Green Chemistry Education Program Manager

Organization: Merck, Millpore Sigma
Location: Burlington , USA
Pay/Volunteer: Paid
Description: The Green Chemistry Education Program Manager at MilliporeSigma is responsible for the development and execution of strategic projects within the Sustainability & Social Business Innovation group of the life science business. The projects are often global in nature and require diverse thinking, building of cross-functional support to execute projects and the ability to provide guidance and subject matter expertise while creating actionable, measurable strategies.

Act as main point of contact for partner organization
Manage programs in close collaboration with nonprofit partner
Collaborate with key internal stakeholders, including Sales, Marketing, Legal and Compliance
Collaborate with Communications team to develop internal and external communications to raise awareness about and drive programs forward
Measure outputs and outcomes against defined goals to track program impacts
Support additional Employee & Community Engagement programs and projects, as necessary

As part of the company’s Employee & Community Engagement efforts, this position will play an integral role in driving systemic change in chemistry education at the university level, improving chemistry’s impact on human progress on a global scale. This role will manage the relationship with our nonprofit partners and provide internal support for the development and scale of key programs to drive the adoption of green chemistry in higher education. While Green Chemistry education is growing, barriers remain to broad scale integration into curriculum and practice. This partnership aims to move the green chemistry community towards a Community of Transformation through in person and online support mechanisms to drive behavioral change.

Together, we impact life and health with science. We accomplish this by making philanthropic investments in the areas of science education and global access to science. Simultaneously, we harness the diverse talents and expertise of our employees, allowing them to give back to the communities in which they live and work through SPARK, our global skills-based volunteer program. In addition, we are turning scientific inquisitiveness into action via Curiosity Labs, Curiosity Labs at Home, and the Curiosity Cube, our proprietary programs that bring hands-on, interactive science lessons to students around the world.
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