Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

  • STEM Program Support Manager

    Job Locations US-GA
    Category
    Program
    Type
    Full-time Regular (FTR)
    Status
    Exempt
    Salary Range
    $45,000-$50,000
    # of Openings
    1
    Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Travel
    10%
  • Job Summary

    The STEM Program Manager is responsible for developing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) focused programs and resources to support Girl Scout staff, troop leaders, and volunteers in the delivery of the Girl Scout STEM badge and Journey curriculum to more than 38,000 girls in Greater Atlanta. Reporting to the Director of Programs, she/he is responsible for developing volunteer STEM training resources and delivering volunteer STEM training; identifying, building and maintaining school and community STEM partnerships; and otherwise enhancing the STEM program offerings available to Girl Scout members. The STEM Program Manager plans and, together with staff and volunteers, executes regional and council-wide STEM program experiences that support the Girl Scout Leadership Experience as well as reflecting trends in informal STEM education.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Responsible for supporting and training staff and adult volunteers in the delivery the Girl Scout STEM curriculum to girls across the Council
    • Work with cross-functional team to develop innovative strategies to ensure the effective support of program partners, troop leaders and service unit volunteers
    • Cultivates relationships with appropriate educators, community leaders, organizations, and businesses to support STEM programming efforts
    • Act as an ambassador for the GSLE by communicating its importance, delivering and training others to deliver the experience
    • Leveraging the Girl Scout STEM badge and Journey curriculum, create and implement engaging STEM programs, consistent with Girl Scout promise and law, council policies and procedures and standards
    • Team with recruitment and retention staff in achieving the council’s membership and retention goals for girls by development, coordination and delivery of quality STEM events, curricula and additional resources
    • Team with fund development staff to identify STEM programs for funding and assist in creation of grant proposals and grant reporting/compliance
    • Team with camp directors and outdoor program staff to bring engaging, high caliber STEM-focused programs to summer camp and weekend camp events
    • Serve as the content expert for Girl Scout STEM materials and as a Council-wide resource for STEM
    • Recruit and manage girl/volunteer STEM committees
    • Plan and conduct annual STEM Event including securing community partners, vendors and target audiences
    • Collaborate with local colleges and universities on STEM program opportunities
    • Supervise Robotics Coordinator and the GSGATL Robotics program
    • Extend Girl Scouting to the community through presentations, networking and relationship building with key community stakeholders
    • Act as an ambassador to promote the visibility of the Girl Scout STEM curriculum
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Skills & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree – STEM focused areas preferred
    • 5 years teaching/working in STEM education
    • Ability to commit to the organizational goals of the Council
    • Ability to speak Spanish is desirable
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
    • Excellent interpersonal skills required; ability to interact with girls, staff, volunteers, and parents in a positive, professional manner
    • Ability to manage a multi-project workload in multiple locations, exercise initiative, and meet deadlines
    • Able to work cooperatively as a team member with staff and volunteers
    • Ability to design and manage a budget that supports council STEM goals that includes ongoing reporting and statistical analysis of program participation, revenue, and expense
    • Manage a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends
    • Current Georgia driver’s license and reliable transportation
    • Must be able to complete & clear a MVR, Criminal, and Sex Offender Background Check

    PREFERRED SKILLS

     

    • Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite software including MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
    • Graphic design software and the ability and willingness to learn new applications
    • Project coordination and experience in effectively organizing and managing multiple projects
    • Experience in managing diverse groups of people such as volunteers, staff, community organizations and individuals and the willingness to delegate
    • Knowledge of Girl Scout organization and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience or the willingness to learn
    • Able to speak effectively before individuals and groups and pro-actively communicate the value of the GSLE and STEM to both internal and external audiences.
    • Able to network and cultivate community partnerships.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

     

    • Willingness or ability to work flexible hours, including some nights and weekends
    • Willingness to attend staff, team and department meetings

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

     

    • Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand or walk for long periods of time
    • Requires the physical ability to occasionally lift and carry objects weighing up to 30 lbs.

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