Nanoscale Informal Science Education (NISE) Network Coordinator




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

Nanoscale Informal Science Education (NISE) Network Coordinator

Museum of Science, Boston

www.mos.org

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SUMMARY STATEMENT:

The Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net) is a national community of researchers and informal science educators dedicated to fostering public awareness, engagement, and understanding of nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. This position will work closely with the Program Manager and Network Principle Investigator (PI) on Network reporting, invoice and budget tracking, re-contracting, and other grant management tasks to ensure that paperwork is complete, accurate, submitted on-time, and consistent with Network and finance department standards. The Coordinator will administer the NISE Network mini-grant program, representing the Network administration in the review process, answering questions, and coordinating the timely distribution of awards. The coordinator is also responsible for writing and distributing the monthly Nano Bite e-newsletter, offering Network partners a friendly and professional update on Network opportunities, resources, and news. Lastly, the position will provide administrative support to the NISE Network leadership team based at the Museum of Science.

For more information about the NISE Network, visit www.nisenet.org.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Directly assist Network PI, Program Manager, and Grants Accountant, and work closely with 5+ additional staff members from the Museum of Science and 25+ staff members from other Network Subawardee Institutions.

• Work with 14 Subawardee Institutions with their accompanying invoices, yearly subaward agreements with revised scopes of work and budgets, reports, and communication needs.

• Administer 35 - 45 mini-grants per year.

• One 40 person meeting, one conference, and 2 -- 4 small, 10 person meetings per year.

• 2 NSF Reports per year.

• 12 E-newsletters a year.

WORK SCHEDULE:

This position is grant-funded, full-time, 37.5 hours/week, through August 31, 2015.

REPORTS TO:

SVP, Strategic Initiatives

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelors of Science or Arts degree preferred

• More than three years of relevant 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: jobs@mos.org

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