Success starts at Community College of Philadelphia. Innovators and difference makers work at Community College of Philadelphia. Diversity thrives at Community College of Philadelphia. We are a college that is committed to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff. We challenge each other and ourselves to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College and the betterment of Philadelphia. We value and support an intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us and become a part of a community that has long been and will continue to be generators of generational chance in this city and beyond.
Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Coordinator, Jr. Stem Academy position. The Coordinator, Jr. STEM Academy is responsible for coordinating, under the direction of the STEM Pre-College Manager, the Jr. STEM Academy's Middle School Science Fair Program, Afterschool Program, First Lego League Robotics Program and other school-based STEM programs. This includes outreach and marketing, teacher/student training, program monitoring and implementation, and assessment. The Jr. STEM Academy is a STEM outreach program for middle school students in grades K-8 which provides academic year and summer programs for Philadelphia's middle school students and schools.
This position is located at the West Philadelphia Regional Center/CATC campus with frequent travel to main campus, other regional centers, and partner schools throughout the city.
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"Success Starts Here" is our message to the Philadelphia community - and at Community College of Philadelphia, we recognize that our success as a college and the success of our students starts with our employees. Our employees are vital to our success. Our total compensation package includes a comprehensive offer of benefits that are unrivaled by most.
Our benefits include:
100% College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for employees and all of their eligible family members
College-paid life and disability insurance
College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months (off on Fridays)
Most employees work from home one day each week
Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off
Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Bachelor's degree is required. Any and all degrees must be from a recognized institutional accreditor.
Two (2) years' experience in Out-of-School Time or summer camp programming for K-8 students.
Ability to provide quality customer service required.
Ability to meet deadlines required.
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within internal and external constituents required.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required.
Ability to work evenings required.
Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds
Bachelor's Degree in Elementary education preferred.
Experience in STEM educational programming in a K-12 setting preferred
Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in the City. Since 1965, over 500,000 students have passed through our doors seeking associate's degrees, certificates, improved workplace skills and lifelong learning. Many of our degree students transfer to four-year institutions while others seek employment in the Philadelphia region. Over 90 percent of our graduates remain in the area and seek employment, strengthening our local economy and workforce. Local businesses look to us to provide workplace training to keep their workers skilled and their companies competitive. We offer over 70 degree and certificate programs in art, science, business, technology and liberal arts. Many of our students have hectic schedules, and we know how to accommodate every type of learner. Classes are held during the day, in the evening and on Saturdays at the Main Campus, our three Regional Centers and at neighborhood sites throughout the City. Distance education classes are also available.