The mission of the Whiting School of Engineering is to conduct innovative research and generate technologies, provide an education grounded in fundamental scientific principles, and educate the next generation of leaders. The Business Office plays a key role in facilitating this mission.
The vision of the Center for Educational Outreach (CEO) is to increase the number of STEM leaders from underrepresented groups going into STEM fields. Our mission is to engage JHU students, staff and faculty to prepare PK-12 students, particularly those underrepresented in STEM fields, for college and inspire them to choose STEM as a career. Our strategy is to offer STEM educational outreach to Baltimore City Public School students and to expand Engineering Innovation to reach more high school students in the U.S.
The Barclay Hopkins STEM Partnership is committed to promoting a culture of inclusive excellence for students, staff and families.
Purpose of Position:
Barclay School, in partnership with the Center for Educational Outreach/Whiting School of Engineering, offers summer STEM programs for Baltimore City students. Throughout the program, students participate in a variety of activities including hands-on engineering, high and low-tech makerspace projects, teambuilding activities, and enrichment programs. The Site Coordinator collaborates with the Center for Educational Outreach, the summer program lead teachers, JHU interns and undergraduates, and identified community partnerships in the achievement of the Barclay Summer STEM Academy’s goals and funding objectives. Responsibilities include program marketing, student recruitment & retention, staff training, program supervision (entry, dismissal, lunch, recess), parent communications, and program and event planning,
Note: This position is casual with a total of 20 hours during April-June (for program marketing and student recruitment) and full-time for summer: June 24-Juy 31, 8:00am-3:30pm).
This position is not benefits eligible.
Knowledge and Skills:
Experience working with students and families in a K-12 school environment.
Experience in out-of-school time programming.
Experience with developing and maintaining community partnerships.
Experience with developing and leading staff training.
Experience supervising students in structured (classroom) and unstructured (cafeteria/recess) environments.
Time management skills, attention to detail, and proactive problem solving
Ability to resolve conflict as needed and follow through with disciplinary procedures.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to manage logistics related to special events.
Ability to accommodate a multitude of learning styles and differentiate instruction as needed.
Knowledge of Baltimore City and Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools)
Experience relating to students, parents, and partners of similar demographics to Baltimore City
Strong communication (written and oral), organizational, customer service, and interpersonal skills
Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Forms)
Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification:
High School Diploma/GED.
Three years administrative/academic related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education/Social Work or related field.
3 Years of related experience in one or more of the following areas strongly preferred:
Proven youth development and/or mentoring experience.
Successful K-12 teaching; hands-on STEM projects and the engineering design process.
Managing operations in an out-of-school time program.
Experience working in K-12 formal or informal school setting.
Demonstrated leadership experience in a K-12 school setting.
Direct experience with grades 5-8.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Management and Supervision - 70%
Coordinates with the Johns Hopkins team and the Barclay Summer STEM Academy team, as well as additional summer program coordinators (Bell, ESY, Peace Camp) to offer a seamless summer program.
Provides on-site support for students, teachers, undergraduates, interns, and vendors during the Barclay Summer STEM Academy including overseeing arrival, attendance, lunch/recess, dismissal, conduct concerns, and home communications.
Oversees building operations and develops transition routines and program procedures.
Assists with the revisions of the Summer STEM Academy staff handbook to reflect updates and changes to procedures, policies, and logistics.
Assists with the implementation of the program’s curriculum schedule including classrooms materials, facilities, and instructional staff support.
Promotes a positive culture and climate by facilitating daily recognition programs and spirit days.
Leads the Summer STEM Academy team in the planning and delivering of the End of Season Showcase.
Collaborates with the Center for Educational Outreach to adjust master scheduling as needed to accommodate trips and program experiences.
Assists with vendor communication and supervision of enrichment blocks as needed.
Marketing/Recruitment – 10%
Represents and markets the Barclay Summer STEM Academy to the target community (City School student’s grades 5-8).
Distributes and collects registration materials from students/families and forwards complete materials to the Center for Educational Outreach for input, tracking, and communications.
Ensures that registration materials are complete and follows up with applicants to secure missing documents.
Training/Professional Development – 10%
Assists the Center for Educational Outreach with the design and delivery of Summer STEM Academy team training days (June 26-28).
Participates in three-day professional development at the end of June (June 26-28).
Assists Barclay Program Manager in presenting training materials based on expertise.
Reporting/Communications – 10%
Shares information with students and families on program-related activities.
Communicates with students and families regarding conduct/behavioral concerns.
Develops and sends home all related summer program communications.
Checks email daily and responds to requests.
Maintains and implements participant records (health forms, photo releases, etc.)
Develops/revises a Student Conduct Contract and tracks student/parent completion.
Classified Title: Academic Program Coordinator Working Title: Barclay Summer STEM Academy Site Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OE Starting Salary Range: $25.00 per hour Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: M-F 8:00 am - 4:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60004726-CEO Instructors and Students Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering
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