Job opportunity: Carpentries Regional Coordinator - Southern Africa

Hi all, is looking for a Regional Coordinator - Southern Africa to support a growing community of volunteer instructors and member organizations, with an aim to increase our collective impact on researchers across the continent.

In this role,

  • You will lead our community engagement efforts to develop and support The Carpentries community in Southern Africa, creating pathways for participation and increased communication.
  • You will lead recruitment of new instructors and institutional members, drive The Carpentries’ awareness efforts in Southern Africa, mentor instructors, and coordinate workshops within the region.
  • You may also assist with workshop coordination in other regions of the continent, with support from The Carpentries Workshops and Logistics Manager.
  • You will build and strengthen local communities through engagement with user groups such as R-Ladies and Python Africa.
  • You will join a global team of Regional Coordinators who manage workshop logistics, assist in communicating with hosts and instructors, respond to general workshop inquiries, and support growth of their regional communities.
  • You will be supported by The Carpentries Workshop and Logistics Manager and will also work closely with me :slight_smile:

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