Wilsonville Campus - STEM Hub Director, South Metro-Salem
Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) is seeking a STEM Hub Director. The Hub Director is a full-time, limited-term position, from start of grant funding in March 2014 through June 30, 2015, and will be continued only through continuing grants and donations. The Director is responsible for raising the funds for this salary at the end of the current grant period, June 30, 2015. The position reports to the Associate Vice President for Strategic Partnerships at Oregon Tech, located in Wilsonville, OR. Salary is $80,000, non-negotiable.
The STEM Hub Director is a leadership position within Oregon Tech, the South Metro Community, and Oregon. The position involves coordination and communication with partners from school districts and teachers, community colleges and universities and their faculty and staff, community-based organizations, communities of color, business executives and professional staff, private foundations and donors, and other STEM Hubs around the state and nation. The Director must be self-directed and entrepreneurial and also collaborative and inclusive of other viewpoints and expertise.
Over 40 South Metro-Salem (SMS) area science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) stakeholders have established the South Metro-Salem STEM Education Partnership. The purpose of the partnership is to increase the access, excitement and engagement of students in STEM courses and experiential learning. The Partnership has been designated as a STEM Hub by the State of Oregon. The Hub’s backbone organization is Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and is a collective impact partnership of 15 school districts (and growing), six post-secondary institutions, 10 community partners, and 10+ businesses, all dedicated to a common vision, mission and strategies for increasing student achievement in STEM fields.
- Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a STEM field or in education
- 3-5 years demonstrated experience in leading and implementing STEM Programs
- Management, grant writing and fundraising experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience managing an Executive Advisory Board and a large membership organization
Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
- Experience cultivating and maintaining strong long-term relationships with industry and community partners
- Highly creative, innovative, resourceful, and flexible
- Master’s degree in education and teaching license
Offer of employment will be contingent upon ability to successfully complete a criminal history/background check.
Review of applications will begin February 24, 2014 and continue until filled. Therefore, at the discretion of Oregon Tech, materials received after February 24, 2014 may not receive consideration. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references by email to email@example.com, job #14-33008. Application material may also be mailed to the Oregon Tech Office of Human Resources, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or faxed to (541) 851-5200.
For a complete position description, visit www.oit.edu/jobs. For further information, contact the search chair, Carleen Drago-Starr, at (503) 821-1297 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
OIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA employer