STEM Academy Coordinator

Lawrenceville, GA
Mar 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Position Title:
STEM Academy Coordinator

Job Category:

School of Science & Technology - 6010660

Academic Affairs

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume

The GGC STEM Academy of the School of Science and Technology will host two summer outreach programs for rising 6th - 8th grade and high school students. The GGC MiA Scholars Program and GGC Tech Camp. Each program is a hands-on, experience-based week of exposure to mathematical or technological ideas and how they impact our lives. Creative thinking and problem solving will be a major focus. Participants experience a four-day schedule full of demonstrations, laboratory exercises, discussion, and presentations on the Georgia Gwinnett College campus. The STEM Academy Coordinator will be integral to the success of the camp. The Coordinator will work closely with the STEM Academy Directors to manage the day-to-day details of rooms and materials and supervise the student assistants.

Essential Functions

  • Plan and coordinate initial parent meeting and closing ceremony
  • Serve as primary point-of-contact for parents who have questions during the camp session
  • Oversee drop off and pick up procedures
  • Supervise and coordinate camp activities, insure safe transition between sessions, and manage flexibility of schedule, including snacks and ad hoc needs
  • Handles disciplinary issues
  • Provide evaluation of student assistants, course instructors, and activities
  • Attend and facilitate off site field trip
  • Make recommendations for camp improvement

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or related field
  • Experience working with summer programs for middle and/or high school students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching certification at the middle or high school level

Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Work Hours:
8:00 am - 4 pm each day of camp. Additional hours for training will be required before camp begins.

Position Status:



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