BotsIQ is currently seeking candidates for a STEM Program Coordinator position.

SALARY: $45,000, full-time, non-exempt

The STEM Program Coordinator will work directly with the Executive Director to plan and execute BotsIQ’s STEM programs. This includes, but is not limited to, BotsIQ’s Combat Robotics, Cobot Challenge, and RoboRecharge. The STEM Program Coordinator will serve as a point-of-contact for educators, supporting their school or qualified youth organization’s participation in BotsIQ.

Successful candidates should possess exceptional listening and communication skills, an ability to adapt and create solutions with limited input, flexibility, strong organizational skills, and a desire to grow and learn in the education field. The STEM Program Coordinator should have knowledge about the manufacturing industry and its career opportunities and Pennsylvania’s Career Education and Work Academic Standards.


Education:   A.S. or B.S. in Business, Education, Marketing, Manufacturing, or related field.

Experience:  Minimum 2 years of previous experience in program coordination or related project management role.  Previous experience with STEM education, engineering, or manufacturing preferred. Proven ability to collaborate and support educators on projects or activities a plus.


  • Strong written and oral communication skills, effective with all ages.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Computer literate with demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access); Internet and Social Media savvy (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn).
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated to achieve goals, compile and maintain data, and communicate detailed outcomes.
  • Willingness and ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule.
  • Ability to establish rapport with youth, parents, educators, business, community, and education leaders.
  • Proven capability in creating solutions for learning or development gaps across a secondary education cohort independent of documented guidelines or standards.
  • Proven experience in identifying root cause issues that may compromise the success of a program and influence key stakeholders to collaborate on gap closure options.
  • Knowledge of the current regional manufacturing labor market.


  • Act 33/34 Clearances and FBI Clearances
  • Alternative hours, alternative locations
  • Occasional driving and traveling throughout southwestern Pennsylvania
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required


Duties may include any or all of the following. This list is intended to be representative.

  • Gain and maintain knowledge of existing manufacturing and STEM workforce development programs.
  • Work in partnership with BotsIQ staff, companies, and community-based organizations to identify and confirm industry advisors for participating schools and/or qualified youth organizations.
  • Conduct outreach to program stakeholders, including data collection and communications.
  • Communicate program information including recruitment, event rules and regulations, documentation requirements, and policies to the BotsIQ advisors. Inform the Executive Director of any challenges arising with the schools, qualified youth organizations, and teams.
  • Coordinate and attend school, community-based organization, training provider, and industry partner visits as needed.
  • Collaborate with BotsIQ staff to design teacher professional development training and technical workshops, including creating an agenda and recruiting speakers and participants.
  • Collaborate with BotsIQ staff to coordinate maintenance of the BotsIQ arena, test boxes, and other equipment and tools to ensure that they meet all event and safety requirements.
  • Participate in the planning, organizing, and administration of BotsIQ events.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of marketing plans for BotsIQ programs.
  • Support BotsIQ staff in recruiting schools and qualified youth organizations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

All interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Michel Conklin at  If you require accommodations to apply, please contact Michel Conklin.

Pittsburgh Chapter National Tooling & Machining Foundation provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, or disabilities.