Educational Programs Coordinator Needed
Statistics is looking for a Programs Coordinator to work with the National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service
(NMFS) Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) Academic and Educational
Programs Office (AEPO) in Woods Hole, MA.
academic programs provide educational experiences and training to students who
are preparing to conduct the types of research critical to NOAA’s mission. The
programs help NOAA and NEFSC recruit a workforce that is skilled, talented, and
as diverse as the nation we serve.
Programs Coordinator will work on helping to strengthen existing programs and on
building new programs throughout the Northeast Fisheries Science Center. The Programs
Coordinator will also work on educational programs for the general public and
for younger students, aimed at promoting scientific literacy and supporting
NEFSC’s stewardship effort, and will support NEFSC efforts in recruitment,
retention, and inclusion.
The Programs Coordinator will take responsibility for these tasks:
Some travel within
the Northeast will be required.
with coordination of summer student programs in Woods Hole Science Aquarium and
in the AEPO, notably the Partnership Education Program (PEP) and the Woods Hole
Science Aquarium (WHSA) summer student programs. Coordination includes helping to plan
program activities, taking the lead on organizing events, and interacting with
and mentoring students on a day-to-day basis.
a system for tracking graduates of PEP, WHSA, and other NEFSC academic
programs; locating participants from previous years, especially for PEP and
WHSA; and setting up a system for continuing to gather data from previous and
with education professionals from partner institutions, to identify suitable tools
for monitoring and evaluating programs.
a system for reviewing existing programs and identifying potential improvements.
Conducting a survey and analysis of existing programs; observing programs and interviewing
in recruiting students for AEPO and WHSA programs. Recruitment may involve
travel for campus visits and for participation in professional meetings and
AEPO and NEFSC on committees such as: Woods Hole Black History Month Committee;
NOAA Fisheries Education Council; and other local community committees.
AEPO Director in establishing, charging, and guiding a Center-wide Academic and
Educational Programs committee.
with NEFSC Communications staff on revamping the AEPO website. Tasks include writing,
editing, and gathering new materials for the site.
successful candidate must possess:
Bachelor’s degree with a major, minor, or significant course work in one of the
natural sciences, and experience in conducting research in one of the sciences.
least one year of work experience in education and/or in program coordination
leadership experience in working with and/or participating in groups of high
school and undergraduate students, including students from communities
under-represented in STEM.
in the day-to-day supervision of diverse groups of students, and in the
development of teaching and/or mentoring relationships with individual students.
success working with educational professionals in academic and research
environments on issues of program evaluation, curriculum development,
recruitment, diversity and inclusion.
with social media, and with the evolving possibilities of new media.
is expected to last one year, with the possibility of extension. The position
is full-time, and the rate of pay is $26/hr. The position is eligible for the
benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website. The starting date may
be on or after November 13, 2017.
Statistics is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against
any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender,
national origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran
status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
Consistent with its obligations under federal law, Integrated Statistics is
committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment
qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans,
veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans. For assistance with
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