Temporary STEAM Events Specialist


The STEM Events Specialist is the Academy’s go to for all (you guessed it!) super awesome STEM events! Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the STEM Event Specialist is responsible for the overall execution (and occasional development) of special events to further the mission. This includes our staple events:

  • 5000 WATTS

  • The Great STEM Summit

  • Community Build  Days

  •  H@ck the Park Fest, etc.

Compensation: $18-20/Hour(D.O.E)

Commitment: 30-40 hours per week (6 month contract)


  • The position requires strong leadership, delegation abilities, and like everything with  the Academy – a TON of creativity! 

  •  Establish and maintain personal contact and relationships sponsors and partners 

  • Secure funding via grant writing and sponsorship. 

  •  Aide in the assistance of branding and development of promotional material 

  •  Maintaining timeline as developed by ED and STEM Event Specialist 

  •  Develop reports detailing the results of event utilizing both quantifiable and abstract measurements 

  •  Ensure records are kept of attendance, school district participation, etc. 

  •  Lead team meetings for events as needed 

  • Coordinate team meetings for event committee 

  •  Maintain calendar and update Asana


  • Marketing & Promotion Experience + Excellent research skills

  • At least two years of applicable college coursework and/or marketing work experience

  • Excellent verbal/written communication and strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work efficiently in loosely structured work environment both independently and cohesively in a team environment

  • Experience with project, schedule, and communications management

  • Proficiency with Microsoft and Google suites, and internet navigation and applications

  • Ability to ensure professionalism, integrity, consistency, and accuracy in information management and communications

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize appropriately

  • Valid California driver’s license

  • Strong personal ethics and alignment with Square Root Academy values

  • Understanding of nonprofit organizational structure

  • Background in business, marketing, or management preferred

  • Knowledge of wealth and education disparities in underserved communities

  • Able to strategize and lead new initiatives in a team environment