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Executive Director

Youth Outreach in Science Technology Engineering and Math Knoxville, TN

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

About us

Youth Outreach in Science Technology Engineering and Math (YO-STEM) is a nonprofit organization whose aim is to empower underserved students nationally by educating them through hands-on STEM experiences and engaging them in STEM through independent ownership, to facilitate a competitive advantage in the marketplace to build wealth and positively impact society. We recruit STEM professionals to mentor and expose students to projects, and ideas that they normally would not have access to. YO-STEM provides 3 programs to expose students to STEM: Girls in STEM (gSTEM), STEM Saturday, and Robotics.

Youth Outreach in STEM Executive Director

Youth Outreach in STEM (YO-STEM) is on a mission to empower underserved students nationally by educating them through hands-on STEM experiences and engaging them in STEM through independent ownership, to facilitate a competitive advantage in the marketplace to build wealth and positively impact society. We’re looking for a highly skilled executive director to help us fulfill this important undertaking. Reporting to the board of directors, the executive director will oversee the strategic and operational efficiency of our programs and volunteers. Prior experience managing and hiring staff is essential, and established relationships with local community groups is a plus. Above all, this individual will be comfortable in a leadership role that demands clear communication, decisiveness, and ability to establish plans for achievement of all financial targets and Key Performance Indicator.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the day to day operations of YO-STEM in local communities. This includes program management, communication with all stakeholders, and collaborating with local communities to increase participation in YO-STEM
  • Reports to the Board of Directors the progress and status of YO-STEM. Working hand in hand with the Board President.
  • Ensures all programs, fundraising efforts, media, and operation of the YO-STEM business model performs at the standard consistent with YO-STEM's core values.

Duties:

  • Develop major goals and supports the achievement of the strategic plan
  • Manage annual budget
  • Work with the Executive Team to establish monthly targets for achievement of Key Performance Indicators
  • Work to expand YO-STEM into other local communities
  • Set and meet aggressive annual fundraising goals, in partnership with board of directors, to secure financial support from foundations, corporations, individuals, and government funding sources
  • Builds relationships and nurtures partnerships with stakeholders. Ensures all elements of the strategic plan is understood by all key stakeholders in the respective local communities

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or STEM field
  • 3+ years of management experience, preferably with a nonprofit
  • Strong public relations, marketing, and fundraising experience
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles related to nonprofits
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, with innovative approach to business planning
  • Dynamic and charismatic team player who enjoys being the public face of an organization
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and visual communication skills

Youth Outreach in Science Technology Engineering and Math

Why Work Here?
Be a part of investing in the future by giving diverse students opportunities to thrive in disciplines where they are under-represented.

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1234 Park Hill Circle

Knoxville, TN
USA

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Education

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