Education Positions

Education Leadership  & CompetitionTeam

Roles and Responsibilities

 

Managers needed include:

 

  • Elementary/Primary Level Manager (Grades K-6 : Ages 5-10)*
  • Junior High/Intermediate Level Manager (Grades 6-8 : Ages 10-16)*
  • High/Secondary Level Manager (Grades 9-12 : Ages 15-18)*
  • College/University Level Manager
  • Informal Education/Citizen Science Manager
  • Enterprise Educator Emissary Program Manager
  • Online Journal Manager
  • Adjunct Enterprise Education Advisor Manager
  • International Manager
  • People of Indigenous Origin Manager
  • Competition Leadership Managers (several competition types)
  • Volunteer Manager

 

* Note that the age overlap is intentional since grade levels may be defined for different age groups depending on region or country

 

 

            _______________________JOB DESCRIPTIONS________________________

 

The 5 following positions have similar roles and responsibilities.

 

Elementary/Primary Level Manager (Grades K-6 – approximately Ages 5-10)

 

Junior High/Intermediate Level Manager (Grades 6-8 approximately Ages 10-15)

 

High/Secondary Level Manager (Grades 9-12 approximately ages 15-18) TBD

 

College/University Level Manager

 

Informal Education/Citizen Science Manager

 

 

The above list of Managers will have similar roles and responsibilities.  Variations in these roles and responsibilities are based on specific group and grade level needs.  These managers report to the EIS Education Program Manager.

 

These managers’ roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Collaboration with EIS Education Manager, Deputy Manager and other education team members.
  • Oversee creation and development of standards-linked, grade-level curriculum, guides, kits, activities, web-based products, and content.
  • Provide representation on the VST Knowledge Build Team for GPAI called “Ali”.
  • Provide graphics, content, and text for EIS Academy projects.
  • Ensure international representation of all developed materials is considered and work in collaboration with International, People of Indigenous Origins, and EIS Academy Managers.
  • Collaborate with Competition Managers.
  • Coordinate and participate in grade level formal and informal educator training and professional development workshops and with the Education Communications Manager.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other EIS managers for conference, symposium, and community outreach activities.
  • Collect and disseminate feedback regarding teacher/student.
  • Document all activities, feedback and follow-up of team.
  • Assist and coach/teachers and Emissaries in passive and active experimentation design to meet qualifications of the in-flight program.
  • Assist teachers in experiment proposal submittals.
  • Conduct and document post-flight follow-up with experiment contributing teams.
  • Seek and obtain educator volunteers for their group/grade level team.
  • Other tasks as they arise.

 

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Enterprise Educator Emissary (EEE) Program Manager

 

The Enterprise Education Emissary (EEE) Program Manager will be the person in charge of the Enterprise Education Emissary program.  The EEE Program Manager will report to the EIS Education Manager.

 

The EEE Program Manager’s roles and responsibilities include:

 

  • Organize, develop, and maintain the Enterprise Educator Emissary (EEE) program.
  • Develop a description of the Emissary program and Emissary qualifications.
  • Develop a recruitment plan for the EEE.
  • Develop a selection process for the EEE.
  • Coordinate with marketing team to implement recruitment plan.
  • Recruit EEE personnel by contacting local and national teacher organizations and use other recruitment methods.
  • Select EEE personnel by reviewing their applications and conducting phone interviews, in consultation with the Education Program Manager.
  • Design and implement an online training course, in consultation with other key members of the EIS management.
  • Design and deliver a 1-day training seminar as needed.
  • Coordinate with EIS hub institutions to conduct training.
  • Assist coaches/teachers and group/grade level team managers in passive and active experimentation design to meet qualifications of the in-flight program.
  • Document and report all activities, feedback, and follow-up of team.
  • Facilitate monthly communication with EEE personnel through conference calls, a newsletter/blog, and through reviewing reports from EEE’s.
  • Facilitate communications between classroom teachers, EEE’s, and EIS management.

 

 

For Reference:  Description of who an Enterprise Educator Emissary (EEE) is:

 

            An Enterprise Education Emissary (EEE) will be the key contact between the EEE Manager and the classroom teachers or other informal educators.  Emissaries will be selected on a yearly basis to build a prestigious cadre of highly qualified and high profile educators.  The EEE’s will report to the EEE Program Manager.

 

The EEE’s roles and responsibilities include:

 

  • Complete an online training course.
  • Attend a 1-day “in-person” training seminar.
  • Provide training and support, both online and in-person, for their assigned teachers.
  • Communicate with the EEE Manager regarding the progress of the project and any questions or concerns that may arise.
  • Participate in monthly conference/training calls with the EEE corps and the EEE Manager and submit a monthly summary of activities.
  • Other roles & responsibilities are TBD at this time

 

 

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Online Journal Manager

 

This Manager will coordinate all functions associated with the creation, operation, and management of an online professional reviewed journal.  The Online Journal Manager will report to the EIS Education Program Manager.

 

The roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Design, look, accessibility, and feel of journal.
  • Establish format, submission procedures, and schedule for a professionally reviewed online journal on the EIS website.
  • Collaborate with the EIS Technology team.
  • Establish and maintain good rapport with EIS webmaster
  • Collect papers submitted for journal.
  • Seek or commission articles appropriate content for journal.
  • Seek and coordinate editors and reviewers for content accuracy of materials submitted for publication.
  • Post completed journal on-line quarterly.
  • Create standards for journal look and feel, including image resolution/size/formal, journal font and size, margin parameters, and other components.

 

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Adjunct Enterprise Education (AEE) Advisors Manager

 

This manager is a person who has experience and a desire to manage, organize and collaborate with a group of people, referred to as AEE Advisors.  AEE Advisors are career experienced, retired, or have expertise in at least one of a multitude of fields. Examples include but are not limited to the industrial arts, engineering, electronics, aerospace, education, or other expertise that could benefit students as they design and build their projects and experiments. AEE Advisors will fill out a profile stating their areas of expertise and their availability. The AEE Advisors Manager reports to the EIS Education Manager.

 

The AEE Advisor Manager will manage the program and have the following roles and responsibilities:

 

  • Develop a recruitment plan for AEE Advisors.
  • Create and maintain an online recruitment form and selection process.
  • Recruit AEE Advisors through contacts with state and national teacher organizations, state and national science organizations (such as astronomy clubs), and professional organizations (such as the Society of Women Engineers). This can be done in collaboration with the Education Communications Manager.
  • Collect and organize profile information from prospective AEE Advisors.
  • Collect and organize information from teachers regarding their needs/wants for volunteer assistance and match AEE Advisors with appropriate classrooms.
  • Connect AEEs with teachers or other persons within EIS to help with jobs and tasks.
  • Teachers will be responsible for complying with all school regulations related to having students work with outside people or organizations.
  • Coordinate with marketing team to implement program.
  • Connect volunteers with educators in need within EIS educational activities.
  • Document all activities, feedback, and follow-up.

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International Education Manager

People of Indigenous Origins Education Manager

The above list of Managers will have similar roles and responsibilities.  Variations in these roles and responsibilities are based on specific groupings or ethnicities. These positions will report to the EIS Education Program Manager.

 

The roles and responsibilities include:

 

  • Organize, develop, and maintain the International or Origins program.
  • Develop a description of the program and members.
  • Develop a recruitment plan and selection process for target audience and coordinate with marketing team to implement.
  • Coordinate with marketing team to implement recruitment plan.
  • Recruit group participation by contacting local, nationally and international educational organizations and use other recruitment methods.
  • Work collaboratively with age-level specific managers to ensure adequate representation of assigned population in all EIS Education and Academy materials.
  • Organize, develop, and nurture participation in EIS Education with the Origins and International groups.
  • Be sensitive to and foster cultural sensitivity and awareness within EIS.
  • Establish EIS hub institutions within the International or Origins groups.
  • Recruit and/or assist coaches/teachers and grade level team managers in passive and active experimentation design to meet qualifications of the in-flight program.
  • Document and disseminate all activities, feedback and follow-up.

 

 

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  • Competition Leadership Team

Roles and Responsibilities

 

 

The Competition Leadership Team for EIS consists of the Competition Leaders for each of the separate competitions listed in the education plans appendix (Contact Lynne Zielinski for details).  These positions may be hired, volunteer, and/or full- or part-time positions as determined by need, time availability and person’s credentials.  These positions are established through consensus and approved by the EIS Education Management Team and report to the EIS Education Program Manager.

 

The roles and responsibilities include:

 

  • Design, manage, and run the assigned competition.
  • Collaborate/coordinate with grade level specific managers appropriate for the competition for which they are responsible.
  • Assist coaches/teachers and Emissaries in competition rules and other competition elements to meet qualifications for entry in the competition program.
  • Provide follow-up, feedback and documentation related to the assigned competition.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to execute the marketing plan for the assigned competition.
  • Work with the Integrated Technology Team to create the online web presence and execute the marketing plan for the assigned competition.
  • Ensure the integrity of all competition guidelines.
  • Report and disseminate the results of the competition and ensure that competition winners are appropriately compensated. Follow through is important.

 

The EIS Education Team believes that the Volunteer/Mentor Manager is an important role, but it does not belong to the Education team.                      

 

 

Volunteer/Mentor Program Manager

TBD

 

The roles and responsibilities include:

  • Organizing and maintaining a volunteer and mentor database
  • Vet volunteers
  • Establish volunteer profiles
  • Assign volunteers to roles that best fit their interests and qualifications
  • Assist Coaches/Teachers and Emissaries in passive and active experimentation design to meet qualifications of the in-flight program
  • Document all activities, feedback and follow-up of team

To apply for any of the following positions email: education@enterpriseinspace.org

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