COME: Database Manager
The Database Manager will support the College Engagement Team by managing the development and implementation of the COLE database. JerseySTEM is compiling a database of university contacts in our efforts to increase STEM education for pre-teen and teenage girls and underserved children in New Jersey. We are looking for a detail-oriented person, who will assume ownership of the project as well as manage a team of online research and data entry personnel. The goal is to populate specific contact information on academic schools/college, departments, programs, and faculty that are relevant to Science Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
Essential Functions of the Volunteer Position
- Manage online researchers and data entry interns
- Review information that has been input in database for accuracy and relevance and perform data entry as needed.
- Update the Data Collection (SOP) Guide as needed
- Liaison and coordinate with various stakeholders of the database project within JerseySTEM in order to assess additional data collection needs.
- Attend weekly online meetings of the College Engagement team and update the progress as required.
Required Education, Background, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of Google Office Suite (Sheets, Docs)
If you are interested in this volunteer position with JerseySTEM, please complete the application here: volunteer.apply.jerseystem.org (Along with applying on VolunteerMatch)
36 Chatham Road, Summit, NJ 07901, US
Our Mission JerseySTEM is a grassroots 501(c) nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math ("STEM") education to pre-teen and teenage girls and underserved children in New Jersey. We partner with socially responsible companies and their employees, youth organizations in underserved communities, and civic-minded college students and universities. Together we develop and deliver innovative, hands-on afterschool projects and inquiry-based learning opportunities that develop teamwork, 21st century problem solving skills, and self esteem. Our Goals Reduce the gender gap in STEM participation by serving 25,000 girls by 2025 Bridge the innovation gap in STEM education by introducing novel formats for teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Address the opportunity gap by expanding access to STEM programs in underserved communities
Incorporated in 2013, JerseySTEM started bringing afterschool enrichment programs to middle school girls in 2015.
We have since provided 1,000 students with exposure to afterschool enrichment programs delivering more than 20,000 hours of instruction. Students learn to code, build robots, solve problems and through that process gain self-esteem and confidence that they can be the leaders of tomorrow.