STEM Futures Project Coordinator
Organisation: Glasgow Science Centre
Salary: £31,127 - £34,802 per annum
Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is an educational charity and leading science centre and visitor attraction with a 5-star status. Our mission is to inspire everyone to explore and understand the world around them and to discover and enjoy science.
We are a place of learning, creativity, curiosity, and fun, inspiring and empowering around half a million people every year, both inside and outside our amazing centre in Pacific Quay, on the banks of the Clyde.
Our state-of-the-art centre contains more than 450 interactive exhibits, a digital planetarium, a science show theatre, a teaching laboratory, an IMAX cinema, and a maker space. We also take science out of our centre and across Scotland with our On Tour programme and our Community Engagement Programme works closely with people in our local communities.
Our staff are vitally important to us and play a key role in achieving our mission. We value diversity in our workforce and want our workforce to reflect the diverse communities we serve bringing a range of skills, experiences, knowledge, and ideas to help towards our mission.
Our company values are important to us as they underpin who we are and how we work, what we believe in and stand for:
We strive for excellence
We are inclusive
ABOUT THE ROLE
Are you committed to seeking excellence, creativity and innovation? Do GSC’s mission and values excite you? Do you want to work in a positive, vibrant and collaborative environment?
We are recruiting for a Project Coordinator to lead Glasgow Science Centre’s STEM employability projects. These projects aim to create pathways to STEM employment, especially for young people from areas of high deprivation, by building their confidence and skills and making vital connections to the world of work. The role will focus mainly on partnership development and project management.
The ideal candidate will be a great team player who enjoys working with different departments and people within an organisation. You will have experience of working with young people (13-17), schools, families or industry in a careers context and have knowledge of career pathways including foundation apprenticeship. You will also have project and people management experience.
Full job description is available to download at the bottom of this page
We are looking for someone who can initiate and build partnerships with local STEM business to provide work placements and foundation apprenticeships for young people enrolled in the programmes.
If this sounds like you then we would love you to get in touch!
Please visit the Jobs and Volunteering section of our website for further information about working at GSC and a link to an application form for this role.
We are equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.
Application Deadline: Wednesday 01/09/2021