Organization: Kapor Center
Program: Our Collective
Title: Talent Operations Coordinator
Location: Oakland, CA
Talent Services Director Position Type:
The Kapor Center is a family of innovative and groundbreaking organizations that pursue innovative strategies to leverage capital and technology for positive, progressive impact. We are looking for an experienced Talent Operations Coordinator to provide operational support across our talent service programs.
The Kapor Center 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 -- Diversifying Tech
Through the development of innovative partnerships, programs, and cross-sector forums, Kapor Center 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.
Kapor Center oversees a unique community space which includes meeting space for mission-aligned organizations and companies, office space for the centers staff and partners and a restaurant. Our new building allows for close collaboration between Kapor Centers many different programs and its community partners, all of which are dedicated to the empowerment of low-income and underrepresented communities.
Kapor Capital -- Venture Capital for Social Impact
Kapor Capital is our venture capital investment arm. We invest in seed stage tech startups that generate both economic returns and positive social impact. We believe investing in a diverse population of entrepreneurs is a strategic advantage for an investor. Examples of our investment portfolio can be seen at www.kaporcapital.com.
SMASH -- STEM Education for All
SMASH is a signature initiative of the Kapor Center, committed to eliminating the barriers faced by underrepresented people of color in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and fostering their untapped talent for the advancement of our nation. SMASH operates as a separate 501(c)(3) and is supported administratively by the Kapor Center.
The Talent Operations Coordinator will support the sourcing, engagement, and retention of a diverse and inclusive, local talent network. To be successful in this role, you will need project management and operational skills, community engagement skills, strong attention to detail, high-quality standards, and the ability to make continuous process improvements. Responsibilities span a wide-range of operation work from network management, event support, and data collection.
Our Community Engagement efforts strive for Oakland to have a thriving ecosystem with equitable access to the tech sector. This means:
Reporting to the Talent Services Director and working closely with leadership boards, the Talent Operations Coordinator will support:
1. Talent Network Management
2. Event Support
3. Data Collection
Ideal candidates will also demonstrate the following:
The Kapor Center 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 Kapor Center office is located in the uptown district of Oakland, with excellent access to public transportation.