Reports to: Executive Director
Time: 10+ hours per week
Location: Remote, flexible within the U.S.
About Engineers for a Sustainable World
Engineers for a Sustainable World is a nonprofit network made up of people passionate about technical sustainability. We consist of 1,500 student and professional members across 50 chapters at colleges and universities. We work to empower engineers to tackle the biggest sustainability challenges of the 21st century. ESW members have created everything from solar charging stations on college campuses to devices that collect waste in rivers to community-designed structures that promote earthquake resilience.
The Education Director is responsible for creating new educational programs and initiatives that further ESW’s mission and strategic goals. The Education Director will oversee a small team of Education Coordinators who will assist in designing and implementing educational initiatives. The department will create engaging educational curriculums that can be utilized by ESW chapters performing outreach at local schools. Coordinators will also create educational content that can be shared on our platforms that can be utilized by parents and teachers to teach k-12 students about sustainable engineering. This position is flexible, and can accommodate work and school schedules. This is a new position and department at ESW and there is ample room to shape the role.
Create lesson plans centered around sustainable engineering that can be adapted for k-12
Create educational content that can be shared on our platforms
Support chapters and who have limited experience with educational outreach who want to learn how to run successful outreach programs
Help chapters identify and connect with local schools who could benefit from sustainable engineering educational outreach
Run weekly education department meetings and attend bi-weekly executive committee meetings
Excellent communication and writing skills
Positive and enthusiastic attitude
Experience designing educational curriculum
Experience running k-12 outreach programs
Be passionate about sustainability, and agree with our Mission, Vision, and Values
Your friends would describe you as a “people person”; you have high emotional intelligence
Experience using digital tools such as Google Suite, Slack, and video conference (we use Zoom).
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