Informal Education/Citizen Science Manager


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Informal Education/Citizen Science Manager

The focus of this position is education in the non-traditional educational settings. The forum for focus would be entities such as Home Schools, After-School Programs, Scouting Affiliations, Community Groups, etc.

This volunteer opportunity may lead to a permanent, salaried employment.

The responsibilities of this Manager are:

  • Collaboration with Enterprise In Space (EIS) Education Manager, Deputy Manager and other education team members.
  • Oversee creation and development of standards-linked, grade-level curriculum, guides, kits, activities, web-based products, and content.
  • Provide graphics, content, and text for EIS Academy projects.
  • Ensure international representation of all developed materials is considered and work in collaboration with International, People of Indigenous Origins, and EIS Academy Managers.
  • Collaborate with Competition Managers.
  • Coordinate and participate in grade level formal educator training and professional development workshops and with the Education Communications Manager.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other EIS managers for conference, symposium, and community outreach activities.
  • Collect and disseminate feedback regarding educator/student.
  • Document all activities, feedback and follow-up of the Informal Ed Team.
  • Assist and coach/educators and Emissaries in experimentation design to meet qualifications of the in-flight program.
  • Assist educators in experiment proposal submittals.
  • Conduct and document post-flight follow-up with experiment contributing teams.
  • Obtain educator volunteers for the Informal Ed Team.
  • Other tasks as they arise.

Skills

  • Organization
  • Mentoring
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Program Management
  • STEM

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Open
  • Interest in space education, experiments, organized, Life-Long Learner
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