Job Details

Oregon State University
  • Position Number: 5114482
  • Location: Corvallis, OR
  • Position Type: Science

Oregon Coast STEM Hub Programming Coordinator

Oregon State University

Department: Sea Grant (RSG)

Appointment Type: Professional Faculty

Job Location: Newport

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: $44,496- $75,516

Job Summary:
The Oregon Coast STEM Hub is seeking a Programming Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.

This position is based at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC), which houses the Oregon Coast STEM Hub, researchers, educators, and resource managers from Oregon State University, Oregon Sea Grant and state and federal agencies. A wide variety of workshops, field trips, and short courses are offered for the public, schoolteachers, K-12 students, and other groups both onsite and elsewhere.

The Oregon Coast STEM Hub (OCSH) is a regional cross-sector collaborative that works to improve and guide integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in Oregon coastal communities. This Hub is a collective impact partnership that is overseen by Oregon Sea Grant and is part of a larger statewide network of STEM Hubs funded and supported by the Oregon Department of Education. OCSH is currently seeking a Coordinator who will support the OCSH Director with educator professional development, community events, and student activities to support HUB initiatives such as STEM Early Learning and Career Connected Learning (job shadows, internships, etc.).

The OCSH is charged with leading the efforts of partners to create and deliver STEM educational programs designed to break through systemic barriers, provide inclusive access, open opportunities, and build confidence in K-12 students. The OCSH provides engaging learning experiences that promote and inspire educational and personal success among the educators and students it serves.

This employee will plan, organize, coordinate, evaluate and participate in activities for the Oregon Coast STEM Hub. They will provide communications support and will monitor and report metrics against program goals, and will interact with internal and external collaborators and stakeholders to build program support. Requires interaction with a diverse group of stakeholders and partners.

Why OSU?
Working for Oregon State University is so much more than a job!

Oregon State University is a dynamic community of dreamers, doers, problem-solvers and change-makers. We dont wait for challenges to present themselves - we seek them out and take them on. We welcome students, faculty and staff from every background and perspective into a community where everyone feels seen and heard. We have deep-rooted mindfulness for the natural world and all who depend on it, and together, we apply knowledge, tools and skills to build a better future for all.


Top 1.4% university in the world
More research funding than all public universities in Oregon combined
1 of 3 land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the U.S.
2 campuses, 11 colleges, 12 experiment stations, and Extension programs in all 36 counties
7 cultural resource centers that offer education, celebration and belonging for everyone
100+ undergraduate degree programs, 80+ graduate degrees plus hundreds of minor options and certificates
35k+ students including more than 2.3k international students and 10k students of color
217k+ alumni worldwide
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Oregon State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.

Oregon States beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of Americas best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine country. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.

Total Rewards Package:

Oregon State University offers a comprehensive benefits package with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
Retirement savings paid by the university.
A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and sick leave.
Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program.

Future and current OSU employees can use the Benefits Calculator to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.

Key Responsibilities
40% Plans, coordinates, and implements OCSH strategy and activities

30% Communications and Marketing
20% Relationship building and partnership development
5% Volunteer recruitment and management
5% Professional development and other duties as assigned

What You Will Need
  • Bachelors degree in science, education or other STEM-related field
  • 5 years informal education and/or K-12 classroom experience
  • Experience creating and maintaining partnerships
  • Experience in marketing, communications, and website development
  • Experience in curriculum development and running STEM programs for youth
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to promote collaboration, teamwork, and partnerships, both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated project management, people, and relationship-building skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, justice and accessibility
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage workload with competing demands
  • Computer proficient (experience with spreadsheets, presentations, etc.)

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid drivers license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.

What We Would Like You to Have
  • Experience in data collection, research, and formulation
  • Multi-lingual or multi-cultural experience
  • Demonstrated experience with fundraising and grant writing
  • Experience working with industry partners
  • Experience facilitating educator workshops

Working Conditions / Work Schedule
  • Combination of office work and facilitating programs in various locations, including outdoors or in industry facilities
  • Requires driving vehicle and frequent in state travel to various locations
  • Occasional evening and weekend work

Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 2nd, 2024. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications, background, and experience have prepared you for this position.
3) Other document 1- Answer the following supplemental questions and upload as other document 1:

  • 1. What experience do you have working with rural, low-income
    communities, tribal communities, communities of color, and those with diverse and divergent ideologies? Give some specific examples of how you have promoted diversity, equity and inclusion in your work.

  • 2.Please describe your experience in planning, developing, facilitating, leading and evaluating STEM education programs, particularly those for K-12 audiences.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

  • Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.

For additional information please contact:Tracy Crews

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

OSU will conduct a review of the National Sex Offender Public website prior to hire.

OSU is a fair chance employer committed to inclusive hiring. We encourage applications from candidates who bring a wide range of lived experience including involvement with the justice system. This job has "critical or security-sensitive" responsibilities. If you are selected as a finalist, your initial job offer will be contingent upon the results of a job-related pre-employment check (such as a background check, motor vehicle history check, sexual misconduct reference check, etc.). Background check results do not automatically disqualify a candidate. Take a look at our Background Checks website including the for candidates section for more details. If you have questions or concerns about the pre-employment check, please contact OSUs Employee and Labor Relations team at

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