Riverways Education Partnerships

Equity in STEM Coordinator

We are hiring an Equity in STEM AmeriCorps Member!

Interested parties should sub­mit:

  • a pro­fes­sional resume,
  • answers to application questions, and
  • the names and con­tact infor­ma­tion for three pro­fes­sional ref­er­ences

Applications are DUE by 11:59 PM (PST) on Friday July 9th, 2021.

UW Equity in STEM Ameri­Corps Mem­ber Description

Title: Equity in STEM AmeriCorps Member

Term of Service: Sep­tem­ber 1, 2021 – July 15, 2022

Hours: 1,700

Position Description:

The Equity in STEM Ameri­Corps Mem­ber will serve at the Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton in the Community Engagement and Leadership Education (CELE) Center. The AmeriCorps Member will assist in the imple­men­ta­tion of a K-12 STEM tutor­ing and men­tor­ing pro­gram to address K-12 STEM suc­cess. They will also develop inno­v­a­tive strate­gies to increase vol­un­teer tutor par­tic­i­pa­tion rates in the STEM fields.

Specific Duties:

  • Recruit UW student volunteers to tutor math and science subjects in Seattle Public Schools and community organizations.
  • Orient and guide new tutors by leading tutor orientation training. 
  • Recruit and onboard UW students as mentors for Riverways’ STEM Alternative Spring Break program, located in rural and tribal schools around the state.
  • Coordinate programs in which school-based partners and students visit the UW campus to learn about STEM fields.
  • Provide ongoing support to STEM tutors through assisting in tutor placements.  
  • Assist with research and development of STEM outreach curriculum.
  • Have the opportunity to tutor K-12 students for three hours per week. 
  • Collaborate with other science outreach programs and student organizations on campus.
  • Conduct organized communication and debriefs for science outreach programs.
  • Have the opportunity to facilitate a Riverways seminar with guidance, in Spring Quarter.
  • Other leadership opportunities as desired!
  • Support CELE-wide programming, recruitment, and training.

This is a full time, 40hr/week position

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We welcome your questions about this position! Email Richard at parrar@uw.edu

To request dis­abil­ity accom­mo­da­tion in the appli­ca­tion process, con­tact the Dis­abil­ity Ser­vices Office at 206.543.6450/206.543.6452.

The Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer com­mit­ted to build­ing a cul­tur­ally diverse, broadly trained fac­ulty and staff.  Women, minori­ties, per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties, and vet­er­ans are encour­aged to apply. All new employ­ees must show employ­ment eli­gi­bil­ity ver­i­fi­ca­tion as required by the US Immi­gra­tion and Nat­u­ral­iza­tion Service.