Dec 04, 2019

Technology Coach

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • Waxhaw, NC, USA
Part time Accounting Information Technology (IT) Media/Video/Radio Professional Services Training

Job Description

Technology Coach

 

The Technology Coach supports the JAARS campus providing consulting and training in business solutions for individuals and departments. The Technology Coach designs and supports technology solutions and is a subject matter expert with multiple tools.

 

The Technology Coach is a member of the Technology and Business Solutions team within the Strategic Information and Integration department.

 

  • For a full- or part-time volunteer or a staff person who raises support
  • Minimum of 20 hours per week

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Provides consulting and training in business solutions for individuals and departments
  • Serves as a key person in our Paper to Digital effort
  • Works primarily with non-enterprise systems but may be assigned larger projects as well
  • Promotes collaboration and helps develop a standard set of technology tools
  • Follows this Solution Cycle
    • Consult on business solution
    • Design and test solution
    • Document processes
    • Implement and Train
    • Update documentation
    • Support
  • Keeps informed about, and tests new technology tools
  • Serves as a subject matter expert with multiple tools
  • Learns about the many services JAARS offers
  • Performs other responsibilities as assigned
  • Demonstrate a deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS, and help us live them effectively

 

Aptitudes, Gifting, and Experience

 

  • Process-oriented thinking
  • Innovative; enjoys exploring and applying new technology tools
  • Looks for opportunities to automate processes and tasks; and to improve effectiveness  
  • Continual learner
  • Strategic with demonstrated skill completing tasks and achieving goals
  • Well organized and detail-oriented

 

People Skills

 

  • Enjoys patiently coaching and helping people learn to effectively utilize digital tools
  • Effectively works and communicates via video and with collaboration tools
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead training both in person and remotely
  • Works well as part of a team; collaborative
  • Possess strong interpersonal relationship skills, able to work with a variety of JAARS departments and teams
  • A self-starter, who works independently and manages multiple responsibilities

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Minimum of four years working in technology field
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or equivalent experience
  • Familiar with:
  • G Suite
  • MS Office
  • Collaboration tools
  • Video communication tools: Zoom, Hangouts, etc.
  • Other tools to know:
  • Trello
  • Smartsheet
  • Integration and automation tools

 

JAARS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Christian ministry headquartered on a beautiful 500+ acre campus just south of Charlotte, NC. Our campus includes extensive training facilities, an airport, office and commercial facilities, guest housing, food services, recreational areas, health clinic, on-site childcare, and youth and family ministry support for staff and partners.

 

We are pleased to have more than five hundred people serving on our campus. We partner closely with SIL International, the organizations of the Wycliffe Global Alliance and other organizations locally and globally.

 

JAARS vision is that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language.

 

JAARS mission is to make Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. We do that by enabling locally appropriate and sustainable solutions in transportation, technology, media, and training.

 

JAARS Core Values

Together in Christ, we commit to:

  1. Seek God Above All
  2. Serve in Love
  3. Act with Integrity
  4. Steward God’s Resources with Courage
  5. Pursue Excellence
  6. Collaborate with Respect
  7. Create a Culture of Innovation

 


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