Pathway Program Director, Columbus Campus
About Our Company
Tech Elevator is a progressive training provider helping individuals and companies acquire in-demand technology skills for the modern workforce. The core products are C#/.NET and Java coding bootcamps teaching students to become junior software developers through an immersive 14 week program. Tech Elevator also fully supports student career goals through connections to an extensive hiring network, and through the Pathway Program™, a soft skills and career readiness track.
Founded in 2015, Tech Elevator has emerged as one of the highest quality and fastest growing programs in the nation. Located in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; Tech Elevator is planning expansion to multiple new locations as well as through additional product diversification. As a early member of the Council on Integrity in Results Reporting (CIRR), Tech Elevator has taken a proactive approach to transparency. Their results speak to their focus on quality and on student outcomes.
Pathway Director Description
The Pathway Program™ is Tech Elevator’s nationally recognized soft skills and career readiness curriculum running in parallel to the 14 week coding bootcamp. The program prepares and supports students as they connect with leading tech employers in the region for tech related roles
The ideal candidate will relish the opportunity to tackle the challenge of breaking new ground and shifting the norms of traditional education and hiring paths. They will be forward thinking and motivated by continuous improvement. They will be a proud member of their region’s technology community and will be excited to impact the skills of the local workforce by fostering greater opportunity for individuals seeking to make a change in their lives.
Direct all aspects of the Pathway Program™ for three cohorts of students annually, with the goal of 100% full time placement of program graduates.
Provide vision and leadership in the development of Tech Elevator’s Pathway Program™
Oversee the administration of the Pathway Program™ with the overarching goal of improving the program in terms of quality, service to students, career resources, and placements
Oversee the development of training programs and educational materials for students
Prepare and present Pathway Program™ topics to students such as: identify strengths and skills using the StrengthsFinder assessment, craft your elevator pitch, resume writing, developing/refining a LinkedIn profile, interview skills, cover letters, and, professional presentation to employers
Provide one-on-one professional and career coaching
Monitor student learning, activity and participation in Pathway Program™ events, follow up as needed
Evaluate effectiveness of current practices and develop low touch, high impact strategies for scaling placement efforts
Expand and maintain hiring network through outreach to, cultivation of, and networking with representatives from various types of organizations (entrepreneurial, corporate, manufacturing, research and development, government agencies)
Coordinate, participate, and implement Pathway Program™ activities:
Employer Matchmaking: coordinate all aspects of event: email campaign, phone solicitation strategy, event format, interview schedules,
Meetups: identify key meetup events in the community and attend on behalf of Tech Elevator
Admissions: participate in behavioral intake interviews with prospective students
Student engagement: coordinate opportunities and events for students to network with Tech Elevator volunteers and mentors
Participate in the identification and recruiting efforts for Tech Elevator Instructor candidates
Coordinate with internal teams on employer outreach, launch dates, collateral, etc.
Desired Skills and Experience
Understanding of the career development of adults in career transition, career strategies, ability to identify issues that may impact full time placement
Excellent interpersonal skills (verbal, written, presentation)
Strong management skills; ability to set goals and priorities to meet objectives of the Pathway Program™
Ability to multi-task effectively
Ability to work effectively with a diverse set of students
Ability to effectively problem-solve and handle sensitive issues with discretion
Responsibility to secure and train interns to support efforts.
Experience: 5+ years in HR, Recruiting or Account Management roles
- Regular office hours
- Occasional evening and weekend hours
- Occasional travel
Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.