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Education Director

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Engineers for a Sustainable World

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ESW

Details

Reports to : Executive Director

Location : Remote, flexible within the U.S.


About Engineers for a Sustainable World

Engineers for a Sustainable World is a nonprofit network made up of people passionate about technical sustainability. We consist of 1,500 student and professional members across 50 chapters at colleges and universities. We work to empower engineers to tackle the biggest sustainability challenges of the 21st century. ESW members have created everything from solar charging stations on college campuses to devices that collect waste in rivers to community-designed structures that promote earthquake resilience.


Overview

The Education Director is responsible for creating new educational programs and initiatives that further ESW’s mission and strategic goals. The Education Director will oversee a small team of Education Coordinators who will assist in designing and implementing educational initiatives. The department will create engaging educational curriculums that can be utilized by ESW chapters performing outreach at local schools. Coordinators will also create educational content that can be shared on our platforms that can be utilized by parents and teachers to teach k-12 students about sustainable engineering. This position is flexible, and can accommodate work and school schedules. This is a new position and department at ESW and there is ample room to shape the role.


Responsibilities

  • Create lesson plans centered around sustainable engineering that can be adapted for k-12
  • Create educational content that can be shared on our platforms
  • Support chapters and who have limited experience with educational outreach who want to learn how to run successful outreach programs
  • Help chapters identify and connect with local schools who could benefit from sustainable engineering educational outreach
  • Run weekly education department meetings and attend bi-weekly executive committee meetings

Qualifications

  • Leadership experience
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Experience designing educational curriculum
  • Experience running k-12 outreach programs
  • Be passionate about sustainability, and agree with our Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Your friends would describe you as a "people person"; you have high emotional intelligence
  • Experience using digital tools such as Google Suite, Slack, and video conference (we use Zoom).

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About Engineers for a Sustainable World

Location:

424 Sapphire Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, US

Mission Statement

To forge innovative, lasting solutions to local and global sustainability challenges.

Description

ESW stands for Engineers for a Sustainable World. We're a growing collection of technically-minded people looking to make the world a better place. Most of ESW's impact comes from projects done by its 50college-based chapters. In many ways, ESW-Headquarters's purpose is to connect those chapters, build a community for all members to interact, learn, and share project ideas, and bring in funding and other connections to help projects succeed.

ESW is run by a team of passionate volunteers who care deeply about building a better world. If this sounds like you, we welcome you to apply.

Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 hours per week

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