This is a provisional appointment.
Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
Broadband is essential infrastructure for the 21st century. But for too many of our residents and businesses, service is too slow, too expensive, or simply not available. Fast broadband is key to economic and educational opportunity, it connects our world-class universities and hospitals, and it is the engine that powers our digital economy.
We need to improve broadband access in the City of Boston, and we need someone to lead the effort. The City is open to all solutions, from stimulating the private market to building public broadband infrastructure.
The City of Boston’s Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT), in partnership with the City of Boston’s Equity Office and Cabinet, , is hiring a Broadband and Digital Equity Advocate to lead policy and planning initiatives aimed at increasing broadband affordability and availability, and providing all Boston residents with the skills and resources they need to connect.
Boston Residency Required.
Hours per week: 35