The Education Outreach Coordinator is a passionate and effusive ambassador for STEM, who inspires K-12 students to connect with STEM content and careers aboard custom-designed mobile laboratories that travel from school to school. Primary responsibilities include leading hands-on laboratory activities and facilitating investigative STEM career experiences inside our mobile laboratories or school classrooms.
The ideal candidate will have an interest and/or experience in science, technology, engineering, and/or math plus a passion for working with youth from all socioeconomic backgrounds.
In addition to interacting with students and teachers, the Coordinator will also assist in the development of programs and curriculum, coordinating school visits, assisting schools with their requirements of any evaluation program, and support management of equipment, supplies and technology for the program.
This is an incredible opportunity to be part of a team that is changing how STEM education is delivered, with a specific focus on underserved communities. The ideal team member will be high-energy, creative, flexible, solutions-oriented, and able to handle rapidly changing circumstances with grace. In return, we offer an unparalleled opportunity to be part of the next big thing in STEM education, excellent benefits, and an entrepreneurial work environment that supports individual success.
Serve as a positive, flexible, solutions-oriented member of a fast-paced team.
Facilitate age-appropriate STEM activities and extended or enrichment opportunities to students, both onboard the labs and in the classroom
Coordinate logistics, supplies, and scheduling for school visits and events, including daily schedules, ordering and maintaining laboratory equipment and supplies, parking information, and general laboratory and facilities management
Develop and present professional development for educators
Staff up to three afterschool events per month, such as family science night, and public events, such as conferences, festivals, and sporting events (some weekends and evenings required, minimum to weeks advance notice provided)
Assist with development of curriculum, activities and materials for middle and high school students and teachers in accordance with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
Minimum of a B.S. in a biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, education or related STEM field required; one year of professional or teaching experience preferred.
This position requires an individual with outstanding customer service and attitude who is friendly, outgoing and has the ability to work well as part of a team.
The Coordinator must be able to work independently with initiative to manage own workload without much supervision. (S)he must be flexible and adapt well in unpredictable situations.
This position is based in the field; Coordinator will need to travel daily to different locations throughout the Corpus Christi area (within 50 mile radius).
The Coordinator must have own vehicle, both for travel to work location and for transport of supplies and equipment. Mobile laboratories typically spend 2-3 weeks at each school location before moving to a new school. Mileage will be reimbursed at the standard government per diem rate, using our office location in Corpus Christi as a starting point.
Must be available for up to three evening and weekend functions per month, with two weeks or more notice.
Some travel in Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, or other locations may be required (travel less than 10 percent). Travel expenses will be covered by Learning Undefeated.
The fine print
Learning Undefeated offers competitive salary plus many benefits to its employees, including paid leave, health insurance, 401(k), and tuition reimbursement. This is a full-time, year-round position. The candidate will be selected for hire based on the following criteria: Education, experience, subject area of expertise, communication skills, professional references, background check, and availability. Salary range is $35,000 – $45,000.
Race and gender equity are at the center of our work and the ideal candidate will have a shared passion to help address inequitable access to education. Candidates are encouraged to highlight their experience working to advance social impact issues that intersect or directly impact the lives of children, such as education, public health, housing, early learning, disaster recovery, and neighborhood revitalization.
Learning Undefeated is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that supports and celebrates diversity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills and honor our staffs’ individual experiences, perspectives and unique identities. Together, our organization strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
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