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DEPARTURES YOUTH VOICES COORDINATOR | KCET

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DEPARTURES YOUTH VOICES COORDINATOR

DEPARTURES

YOUTH VOICES COORDINATOR

CONTENT, DEVELOPMENT &

PRODUCTION

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

FULL-TIME, NON EXEMPT

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 POSITION SUMMARY

The coordinator reports to and assists the director of education

with the implementation and coordination of the Departures Youth Voices media

literacy and community engagement program at various community sites.

 

Departures Youth Voices is a digital literacy and

civic engagement program that invites youth on an exploration of their

neighborhood, where they investigate the social, cultural, and political

history and take a critical look at the issues facing their community. 

Students are encouraged and provided opportunities to become leaders and

advocates for their community.

 

ESSENTIAL

FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

·        

Instructor

for the Youth Voices program in both formal and informal classroom settings.

·        

Prepares

and maintains materials for the Youth Voices program

·        

Maintains

quantitative and qualitative systems to monitor and measure the scope and

effectiveness of the program

·        

Interfaces

with community partners through all phases of the program and fosters

established relationships with community stakeholders, teachers and students

·        

Provides

technical support for the Youth Voices website to program participants

·        

Works

closely with the director of education and the website editor to monitor and

update the content of the Youth Voices website

·        

Works

closely with the director of education and the social media coordinator to

promote Youth Voices content (via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) including

scheduling and drafting messages

·        

Assists

with drafting and publishing content for the Youth Voices website and related

communications outlets

·        

Contributes

to advancing the mission of Departures Youth Voices

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

(OVERALL)

·        

Excellent

verbal, writing, and researching skills

·        

Excellent

PC skills using Microsoft Windows

·        

Knowledge

of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

·        

Knowledge

of web content management platforms

·        

Knowledge

of social media strategies for the promotion of content

·        

Strong

attention to detail

·        

Extremely

well organized with excellent time-management/multi-tasking skills

·        

Enjoy

working with diverse student populations

·        

Ability

to work independently and as part of a team

·        

Must

be a licensed CA driver and able to drive to project sites

      JOB

REQUIREMENTS (SPECIFIC)

·        

Bachelors

degree in education (media literacy, digital media, technology, etc.,)

journalism, public policy, urban planning, or equivalent

·        

1-2

years teaching or facilitating programs for youth (grade 6-12)

·        

1

year administrative or clerical experience

P    PYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must

be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without

accommodations.

 

KCETLink is an Equal Opportunity Employer: women, minorities,

persons with disabilities and veterans are an integral part of the workforce.



KCETLink

KCETLINK MEDIA GROUP is the the national independent public media organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. A viewer-supported 501c(3) organization, its content is distributed nationally via satellite on DIRECTV (ch. 375) and DISH Network (ch. 9410), in Southern and Central California via broadcast and cable, as well as through various digital delivery systems.