OPEX101: Scrum Master Jira

Job Locations US
OPEX: Operational Excellence
PBC:Pro Bono Contributor (6 months+)
Work Study Eligible


This is a pro bono volunteer position.


JerseySTEM is seeking a skilled Scrum Master to help implement and execute transformational organization outcomes. The candidate will have demonstrated expertise and application of Agile methodologies, techniques and frameworks, a successful track record of driving and facilitating teams, commitment to continuous learning and mindset of relentless improvement. 


  • Attend the Scrum meeting of the team you will be supporting (weekly or daily).
  • Create tickets for the task with clear description along with the critical finish date.
  • Prioritize stories for the backlog and keep the team organized and focused.
  • Conduct weekly meetings and monitor the health of the Kanban board.
  • Encourage team members to utilize JIRA for task management.
  • Drive open communication with team members.
  • Be the servant leader for the team members, mentoring/assisting them when needed.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and be “THE CHAMPION OF CHANGE”.


Technical Qualifications:

  • Experience using Jira, Kanban Board, Slack 
  • Excellent communication, analytical, mentoring and problem-solving skills
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification preferred



Minimum time commitment:  2 - 4 hours/ week, for a minimum 6 months


Weekly meeting Sundays 7:30pm-8:00pm EST


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