• STEP Coordinator

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/23/2020 2:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2020-2106
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Staff
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Category
    Office and Administrative Support
  • Overview

    NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury) in New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Vancouver, British Columbia; and in various programs around the world. NYIT sponsors 13 NCAA Division II programs.

     

    NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. More than 100,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.

    Responsibilities

    The purpose of the Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) is to prepare secondary school students, who are either economically disadvantaged or minorities historically underrepresented in STEM, for entry into postsecondary degree programs in scientific, technical, health-related and licensed professions.

     

    The ultimate objective of the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) is to prepare a diverse motivated health care workforce that provides the opportunity for increased access to medical care, as well as to eliminate health disparities among medically deprived and underserved people.

     

    New York Institute of Technology, College of Osteopathic Medicine STEP grant seeks a part-time Project Coordinator, who will be responsible for developing and implementing the middle school program serving twenty to twenty five students. Reporting to the STEP program manager, candidates will be working closely with school district personnel. The middle school program sessions will meet once a month at both Glen Cove and Wyandanch Middle Schools with sessions based on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

     

    Responsibilities include:

     

    • Planning and implementing the middle school component of the program consisting of 7th & 8th grade students, beginning with development of monthly sessions, school district partnership recruitment for the program and showcase events for the science and math courses using hands on demonstrations to highlight Long Island and Regional environmental, health related and sustainable issues.                                                   
    • There will be a winter academy, held on the NYIT Old Westbury Campus, in February focused on geo-caching, engineering and the health professions.
    • Assisting the STEP Manager with High School Sessions, Days of Service, Health Care Professions Day, STEM Diversity Summit Roundtable, Robotics Competitions, LI STEP Consortium, and NY State STEP Conferences.
    • Aiding the Manager with State reporting requirements.

     

    It will be 20 hours a week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Organizational skills and the ability to multitask needed
    • Proficiency in Excel, report writing and program organizing required.
    • Candidates with prior student experience are preferred.

    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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