Program Coordinator


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The Opportunity

The Illinois Science & Technology Institute (ISTI) is hiring a Program Coordinator who will be responsible for helping to implement ISTI’s STEM education programs and initiatives. This is an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic individual seeking to make a measurable impact in the education and nonprofit space. The successful candidate will be passionate about educational equity in the digital world and the power of mentorship. The Program Coordinator will have the unique opportunity to work directly with individual educators and large-scale partnerships.


Supporting ISTI team in the delivery, execution and growth of our education programs
Planning and leading recruitment events for local and national mentor recruitment
Overseeing student-mentor projects on the Mentor Matching Engine, ISTI’s virtual mentoring platform
Data Management
Helping to manage relationships with ISTI partner teachers across a network of statewide high schools, as well as industry and academic partners
Assisting in planning, implementation, and growth of ISTI Social Media
Researching, identifying, and applying for eligible grants



We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated and possess:

Effective communication skills – both written and verbal
Strong interpersonal skills
Project/program management experience
1+ years of work experience preferred
Technology proficiency required (Microsoft Suite Google Suite)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
A passion for education, equity, and social impact
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to


About the Illinois Science & Technology Institute

The Illinois Science & Technology Institute (ISTI) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit. The Illinois Science & Technology Institute (ISTI) is a STEM-focused nonprofit that provides programs and partnerships to connect companies with classrooms. ISTI supports schools and companies who want to impact the next generation of innovators.

ISTI is an equal opportunity employer and highly values diversity. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply for this position.

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