Title: STEM Coordinator
Reports To: Sr. Director of Programs and Operations
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Department: Youth and Education
Revision Date: August 3, 2021
A STEM Program Coordinator is responsible for the effective implementation, management and evaluation of STEM Grant.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned)
- Implement the grant activities to include program regulations and requirements, goals, objectives and operational procedures to facilitate adherence to the grant parameters.
- Review and become subject matter expert of the grant’s scope, deliverables, reporting, budget and planning of day-to-day operations.
- Develop system for collecting and evaluating data for policy and program development and implementation.
- Meet all performance standards and requirements established by the program grant and/or Urban League.
- Serve as liaison to community based agencies and institutions to further the goals of the Urban League by building collaborations and partnerships.
- Research and advise Sr. Director of Programs and Operations of needs, trends and issues within youth and education STEM program areas and recommend activities and strategies to address them.
- Assist with drafting grant applications and/or foundation proposals, utilizing collected research information and statistical data that addresses target groups in the need of service areas.
- Research and develop new problem solving opportunities for agency’s consideration to respond to needs as it pertains to the grants.
- Submit required programmatic paperwork, reports and assignments as required in a timely fashion including grant reporting.
- Conduct outreach to promote Urban League’s mission and effective grant implementation.
- Organize applicable site visits and tours as required by the grant.
- Organize STEM guest speakers to communicate with grant participants.
- Create a STEM component focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics to ensure students have the necessary supports and opportunities available to them.
- Expose student to STEM-related careers including the fields of health, digital media, green jobs and robotics.
- Offer programming during the school day, after school, in person or virtually as recommended by the school administrators.
- Invite parents to an orientation session to ensure active engagement and strategies to support and encourage their child’s active involvement.
- Recruit participants from three title one schools.
- Create a database of enrolled students with achieved deliverables and case notes of each participant’s activity or interaction.
- Submit monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports.
- Submit monthly board of director reports with monthly success stories.
- Attend, participate and take lead on all funder calls, in-person meetings and correspondence.
- Represent program for all ULPBC staff meetings, community partner meetings and student and parent meetings.
- Enroll 75 students.
- Administer pre and post-test surveys.
- Work with each participant and assist with academic counseling and support services available through the Urban League.
- Ensure 85% or 85 students demonstrate an increased interest in STEM related careers.
- Ensure 85 % or 85 students select STEM related course work their following year.
- Ensure 90% or 90 students will be promoted to the next grade and will be on or above grade level.
- Ensure 90% or 90 students will enroll in another ULPBC youth development program after their first year.
- Participate in all Urban League community events and functions.
Standards for Measuring Performance
- Ability to carry out responsibilities with flexibility to adapt to changing needs and goals
- Ability to work effectively with persons of all ages and diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities
- Ability to balance the needs and expectations of multiple constituents
- Excellent communication skills
- Outstanding organizational skills
- Knowledge and ability to work with financial information
- Positive and team oriented attitude
- Computer skills, enabling use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
- Performs other related duties as may be assigned
Education and Experience
- A four-year college degree or equivalent major coursework related to public administration, human resource or social services; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform duties of the job as listed above.
The Urban League of Palm Beach County, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its personnel policies, practices, procedures and employee benefit programs on the basis of any classification protected by law, including age, race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, creed, religion, sex gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic predisposition or carrier status.