Content and Programs Lead - BadgerBOTS Robotics Corporation
Published
July 12, 2021
Location
Middleton, WI
Job Type

Description

"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.

BadgerBOTS Mission:

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:

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.

Overview:

This person would be responsible for: evaluating our existing programs, developing custom content, planning our programs, and managing instructors.

Duties:

Content:

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

Administrative:

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

Other:

Travel when necessary
Answer phone calls
Open/Close building when needed
Ensure participant safety in the building
Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Excited about STEM and kids
Works collaboratively to promote STEM awareness
Organized
Life-long learner
Attention to detail
Big Picture Person
Resourceful self-starter
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

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