Barclay Program Assistant

Maryland, United States
$12.00 per hour
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC 
Starting Salary Range: $12.00 per hour
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Varies 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 60004726-CEO Instructors and Students 
Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering

General Summary/Purpose:

Barclay Elementary/Middle School, a Baltimore City Public School, works in partnership with Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering to offer both in-school and out-of-school STEM programming.  This ten-year partnership aims to engage Barclay youth, teachers, and staff, with JHU faculty and students, to help promote STEM education and strengthen Barclay Elementary/Middle School as a university-assisted, PK-8 STEAM community school. Partnership activities include:

  • Engineering Curriculum
  • JHU Campus Visits
  • After School Programs
  • Summer STEM Academy
  • STEM Exploration Series
  • Science and Engineering Expo
  • Engineers Week

The Barclay Program Assistant will support the mission of the Barclay Hopkins STEM Partnership by designing, delivering, and/or supporting out-of-school time programming. The member will serve as part of a team of volunteers and professionals and work directly with members from Barclay E/m School School, Child First Authority, and the JHU community.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop, lead, and/or supervise after-school STEM programs for elementary and/or middle school students.
  • Provide support for new or existing after-school STEM programs for elementary or middle school students.
  • Provide direct support and assistance for middle school STEM Exploration program.
  • Assist with additional Barclay Hopkins STEM Partnership experiences as available (Engineers Week, Science and Engineering Expo, Family Engineering Day, Math and Literacy Carnivals, Spring Fling, and CEO Special Events).

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • High School Diploma/GED and currently enrolled at a college/university pursuing a degree in related subjects.
  • 3 Years of related experience.
  • Additional graduate level education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 

30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s  or Master’ degree focused on STEM or education degree.
  • Experience working with children (PK-8th grade).
  • Experience developing and leading educational programs.
  • Background in STEM (coursework, volunteer/work experience, and/or extra-curricular activities).

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to engage in athletic, recreational and/or hands-on activities with PK-8 students.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with, contribute to, and lead a team.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to adapt to changing schedules and events as often seen in a K-12 setting.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to higher education attainment.
  • Must be willing to complete fingerprinting and background check requirements.
  • Must complete JHU Child Safety Training.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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