Overview

In this position, you will:

  •  Provide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) learning opportunities for children, youth, and families living in Flagstaff and northern AZ;
  • Create an inspiring and structured learning environment where students believe they can reach their full potential;
  • Develop curriculum for workshops and classes in conjunction with the Executive Director;
  • Build community and relationships within group and in one-on-one interactions;
  • Support individual students through one-on-one mentoring;
  • Maintain the facility for safety and constructive learning;
  • Work in partnership with the Executive Director to prepare for presentations and meetings;
  • Devise workshop and class schedules based on student interest and community need;
  • Send thank you letters to donors in a timely fashion;
  • Organize and maintain business databases and mailing lists;
  • Manage and organize events, including event and grant calendars;
  • Correspond with stakeholders, visitors, volunteers, and Junior Interns on behalf of Executive Director;
  • Attend one-on-one meetings with the Executive Director; and
  • Additional tasks as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred;
  • Fingerprint clearance card;
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in an educational setting;
  • Expertise with all Google applications;
  • Ability to do moderate to heavy lifting; and
  • Documented positive experiences while working with children, youth, and families.

 Desired Skills:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  •  Strong organizational skills;
  • Interest in building rapport and developing relationships with children, youth, and families;
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues, parents, volunteers, and community members;
  • Commitment to learning, growing, and developing as a person and an educator;
  • Commitment to becoming an active leader in the Tynkertopia community;
  • Demonstrated initiative;
  • Proactive and enthusiastic attitude about the Tynkertopia mission;
  • Discretion, confidentiality, and trustworthiness;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, tact, and diplomacy;
  • Ability to prioritize daily/weekly/monthly workload; and
  • Willingness to learn various coding languages, virtual reality software, and 3D Printing software and hardware.

Why work for Tynkertopia?

Fun, friendly, and award-winning STEAM learning center. Our motto: “Think with Your Hands, Learn by Doing.” We recently won the 2022 Viola Award for Community Impact and the STEM Community Organization of the Year Award. Energetic, engaging, and well-educated Executive Director.

About Tynkertopia, Inc.

Tynkertopia, Inc. is a non-profit community center in Flagstaff, AZ focusing on creativity, inquiry, and STEAM knowledge and skills. Flagstaff is America’s First STEM Community, and Tynkertopia is Flagstaff’s STEAM Community Center. STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics + A for the Arts = STEAM