KSTC seeks a full-time STEM Coordinator to coordinate activities across its AdvanceKentucky K-12 STEM programs.


STEM Coordinator

Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation (KSTC) (www.kstc.com), a Lexington-based independent and innovative 501(c)(3) non-profit and leader in developing and managing creative initiatives in education, entrepreneurship, disruptive R&D, economic competitiveness and workforce development, seeks a full-time STEM Coordinator to coordinate activities across its AdvanceKentucky K12 STEM programs.

Position Summary: 

Support an increasing number of schools participating in the College Readiness Program, CS Initiatives, Access to Algebra, and Makerminded programs. Utilize educational background, content knowledge, and networks to engage teachers and students in STEM/Advanced Manufacturing opportunities. Coordinate activities and efforts to support growth and development of all AdvanceKentucky programs.  Communicate with program partners and stay informed on current educational trends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build and support a statewide presence for Kentucky Makerminded by dramatically expanding the number of schools participating in the program.
  • Manage Kentucky Makerminded website and social media to promote and engage schools across Kentucky
  • Assist with data analysis and progress monitoring of active schools and programs
  • Provide on-site visits to schools and presentations at relevant STEM conferences as requested 
  • Assist schools with logistics of program requirements


Position Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience in STEM-related field required 
  • Must have own transportation and be willing to work and/or travel independently up to 50% of the time
  • Experience with K-12 STEM programs preferred


To be successful, applicants will also need:

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technology skills

Given the statewide breadth of our expansion, this will be a full-time position. Eligible applicants are expected to be able to travel to schools and/or conferences during school days.

Applications.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, salary expectations, letter of intent explaining his/her interest, experience and qualifications for serving as a STEM Coordinator. Submit to [email protected].  

Selection Process and Effective Date.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Applications will be received until position is filled. 

KSTC is an equal opportunity employer.

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