STEM Engagement Lead

Organisation: Dundee Science Centre

Salary: Salary Range: £21,000 - £28,000

Location: 14 Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB

Contract: Fixed term 18-month annualised hours – (Full time)

Dundee Science Centre is currently looking for an experienced and motivated individual to join our team to fulfil the influential role of STEM Engagement Lead in a full-time capacity.

You will oversee the STEM engagement activity 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. The post will also 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 line manage the Senior Science Communicators and Science Communicators advising on strategic alignment and sustainability of the STEM programme.

As STEM 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 operational experience, with a proven track record of successfully leading and inspiring a team and 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 relevant experience, excellent communication, and organisation skills and more importantly a positive attitude.

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 covering letter, clearly indicating your suitability for the role. Applications should be sent to:


Applications to be submitted by 6pm on Monday 9th May 2022 with interviews taking place week beginning 16th May 2022; no alternative dates are available.

Application Deadline: Monday 09/05/2022