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Job title
Educational Experiences Coordinator
Reports to
Associate Director of Educational Experiences
Based at
1111 South Union Ave Cherry Hill, NJ
Job Purpose
Destination Imagination (DI) provides a variety of STEAM:based (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) educational experiences designed to reach students across the globe in school, in clubs, and at home. Students work together to develop a creative solution to a project:based Team Challenge. Through this process, students gain the 21st century skills needed to succeed in school, their careers, and beyond.
The Educational Experiences Coordinator is responsible for aiding the Associate Director of Educational Experiences in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of all Destination Imagination Educational Experiences. This position reports to the Associate Director of Educational Experiences.
The Destination Imagination staff is a tight:knit and fast:paced team. We value everyones opinion equally and this is reflected in our decision:making processes. We are project:based learning enthusiasts, and we are exploring creative ways to welcome and include culturally diverse communities in our outreach strategies. Our ideal candidate is someone who shares these values and who is ready to be a part of an evolving and highly collaborative team.
Duties and Responsibilities
:Assists with the Destination Imagination Challenge Development process, which involves coordination of Developers, Dissectors and the Quality Review Panel, as well as oversight of the creation of Challenges and supplemental materials from inception to publication.
:Assists with the implementation of the Destination Imagination tournament season by working with high:level volunteers to produce consistent Regional and Affiliate Tournaments, to audit Team Clarifications and to update materials.
:Coordinates the Global Finals tournament with the selection of Global Finals Presentation Sites, participation in site visits and planning meetings, selection of tournament volunteers and on:site implementation.
:Assists with producing experiences outside of the core Destination Imagination experience. Other projects, as assigned, may include working with other innovative, forward:thinking companies to create Challenge opportunities outside the DI Challenge Experience.
Qualifications
:Bachelors degree in Education, English, Youth Studies or related field; Masters degree and/or classroom teaching experience considered a plus
:Understanding of DI Challenge Experience and processes is preferred
:Excellent written and oral communication, problem:solving, and interpersonal skills required
:Has the ability to create and edit written material, with strong grammar skills
:Is highly detail oriented
:Is an analytical and creative thinker
:Has the ability to relate to and work well with a variety of people, including Affiliate and Regional Directors, volunteers and DI staff
:Is a collaborative team player
:Is a self:starter who seeks and welcomes opportunities to exceed expectations
:Has strong organizational skills
:Is a creative thinker and problem solver
:Has strong presentation skills
:Has strong leadership skills
:Has strong computer and online research skills
:Has the ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast:paced environment
:Has the ability to travel as required and holds a valid drivers license and passport
Area of Activity
This position will work with the Educational Experiences Team, the Growth and Impact Team, and, from time to time, with the Creative and Marketing Team and a few high:level volunteers. The work is primarily local but may occasionally involve some domestic travel.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

Sedentary : Lifting up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers, and files. Walking and standing are required only oc

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