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Job Opportunity – Programs and Content Lead

We are currently expanding our offerings and have a job opening for a maker who likes to develop content and lead our programs.  If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@badgerbots.org.

Salary: $20 to $25 per hour  full time

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)

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