Audio/Visual Lead and IT Support Generalist

Oakland, California, United States · Information Technology

Description

The Kapor Center for Social Impact (KCSI) is a family of innovative and groundbreaking organizations that pursue innovative strategies to leverage capital and technology for positive, progressive impact. KCSI encompasses a private foundation, a for-profit investment partnership, and a non-profit 501(c)(3), plus supporting corporate entities. As a result, the work spans multiple platforms and strategies, and is organized into the following core areas:

Kapor Center for Social Impact -- Diversifying Tech Through the development of innovative partnerships, programs, and cross-sector forums, KCSI is working to increase the presence and viability of underrepresented people of color and women of all backgrounds in the tech sector as producers, entrepreneurs, financiers, and thought leaders.

In 2016 KCSI moved into its new space at 2148 Broadway in Oakland, creating a unique community space which includes meeting space for mission-aligned organizations and companies, office space for the center’s staff and partners and a restaurant Agave Uptown. Our new building allows for close collaboration between KCSI’s many different programs and its community partners, all of which are dedicated to the empowerment of low-income and underrepresented communities. http://www.kaporcenter.org

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Kapor Center seeks candidates for a full-time job as IT Support and AV/Events Generalist. The goal of this position is to continue our standard of providing a high level of event production as we work to affect change in the tech, diversity, and social justice ecosystem.

The primary responsibilities of the role are:

  1. support the Kapor Center’s AV and event technical needs;
  2. act as a technical concierge for community members throughout the event planning and production cycle; and
  3. support the IT Department on technical projects and provide user support to staff during periods of lighter event scheduling

As a member of the IT team, you will work closely with the cross-entity Events Team to manage the technical aspects of events as well as ensure the ongoing technical performance of all conference rooms.

Many of our events occur after standard work hours and on weekends, so a high degree of comfort with frequent evening and weekend hours is a requirement.

Position: Full Time

Start Date: Summer 2017

Reports To: Information Technology Director


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Compensation and Benefits

KCSI provides competitive compensation commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance, 401K, paid time off, holiday benefits and more. The KCSI office is located in the uptown district of Oakland, with excellent access to public transportation.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in this position and resume below.

KCSI is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants.

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