Outreach Coordinator – EPSCoR

POSITION SUMMARY

The Outreach Coordinator manages the outreach portfolio of the Nebraska Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) office. The K-16 outreach portfolio spans a group of activities ranging from those that are funded by the Nebraska EPSCoR office, to those activities that are both funded and fully administered by the office. Nebraska EPSCoR programs include, but are not limited to, high school and middle school camps, high school researcher program, mobile labs for teachers, and support of undergraduate researchers at universities and colleges. The Outreach Coordinator will identify opportunities to develop new outreach and education programs and to partner with individuals and groups with similar outreach and education goals to Nebraska EPSCoR; and provide presentations to local and national partners regarding outreach portfolio and participation in our programs. This position also provides required reports on activities and participation in programs, and coordinates feedback from program participants with external evaluators for program decisions and reporting. In addition, this position provides secondary support for other responsibilities throughout the office as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of experience to include coordinating outreach projects OR work with secondary science teachers and students. Exceptional communication –verbal and written is required. Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy is essential.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree
Educational coursework or degree in STEM field or a STEM education field.
Basic understanding of molecular biology and biotechnology techniques.

An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge is acquired may be considered.

Zone 5

Additional Information

This is not a remote-eligible position. The office is located in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Contact Information

University of Nebraska Central Administration
3835 Holdrege Street
Lincoln, NE 68583
http://www.nebraska.edu

Sheryl Gartner
(p) (402) 472-3701

How to Apply

For more details and to apply, please visit https://careers.nebraska.edu/postings/1455

Along with application, attach a cover letter and the contact information for 3 professional references. This is not a remote-eligible position. The office is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. Please contact 402-472-3701 for assistance applying.