Job opening for Outreach Coordinator

June 21, 2021

Apply now and help our team add STEM* opportunities offered by Nebraska's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
*Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

The Outreach Coordinator manages the outreach portfolio of the Nebraska Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) office. The K-16 outreach portfolio spans a group of activities ranging from those that are funded by the Nebraska EPSCoR office, to those activities that are both funded and fully administered by the office. Nebraska EPSCoR programs include, but are not limited to, high school and middle school camps, high school researcher program, mobile labs for teachers, and support of undergraduate researchers at universities and colleges. The Outreach Coordinator will identify opportunities to develop new outreach and education programs and to partner with individuals and groups with similar outreach and education goals to Nebraska EPSCoR; and provide presentations to local and national partners regarding outreach portfolio and participation in our programs. This position also provides required reports on activities and participation in programs, and coordinates feedback from program participants with external evaluators for program decisions and reporting. In addition, this position provides secondary support for other responsibilities throughout the office as needed.

Qualifications include:
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of experience to include coordinating outreach projects OR work with secondary science teachers and students. Exceptional communication –verbal and written– is required. Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy is essential.

    An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge is acquired may be considered.


  • Preferred Qualifications:

    - Master’s degree
    - Educational coursework or degree in a STEM* field or a STEM education field
    *Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
    - Basic understanding of molecular biology and biotechnology techniques

To apply, interested applicants should go to Central Administration’s employment website: