previously underserved communities. A successful candidate must be proficient in MS Office and able to address common questions/concerns of users, including, but not limited to, the following: 1) job searching, 2) resume writing, 3) web browsing, and 4) accessing online government services and information. Candidate must also possess excellent technical writing skills.

Behavior Characteristics:

Displays leadership qualities and the ability to manage a "start-up" organization; great team leader, excellent task manager and organizer

Skills:

Event organizination/facilitation Required 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Excellent verbal and written communication skills Required 2 Years 3 - Expert

Experience in broadband and wireless technology Required 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience with MS Office Suite Required 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience with Visio and MS Project Required 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience working of local D.C. government law, grant programs, and non-profit

orgs. Required 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience working with traditional and social media in a professional capacity Required 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Exp. working w/ neighborhood-based orgs. (e.g., nonprofits) Required 2 Years 3 - Expert

Extensive experience in both the public/private sector Required 2 Years 2 - Proficient

In-depth knowledge of data networking and telecommunications Required 2 Years 2 - Proficient

In-depth knowledge of the District of Columbia's neighborhoods and the

populations going to be served Required 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Entrepreneurial experience Highly desired 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Masters Degree Highly desired

Experience using Sharepoint Desired 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Market research, forecasting and analysis of social media trends Desired 2 Years 3 - Expert