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Liberty Science Center Seeks to Fill Several Positions

Liberty Science Center's mission is to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers and excite learners of all ages about the power, promise, and pure fun of science and technology.

LSC is a 300,000-square-foot learning center located in Liberty State Park on the Jersey City bank of the Hudson near the Statue of Liberty. The Science Center houses 12 museum exhibition halls, a live animal collection with 110 species, giant aquariums, a 3D theater, live simulcast surgeries, hurricane- and tornado-force wind simulators, K-12 classrooms and labs, teacher-development programs, and the Western Hemisphere's biggest planetarium—the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium and LSC Giant Dome Theater. More than 750,000 students, teachers, and parents visit Liberty Science Center each year, and tens of thousands more participate in the Center's off-site and online programs.

Liberty Science Center is hiring – and there's never been a better, more exciting time to join our team!

We’re seeking applicants in all career levels to join the growing LSC team, from our STEM educators to our Special Events specialists to our Facilities staff and beyond.

ORGANIZATION name:
  • Liberty Science Center
Contact:
Geographic Location:
  • Jersey City
Where to apply

Boys and Girls Clubs of Hudson County Seek College Career Teen Coordinator

The primary responsibilities of the College and Career Teen Coordinator are to plan and execute the career and college readiness services teen participants. The College and Career Teen (CCT) Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating all workshops, providing 1-to-1 guidance to youth, advocating for youth, coordinating mentors and volunteers, and providing follow-up with youth and businesses on job shadowing, internships, and employment. The CCT Coordinator will work in conjunction with Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County staff to recruit and support businesses for youth placement, to recruit youth to the program, and to plan and implement a culminating celebration/graduation.

Agency name:
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County
Contact:
Geographic Location:
  • Jersey City
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Facilitate workforce development programs/activities (including Diplomas 2 Degrees, Money Matters, Career Launch) with all participants
  • Provide guidance to teen members about education and career pathways, resume/cover letter writing, mock interviews, personal branding, etc.
  • Plan and execute workforce-related activities (e.g. guest speakers, job shadow experiences, workplace tours)
  • Plan and implement youth recruitment and outreach activities to increase participation in the workforce development initiative
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the local school district and guidance counselors by scheduling monthly visits
  • Assist with building relationships with employers to provide workshops, job shadowing, and internship (both paid and unpaid) opportunities
  • Provide college readiness workshops
  • Coordinates college tours
  • Assure that programs comply with funders and grant requirements including submitting reports in a timely fashion
  • Provide follow up with youth and businesses with job shadowing, internships and employment
  • Maintain positive and professional relationships with program participants
  • Assist with planning and execution of program culminating event
  • Attend weekly teen team meetings, regular staff planning and/or evaluation meetings
  • Maintain accurate records of programming to include daily attendance and activity lesson plans.
  • Maintains inventory of program supplies and equipment
  • Communicate program needs continuously with Unit Director, Director of Program Development/Teen Services or other designated staff person
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety in classrooms
  • Other duties as assigned
Preferred Experience and Qualifications:
  • Related Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University preferred.
  • 2-3 years’ experience working with teens in a youth development setting.
  • Strong interest in workforce and impacting youth.
  • Ability to engage and motivate young people.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule; involving evening and weekends as needed.
  • Excellent program planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within teams.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
Salary range:
  • $45,000-50,000/year
  • Full-time position
Where to apply

Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County 21st Century Community Learning Center Project Director

Lead and manage 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) Grant under the auspices of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hudson County to provide high-quality after school and summer programs that help students learn and succeed in a changing world. The 21st CCLC program is designed to provide academic enrichment and a broad array of services to help students meet State academic standards and engage families in their education.

Agency name:
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County
Contact:
Geographic Location:
  • Jersey City
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively with Boys and Girls Club, schools, district administration, partnering agencies and Advisory Council to implement 21st CCLC grant(s) as written.
  • Manage high-quality out-of-school time programs that provide academic support, health and wellness opportunities, and educational enrichment to students at two school sites.
  • Supervise, observe, and coach afterschool and summer program staff toward continuous program improvement.
  • Lead regular staff meetings for ongoing planning, needs, reflection, and improvement goals.
  • Plan staff training to develop skills and best practices in programming and youth development.
  • Support program development at sites with resources, field trips, community programs, and special guests.
  • Coordinate ongoing opportunities for parent engagement and education in partnership with sites.
  • Manage data collection and online reporting to inform programming and meet grant requirements.
  • Develop and monitor grant operating budget and prepare periodic financial reports.
  • Lead meetings of the CLC Advisory Council toward program advocacy and sustainability.
  • Communicate with stakeholders (parents, school staff/admin, and community) on multiple platforms.
  • Fundraise and advocate as needed to sustain or expand programs.
  • Perform other duties as required to comply with 21st CCLC grant requirements and/or assigned.
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
  • Ensure the implementation of activities that inspire participation.
  • Design and develop project-based learning curriculum.
  • Communicate positively and create relationships with members, academic personnel, staff, parents, volunteers and community members.
  • Monitor and evaluate programs, services, and activities to ensure safety of members and quality in programs, in conjunction with evaluator.
  • Create processes and procedures to ensure adherence to standards
  • Create program schedules to ensure that grant requirements are met
  • Provide professional development to staff as required by grant goals and objectives
  • Complete appropriate data tracking and reporting according to grant requirements
  • Collaborate with staff and evaluator to ensure that outcomes are being met, grant reports are complete and all compliance issues are addressed
  • Manage all 21st CCLC program staff
  • Train and orient staff to Club, NJ Childcare, and grant procedures, processes and regulations
  • Evaluate staff performance to ensure compliance with standards
  • Create staff schedules and monitor time keeping records
  • Track all inventory and purchases with grant funds and develop a system of inventory tracking throughout the project year
  • Participate in all Club staff meetings and 21st CCLC meetings
  • Create, develop and maintain a 21st CCLC Advisory Council with regularly scheduled meetings. Attend training and staff development sessions
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. May participate in special programs and/or events.
  2. Must be able to attend 21st Century training and conferences.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):
  • Four year degree required, preferably in education or youth development.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with school age children in a youth development. Boys & Girls Clubs and/or 21st CCLC experience preferred.
  • Experience with education system and understanding of relationship to Clubs.
  • Experience with project management, collaboration, leadership, and working with multiple partners.
  • Experience in working with budgets, policies, and Federal/State regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with staff, parents, and children.
  • Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills.
  • Good general computer skills including databases, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.
  • Recommended CPR and First Aid Certifications.
  • Valid driver license and good driving record.
Salary range:
  • $50,000-54,000/year
Where to apply