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Program Coordinator

We are looking for a Program Coordinator who will be primary school liaisons of our Remote Tutoring and Mentoring Program (RTM) in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our RTM program connects middle and high school students with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) professionals for weekly mentoring and tutoring sessions using a web-based, interactive whiteboard and audio connection.
Position: full time

Benefits: health, vision and dental, with We Teach Science covering 65% of monthly premiums

Required Skills, Experience and Abilities

  • A self-starter who works well in a small company environment

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with various constituencies including, but not limited to, teenagers, volunteers, professionals, community and school groups, parents, and business leaders

  • Strong time management skills with ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects

  • Organized – we generate a fair amount of electronic and physical media that must stay organized and quickly accessible

  • Comfort and experience with public speaking and a clear communication style with everything from large groups to individuals

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively; must be able to complete all work and support work for the betterment of the company

  • Strong ability to problem solve and find effective solutions to problems

  • A commitment to continuous improvement through honest communication, collaboration and skillful implementing new procedures

Computer Skills

  • Comfortable working with and troubleshooting both Mac and PC calmly, efficiently, and independently; ability to solve technical issues (particularly sound issues) for both platforms

  • MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Google Docs (spreadsheet and word processing)

  • Website editing: familiar with basic web authoring tools, e.g.: WordPress

  • Data base entry and management

  • Familiarity with VOIP systems

Preferred Experience and Interests

  • A passion and basic understanding of K-12 education

  • Experience with education-based programs in either the non-profit or other sectors

  • Knowledge of the local community

  • Experience managing volunteers including recruiting, day-to-day management and troubleshooting, and retention

  • An appreciation for both the demands and rewards of community-level philanthropy

Key Responsibilities

  • Mentor recruitment: Recruiting mentors from key companies

  • Mentor on-boarding: Assist in interviewing mentors, running the mentor orientation meetings, and overseeing mentor security checks.

  • RTM Program Coordination – Run the RTM program including:

    • Create and sustain organization systems that keep the program running efficiently and smoothly

    • Setting up the school for the RTM program (computer setup, getting teacher and school commitments)

    • Work with teachers and mentors to create RTM student schedule

    • Attend all sessions to ensure maximum success

    • Act as a facilitator with all key stakeholders (school staff, mentors, students, parents, independent contractors and WTSF staff)

    • Troubleshoot and manager tech troubles during the RTM session

    • Oversee, manage, and support the mentor/student pair relationship

  • Updating the RTM website with weekly class materials

  • Work with Program Manager to create RTM training materials; deliver RTM training materials

Other items

  • Must have transportation (RTM program requires driving to school site at least three days a week) – program related travel will be reimbursed

  • Program coordinators will work at schools, from the WTSF office in Burlingame, and have the option to work from home occasionally

  • Long distance travel (professional development/training) possibly once or twice per year (several days)

  • Occasional evening commitments required

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in and fit with We Teach Science Foundation and a résumé detailing your professional and educational experience. Please e-mail your materials to:

Deadline for submission is June 1st, 2015, though submissions may be considered on a rolling basis.

Please put “CA Program Coordinator” in the subject line.

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We Teach Science is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation, and evaluate all candidates based on merit.

  Metro Area San Francisco CA
  Job Location City Burlingame
  Job Location State California
  Job Location Zip 94010
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: 35k To: 45k
  Job Category
  Prefered Experience 1 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Mar. 9, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name We Teach Science Foundation
  Organizational Focus Children and Youth, Computers and Technology, Education and Academia, Teaching
  Contact Person Erin Wylder
  Contact Phone (800) 939-1640
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
  Web Address

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