Digital Equity Coordinator/Consultant Position Open!

WHO is Sound Generations?

We are a comprehensive non-profit organization that serves older adults and people with disabilities in King County. Our mission is to support people on their aging journey through community connections and accessible services.

We are currently seeking a part-time (15+ hours a week) Digital Equity Coordinator to join our Lake City Senior Center in Seattle, WA. This position is dependent on funding and currently available until the end of 2022. The work is mostly in person at the senior center, with some remote work as well. Hours are flexible and will be scheduled in accordance to senior center hours and the consultant’s availability. Pay is $40 per hour.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develops, coordinates, and implements technology related programs that serve the needs of seniors in the community.
  2. Trains and supervises program volunteers; supervises and supports instructors; and evaluates the effectiveness and alignment of programs and activities.
  3. Purchases equipment, manages device distribution, troubleshoots problems and is the go-to for technology questions.
  4. Manage and coordinate the distribution and set up of any devices (laptops, hot spots, etc.). Reaches out for technology support as needed.
  5. Provides tech help/ assistance to clients (seniors at the center) in person and remotely
  6. Participates in the Digital Equity Learning Network meetings and the Steering Team, or other related meetings.
  7. Collects and analyzes data and design surveys/ evaluation methods to measure impact/ success
  8. Designs and builds out the computer lab space and other classroom areas for maximum usage for technology programming in conjunction with the Program Coordinator.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,

skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills and Abilities:

  1. Ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles (e.g., low income, minorities, frail, and disabled).
  1. Ability to respond to multiple demands in a courteous and effective manner.
  2. Proficiency with technology (Microsoft Office, Zoom and other communication platforms, email, wifi and other applications).
  3. Ability to troubleshoot new technology and find resources.
  4. Experience in program coordination. Organized with strong follow-through.
  5. Experience working with BIPOC and/or diverse groups of people; preference for having worked with older adults.

If you have any questions or would like to submit your resume for consideration please email Vedrana Durakovic at Vedranad@soundgenerations.org.