Information Technology Educator

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$52,323.44 - $87,205.04 Annually
Posted
Jul 24, 2021
Closes
Aug 14, 2021
Ref
21-01001
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

This job opportunity is being re-announced. Applicants who previously applied for this job do not need to re-apply.

Coordinates the day to day operations of technology programming for a Community Technology Program (CTP) and/or Clubhouse program. Develops and implements programming to address identified trends, needs, and interests. Works as a member of the regional team to implement region-wide projects and activity strategies focused on obtaining specific outcomes for youth and reducing at-risk behavior across centers. Recruits, trains, directs, and evaluates assigned staff or volunteers. Plans and implements technology skill development activities for youth and adults to improve technology fluency in pursuance of academic proficiency, life skill development, and employment opportunities. Facilitates involvement of adults and youth with disabilities and assists in implementation of modified and adapted activities for those that function at varying levels. Performs basic maintenance on computers including file management, trouble-shooting and technical support. Maintains physical space of assigned site.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

  • Coordinates the day to day operations of technology programming for a Computer Learning Center and/or Computer Clubhouse program;
  • Develops and implements programming to address identified trends, needs, and interests. Works as a member of the regional team to implement region-wide projects and activity strategies focused on obtaining specific outcomes for youth and reducing at-risk behavior across centers;
  • Recruits, trains, directs, and evaluates assigned staff or volunteers;
  • Plans and implements technology skill development activities for youth and adults to improve technology fluency in pursuance of academic proficiency, life skill development, and employment opportunities;
  • Facilitates involvement of adults and youth with disabilities and assists in implementation of modified and adapted activities for those that function at varying levels;
  • Performs basic maintenance on computers including file management, trouble-shooting and technical support. Maintains physical space of assigned site.


Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)

  • Knowledge of operating systems and business application software packages;
  • Knowledge of, and ability to address youth and adult learning styles;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to provide Platform training/presentations ;
  • Ability to manage project;
  • Ability to teach various applications of operating systems and types of business and/or educational software (word processing, spreadsheet and database management, and graphics/desktop publishing, animation, 3D printing, circuitry, and STEM related);
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize workload;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to teach/convey technical material to participants (children and/or adult community members);
  • Ability to develop and write course agenda and activity calendar;
  • Ability to conduct needs assessments;
  • Ability to motivate participants with varying skill levels;
  • Ability to facilitate meetings;
  • Ability to keep abreast of changing software technology.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree plus two years of experience providing technology-based instruction on computer business and/or educational software applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, database management, desktop publishing/graphics, animation, 3D printing, circuitry, and STEM related, etc.) in a community or educational based setting.
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • Valid driver's license.
  • First Aid, CPR and AED certification, within 90 days of appointment.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Two or more years of experience working in a community center setting.
  • Experience providing technology-based training.
  • Experience coordinating the development of a variety of educational classes in technology usage.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills using independent judgment, instruction and communication skills in an individual and group setting.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is generally sedentary. However, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items up to 30 pounds in weight. Ability to operate keyboard-driven equipment and communicate verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.