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STEM Educational Specialist

at Passaic County Community College

Posted: 4/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2333064
Categories: Other/General
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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Overview of Position

We are seeking a STEM Educational Specialist to oversee academic and support services and outreach activities. This important position will provide high intensity support to help ensure student success in demanding STEM majors.

This is a full-time, grant-funded, administrative position.

Examples of Duties

  1.  Hire and train tutors, Supplemental Instruction (SI) leaders, and instructors
  2. Maintain master calendar for tutoring sessions in the STEM Center and update and maintain the Center's website
  3. Coordinate the use of Tutortrac for recording STEM SI and Tutoring activities
  4. Coordinate the use of the STEM Center and STEM Accelerator (STEM MakerSpace), a cross disciplinary hands-on learning environment
  5. Assist faculty in developing embedded SI sections for gateway courses
  6. Develop and implement outreach and recruitment strategies for identifying 100 10th grade students per year to participate in STEM activities and workshops
  7. Coordinate the high school Math/Science Academy and implement the dual enrollment activities for high school students
  8. Coordinate the STEM Summer Bridge program for incoming STEM majors
  9. Supervise full-time Stem Associate
  10. Supervise part-time Pre-College Pathways Coordinator
  11. Serve on project management team 
  12. Serve as the STEM Pathway Administrator
  13. Participate in project evaluation
  14. Provide academic reporting support for STEM Success Coaches
  15. Perform other administrative tasks as needed

Qualifications

  1. Master's Degree in Education, with an emphasis in STEM disciplines
  2. Five years of experience in coordinating a highly-functioning academic support center and conducting pre-college outreach 
  3. Must possess strong organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  4. Ability to work in a strong team oriented environment
  5. Self-Starter with a passion for helping students achieve in challenging career paths
  6. Ability to acquire and deliver data and analyses necessary to meet grant goals and objectives
  7. Database experience preferred
  8. Bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus