Computer Clubhouse Project Coordinator

Organization: Museum of Science (AZA Member)
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Computer Clubhouse Project Coordinator Museum of Science, Boston Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective. COMPUTER CLUBHOUSE OVERVIEW: Based at the Museum of Science, the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network -- a global program founded in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab -- provides a creative and safe after-school learning environment where young people (ages 10-18) from under-served communities work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas, develop skills, and build confidence in themselves through the use of technology. Using the "flagship" Clubhouse at the Museum as a model, the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network supports 100+ community-based Clubhouses around the world, providing thousands of youth with access to resources, skills, and experiences to help them succeed in their careers, contribute to their communities, and lead outstanding lives. To learn more about the Computer Clubhouse, please visit SUMMARY STATEMENT: Work with Clubhouse-to-College/Clubhouse-to-Career (C2C) Program Manager to support bi-annual Teen Summit planning logistics, ensuring event planning deadlines are met in a timely manner. Track and organize participant information related to the Summit. Organize housing services and other in-event assignments and support Summit external relationships such as vendor contracts and outside facilitators/presenters to ensure smooth event operations. Coordinate scheduling and transitions before and during the Summit. Maintain internal social media pages and external web presence to promote various Summit activities and planning milestones, and to document Summit experience and impact. Provide other administrative database support for special projects, including tracking proposals in response to Best Buy RFP, Clubhouse C2C scholarship applications, and Intel tech refresh grant proposals. Provide "Flagship" Clubhouse back-up coverage when necessary. RESPONSIBILITIES: • 80 - 100 Clubhouses participating in Teen Summit, and 300-400 youth and chaperones • 300-400 housing assignments, travel schedules, track assignments, bus assignments, etc. for Teen Summit • 1-3 social media announcements/posts weekly (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Clubhouse Village) • 20-25 external contacts to maintain (vendors, outside partners) • 1-3 web site posts weekly related to Teen Summit experience and impact • 60-70 C2C scholarship applications • 10-15 Best Buy RFP responses per geographic location (x 4 geographic locations expected, or 40-60 responses) • 40 Intel tech refresh proposals expected WORK SCHEDULE: This position is grant-funded, full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday through October 2014. REPORTS TO: Director, Computer Clubhouse Network MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree preferred. • More than three years of project management experience. STARTING SALARY: Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience. BENEFITS: Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more! TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY IN OUR DIVERSE AND DYNAMIC WORK ENVIRONMENT, SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Human Resources Department Museum of Science Science Park Boston, MA 02114 Fax: (617) 589-0362 Email: Visit for our most up-to-date employment listings. No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application. The Museum of Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer.