Call For Women Who Enterprise Rochester Instructor!

 

Walker’s Legacy Foundation, the nonprofit sister arm of Walker’s Legacy, is seeking a dynamic and mission-driven instructor for its Women Who Enterprise program based in Rochester, New York.

Women Who Enterprise is a 3-month intensive entrepreneurship accelerator with featured expert presentations, a cohort model, and a dedicated entrepreneurship instructor who works directly with participating businesses to help scale and expand business readiness conducted twice per year.

Walker’s Legacy is currently hiring part-time contractors to facilitate and lead entrepreneurship curriculum for up to 20 participants. We are looking for instructors who will commit to 16 hours of total class time. Instructors will facilitate a 3-month accelerator program in Rochester, New York.

 

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Responsibilities: 

  • Develop marketing and promotion plan for a program including engaging with local media and external outlets
  • Organize, prepare, and facilitate 3-month accelerator entrepreneurship program instruction
  • Ensure cohort engagement in pre-session and post-session work
  • Submit post-program report using metrics provided by Walker’s Legacy
  • Develop and manage a database of guest speakers/experts and ensure engagement via email outreach
  • Conduct post-program weekly email outreach to mentors to ensure engagement with participants (2 required follow-up emails)
  • Provide feedback and coaching to participants on pitches

Administrative Requirements: 

  • Participate in Walker’s Legacy training session to learn the program, curriculum, app, and cohort structures
  • Provide written reports to the Walker’s Legacy program associate on the status of programming, training, and other matters of importance to the programming team
  • Conduct post-program interview and debriefing with the Walker’s Legacy national team
  • Conduct ongoing evaluation of participants performance, improvement, participation, and other vital components of engagement

Participant Recruitment and Retention: 

  • Aid in the promotion of programming with local and national program partners including the dissemination of information about the program

Expertise and Qualifications: 

  • BA or BS required; Master’s preferred
  • Personal experience or exposure to entrepreneurship, having successfully started and grown a business with current knowledge of financial, marketing, and/or business strategy
  • Prior experience in teaching/coaching adult learners, preferably in the field of business
  • Familiarity with and use of interactive teaching techniques, case-based learning, encouraging self-directed learning and reflection, and incorporation of participants’ past experiences and expertise
  • Ability to create an environment of learning and personal accountability; including facilitating the development of a trustful and honest learning relationship amongst the participants, ensuring that learning objectives are met, and communicating the importance of course assignments to the development of participants’ businesses
  • A toolbox of teaching skills that include skilled facilitation and presentation, excellent organization and time-management skills, ability to assess learning needs and respond appropriately—taking an individualized teaching approach as needed, good observation skills, appropriate analytical skills, fostering of reflection, giving and receiving feedback effectively
  • Ability to aid and work with women from varied socioeconomic backgrounds and educational attainment levels
  • Cultural competency and respect for diversity
  • Flexible, adaptable, and engaging
  • Sincere interest in entrepreneurship for women

 

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION HERE

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Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman and exists to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

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