Full-Time, 37.5 Hours per Week
Minimum Qualificationss: Bachelor’s degree and experience in elementary education and project coordination is required. Experience and interest in adult and informal science education are preferred. Must have excellent organizational and project coordination skills, be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently, as well as be extremely proficient in using Microsoft Office applications and managing large databases. Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills, especially in working with community partners.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Planning, organizing, and coordinating community-based informal science education projects, including facilitating training workshops, managing project timelines, serving as liaison with multiple project partners, ordering and organizing program materials, planning events, managing program databases and expenses, supporting updates of program curriculum materials, and maintaining general day-to-day operations of projects. Access to a car is essential.
This position is primarily funded by a grant awarded to TFI by GlaxoSmithKline for “Science in the Summer,” a summer program taught by certified science teachers that takes place in over 100 libraries in the five-county region.