Carnegie Mellon University: Heinz College
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Mellon University is a global leader in information technology, privacy, assurance, cybersecurity, and IT management. Established in 2001, Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College Executive Education Certificate Programs create open and closed enrollment offerings for working professionals. As part of these certificate programs, participants attend in-person sessions at our DC campus and/or online classes. The advisor for the Digital Innovation Component Certificate in the Public Interest Technology Certificate Program plays an important role in coaching and assessing the student deliverables.
As a Digital Innovation Certificate Advisor, you will:
- Serve as an expert resource to provide high-level guidance, calibration, and feedback to a participant team as they work on required program deliverables.
- Be available to student teams to ensure the projects are moving forward and able to meet the established deadlines.
- Review team deliverables and provide helpful suggestions based on your knowledge and experience in digital innovation in the public sector.
- Provide feedback to PITC Program leadership on team progress and/or issues that need to be addressed.
1. PITC Program Advisors are required to attend a certificate component orientation session.
2. PITC Program Advisors are required to be responsive to ad hoc calls, Slack messages, and emails either individually or through the team project leader. This support is critical for participant success and program satisfaction.
- At least 10 years of work experience in a public sector leadership position, and/or an advanced degree in an aligned field of study.
- Microsoft Office suite – Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.