HP031 Junior Science Education Specialist

Want an exciting career at NASA ?

I’ve got just the job for you. Our team environment encourages and empowers you to do your best work. Come share your knowledge with the world. Work side by side with top scientists.

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center nestled in the Maryland suburbs of Greenbelt is just 30 minutes from the heartbeat of America – Washington, D.C. Now you can have it all, the nightlife, museums, great food and theatre. Work in a place that pushes the envelope of science every day, yet spy a deer or a Canadian goose as you stroll the grounds of Goddard during lunch.

We are seeking a Junior Science Education Specialist who will assist with disseminating the work of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center staff and projects to a variety of education audiences. In this entry-level position, you will start your science education career supporting Goddard’s award-winning Afterschool Universe and NASA Family Science Night informal education programs. You will learn from scientists and seasoned educators as you work behind-the-scenes to help these programs grow and reach new audiences.

Duties:

  • Create and adapt NASA educational activities to reach specific audiences
  • Prepare materials for pilot testing and release
  • Manage physical and online assets
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of educator professional development events

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (1-2 years since graduation) in one of the following:
    • Astrophysics or Space Sciences or
    • Education, with some coursework in science
  • Demonstrated interest or experience in communicating science with non-scientists
  • Ability to work independently as well as within inter-disciplinary teams
  • Exemplary organizational skills and careful attention to detail
  • Time management skills to balance multiple projects at once
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in working with internal collaborators and external customers
  • Experience using the Microsoft Office suite
  • Must Be US citizen or Greencard holder

Desired Experience:

  • Graphic design and design software (e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud)
  • Writing, copy-editing, and/or proof-reading
  • Planning, implementing, or working in education and/or public engagement events

Team ADNET brings over 25 years of experience to information systems and professional services for the federal government. With a history of expertise in software development, computer network design, IT security, mission operations support, and educational outreach, Team ADNET has now expanded into Space and Earth Science at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD.

Team ADNET is working with Goddard Space Flight Center to fulfill NASA’s vision for space exploration, and working with the Science and Exploration Directorate to fulfill its many missions.

ADNET Systems, Inc. is an employee-centric company, committed to providing premier benefits that support our employees and their families. With affordable medical and dental plans coupled with leading disability and life insurance options, ADNET Systems, Inc. offers our employees the benefits most sought after by today’s professional. Furthermore, our benefits package features the extras that distinguish us from other small businesses, ensuring our high employee retention that our customers appreciate:

Annual Leave/Sick Leave
Military and Family Emergency Leave
Paid Holidays
Swag Bags
Performance Bonuses
Medical and Dental Plans
Direct Deposit Payroll
401K Plan with Company Matching and Immediate Vesting
Tuition Reimbursement
In-house Seminars/Workshops/Classes