Project Director, McNair Scholars Prgm

Cleveland, OH
Jun 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Cleveland State University

Project Director, McNair Scholars Prgm

Position Description: Responsible for operational management of the McNair Scholars Program, an outreach program that targets CSU sophomores and juniors who are first generation, low-income students from populations underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines (i.e., African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans and Pacific Islanders). Plans and implements event management and student recruitment. Trains program staff, associate faculty mentors and affiliated personnel. Chairs the McNair Advisory Committee. Interacts professionally with all internal and external customers using strong interpersonal skills.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. degree. Commitment to the goals and mission of the McNair Scholars Program. One year experience working with first-generation, low-income, underrepresented minority students. Supervisory or leadership experience. Potential to work effectively across all levels of the university community. Proficient in word and spreadsheet applications.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in a STEM discipline. Experience writing and administering grants for an external program. Experience supervising scholarly research publications and presentations. Experience with TRIO programs and academic administration. Knowledge of program assessment principles and tools. Success helping first-generation, low-income, STEM-underrepresented minority students overcome educational barriers. Ability to provide service and leadership to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

Application Information: Applications will be exclusively accepted online at Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted. Application Deadline July 7, 2018. Review Begins July 8, 2018.

Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.