Program Manager, STEM Center, District 13

July 3, 2024
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About NYC FIRST 

NYC FIRST is building out a new STEM-based civic infrastructure that broadens resources, delivers opportunity and sets young people on pathways to success academically and professionally.  This vision is centered on a network of STEM Centers, which centralize valuable resources, including computing and software, fabrication equipment, and expert and experienced staff and mentors.  For over 20 years, NYC FIRST has inspired and empowered K-12 students from diverse communities across New York City each year to engage with STEM and robotics in meaningful and joyful ways.  We create learning experiences that encourage young people to think critically and creatively and to persevere, driving towards excellence and equity.

STEM Center Details 

Located in downtown Brooklyn's One Clinton, a new mixed-use building near Cadman Plaza West, the STEM Center in District 13 occupies nearly 7,000 square feet. It neighbors a large Brooklyn Public Library branch and features two classrooms, a commons area, a wood/metal shop, and several small offices. NYC FIRST is partnering with School District 13 leadership to deliver STEM programming to K-12 students, with a particular focus on 4th and 6th graders.

Program Manager Responsibilities

This role will help lead the creation of a vibrant community of STEM and youth development experts, novices and enthusiasts to advance educational pursuits.  Specifically, the Manager, STEM Center, District 13 will be responsible for:

Required Qualifications 

Applicants for this position should meet the following qualifications:

Additional Information:

Additional Qualifications

In addition to the required qualifications, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

Compensation
We offer a competitive salary of $75,000-$80,000 per year, commensurate with experience.  Additionally, NYC FIRST provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; four weeks of paid vacation time per year; paid federal holidays.

How to Apply
For your application to be considered, please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume to careers@nycfirst.org.  Use the subject line "Manager, STEM Center - D13". The application deadline is July 15, 2024. We reserve the right to extend the application process until this position is filled. We appreciate your interest and ask that you refrain from phone inquiries.

Equal Opportunity EmployerNYC FIRST is an equal opportunity employer. We invite people of all backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status.

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