GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
The Youth Career Development Services (YCDS) STEM Manager builds Goodwill STEM Initiative, develops STEM partnerships throughout Colorado, executes and delivers youth STEM alignment curriculum and activities by supporting YCDS staff and students; organizes and provides opportunities and resources to help staff and students to develop an interest in and experience with STEM industries, designs YCDS curriculum to include to work based learning essential soft skills by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Analytical, Problem Solving, Leadership, Strategic Thinking, and Innovation.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in related field preferred. Minimum of one (1) year experience associated with an aspect of the STEM industry. Minimum of one (1) year management experience.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT
Employee is responsible for directing department funds in accordance with approved budget standards. Any technology or Goodwill property used in the normal course of employment will be under the safekeeping and the responsibility of the employee to maintain in good working order.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the school community. Ability to write speeches and program promotional materials for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to act as a spokesperson for Goodwill programs at various school and community events.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as projections and statistical inference associated with program performance. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Knowledge of MS Office Suite, CiviCore or other case management software. Understanding of Infinite Campus and Naviance is preferred. Employee must be able to utilize audio/visual equipment and various forms of technology resources to facilitate curriculum in the classroom environment.
CERTIFICATIONS and LICENSES
Ability to obtain a sub license if needed. Employee must have a clear Colorado driver’s license to drive on Goodwill business. Must pass background check.
Position is directly responsible for assigned YCDS staff and the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of related programs.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training and development of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employee will spend a majority of time working in a school and/or classroom environment. However, employee will travel to corporate headquarters and Goodwill event locations where environmental conditions may vary.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel between offices is approximately 30-40%.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell.
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