STEM Project Coordinator

  • Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation
  • Arlington, Virginia
  • Apr 04, 2022
Full time Project Manager Scientific Technology Engineer Engineering

Job Description

Position Summary: The STEM Project Coordinator will coordinate all VT-ARC STEM events and camp coordination for students in the range of K-12. Core responsibilities will include: creating and executing an overall STEM engagement plan in alignment with the sponsor’s requirements, coordinating events including STEM challenge events, STEM summer camps, Exposure camps and events, mentorship programs and events and others as created or required.  The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of how to engage and build partnerships within academia, government, and industry.  

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with AFOSR sponsor on STEM requirements.
  • Create and execute a STEM program plan.
  • Coordinate, manage and lead STEM events for K-12 level students.
  • Track basic statistics of STEM events and customer service surveys.
  • Manage a small team built of support personnel.
  • Positively represent the company to clients by providing empathetic and friendly customer service at all times.

Required Education, Certification, Skills, Capabilities:

  • Completed bachelor’s degree in STEM or education discipline.
  • 4 years of work experience in a STEM/education hybrid field.
  • Experience with STEM related courseware and event coordination.
  • Some experience with virtual teleconferencing platforms (Zoom, WebEx, Microsoft Teams).
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills. Ability to interact and effectively. communicate with customer. Professional phone and telepresence demeanor.
  • Proficiency in MS Office including: Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Red Cross CPR & First Aid trained and certified (or ability to obtain prior to starting).

Desired Education, Certification, Skills, Capabilities:

  • Masters in STEM or education discipline.
  • Proven history of demonstrating a high level of professionalism.
  • Some previous experience in STEM activities including, but not limited to computer programming and 3D printers, basic science, and engineering systems.

Primary Work Location: Work is to be performed in Arlington, VA and periodically Chantilly, VA with limited telework

Special Work Conditions: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

Security: Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation (VT-ARC) provides unique access to the broad and rich research enterprise found at Virginia Tech. VT-ARC forms multi-disciplinary teams to apply innovative solutions to the real-world problems that strain our social, political, industrial, and economic foundations. Specializing in the identification and use of fundamental research, VT-ARC performs contract R&D on larger scale problems and at technology readiness levels beyond those generally addressed by academia. VT-ARC combines significant technical expertise with program management skills to deliver robust solutions on schedule and within budget.

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