Greenville, NC with frequent state wide travel
Closes: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology, Microbiology, or other Life Science field required; graduate degree preferred. A minimum of three years of teaching and/or curriculum development experience required; training experience related to a biotechnology environment preferred. Candidates with a bachelor's or master's degree in secondary education will be considered if they can demonstrate significant experience with biology, biotechnology, and laboratory work.
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The Engagement Coordinator will report to the Senior Director of Engagement and will work collaboratively with Engagement Coordinators from the Central and Western region to provide leadership and expertise in the creation, organization, and delivery of K-12 and community college life science based engagement activities to students and faculty. This position is part of the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) BioNetwork initiative and has local, regional, and statewide responsibilities.
The preferred candidate will have: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong analytical skills and working knowledge or aptitude to learn and apply new or existing technology tools. Experience and/or understanding of the organization and functioning of K-12 and community college educational institutions. Ability to create learning activities and presentations that integrate industry skills with relevant educational programming. Understanding of adaptive and interactive learning concepts using technology to facilitate education. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with diverse community stakeholders including K-12 and community college students, faculty, staff, and life science industry representatives. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrated ability to organize, plan, and implement programs/projects. Demonstrated ability to teach effectively in non-formal settings. Demonstrated proficiency in managing volunteers. Demonstrated proficiency with common computer software (especially Microsoft Office products), including web and social media. Demonstrated proficiency with using technology to facilitate education.