The University of Washington Pipeline Project currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Science Outreach Program Coordinator (Counselor-Student Services) (50% FTE).
The Pipeline Project, housed in the UW Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity, is a K-12 outreach program that connects undergraduate students from the University of Washington with tutoring and mentoring opportunities in local and regional K-12 schools and community organizations. Working with the Pipeline Project provides a unique opportunity to learn about public education in general, as well as gain a better understanding of what it takes to cultivate partnerships between the University of Washington, K-12 schools, and students. Working with the Pipeline Project also means having fun and joining a talented team of hardworking and passionate people!
For detailed information about the Pipeline Project, please visit our website.
Provide counseling and support for undergraduates interested in Pipeline Project NASA Science Alternative Spring Break programs
• Counsel students on their participation in the program and any ongoing issues that arise at their sites.
• Mentor and support students to take leadership roles within Pipeline NASA Alternative Spring Break programming.
Recruit and train undergraduate participants
• Recruit a diverse group of undergraduate volunteers to participate in the Pipeline Project NASA Science Alternative Spring Break Program.
• Organize and/or provide training of undergraduates to facilitate NASA science curriculum projects with middle and high school students.
Manage site placements in collaboration with Eastern Washington community partners
• Manage reciprocal partnerships with rural communities in Eastern Washington, with a focus on partnerships with Native and Latino communities.
• Manage site placement, transportation, and evaluation for volunteers.
Complete requirements associated with NASA grant
• Complete evaluations and assessments in accordance with grant requirements.
• Participate in meetings and collaborate with NASA Earth Space Science Pipeline (NESSP) program partners.
• Track finances and budget for NASA Alternative Spring Break program.
• Assist with summer NASA programs in collaboration with NESSP grant partners as needed.
• Bachelor’s degree
• At least one year experience working with K-12 schools and/or community agencies.
• Commitment to and knowledge of reciprocal community partnerships and working with diverse populations.
• Experience working with Native and/or Latino communities.
• Enthusiasm for organizing NASA science projects with middle and high school students.
• Experience in program coordination for undergraduate students (either in a student leadership or staff role).
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, follow through on independent projects, and balance multiple priorities.
• Demonstrated excellent organizational skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Experience with social media communication strategies.
Experience working with undergraduates or K-12 populations and communities in Eastern Washington.
Interest in making at least a two year commitment to the position.
Bachelor’s degree in science field.
This position is part time at 50% FTE.
Application deadline: 9/23/16
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