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We are hiring! Positions available in California, Massachusetts and Minnesota!

About Us

Science from Scientists is a STEM education nonprofit with a mission to teach and inspire the next generation to identify and solve real-world problems by improving STEM literacy. We do this by sending real scientists and/or  STEM professionals directly into classrooms, to guide students through hands-on STEM lessons that are aligned with academic standards and chosen by teachers to enhance existing curriculum. 

We are hiring STEM educators in the following areas: Greater Boston MA, Greater Twin Cities MN, Greater Bay Area CA.


Instructor Position

Description

We’re looking for charismatic scientists, technicians, engineers, and mathematicians to lead/co-lead our hands-on lessons in the classrooms to students in grades 3-8. Classes are taught during the school day, and will be in person, schools permitting.  Do you have a passion for inspiring all of our youth to see themselves as future scientists & engineers? Consider joining our team! 

Requirements:

  • Must have an undergraduate degree in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering or math) and be pursuing or have obtained an advanced STEM degree, or have working STEM industry experience
  • Experience teaching, coaching or mentoring youth is a plus, though not required as you will receive training and will be co-teaching with an experienced instructor
  • Excellent communication (in person & in emails) and ability to build rapport with diverse set of stakeholders including students, teachers, school administrators, SciSci co-teachers & colleagues
  • Physical ability to pick up and carry STEM exploration containers (up to 40 lbs) and load/unload items
  • Physical ability to be on your feet for a full school day
  • Experience using Google Apps (GMail, Calendar, and Drive), virtual platforms (e.g. Google Meet, Zoom) is a plus
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable form of transportation. Must be able to drive to schools
  • Clearance on background check

Compensation:

  • Full-time or Part-time, non-exempt hourly employment from August/September 2021 – June 2022 with the opportunity to extend to the summer and following school year(s).  Base level part-time commitment is 1 school day (6 hours) every other week. 
  • Starting pay at $25/hour

Benefits:

  • Part-time employees: travel stipends, professional development opportunities
  • Full-time employees: health and dental insurance, 401K, paid holidays and time off, technology and travel stipends, professional development opportunities

Science from Scientists is an equal opportunity employer. Those from underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

To apply for an instructor position, please click on the green button and fill out the application form before emailing your resume to jobs@sciencefromscientists.org.

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Director of US/MA Operations

Description

The​ ​overall​ ​responsibility​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Director​ ​of​ US and Massachusetts​ ​Operations​​​ ​is​ ​to​ ​manage​ ​and​ ​lead​ ​the day-to-day​​ administration​​ of ​​the​​ program,​​​​ supervise Ops Directors and MA ​​instructors,​​ and ​​ensure ​​the ​​program ​​is​​ in compliance​ ​with​ ​local​ ​and​ ​state​ ​regulations​ ​governing​ ​non-profits​. ​This role will require a strong understanding of​ ​Science from Scientists​ ​policies​ ​and procedures.

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Management ​responsibilities​:

  • Recruitment,​ ​training​ ​and​ ​supervision​ ​of​ ​local​ ​SfS​ ​instructors and various other team members
  • Setup​ ​and​ ​manage​ ​local​ ​school​ ​and​ ​district​ ​partnerships​ ​for​ ​SfS​ ​programs
  • ​Implement​ ​family​ ​and​ ​community​ ​events​ ​as​ ​needed
  • Cultivate​ ​a​ ​positive​ ​workplace​ ​and​ ​promote​ ​a​ ​sense​ ​of​ ​community​ ​within​ ​the​ ​local​ team
  • Attend​ ​​all​ ​relevant​ ​meetings​ ​for​ ​the​ ​teams​ ​identified​ ​above​
  • Follow​ ​all​ ​data​ ​and​ ​evaluation​ ​requirements​ ​of​ ​SfS​ ​including​ ​but​ ​not​ ​limited​ ​to​ ​student outcome​ ​assessments​ ​and​ ​program/staff​ ​observations
  • Maintain​ ​a​ ​professional​ ​office​ ​and​ ​appropriate​ ​records​ ​in​ ​the​ ​region
  • Preparation​ ​of​ ​annual​ ​regional​ ​budgets;​ ​oversee​ ​regional​ ​expense​ ​reporting as​ ​needed

Outreach:

  • Lead outreach related activities dependant on regional needs
  • Field external requests – work with dev and ops to determine pricing and viability of projects
  • Support the dev team with partner schools and new partner schools
  • Identify​ ​appropriate​ ​umbrella​ ​organizations​ ​and​ ​useful​ ​connections​ ​for​ ​SfS​ ​to​ ​have​ ​in​ the region
  • Perform​ ​all​ ​other​ ​duties​ ​related​ ​to​ ​advancing​ ​the​ ​quality​ ​of​ ​operations​ ​and​ ​programming that​ ​the​ ​​Executive​ ​Director​ ​deems​ ​necessary

Kit team responsibilities:

  • Maintain a strong understanding of kit inventory and inventory management
  • Manage employees that work as both instructors and in various roles on the kit team

Development:

  • Understand grant restrictions
  • Strong understanding of program, ability to explain the program to interested parties

Metrics for region:

  • Maintain information including but not limited to number of students, number of partner schools, quiz results, demographics, etc.

Recruitment:

  • Identify when additional instructors are needed in accordance with the MA budget
  • Fill​ ​instructor​ ​positions​ ​in​ ​partner​ ​schools​ ​as needed
  • Remain​ ​informed​ ​with​ ​the​ ​relevant​ ​state​ ​science​ ​standards​ ​and​ ​regulations/procedures for​ ​science​ ​teacher​ ​accreditation​ ​and​ ​licensure​ ​in​ ​Massachusetts and other regions

Executive leadership:

  • Meet with the Executive Team weekly to discuss strategic direction
  • Attend and present at quarterly board meetings
  • Manage Ops Directors for California and Minnesota regions

Requirements:

You​ ​have:

  • Earned​ ​a​ ​​Bachelor’s​ ​Degree,​ ​in​ ​a​ ​STEM​ ​field​ ​or​ ​Education​ ​preferred
  • Graduate degree preferred
  • Project​ ​Management​ ​experience
  • Experience in a B2B or B2C setting
  • Competency​ in ​the​ ​Cloud​ ​-​ ​fluency​ ​in​ ​Google​ ​Apps​ ​(especially​ ​GMail,​ ​Calendar,​ ​and​ ​Drive), Microsoft Suite, and various other communication platforms
  • This position is in person, following state and federal COVID guidelines

Preferred experience:

  • Prior​ ​experience​ ​with​ ​K-12​ ​education​ ​system
  • Worked​ ​with​ ​remote​ ​teams

Additional​ ​Requirements:

  • Possess​ ​excellent​ ​organizational​ ​and​ ​time​ ​management​ ​skills
  • Have​ ​a​ ​team-oriented​ ​mindset​ ​and​ ​the​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​work​ ​independently​ ​without​ ​direct supervision
  • Comfortable​ ​​giving​ ​or​ ​receiving​ ​constructive,​ ​timely,​ ​and​ ​appropriate​ ​feedback
  • Express​ ​a​ ​​passion​ ​for​ ​making​ ​science​ ​approachable​ ​to​ ​all,​ ​especially​ ​children
  • Willing ​​to ​​travel ​​throughout ​​the​​​ Mass area for meetings/trainings/workshops following state and federal COVID guidelines
  • Pass​ ​a​ ​yearly​ ​Background​ ​Check
  • Interested​ ​in​ ​working for a ​fast-paced​ ​​company
  • Be​ ​willing​ ​to​ ​accept​ ​other​ ​duties​ ​as​ ​assigned​ ​by​ ​the​ ​Executive Director

To apply for this position, please click on the green button and fill out the application form.

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