4-H STEM Educator, Suffolk County Farm - Yaphank, NY
August 23, 2018
H STEM Educator,
The educator will be delivering programs related to the Education Foundation Grant awarded to CCE-Suffolk. Educator will be delivering STEM based afterschool technology programs in a club setting. This position will participate in discussions and provide input surrounding program delivery, evaluation, marketing and community connections. In conjunction with supervisor, assist in finalizing field trips. Deliver STEM based programs utilizing 4-H curriculum. With the other school liaisons, provide input into the structure of the program. Purchase supplies needed for the program. Assist supervisor in conducting evaluations.
This is a 9-month, grant funded position September 2018-May 2019.
Some weekends, evenings and travel required.
Associates Degree or equivalent of high school diploma/GED and one year transferrable education experience is acceptable.
2 years related volunteer or work experience in youth education field.
Experience in youth work, teaching, counseling or other related field.
Volunteer or paid experience working with volunteers.
Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Ability to lift up to 20 pounds in program materials as programs are often held offsite.
Bachelor's Degree in Education or related field
Significant experience teaching youth and adults in formal or informal settings.
Experience with teaching GPS/GIS, robotics and STEM programs in an informal setting.
Program development, supervision and marketing experience.
Program Delivery - 75%
Educator will deliver STEM based afterschool technology programs in club settings.
Deliver STEM based programs utilizing 4-H curriculum.
Foster acceptance of program, methods, and policies to address community and individual needs and consider diverse audiences.
Utilizing established materials serve as subject matter resource in STEM programming.
Utilize a variety of proven educational methodologies.
Assist in creation of lesson plans.
Assist in providing educational program efforts via mass media.
Management - 5%
Adhere to the Cornell Cooperative Extension guidelines for the screening and managing of volunteers.
Transport program material to and from program.
Assist supervisor to schedule field trips that enhance the curriculum of the Tech Wizards.
Purchase program supplies based on budget requirements.
Assist supervisor in preparing training and informational packets for parents of youth participating in the STEM program.
Maintain effective relationships between school liaisons and CCE.
Professional Improvement -5%
In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes and Association priorities.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension and perform other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety-Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the Association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar with and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy-Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Suffolk County policies, procedures and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely and accurate manner.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,
Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
Part-Time, Non-Exempt position, 20 hours per week.
Pay Rate Type: $16.50 per hour
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