The INITIATE Program Director grant-funded project focuses on the integration of computational thinking and computing activities in high school mathematics and Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses within Toledo Public Schools (TPS). In coordination with the PIs, the Program Manager is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day aspects of the project. The day-to-day work includes, but is not limited to, organizing meetings, coordinating the development of program materials, providing work direction for graduate students, following up with all employees regarding work direction, organizing the Summer Institute, teaching in Summer Institute, maintaining relationships with the TPS high school teachers, organizing academic year meetings with TPS teachers, and organizing and conducting research and dissemination.Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in a science, math or education
- At least three years’ experience working on large-scale grants
- At least three years’ experience working with Natural Sciences, Engineering, and Science Education faculty and programs
- Experience working with urban school districts and/or high school mathematics teachers
- Experience in conducting research in education
- Ability to work well and collaboratively with many groups of people from diverse backgrounds
- Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
- Basic computer skills in work processing, Excel, PowerPoint, and email
Required Communication and other skills:
- Ability to communicate clearly, both in writing and verbally
Works in a professional office environment. Job may require lifting up to 30 lbs, travel to high schools, sitting /standing long periods of time.The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.
Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Academic Services Center, Suite 1000 on the Scott Park Campus or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.