STEM Learning Cooperative Coordinator

Wilmington, North Carolina
Feb 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title STEM Learning Cooperative Coordinator Department Watson College of Ed - 31400 Vacancy Number E144 Position Number 1492 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Summary of Position

The Coordinator will facilitate networking within the Cooperative. Provide central administrative management and leadership of the STEM-LC staff and associated activities and responsibilities. Assist Chair in the creation and development of infrastructure for the Cooperative and its partners. Engage in research and evaluation initiatives and projects.

Minimum Requirements

Master’s degree in business, education, public administration, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

1-2 years of experience in the following areas:
• Grant Writing experience
• Evaluation experience
• Project management experience
• Professional presentation skills and experience

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The mission of the Watson College of Education is to develop knowledgeable and proficient education professionals dedicated to improving schools and society. We address this mission by:
• Providing academically rigorous programs;
• Producing and using meaningful scholarship;
• Partnering with schools, organizations and diverse communities;
• Advancing the profession.
As part of the WCE the STEM Learning Cooperative will partner with units on campus, the local community and our service region to provide quality STEM learning opportunities for all.

College/School Information

The Watson College of Education (WCE) ( is a growing college with over 60 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate and master’s programs in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education and the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education, and master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Educational Leadership. It offers several international study programs and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges, and colleges/universities in the region.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 15,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 24, 2017; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must complete the online application at The following items are required: letter of application (addressed to appropriate Search Committee), curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. MS Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. For more information, see

Please direct questions to STEM Learning Cooperative Coordinator Search, Dr. Dennis Kubasko (, Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education.

Funding for this time-limited position has been secured through June 2018. While continued funding beyond that date will be pursued and is anticipated, it is not guaranteed.

Months Per Year 12 Months Position Type Time-limited Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions   Job Posting Date 02/21/2017 Priority Consideration Date 03/21/2017 Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents to Dr. Dennis Kubasko

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