Training Support Associate
Tech Elevator

Austin, Texas

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Description

Company Description:

Tech Elevator is an intensive in-person and online education provider helping individuals and companies acquire in-demand technology skills for the modern workforce. Through our full-time and part-time coding bootcamps and company partnerships, we teach students and employees from diverse backgrounds to become software developers-while also helping them to build career-readiness skills and connections through our nationally recognized Pathway Program™.

At Tech Elevator, our mission is to elevate people, companies, and communities and, since 2015, we've been transforming lives through technology education. In 2020, we were listed as the 16th fastest growing education company in the US, and we've consistently led our industry in performance outcomes. We are also proud to be listed among Purpose Jobs 2022 Best Places to Work in Midwest Tech.

For us, it's not just work; every team member contributes to a life changing program. We work hard to help our students uncover the best version of themselves, while working for a brand that empowers every employee to continually evolve and grow.

About the Role:

The Academic Fellow will support Instructors in teaching technical skills and supporting career change among our student population.

At Tech Elevator, our academic fellows are accomplished Tech Elevator software development bootcamp graduates who have a passion for sharing their knowledge and expertise with our current students and supporting instructors. Our Academic Fellows have the rare opportunity to make a lasting impact on current students.

We stand far above other programs because of our mission and the drive of our employees. Our results reflect our focus on our mission to elevate people, companies and communities. We have built a business where we help people not only obtain jobs but careers that are satisfying and help companies fill positions with local candidates in the communities where they reside and serve. We do all of this keeping quality and authenticity in mind.

Essential Functions:

Instructor Support

  • Assists the Instructors in communication and tracking of pre-work completion for incoming students.
  • Complies with the record-keeping policies and procedures related to student performance (e.g. grading, attendance, quiz scores, etc.)
  • May configure student laptops depending on campus location, code repositories, and academic dashboards to support the upcoming cohort.
Pathway Support
  • Tutors and prepares students for the technical interviewing process by supporting them through group study, exercise review, and whiteboard sessions.
  • Supports the efforts of the Pathway Director(s) and promotes student participation in the Pathway Program.
Student Support
  • Takes an interest in the academic progress and performance of individual students.
  • Serves as the first line of support to students who get stuck on exercises, side projects, and capstones.
  • Conveys a sense of enthusiasm for programming and the field of software development to help motivate and inspire students.
  • Responsible for looking after the individual needs of students in order to help promote a high graduation rate while maintaining a consistent level of technical competence among graduates.
  • Participates in campus meetings by providing qualitative student feedback.
  • Engages in campus meetups and events by leading and/or supporting attendees.
  • Attends daily standup during student capstone projects.
  • Recognizes and takes appropriate and timely action by escalating students' poor academic performance or personal misconduct to their instructor and/or Campus Director.
  • Proactively reaches out to students that are less comfortable with speaking up and seeking support.

● Contributes to the continual improvement of Tech Elevator by participating in post-cohort retrospectives and submitting or addressing curriculum bugs. ● Is knowledgeable of all facets of the Tech Elevator curriculum, self-identifying gaps where additional experience and learning is needed in order to effectively support a given curriculum topic.

Culture Expectations

Participate - Takes both initiative and responsibility in their role. Engages with others in a positive, meaningful, and collaborative way. Does more than show up; adds value to the work they do, their team, the broader company, and its mission.

Appreciate - Shows respect and empathy for students and fellow team members. Shows gratitude in big and small ways. Brings positivity to the organization by actively acknowledging the contributions and impact of others. Is passionate about the quality of their work and the impact they make on students, coworkers, and the community. Empowers and encourages teammates to use their talents to the best of their abilities.

Elevate - Demonstrates growth-orientation and self-motivation to advance beyond the status quo. Always seeking opportunities to learn, improve and positively impact outcomes. This includes encouraging those around them to lean forward, try new things and elevate each other.

Experience and Requirements:
  • Tech Elevator software development bootcamp graduate within the last 6 months
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Java or C#
  • Experience working PostgreSQL/MS SQL, building RESTful APIs with Spring Boot or ASP.NET Web API, and HTML/CSS/JavaScript.
  • Understanding of developing a web application using a front-end framework such as Vue.js
  • Knowledge of Agile software development
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Genuine desire to help others learn.
  • Ability to work some evenings.
Working Conditions:

Regular office hours defined prior to hire Evening and weekend hours as discussed specific to a location or campus.

This is a home-based position. This position is open to residents of, and may be performed remotely from Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Job Type

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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