Science/Math Materials Manager
Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 - Elmhurst, IL

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Supervisor:
District EC-12 Math/Science Coordinator

Experience

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Job related experience as an office manager is desired.

Experience working in the educational field preferred.

Science Function:
The Science/Math Materials Manager will be responsible for supplying materials grades K-8, maintaining the science kits, and scheduling the transport of kits used in the elementary science program.

Responsibilities:
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Identify, order and purchase materials necessary for the science kits.

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Obtain price quotes and initiate purchase of materials.

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Organize and keep materials inventoried in the storage site.

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Develop, maintain and assign the science kits to ensure the most effective use by the teachers.

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Replenish year long science units according to teachers’ needs.

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Organize the copying and distribution of the student packets to accompany each unit.

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Revise and update, copy, and distribute teacher manuals.

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Schedule and supervise the transport of kits each trimester.

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Establish and monitor the science materials budget.

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Maintain accurate records of the science kit cost and communicate changes to the curriculum department.

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Communicate with K-5 teachers information required for science instruction.

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Maintain, update and post science units on Google docs.

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Support unit development and revision to ensure quality product and accessibility to all teachers.

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Assist in the purchase of most materials and equipment for middle school science teachers.

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Create purchase orders for p-card holders (District Coordinator and middle school science teachers).

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Maintain inventory and service schedule for K-8 science equipment (microscopes, balances, etc.).

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Maintain order and cleanliness of Science Material Center.

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Execute other duties as designed by the district science/math coordinator.

Math Function:
The Science/Math Materials Manager will be responsible for assistance in the distribution and maintenance of math materials used in the K-5 math program.

Responsibilities:
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Inventory and maintain math manipulatives and materials.

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Participate in the distribution of math supplies at the start of each school year and ongoing as needed.

Required proficiencies, aptitudes and skills

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Work independently with limited supervision.

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Ability to identify and prioritize tasks for the smooth operation of the elementary science program.

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Possess strong communication skills.

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Intermediate to advanced computer skills including knowledge of: Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, PDF files, and district financial software.

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Working knowledge of staff internet, intranet, and google documents/sites.

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Working knowledge of standard office equipment, ie: fax, printers, laminators, and copy machine.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: Significant lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling and significant fine finger dexterity.

12 Month Position

12/98

Revised 9/02, 10/07, 12/12