Careers - Byte Back

Byte Back Careers

Thank you for your interest in joining Byte Back’s team!

“I’ve seen firsthand how education is the most powerful vehicle for social and economic mobility. Byte Back’s mission puts impactful, high-quality education in the hands of those who need it.”

— Shanaz Chowdhery, Byte Back Board Member

Working at Byte Back

Byte Back provides a pathway of inclusive tech training that leads to living-wage careers. As a leader in digital inclusion since 1997, the nonprofit serves more than 500 adults per year in the Washington, DC area and Baltimore. Byte Back students are predominantly people of color, women, and unemployed or underemployed adults. In 2019, 57 graduates were hired, earning $23,463 more per year than before Byte Back training. Byte Back’s innovative approach and leaders have been featured locally and nationally, at SXSW, TEDx, “The Root 100,” Washington Business Journal, Voice of America, and NBC Washington.

 

Byte Back is led by people of color, women, and members of the LGBTQ community, and diverse applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Our team is dedicated to working with students, and we’re passionate about our mission. We value teamwork and the ideas and expertise of all staff members. This is a great place to be valued and grow in your career.  

Our team is diverse. People of all races, colors, sexual orientations, ages, genders, abilities, national origins, and religions are welcome to apply. We work to cultivate a safe work environment where you are valued as yourself and have equal opportunities to advance. 

Byte Back offers a very competitive benefits package, including: pre-tax flexible spending, dependent care, transit accounts, generous paid time off, additional workplace subsidies and options, and professional development opportunities.

Our Core Values

We believe that everyone deserves an equal opportunity to reach their full potential.

We strive for diversity and inclusion in everything we do.

We work with students as partners in their success.

We treat everyone with empathy and respect.

We believe in yes – yes to innovation, yes to taking risks, and yes to growth.

We cultivate an environment of constant growth and improvement.

Open Positions

Byte Back is now hiring for the following position:

Adjunct Computer Foundations Instructor

Byte Back is seeking an adjunct Computer Foundations Instructor to join the education team in Baltimore. Use your experience and passion for tech, teaching, and inclusion to help Byte Back students in achieving living-wages careers. Our ideal candidate will love relationship building, getting results, and working on a diverse team. This instructor will be responsible for teaching Computer Foundations 1 and 2 or a hybrid version of these courses. The Computer Foundations 1 and 2 course is a six- to seven-week course where adults learn day-to-day tasks such as operating a computer, navigating the internet, and using online banking and telemedicine. This course introduces students to Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) as well as online tools, such as Slack, Google Docs, and Zoom.

Position Responsibilities

  • Teach classes and workshops in computer and internet fundamentals
  • Track student progress, attendance, and needs in the organizational database in Salesforce
  • Provide a safe and orderly learning environment in the classroom
  • Refer students in need of additional training or tutoring to Byte Back’s tutoring program
  • Refer students in need of additional support services, outside of training or career development, to the Student Services Coordinator
  • Assist in the design, development, and implementation of additional computer training curricula and digital literacy classes based on the trainer’s expertise and Byte Back’s goals
  • Utilize effective teaching strategies that provide opportunities for student learning and active engagement in the learning process.
  • Assist in the maintenance of IT equipment for training and other tools used in the delivery of training
  • Escalate any support needs or technical issues to the Lab Assistant

Required Qualifications

  • Fundamental understanding of computers (PCs) and confidence using them
  • Confidence navigating basic functions of computers, including computer basics, the internet, communication tools, interpreting media, reproducing data, and digital manipulation
  • Ability to manage and give instructions to a classroom of 10+ adult learners
  • Intermediate to advanced experience using Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Preferred Qualifications

  • AA or BA in relevant field
  • Expert level understanding of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience teaching individuals in the Baltimore area
  • Experience using CRMs (Salesforce)

Employment Type
Adjunct (Temporary) 12-15 hours per week (socially distanced in-person)

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