Director, Kummer Center for Excellence in STEM Education #00078624
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36214
Teacher Education and CertificationApplication Deadline
Posted until filledFull Time/Part TimeFull Time, Benefit Eligible Salary$54,000 - $75,000/annuallyJob Description
The founding Director of the new Kummer Center for Excellence in STEM Education at Missouri S&T will develop the mission, vision, and strategic plan for the Center’s initial phase. The Center’s goals are to lead and coordinate outreach initiatives (K-12) that leverage S&T’s expertise to improve educational experiences for students and instructional experiences for teachers in school districts in south-central Missouri; and to lead and coordinate efforts on S&T's campus to improve learning and teaching experiences in STEM disciplines. The Center will serve K-12 students and teachers primarily in the rural schools of south-central Missouri, aligned with the vision of the Kummer Institute. The Director will collaborate with faculty on research opportunities and grants, using both the Center on S&T’s campus and the mobile STEM Lab. The Director will supervise multiple staff and teacher education students who will coordinate equity-focused STEM programming through field trips, summer camps, and after school activities. In addition, the Director will collaborate with S&T faculty and the South Central Regional Professional Development Center to offer STEM professional development to teachers.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references. The position is open until filled; first review of applications will begin April 21, 2021.Minimum Qualifications
- A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
- Three years full time experience running youth programming in STEM or K-12 teaching experience
- Graduate degree in education or STEM-related field
- Experience writing curriculum, developing and delivering youth programming, and leading teacher professional development
- Educator credential in STEM field
- School leadership or staff supervision experience
- Experience submitting grants
- Program evaluation training
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