Operate the Roads, Rails, and Race Cars After School Program (RRRC) in 10 different schools: 6 middle schools in Lincoln, 1 elementary school in Lincoln, 1 high school in Winnebago, NE, 1 elementary/middle school in Macy, NE, and 1 elementary/middle school in Santee, NE. This includes creating and maintaining partnerships between MATC and community organizations, public schools, and other types of organizations. Hire and work closely with host teachers at each location. Hire and supervise a staff of up to 10 student mentors. Coordinate schedules for mentors, teachers, and schools. Develop, modify, and implement RRRC curriculum and annual RRRC program budget. Prepare for and supervise club implementation. Maintain program material and supply inventory. Act as an intermediary between teachers, mentors, and MATC administrative staff. This program requires weekly travel both within and outside of Lincoln. Evening hours will be required during this program.
Plan, oversee, and manage the operation of a week-long Sovereign Native Youth Stem Leadership Academy on the UNL campus, attended by Native American high school students from all over Region 7 (NE, IA, KS, MO). Responsible for students, as well as maintaining established partnerships with teachers from participating schools and other community organizations. Develop and coordinate all aspects of the program agenda and budget with MATC administrative staff. Work closely with leadership from different entities to coordinate Native American speakers/presenters for the program. Make event related reservations (e.g., hotel, transportation), hire and supervise 3 teachers and 4 student mentors to ensure successful program implementation and adequate student supervision. Evening and weekend hours will be required during this program.
Plan and oversee the operation of a multi-day Scholars Program conference on the UNL campus attended by disadvantaged college students. Responsible for recruiting students from Region 7 colleges, as well as maintaining established partnerships between MATC and colleges. Develop and coordinate all aspects of the program agenda and budget with MATC administrative staff. Contact and coordinate speakers/presenters for the program. Identify and contact non-UNL minority academics/university staff to present at program. Research and present a session on financial aid for the program. Make event related reservations (e.g., hotel, transportation), supervise day to day operation of the conference. Evening and weekend hours will be required during this program.
Responsible for raising awareness of MATCs education and outreach initiatives, goals, and financial needs. Identify organizations who fund programs with missions in line with MATC outreach programs. Help with grant proposals in conjunction with MATC staff and administration, and coordinate submission of proposals with UNL Office of Research and Economic Development. Prepare, implement and maintain appropriate budgets to support MATC education and outreach programs. On an intermittent basis, responsible for presenting the MATC Advisory Board, external sponsors, and satellite school officials with program updates and needs for future success and expansion.
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Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, education, humanities, or STEM-related field. One year of experience with both public speaking and event planning is required. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements. Per UNL's Youth Activity Policy, candidate must successfully pass a Sex Offender Registry Check for the state(s) in which they currently reside.
Master's degree in business, marketing, communications, education, humanities, or STEM-related field. Experience with delivering PreK-12 instruction, experience with after school programs, summer programs, and outreach programs is desirable. Experience in higher education, experience with curriculum development and implementation is desirable. Experience with grants and program budget development. Knowledge of STEM topics.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.