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INSTITUTE OVERVIEW HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is a genomic science and applications nonprofit organization located in Huntsville, Alabama. It is a high-volume genomic data producer and a global scientific collaborator valued for genomic data analysis and interpretation to solve questions in cancer, undiagnosed childhood genomic disorders, neuro-psychiatric disorders, immune-mediated disease, agriculture and more. Its unique campus crosses the boundaries between scientists, educators, and commercial business to spark innovation and growth.DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARYEducational Outreach is an essential component of the HudsonAlpha mission. The education and outreach programs of HudsonAlpha are organized around two guiding principles: preparing the future biotechnology workforce and cultivating an awareness of the influence of genetics and biotechnology on the lives of all citizens. The genetic counseling team at HudsonAlpha resides within the Educational Outreach department and leads the development and implementation of educational programs for clinical audiences as well as supports the clinical and research-based genetic counseling needs across HudsonAlpha.POSITION SUMMARYThe Educator Development Specialist is responsible for designing and delivering professional development in small and large-scale settings for HudsonAlpha's Educational Outreach programs. This individual engages in building long-term professional development relationships with a goal of improving efficacy of classroom educators and effectiveness of genetics instruction. This individual also works collaboratively with other EO team members to develop instructional materials, pilot new materials and resources and support field trip opportunities for students. This a full time (40 hours per week) position.EDUCATION AND REQUIRED SKILLS EXPERIENCEEducation and Experience:Bachelor's degree in Education, Biology or another related fieldValid Alabama teaching certificate, or able to obtain onePrior experience as a classroom educatorPrior experience developing and presenting professional learning for educators at the school, district, state, regional or national levelPrior experience in developing project budgets and/or grant writing is preferredRequired Skills:Proficient with common technology applications and their useStrong communication skills, both written and verbalStrong presentation skills, both the crafting and presentation of content to large and small audiences of varying typesAbility to identify gaps in pedagogy and content and construct appropriate supports to address the gapAbility to manage multiple projects, timelines and deadlines appropriatelyJOB SPECIFIC TASKSDesign, develop and deliver in-state professional learning opportunities for projects associated with Educational Outreach, such as GREAT, GTAC, and Middle School GPS. Identify educator gaps in professional learning and design solutions to address those gaps.Design, develop and deliver out-of-state professional learning opportunities for educators for projects associated with Educational Outreach. Build long-term professional learning relationships with educators, specifically aimed at increasing the effectiveness of genetics instruction at the classroom level. Participate in the piloting of new educational material and kits to provide specific feedback about the training requirements of new resources.Periodically support laboratory-based field trip experiences for students visiting the Institute. Work with multiple teams, both inside Educational Outreach and across other departments at HudsonAlpha.Utilize Basecamp, or other project management software to oversee details associated with Educator Professional Development programs. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONSThe physical requirements and environmental conditions of this position consist primarily of:Generally sedentary, with frequent computer use.Extended periods of walking and standing will be required during hosted events.Must be able to transport materials required for various experiences. This includes lifting and moving up to 25 lbs. of materials from room to room as well as between parking lots and classrooms/laboratories.Working conditions are generally in an indoor office setting and in other common and education spaces throughout HudsonAlpha. Evening and extended hours may be periodically required as business dictates.Periodic overnight travel and some local travel.It is the policy of HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, in accordance with all applicable laws, to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.INSTITUTE OVERVIEW HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is a genomic science and applications nonprofit organization located in Huntsville, Alabama. It is a high-volume genomic data producer and a global scientific collaborator valued for genomic data analysis and interpretation to solve questions in cancer, undiagnosed childhood genomic disorders, neuro-psychiatric disorders, immune-mediated disease, agriculture and more. Its unique campus crosses the boundaries between scientists, educators, and commercial business to spark innovation and growth.DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARYEducational Outreach is an essential component of the HudsonAlpha mission. The education and outreach programs of HudsonAlpha are organized around two guiding principles: preparing the future biotechnology workforce and cultivating an awareness of the influence of genetics and biotechnology on the lives of all citizens. The genetic counseling team at HudsonAlpha resides within the Educational Outreach department and leads the development and implementation of educational programs for clinical audiences as well as supports the clinical and research-based genetic counseling needs across HudsonAlpha.POSITION SUMMARYThe Educator Development Specialist is responsible for designing and delivering professional development in small and large-scale settings for HudsonAlpha's Educational Outreach programs. This individual engages in building long-term professional development relationships with a goal of improving efficacy of classroom educators and effectiveness of genetics instruction. This individual also works collaboratively with other EO team members to develop instructional materials, pilot new materials and resources and support field trip opportunities for students. This a full time (40 hours per week) position.EDUCATION AND REQUIRED SKILLS EXPERIENCEEducation and Experience:Bachelor's degree in Education, Biology or another related fieldValid Alabama teaching certificate, or able to obtain onePrior experience as a classroom educatorPrior experience developing and presenting professional learning for educators at the school, district, state, regional or national levelPrior experience in developing project budgets and/or grant writing is preferredRequired Skills:Proficient with common technology applications and their useStrong communication skills, both written and verbalStrong presentation skills, both the crafting and presentation of content to large and small audiences of varying typesAbility to identify gaps in pedagogy and content and construct appropriate supports to address the gapAbility to manage multiple projects, timelines and deadlines appropriatelyJOB SPECIFIC TASKSDesign, develop and deliver in-state professional learning opportunities for projects associated with Educational Outreach, such as GREAT, GTAC, and Middle School GPS. Identify educator gaps in professional learning and design solutions to address those gaps.Design, develop and deliver out-of-state professional learning opportunities for educators for projects associated with Educational Outreach. Build long-term professional learning relationships with educators, specifically aimed at increasing the effectiveness of genetics instruction at the classroom level. Participate in the piloting of new educational material and kits to provide specific feedback about the training requirements of new resources.Periodically support laboratory-based field trip experiences for students visiting the Institute. Work with multiple teams, both inside Educational Outreach and across other departments at HudsonAlpha.Utilize Basecamp, or other project management software to oversee details associated with Educator Professional Development programs. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONSThe physical requirements and environmental conditions of this position consist primarily of:Generally sedentary, with frequent computer use.Extended periods of walking and standing will be required during hosted events.Must be able to transport materials required for various experiences. This includes lifting and moving up to 25 lbs. of materials from room to room as well as between parking lots and classrooms/laboratories.Working conditions are generally in an indoor office setting and in other common and education spaces throughout HudsonAlpha. Evening and extended hours may be periodically required as business dictates.Periodic overnight travel and some local travel.It is the policy of HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, in accordance with all applicable laws, to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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