Education Project Manager
Non-Exempt, Temporary Full-Time Position Summary:
This full-time temporary position will serve as a project manager responsible for executing and maintaining STEM Education projects and STEM partnership relationships. The position will develop, create, and manage organic programs created within the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), as well as educational partnerships and external programs that utilize the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory as a platform to educate K-12 students and provide resources for educators.
The ISS National Lab is an invaluable learning platform for the advancement of American proficiency in STEM areas, which will lead to more well-prepared teachers, more U.S. jobs, advancements in research and development, increased global reputation for intellectual achievement and capability, and an expanded ability to pursue new avenues toward a better future. To promote these downstream effects of STEM literacy, the CASIS Education department will establish a broad spectrum of education and training programs for students and teachers to promote excellence in STEM areas. The CASIS Education department will develop resources to facilitate effective science instruction, encourage student interest in STEM-related careers, and enable the accessibility of scientific knowledge among students and professionals. CASIS Education efforts will center on fostering investigative mindsets that yearn to explore and discover and on instilling STEM skills and concepts that have real-world applications.
- Coordinate STEM education outreach projects and programs that are related to flight research projects or CASIS STEM programs.
- Contribute to the development of STEM content for a variety of platforms, including the development of curriculum.
- Assist with the development of STEM partnerships that will contribute to CASIS STEM education goals.
Essentials for the Role:
- Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Must have strong organization and prioritization skills.
- Should be a self-starter and able to work both independently and with multiple working groups.
- Should be comfortable creating and giving presentations.
- Should be a relationship builder.
- Should be proficient in Microsoft Office.
- Should have a bachelor's degree in education or other relevant discipline, although others may be considered based on professional experience.
- Should have a minimum of two years of experience working in K-12 education or in a science-related field.