The Head Robotics Coach and Technology and Design Specialist coaches the Kent Denver robotics team and oversees the 6th to 12th grade robotics program as a whole. In this role, he/she recruits team members and teaches students about technical writing, engineering analysis, engineering drawings, programming, project management, robot construction, safety, leadership, interpersonal communication, conflict management and game strategy. S/he manages the robotics coaching staff, to support program goals. Additionally, s/he is also responsible for managing the robotics budget, interfacing with parents, teachers and administrators. S/he will take the team to compete in 8-10 VEX robotics competitions within Colorado and National/World Championships, in addition to organizing and running a yearly robotics tournament at Kent Denver.
Additionally, this position serves as the robotics lead in the Rollins Center for Technology and Design. In this role, s/he manages and grows robotics opportunities for students at Kent Denver. S/he teaches a middle school elective in robotics and serve as an institute of technology and design advisor. In this role, s/he staffs the robotics lab from 2:45 until 6:30pm, requiring a daily after school commitment. Finally, s/he will assist with the operational duties of the institute, participate in other relevant trainings and meetings as a member of the Rollins Center for Technology and Design and perform other duties as assigned.
~25-30 hours per week, during academic school year