STEM Workforce Development Manager, McKinney Center

Posted by Philadelphia Education Fund on September 27, 2022

The Philadelphia Education Fund (PEF) seeks a full time STEM Workforce Development Manager to focus on one of the McKinney Center’s primary objectives: to help area students understand, have the content knowledge and skillsets, have confidence to pursue, and aspire to careers in STEM. This individual will primarily administer two STEM Workforce Development Initiatives:

Bridge to Employment. Johnson and Johnson, FHI360, two area high schools, and two university partners collaborate with PEF to implement career exposure, coaching and access among 50 high school students.

Explore STEM Philly. Through this initiative, PEF recruits, trains, and schedules STEM professionals to interface with middle and high school students, so that they can conceptualize and access STEM careers and career pathways.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong time-management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A commitment to providing excellent customer service.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, and the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with a diverse network of people.
  • Creativity, innovation, and the motivation to maintain and expand upon quality work.
  • The ability to work well independently as part of a team.
  • Flexibility, and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and situations.
  • Sound judgment, discretion, and decision-making skills.

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