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The Science House Program Assistant

This temporary position will provide administrative and logistical support for three programs in The Science House: the North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO), Imhotep Academy (IA), and Kyran Anderson Academy (KAA).  This position will assist the NCSO Program Coordinator with planning and preparations for regional tournaments across the state, including educational materials management, registration support, volunteer coordination, and tournament logistics.

This position will also assist the Imhotep Academy (IA) and Kyran Anderson Academy (KAA) Director with event preparation, live program support for Imhotep and Kyran Anderson Academy program sessions, administrative support, and instructional technical support.

Program Descriptions: 

  • NCSO hosts 30+ K-12 STEM tournaments across the state of North Carolina each year. The NCSO tournament season typically runs on Saturdays from February-May. 
  • Imhotep and Kyran Anderson Academy programs introduce K-8 students to the world of STEM with a particular interest in students historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines. Kyran Anderson Academy is a one week daily summer program. Imhotep Academy offers one-week daily summer sessions, as well as Fall and Spring sessions on Saturdays.

Other Duties Will Include:

  • Prepare educational materials for delivery to NCSO regional tournaments – Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds
  • Maintain and inventory NCSO materials (NCSO)
  • Deliver/pick up supplies to local area tournament sites (NCSO) – this will include driving a NC State minivan full of supplies
  • Inspect returning materials and do any necessary resupplying or repair (NCSO/IA/KAA)
  • Maintain organization, labeling and storage of materials (NCSO/IA/KAA)
  • Management of digital participant databases (IA/KAA)
  • Digital outreach including electronic newsletters, flyers, social media presence (IA/KAA)
  • Compliance with university policies regarding programming for minors (IA/KAA)
  • Coordination with program staff including graduate and undergraduate students, teaching staff, and volunteers (IA/KAA)