Nanoracks is a cutting-edge aerospace company focusing on providing commercial access to space, currently on the International Space Station (ISS), suborbital vehicles, expendable launch vehicles, and more! We have sent over 1,000 payloads to the Space Station, kickstarted the CubeSat deployment revolution, and have customers in over 30 nations.
Since 2009, Nanoracks has created and expanded new in-space markets and has been the world leader for ushering in a new era of in-space services. Currently, Nanoracks is working to build commercial space stations (“Outposts”) from the spent upper stages of launch vehicles in orbit. This technology will enable spent upper stages to be used as crewed and un-crewed space stations for various purposes and customers—both civil and commercial.
Nanoracks will provide and facilitate an ecosystem of interoperable technologies and distributed free flying space stations. You can read our approach here.
We hope you’ll apply to join our team. We work with leaders from all over the world, including NASA, universities and government centers both foreign and domestic, and commercial companies. We’re fast, fun, passionate, and love sending things to space.
About the Position:
DreamUp, an affiliate of Nanoracks, is seeking a self-motivated and talented full-time Educational Program Specialist as we develop and roll out unique and impactful programs to bring the magic of space-based educational opportunities to a growing number of students around the globe. If you want to play a critical role in one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and do some good while doing it, read on.
DreamUp is a public benefit corporation, which means we aim to bring good into the world (and the rest of the universe) while bringing value to our customers and shareholders. We provide space-based educational opportunities to learners of all ages and backgrounds and are the first company bringing space into the classroom and the classroom into space. DreamUp is uniquely positioned to engage learners nationwide with the most cutting-edge space research and developments and inspire them through scientific discoveries on the International Space Station. DreamUp offers in-space opportunities for student research by working in collaboration with Nanoracks.
Design educational content, curriculum, and professional development opportunities to support DreamUp’s educational products and programs:
Support DreamUp’s educational customers and adapt products and programming in response to customer needs:
Play an active role in a dynamic start-up:
Required Traits, Knowledge, and Skills:
Desirable Trails, Knowledge, and Skills:
It is our policy to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran stats, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, our policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, lay-off, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.
Competitive with local and industry standard.