Using project-based learning and full immersion teaching, the Inner-City Computer Stars Foundation also known as i.c.stars, provides opportunities to break the cycle of poverty that limits inner-city, underserved adults. Through training in technology, in leadership and in business skills we prepare change-driven, inner city future leaders to develop skills in business and technology for high-level careers in information technology (IT) and to use systems thinking to affect civic change.
i.c.stars is growing and actively seeking candidates for the following positions:
Chief Learning Officer – Chicago: The Chief Learning Officer (CLO) is responsible for ensuring and maintaining the quality of the training program across multiple cities and ensuring the sustainability of expansion through empowering Program teams and creating revenue channels for the national office by leading training consulting projects and initiatives. The CLO will lead continual process improvement to keep i.c.stars leadership and technology curriculum and project-based learning up to date. Click here to apply.
General Manager – Chicago: The General Manager will drive the execution oversight and management for the project-based learning services, client services, and operations. The General Manager will also lead business development and be accountable for value delivery to Chicago clients. Click here to apply.
Grants Manager – Chicago: Reporting to the Chief Revenue Officer, the Grants Manager is responsible for researching, writing and submitting all Chicago, Milwaukee and expansion-related grant proposals and reports, conducting prospect research, maintaining the donor database, and assisting with donor relationship building. The ideal candidate will possess superb writing skills, an outgoing personality and an entrepreneurial spirit that embraces growth opportunities. Click here to apply.
Our values define who we are – how we act, how we work each other and how we impact the communities we live in. They are the essence of what makes us stars. Our behavior is guided by five simple values –
Stewards: We’re committed to creating opportunity for others.
Teachers: We know that to learn and lead is the greatest form of justice.
Agents to Change: We invest in change and innovation, not charity.
Resilient: We’re strong, courageous and capable of overcoming adversity.
Solution Finders: We shape our future by solving problems in and with the community.