Employment Central - Technologies Instructor

Technologies Instructor

Yukon Learn Society

Description/Duties
This position may include travel to Yukon communities and is primarily responsible for providing technological and computer literacy instruction for our Digital Skills for the Workplace, Yukon Tech Roadshow and Seniors Outreach Computer Program. 

The Technologies Instructor will work specifically on the topic of technologies such as Windows PC, Mac OS, smartphones, tablets, and other devices, as well as with the internet, Microsoft Office, social media and other related duties. Reporting to the Program Manager, the Technologies Instructor will assist clients in becoming technologically literate. 
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Educational background, and/or experience and/or training with a strong knowledge of all technology, education, and literacy issues as it relates to adults, an asset
  • Good understanding of popular devices (such as smartphones, tablets, computer software, and other emerging technologies)
  • Strong knowledge of issues surrounding learning disabilities 
  • Knowledge of the social conditions and dynamics prevailing in Yukon communities

Office Equipment Skills: 

  •  Ability to operate computers and instruct clients in the most recent devices, software & telephone, fax, photocopier, calculator, LCD projector, overhead  etc. 

Management Skills: 

  • Time management skills, 
  • Coordination and planning skills, 
  • Ability to prepare personal work plans, and classroom lesson plans

Interpersonal Skills: 

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural setting
  • Good organization skills
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Ability to liaise with various agencies, institutes
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others

Personal Suitability: 

This position requires an individual who is genuinely interested in technology, education and literacy issues as they relate to Yukon Adults. The ideal candidate has the ability to establish cooperative working conditions, diplomacy, tact and good judgment when dealing with learners, tutors, contractors, facilitators and community members, and must maintain confidentiality and be dependable and trustworthy. 

Employment Central is operated by Judy L Corley Consulting Inc. and is funded by Government of Yukon, Economic Development and Service Canada