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AI4ALL Program Associate (Oakland or NYC) in New York, New York

About AI4ALL

AI4ALL is a national nonprofit that opens doors to the artificial intelligence industry for historically excluded talent through education and mentorship. We nurture a global community of students who learn AI fundamentals and who then apply those principles to solve society’s most pressing problems in deeply innovative and ethical ways. AI4ALL has empowered over 15,000 people in all 50 states and globally with AI education. Eighty-one percent of alumni in AI4ALL Changemakers in AI are interested in a career in AI after completing the program, and many are already making significant impacts in the field, from educating their peers to winning “best paper” at top AI conferences. In 2020, AI4ALL Summer Programs ran at 14 top universities around North America. Over 4,000 high school teachers and students have used AI4ALL’s free AI curriculum through AI4ALL Open Learning. Additionally, AI4ALL College Pathways now operates at four universities, increasing access to AI careers for college students not already on an AI pathway.

By telling a new story about who can be a leader in AI, we’re creating tomorrow’s AI leaders and changing technology’s future. AI4ALL has received funding from Melinda Gates/Pivotal Ventures, Google.org, Prudential Financial, Microsoft, EY, and The Micron Foundation, among others and has been featured in the New York Times, TIME, CNN, The Washington Post, USA Today, and The Atlantic.

About the position

We are looking for a Program Associate to support the College Pathways team. College Pathways is a new initiative that prepares college students for AI-related careers. We bring together and highlight voices that have been historically excluded, and that will lead and shape the future of artificial intelligence. Our programs provide students with a hands-on intro to technical and ethical aspects of AI as well as opportunities to engage with challenging AI projects to add to their professional portfolio. All College Pathways programs are currently running virtually, but will eventually shift to an in-person model when it is safe to do so. By Fall 2021, College Pathways will be running at 8 universities.

All staff are currently working from home and will continue to do so until at least the end of 2021. Once our offices reopen, this full-time role would be expected to be based at either our Oakland or NYC office. This role will include occasional work on weekends and evenings. Once it is safe to have in-person convenings, this role may involve some tra vel.

Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop marketing materials and events for student programs (e.g., flyers, info sessions, social media posts).

  • Administer student application process for College Pathways programs, as needed.

  • Support Program Managers with student application and evaluation data management, as needed.

  • Collaborate with program Instructors to develop student engagement aspects to programming (e.g., icebreakers and other informal community-building activities).

  • Manage SWAG orders for students.

  • Manage logistics and communications for engagement of industry mentors.

  • Manage logistics and communications for student leadership components (e.g., having alumni serve as peer mentors and / or Teaching Assistants).

  • Support logistics for transitioning College Pathways students on to Changemakers in AI, AI4ALL’s official alumni community.

  • Compile content and manage logistics for releasing the quarterly College Pathways newsletter.

  • Providing administrative and logistics support to other projects and programs that arise as the College Pathways program strategy gets further fleshed out.

    We’re excited to connect with candidates who have:

  • A desire to increase diversity and inclusion in technology.

  • A Bachelor’s degree.

  • 1 - 2 years experience working with student programs.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and impeccable organizational skills.

  • Proficiency in Google Suite tools, with aptitude to learn new software and systems.

  • An interest in working in a fast-paced, startup environment.

  • The aptitude for working both independently and collaboratively.

    AI4ALL strives to be an employer-of-choice. We offer a comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance program, generous time off, paid parental leave, and a retirement plan with matching contributions. If this sounds like a good fit for you, please submit your resume and cover letter at: https://ai4all.applytojob.com/apply/. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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