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POSITION SUMMARY: We are seeking a dynamic, motivated, and skilled individual to work in a fast-paced environment. We require two skill sets: virtual outreach coordination and virtual content creation.
The position will be one full-time position (an individual with both skill sets) or divided into two part-time positions (two individuals, each with one skill set).
If you have both skills sets, please apply for a full-time position. If you have one skill set please apply for a part-time position.
Positions are for work until December 31, 2023 with possibility of extension, pending performance and funding availability.
LOCATION: Anywhere in Canada. This is a work-from-home position.
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Canadian Association for Girls In Science (CAGIS) is an award-winning national not-for-profit organization that supports interest in Science, Technology, Trades, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) among girls and gender minority youth. CAGIS has a strong and sustained reputation in STEM outreach and education. CAGIS Chapters meet monthly to explore STEM with fun, hands-on activities led by experts in a variety of STEM fields. CAGIS Virtual brings STEM to the homes of participants with live virtual sessions full of fun, hands-on activities led by experts.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Virtual Outreach Coordination
We are seeking a dynamic virtual outreach coordinator, who enjoys working with kids and teens, to co-develop and facilitate high quality, exciting, entertaining, and fun hands-on virtual STEM sessions. Duties will include:
Virtual Content Creation
We are seeking a passionate and highly skilled science communicator with strong STEM knowledge and a proven track record of identifying and translating STEM in a fun, engaging, and accurate manner for kids and teens. Duties will include:
facts, newsletter articles, STEM-focused social media posts, etc.);
RELEVANT EXPERIENCES AND SKILLS: The successful candidate will have the following:
Knowledge of diversity and inclusion challenges (particularly those limiting the participation and advancement of girls, women, gender minority individuals, and other under-represented groups in STEM) could be assets.
This is one full-time or two part-time positions beginning in March, 2021 and ending December 31, 2023, with possibility of extension pending performance and funding availability. The annual full-time salary is $60,000 with 2% annual increases, renewed annually pending budgetary approval and performance review (or $30,000 with 2% annual increases for a part-time position).
Please submit electronic applications by email with subject heading “Virtual Outreach Application”. Please include the following as one pdf document:
CLOSING DATE: Applications will be reviewed beginning February 22, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. Interviews will be held via videoconference.
The successful candidate will need to undergo a vulnerable sector check prior to being hired.
CAGIS is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity. Women, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group.
CAGIS CANDIDATE INFORMATION QUESTIONS: Please summarize your experiences, skills, and qualifications in the following areas (max 1 page for
responses to all questions).
1. Presenting STEM to children in a fun and engaging way (written and oral).
2. Writing competencies and oral communication skills.
3. Experience developing and organizing written materials in a cohesive, structured, and logical manner.
4. Ability to work independently and in a team environment with volunteers, staff, partners, and participants.
5. Experience with partnership development, collaboration, and networking.
6. Additional skills, experiences, qualifications, or assets you would like to mention.
Have you ever been convicted of a criminal code offence? Yes No
I would like to be considered for (please select all that apply):
Applications must be submitted by email. Applications on the Indeed platform will not be considered.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Salary: $60,000.00 per year
This is a remote, work-from-home position.