Job description

Duties: The Director of Moelis Access Science (MAS) will be responsible for academic partnerships between Penn and West Philadelphia K-12 public schools that are Science, Technology Engineering, and Math (STEM)-focused. The director will create new and support existing STEM partnership activities, and advance the integration of STEM and MAS-related activities across the Netter Center's University-Assisted Community School (UACS) programs - school day, after school, and summer. This includes the direction of STEM-related academically-based community service (ABCS) courses, supervising a program staff of approximately 20 Graduate Fellows and over 100 Undergraduate Fellows, and planning and coordinating the implementation of comprehensive evaluation and assessments in partnership with the Netter Center's evaluation team, Penn faculty, Fellows, and K-12 partners. Additional responsibilities include forming strategic partnerships (both internal and external to Penn), cultivating relationships with prospective donors (fundraising), cultivating relationships with other higher education institutions to promote replication and adaptation of our work as well as learning opportunities that will advance the growth of our own work. This position will work with our UACS programs (such as environmental health; nutrition; health; fitness and sports; arts partnerships, etc.) to support the use of Problem Solving Learning by linking to STEM contexts. This position requires both instructional and supervisory experience in both K-12 and University/College settings. This experience is necessary to direct effective K-16+ partnerships at the curriculum/course level and at the level of supporting professional development for teachers and partners. (K-12 teacher PD will be conducted in full partnership with K-12 principals and STEM leadership).

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 5 to 7 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required. Highly advanced professional discipline. M.D., Ph. D., Law degree or equivalent doctoral degree and over 10 years of experience is strongly preferred. Two years university instruction experience required. Experience supervising STEM educators required. Experience working with public school teachers and K-12 curriculum required. Ability to communicate with diverse audiences and excellent organization and writing skills required. Knowledge of West Philadelphia community and Penn a plus.

Reference Number: 02-26583

Salary Grade: 028

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration




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Posted: 8/11/2017
Application Due: 8/11/2018
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