STEM Education Program Instructor – Bilingual Opportunity Also Available

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  • Full-Time
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • 7/31/24
  • Job Type Details: A Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math program for 5th grade students.


Would you like to get young kids interested in science, technology, engineering and math?  Come work for the DoD STARBASE Wisconsin.  Learn more here – Careers ( Search for Job ID 14562

The State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs (DMA) is hiring a Program Instructor (Staff Development Program Specialist). This position is located at STARBASE Wisconsin, which is at the US Army Recruiting Station on Silver Spring Drive, Milwaukee, WI.

The STARBASE Wisconsin Training Program is an educational outreach program for 5th grade students designed to inspire and increase the knowledge, interests and skills of at-risk and underrepresented youth.  The program areas covered in the instruction are Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).  The curriculum is inquiry-based with “hands-on”, experiential activities in a high-tech, fast paced environment.  Some of the exciting activities include: model rocketry, robotics, building molecular models, electrical circuits, engineering design, computer aided design, and STEM career exploration.

This position works 40 hours per week with a flexible work schedule around the core hours of 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.

In addition to meaningful and rewarding work, we offer a competitive benefits package featuring:

This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies in the next 6 months.

Position Summary

This position, under the general supervision of the STARBASE Director, administers the DoD STARBASE Wisconsin Training Program.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide hands-on training using a combination of practical knowledge of the methods, techniques of instruction, and practical knowledge of the subject matter being taught, especially in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). STARBASE’s primary focus is the program for fifth graders. The program encourages students to set goals and achieve them. The goal is to motivate them to explore STEM opportunities as they continue their education. This position is responsible for developing, promoting, providing training and evaluating STARBASE Wisconsin’s program

Individuals that are able to read, write, and speak fluently in Spanish and English are encouraged to apply.  If the selected candidate is bilingual in English and Spanish (verification will be required) at the time of hire, they would qualify for bilingual add-on pay.

How To Apply

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You will be required to attach your current resume and letter of qualifications in a Word or PDF compatible format and a copy of your transcripts.

For instructions on developing your resume and letter of qualifications and what should be included in these materials, click here.  Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or reinstatement) should complete the online application process by the stated deadline.

Applications must be submitted through Wisc.Jobs. Failure to submit all required materials will result in an incomplete application and ineligibility for this position.  Application materials will not be accepted if received in an incompatible format, an email, as a hard copy or a fax.

Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Michele Sorum at or 608-242-3149.

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The Department of Military Affairs is an equal opportunity employer.  Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  For complete information on veterans’ hiring programs that may benefit you, please visit the Employment Assistance page on the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs’ website.

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Deadline to Apply

The first review will be completed on applications received by 11:59 pm on Monday, July 8, 2024. Applications will be accepted after that date until the needs of the department have been met.

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