Job Openings

We are growing! Join our dedicated team, working together to improve young lives throughout the Mid-Columbia and build our region’s future workforce! We want you to grow, be challenged, and have fun while performing duties that have a profound impact and create a sense of accomplishment and purpose. 

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The STEM Foundation is looking for an enterprising individual who is seeking a new adventure, helping in events and communications to build a growing organization.  You will find this position encourages your creativity and brings autonomy and meaning to your efforts!

HOURS/SCHEDULE:  Highly desirable hours plus OFF some of the summer and school holidays. At certain times of the year, workload can fluctuate between 10 hours per week up to 30 per week. Must be available during core office hours (9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) Monday-Thursday and available to work occasional non-core hours when needed, including occasional evening or early-morning meetings or programs.  

 

Job duties may include: 

  • Create and manage a wide variety of projects to support the advancement of new STEM education initiatives, including social media, website, articles, and ads
  • Oversee innovative STEM events and activities in coordination with management
  • Participate in special projects as assigned
  • Work with staff to help recruit volunteers 
  • Develop strategic partnerships and manage innovative programs that leverage resources and create opportunities for students
  • Changes to the position description may be made at the discretion of the employer or to best engage the unique talents and interests of the employee
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated portfolio/samples of successful communications projects – developed with minimal supervision or support
  • Executive level writing, editing, and proof-reading skills 
  • Detail-oriented, ability to plan and prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and use professional judgment
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with internal and external contacts
  • Recommendations that confirm dependability, time management, accuracy, and quality work
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office and teleconferencing platforms, including Zoom and Teams
  • WSP background clearance 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Degree and a minimum of three-five years of related work or volunteer experience are strongly preferred  

Hourly rate:  

$18 to $25/hour DOQ (no benefits at this time)

The STEM Foundation does not discriminate against any person with regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements.

Please forward your resume, cover letter (that includes volunteer experience), and salary requirements to Careers@stemlearning.org.  No phone calls, please. Due to time constraints, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.