STEM Development Lead
Organisation: Dundee Science Centre
Salary Range: £25,000 – £29,000 (Grade 2C)
(starting salary £25,000 – depending on experience)
Contract: Full time, annualised hours: 37.5 hours per week (Any 5 days of 7, flexible working required) – Fixed Term 18-month contract.
Dundee Science Centre is currently looking for a committed, enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our team to fulfil this exciting new role.
You will oversee the STEM engagement work of the department across programmes ensuring best practice in the approach, delivery, and legacy. The post will work with colleagues to identify areas of STEM engagement work that have the potential for further development and growth, and will effectively articulate, plan and champion this.
In addition you will support, and at times lead on, specific community engagement partnerships and projects within DSC with an initial focus being the overview of the community engagement strand.
You will be responsible for the redesign of the training and development programme of the team ensuring high quality science communication both internally and externally. As part of your role, you will be required to provide training and promotional materials, that will be used across our website and social media channels to engage and raise DSC’s profile. The role also includes the line management of the Senior Science Communicators and Science Communicators and advising on strategic alignment and sustainability of the programme.
Working closely with the Business Development Lead and Marketing and Audience Engagement Lead you will be responsible for: developing and delivering high quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programmes across all audiences in a blended approach with a key focus on digital, in-centre, outreach and in homes in line with Dundee Science Centre’s key aims and objectives, alongside local and national government initiatives, and priorities.
You will be an advocate for Inclusion & Diversity, contributing to the development of DSC’s widening access strategies creating a culture of inclusion for our team and audiences.
We are looking for someone with relevant knowledge and experience, who wants to work in a fast-paced environment and make a difference to society by supporting the work we do at Dundee Science Centre.
You will have the required qualification or experience, excellent interpersonal skills and more importantly a desire to succeed.
You will work flexibly within the Dundee Science Centre team; hours of work to be discussed, flexible working will be considered, and weekend and evening work will be required.
To apply for the post, please submit your CV and a detailed covering letter, highlighting your suitability for the role. Applications should be sent to:
Interviews to be held on Thursday 22nd June, no alternative dates are available.
Application Deadline: Wednesday 14/06/2023