Detroit Community Technology Project is Hiring an Equitable Internet Initiative Coordinator!

DCTP is hiring an Equitable Internet Initiative (EII) Coordinator to support the program director.

Detroit Community Technology Project’s (DCTP) mission is to use and develop technology rooted in community needs that strengthens human connections to each other and to the planet. Born from the Detroit Digital Justice Principles, we work to demystify technology and expand digital literacy in our communities

close-up photo looking over the shoulder of a person reading a print-out of the EII principles

Through EII, a program of DCTP, we are creating the world we want to see. EII supports and develops historically marginalized residents to build and maintain neighborhood-governed internet infrastructure that fosters accessibility, consent, safety, and resilience.

The Equitable Internet Initiative Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the implementation and expansion of EII in Detroit neighborhoods. The coordinator will work with the EII Director to develop and implement program timelines, activities, goals, and trainings. They will support the development of the Data Justice programming and ensure that data justice is implemented throughout all EII programming.

This position is a full-time position at 40 hours per week. Compensation will be commensurate with experience, with a salary range of $42,000 - $46,000 and a competitive benefits package. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this job will operate in a remote capacity.

Apply!

If you believe you are a good fit and are excited to join our team, please apply! Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to communitytech@alliedmedia.org with your last name and “EII Coordinator” in the subject line.

Apply by: April 9th
Start date: May 3rd


DCTP and Allied Media Projects are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, sexual orientation, religion, HIV serostatus, disability, height, weight, veteran status or marital status.

About the Role

Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties required.

  • Support EII Director in the implementation of the Digital Stewards workforce program
  • Support EII Director in developing and implementing internal/external program timelines
  • Support EII curriculum development and updates
  • Ensure that Data Justice is prioritized throughout all EII programming
  • Develop and manage EII program materials for anchor organizations and Digital Stewards
  • Provide support to the EII team to support launch of the EII Collective
  • Coordinate logistics for EII programming, trainings and events
  • Participate in biweekly Digital Steward meetings
  • Work with Chief Network Engineer and IT Manager to support EII anchor organization neighborhood expansion
  • Assist with the development and implementation of EII program evaluations
  • Work with DCTP Administrative Manager to ensure EII activities and news are communicated on blogs and social media

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess or demonstrate the following:

  • High levels of integrity, optimism, and resourcefulness
  • Commitment to the DDJC Digital Justice principles and Equitable Internet Initiative principles
  • Commitment to digital privacy, safety, and consent
  • Outstanding organization and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in grassroots campaign organizing
  • Comfort with cloud-based applications and third party communications platforms (such as Google Drive)
  • Event planning, operations and/or logistics background