Education Specialist

Education Specialist

An Education Specialist is a member of the STEM Education Team, who reports to the Senior Education Coordinator, in the Chief Business Officer’s office. Education Specialists are primarily responsible for administrative and logistical support to the STEM Education Team in executing the mission and annual strategic plan of Healthcare Explorers, the award-winning STEM education program of Health City Cayman Islands.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Actively communicating, in collaboration with the STEM Education Team, with stakeholder contacts at Cayman Islands schools about our education products and plays instrumental role in conversion process.
  • Engaging with schools about booking virtual field trips and booking the same in collaboration with the respective consultant and intimating the time, date and Zoom meeting details to teacher(s) and panelists.
  • Actively communicating with schools about and processing requests for on-demand videos and webinars and hosting or co-hosting webinars.
  • Assisting Education Coordinators with coordinating Shadow a Doctor, Work Experience and intern placements for students, in collaboration with the respective consultant, as well as ensuring the correct completion and submission of all correct forms and documentation and supervising students whilst on campus.
  • Assisting Education Coordinators at all external events such as careers fairs and mock interviews and providing a fun, engaging and added-value experience to students who visit our booth.
  • Assisting with maintaining departmental metrics including submitting supporting documentation for any updates to the Senior Education Coordinator for validation.
  • Responding to routine queries from group email address in a timely and professional manner. 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • An associate’s degree in business, education or a liberal arts field with the intention to progress to a bachelor’s degree.
  • 2-3 years professional experience in office administration. Experience in the education field would be a definite advantage.
  • Knowledge of current trends in STEM education.
  • Experience leading and motivating primary, high school and university students with demonstrated ability to respect diversity amongst students including but not limited to neuro-diversity, social and economic diversity, culture, sexual orientation and gender identity and religious beliefs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence: able to work well with people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively to administer multiple complex projects and meet deadlines on time; able to re-prioritize as projects evolve.
  • Integrity, honesty, judgment; respect and discretion in communications with constituents and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Creative and enthusiastic self-starter with excellent follow-through on projects and assignments.
  • Flexible and adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Evidence understanding of the careers and qualifications of medical professionals.
  • Evidence a working knowledge of international curricula standards for science.
  • Strong administrative and program development skills.
  • Computer proficiency in a variety of software applications including Microsoft Office.

Salary Range

US$3,500 – $4,000 (will vary based on qualifications and experience)

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] by 6 June 2022.