HQ – Headquarters

Lab Technician (Part-time)

Department: HQ – Headquarters

Salary:

Location: Washington, DC

Lab Technician (Part-time)

The Carnegie Academy for Science Education (CASE) is Carnegie Science’s K-12 education arm and is housed within the institution’s headquarters. CASE’s mission to enhance the education of DC children in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), through a variety of programs for students and their teachers, each with a common goal: to empower children to ask questions, sharpen their analytical skills, develop leadership and general life skills and broaden their educational and career horizons.

Since 1989 CASE programs has served more than 800 students and 1,000 teachers in DC. CASE’s STEM Kits program has trained 70 teachers have been trained and 1,500 students have developed skills to handle tools and equipment used in modern research laboratories. CASE was recently named Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE)’s new partner. ABE is an innovative science education program that provides teacher professional development, curriculum materials, and research-grade equipment and supplies to secondary schools. The program features a hands-on molecular biology curriculum designed to introduce students to the excitement of scientific discovery.

CASE is seeking a Lab Technician to prepare biotech kits for classroom use. Kit preparation includes creating reagents, assembling supplies, and aliquoting materials. The Lab Technician will train high school interns, assist in training high school teachers in basic laboratory research techniques (using the ABE curriculum), assist in implementing the biotechnology program in schools, and support CASE’s education programs. Position is part-time during the school year (approximately 10 hours per week) and may lead to full-time employment in the summer. Compensation based on experience.

Skills and Other Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory skills and concepts (required)
  • Ability and history of establishing and maintaining cooperative and effective relationships working with individuals from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds
  • Adaptable, able to think on feet, strategic problem solver, multi-tasker, organized, and goal-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Instructional, lab materials and equipment procurement experience (preferred)
  • Experience in outreach or teaching in a school or out-of-school environment (preferred)
  • At least two years of college in a biological science field required
  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM field (preferred)

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume. Only applications with both cover letters and resumes will be considered. No phone or email inquiries please. Please apply by clicking on the below link:

https://jobs.carnegiescience.edu/jobs/lab-technician-part-time-2/

All applicants will receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

Facilities Manager (Headquarters)

Department: HQ – Headquarters

Salary:

Location: Washington, DC

Position Summary:

Formerly known as the Carnegie Institution of Washington, the Carnegie Institution for Science is a U.S.-based non-profit, private research institution headquartered in Washington, DC. Andrew Carnegie founded the Carnegie Institution of Washington in 1902 as an organization for scientific discovery to serve as a home to exceptional individuals—men and women—with imagination and extraordinary dedication capable of working at the cutting edge of their fields. Today, Carnegie scientists work in six scientific departments on the West and East Coasts. Carnegie investigators are leaders in the fields of plant biology, developmental biology, Earth and planetary sciences, astronomy, and global ecology.

The Facilities Manager in conjunction with the Chief Engineer, is responsible for operation and maintenance of the building and facilities of the Carnegie Institution for Science Headquarters, including 24/7 emergency response to critical issues. Ensures facilities are structurally sound, operationally efficient, well maintained, and safe.

Job Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with Chief Engineer, negotiate contracts and provide supervision of a variety of contracted support services required to maintain the facilities, to include, but not limited to:
    • Electrical
    • Fire Systems
    • Building Management systems
    • Telephone and voice/data cabling systems
    • Water, Gas, Plumbing
    • Janitorial, Trash
  • Supervise and train Facilities and building operations staff.
  • Manage preventative maintenance programs for facilities infrastructure and equipment, using in-house staff or outside contracted support, as required.
  • Maintain and orders equipment necessary for building operations.
  • Provide construction management for both minor and major construction projects.
  • Generate Request for Proposal documents in order to select appropriate vendors and make cost effective purchases of equipment, supplies and services.
  • Serve as P Street Safety Officer and oversee building security.
  • Work with Department Facilities Managers to develop Institution-wide emergency management programs and procedures for environmental protection and occupational safety.
  • Work with events staff to ensure facility is prepared for visitors and events.  Oversee furniture set-up for events.
  • Oversee HQ parking policy and assignments.
  • Oversee administrative and visitor operations.
  • Provide 24/7 emergency response to critical issues.

Minimum (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Facilities Manager degree and/or IFMA certification preferred
  • 3-5 years of facilities management experience
  • Working knowledge of Building Management Systems (BMS)
  • Knowledge of OSHA and emergency management procedures
  • 1-2 years of experience managing facilities management staff
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, stand for prolonged periods, and perform work in elevated and/or confined spaces
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written)

Additional (Valued) Qualifications:

  • Experience working within an academic or research institution
  • Ability and skill to read and interpret blueprints and electrical schematics
  • Building systems controls knowledge/certification
  • OSHA 10-Hour Certification

ALL JOB DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND QUALIFICATIONS ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THIS POSITION.

Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with work experience and skills.

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume. Only applications with both cover letters and resumes will be considered. No phone or email inquiries please.

Please apply by clicking on the below link:

https://jobs.carnegiescience.edu/jobs/facilities-manager-headquarters/

All applicants will receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Math for America DC (MfA DC), Master Teacher (MT) Program Coordinator

Department: HQ – Headquarters

Salary:

Location: Washington, DC

Math for America DC

CARNEGIE INSTITUTION FOR SCIENCE

 

JOB TITLE: Math for America DC (MfA DC), Master Teacher (MT) Program Coordinator

LOCATION: Carnegie Institution for Science headquarters, Washington, DC

STATUS: part-time position (without benefits)

HOURS:  as needed; no more than 19 hours per week

SALARY: salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications

Math for America DC (MfA DC) is a program of the Carnegie Institution for Science and associated with the nationwide Math for America in New York City. Its goal is to provide outstanding and highly effective teachers of mathematics for every child in DC public and public charter secondary schools (grades 6-12).

POSITION SUMMARY:

The MT Program Coordinator will participate in all aspects of the Master Teacher program in collaboration with and under the supervision of the Executive Director including: planning and coordination of the Master Teaching program, overseeing recruitment of MfA DC Master Teachers, provision of professional development to Fellows by Master Teachers; provision of professional development for the Master Teachers, fostering community building among the MfA DC Teachers, building partnerships with DC public schools, building and promoting MfA DC brand and the Program’s online presence, advocacy, coordination with the MfA National office in New York and other MfA sites, and overall oversight of all MfA DC Master Teacher program related activities.

The MT Program Coordinator will have primary responsibility for undertaking these efforts, in conjunction with the MfA DC Executive Director.

The work falls into the main areas: Essential Job Functions

  1. Support the Executive Director with running MfA DC Master Teacher program.
  2. Support to coordinate activities required for the recruitment, support, and professional development of the MfA DC Master Teachers and provision of professional development for the Fellows.
  3. Support with admission process to the MTF Program.
  4. Foster MfA DC’s MT Fellowship and seek promotional opportunities for the Program.
  5. Create online communication to increase the organization’s and the MT program visibility.
  6. Building successful partnerships with the District’s public schools, other organizations, and seek and promote opportunity for partnerships.
  7. Serve as the central contact and support for all MfA DC Master Teachers.
  8. Create programmatic reports and online communication for the MfA DC’s Board and MfA National in NY.
  9. Participate in weekday/weekend activities (as needed) and oversee logistics for MfA MT events.
  10. Maintain communication with MfA NY, coordinate MT publications, printed and web-based using the MfA style.

Non-essential Job Functions

  1. Evening/weekend working hours; planning for own travel as needed.

Other

Performs other duties and responsibilities of a similar nature and character that are essential to the success of MfA DC’s Master Teacher Program particularly in response to recommendations by the MfA DC Board and the Executive Director.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in mathematics
  • Master’s degree in math education
  • Significant secondary (grades 6-12) mathematics field teaching experience (a minimum of 10 years)
  • A strong knowledge of mathematics and mathematics teaching standards including DC public schools
  • Meaningful experience with teacher training and/or teacher professional development
  • Enthusiasm for mathematics and teaching of mathematics
  • Ability and preference with a team approach to working
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge and significant experience with Microsoft Office

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications (a benefits package is not included).

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume. Only applications with both cover letters and resumes will be considered. No phone or email inquiries please. Please apply by clicking on the below link:

https://jobs.carnegiescience.edu/jobs/math-for-america-dc-mfa-dc-master-teacher-mt-program-coordinator/

All applicants will receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.