Tutor Assistant, Jr. Cloud Practitioner


Number of Vacancies: TBD

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Employment Status: Full-Time, Temporary

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 801 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

Brief Description of Duties

The University of the District of Columbia Community College (Workforce Development) is seeking dynamic, patron-centered individuals with collaboration skills and experiences to serve as Tutor Assistants (TA). The Tutor Assistants will need to be knowledgeable on industry trends in cloud technology and are able to share their insights with students. The TA must have a desire for inspiring diverse groups of learners and a passion for helping groups of learners acquire technical skills, behavior skills, mindsets, and employment coaching that will assist them in being valuable employees in the tech sector.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Delivers online small group sessions to a diverse group of learners and guiding them in their learning under the supervision of the Lead Instructors.
  • Communicates in a manner that connects with the diverse experiences of participants.
  • Supports Generation's data-driven model by tracking and inputting (in Salesforce/ Canvas) participant attendance and performance in class and on assessments.
  • Ensures you are bringing the learning experience to life, building community, and enhancing relevance through drawing on your own industry experience.
  • Provides relevant and timely feedback to students on formative and summative assessment and on client projects.
  • Increases participant engagement using different facilitation tactics.
  • Explains complex topics in a non-technical way.
  • Coaches and guides students to be as employable as possible and support them to develop industry standard portfolios.
  • Commits to and empathize with young/mid-career people and disconnected populations.
  • Provides differentiated and one-on-one support to motivate and support participants to persevere through challenges.
  • Engages in professional development and training.
  • Substitutes for trainers in case of absence/attrition.
  • Adheres to Generation and PDP expectations and policies.

Minimum Job Requirement

  • At least 1 year of industry experience in a DevOps role and/or graduate-level education in Computer Science
  • Must be dedicated to developing skills for excellence in instruction and motivated to support learners, experience as a trainer preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with communicating to large and small groups of people
  • Ability to coach and guide learners in an empathetic manner.
  • A bility to co-lead class, host office hours, provide individualized student support, and complete data entry from 9am -5pm, Monday-Friday.

Information to Applicant

Condition of Employment: Temporary employment may be ended at anytime with or without cause.

Collective Bargaining Unit: This position is not eligible for representation.

Employment Benefits: Due to the temporary nature of this appointment, this position is ineligible for benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran’s preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/ .

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