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JOB TITLE: Temporary Program Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Global STEM Alliance
REPORTS TO: Director, Education
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will be a part of the virtual mentoring team at the Academy and will be expected to build capacity in the areas of recruitment and partner management. This person will be expected to work independently, provide ideas and solutions and, when appropriate, shadow the virtual mentoring team. This position will work on a large scale, cross department grant that will provide in person and virtual mentorship and research opportunities to high school students, teachers and scientists around the world. The ideal candidate will have an interest in building an international network of school and organizational contacts, international comparative education and partnership management.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM Field (or related)
This is a paid position. Academic credit may be substituted in certain circumstances where applicable.
Duration: Approximately 10-15 hours per week for up to one year.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must include a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.