After-School Girls Science Program Coordinator
What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeProgram Implementation
- Prep for programs each week with help from work-study students.
- Present programs each week that GAMES is in program.
- Implement summer middle school program.
- Recruit participants.
- Develop recruitment email; send and follow-up.
- Meet in person with school personnel if a new contact.
- Recruit and train CU students – graduate and undergrad work study to support each meeting.
- Coordinate family visit for final week.
- Prepare information for parents to take home
- SCFD free days at regional museums.
- Handouts on encouraging girls in science.
- Ways to stay connected with the museum.
- Develop and distribute monthly GAMES newsletter.
- translate into Spanish.
- Send out formal “Thank yous” to everyone who supported the programs.
- Develop schedule for each 6-week program.
- Arrange for transportation between school and the museum.
- Purchase supplies for tool kits and ancillary activities.
- Purchase snacks for upcoming meetings.
- Arrange to pay chaperons’ honoraria.
- Plan and coordinate summer program for middle school girls.
- Update curriculum for existing content areas (5-10 hours per topic per year).
- Develop curriculum for new content areas.
- Conduct pre- and post-visit surveys for participants.
- Survey for parents.
- Survey/interview with chaperons.
- (survey scientists).
- Generate reports required by funders.
- Continue established relationship with CU Office of Outreach and Engagement for funding and press coverage.
- Research and obtain possible external funding in collaboration with GAMES faculty PI and other engaged museum staff.
The hours worked will not be distributed evenly across the year; more time is required when GAMES is in session and fewer when it is not. Compensation is hourly; paid as work is done. Telecommuting for non-contact time is a possibility.
What We Can OfferPosition will pay $20 per hour; variable hours throughout the year; part-time - 25% time; This will be a 12 month assignment with the possibility of becoming a permanent (part-time) Museum position. The position is not eligible for benefits. Benefits
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be StatementsBe Engaged. Be Innovative. Be Boulder.What We Require
- Masters’ Degree with a major in science or education.
- 3 years’ experience in science education in a formal or informal setting.
- Fluent in Spanish – spoken and written.
- Experience in a scientific research lab.
Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human ResourcesPosting Contact Email: [email protected]The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.