"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela
Content and Programs Lead
While our roots are in robotics, we are branching out to other areas of comp sci, science and engineering, and are looking for a new team member who will develop our content and lead our programs.
At BadgerBOTS, we build relationships while developing and creating inspirational STEM experiences for kids of all ages.
To provide high-quality tech opportunities using open-ended challenges in a collaborative and creative environment. For more than nine years, BadgerBOTS has delivered our programs throughout Wisconsin to more than 20,000 youth with the help of over 1,000 volunteers.
Location: Madison, WI
Category: STEM Education
Job Type: Full Time
Hours: 40 hours per week
Activity Area: Education Related
Education: Bachelor's in a STEM-related field, education or both or equivalent experience
Experience Level: STEM-related field: 1+ years (preferred)
Content Development: 1+ years (preferred)
Salary: $20 to $25 per hour
Start Date: Immediately upon hire
You are an independent worker ready to take on an exciting new challenge in a job where you will problem-solve and design STEM programs for kids of all ages.
This person would be responsible for: evaluating our existing programs, developing custom content, planning our programs, and managing instructors.
Design, prepare and maintain content for current and future programs for all ages
Ensure all the programs rely on: open-ended exploration, problem-solving, team collaboration, and critical thinking.
Plan quarterly and yearly activities for all ages
Develop assessment criteria for programs
Supervise a team of instructors
Manage budget for educational programs
Establish a fun learning environment
Maintain a positive attitude and enthusiasm for all our programs
Travel when necessary
Answer phone calls
Open/Close building when needed
Ensure participant safety in the building
Any other duties as assigned
Excited about STEM and kids
Works collaboratively to promote STEM awareness
Attention to detail
Big Picture Person
Knowledge of Microsoft Office or equivalent (Google products)
Demonstrated oral and written communication
Experience leading kids in a classroom or equivalent setting a plus
Knowledge and experience using 3D printers, Laser Cutters, CNC machines, saws, and other tools a plus
Reports to: Executive Director