PG191424EPInternal Recruitment :
Director - Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher LeadershipAnticipated Hiring Range:
$100,000-$125,000; Commensurate with ExperienceWork Schedule:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, with additional hours as required.Job Location:
Raleigh, NCDepartment :
Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher LeadershipAbout the Department:
The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership (KFP) is an initiative of NC State’s Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science. Founded in 2000, the KFP addresses the critical need for high quality professional development for K-12 educators and is the largest STEM focused teacher leadership program in North Carolina. Essential Job Duties:
The mission of the KFP is to advance K-12 STEM education by providing educators with relevant, real-world professional learning and leadership development, through innovative collaborations with partners committed to 21st century education and workforce preparation.
Primary duties of the Director include, but are not limited to the following:
Strategic Planning and Executive Management:
Development, Fundraising, and Financial Management:
- Overseeing and managing activities of the Kenan Fellows Program staff, consultants, as well as the Kenan Fellows and their University/Industry Mentors.
- Developing and implementing a strategic plan and vision for program growth, quality, sustainability and impact.
- Coordinating and managing the Kenan Fellows Program statewide execution plan including new program priorities such as STEMwork.
- Managing and guiding the evaluation of the Kenan Fellows Program
- Serving as the Executive Director of the Journal for Interdisciplinary Teacher Leadership
Advisory Board Support:
- Building and sustaining relationships with corporate and foundation sponsors to identify and secure new funding sources.
- Overseeing the administration of grants and manage budgetary and other financial responsibilities to ensure compliance with university, federal, state, local laws, regulation, and policies.
- Preparing and distributing reports to collaborators and sponsors noting program accomplishments.
- Serving as the PI, Co-P.I. or administrator for federal, state and foundation grants.
- Managing and guiding the identification of grant opportunities, submission of grant proposals, and preparation of final grant reports.
- Collaborating with university faculty to develop partnerships on research and extension/engagement proposals.
- Coordinating with university, local, state and federal representatives regarding program expansion and legislative requests for funding.
Partnerships and Outreach:
- Identifying and recruiting new Kenan Fellows Program Board of Advisors (BOA) members in a manner that ensures an inclusive, effective, and diverse membership.
- Maintaining Board of Advisors (BOA) rotation schedules and offices (Chair and Vice Chair) in accordance with the KFP Bylaws.
- Maintaining consistent communications with BOA members, holding biannual meetings, and seeking their expertise to advance program goals and initiatives.
- Managing the relationships between the BOA, KFP staff and Fellows, and other stakeholders.
- Informing the BOA regarding KFP activities and annual program evaluations.
- Working closely with the Kenan Institute leadership, Kenan Fellows Program Advisory Board, university personnel, business and industry, current Kenan Fellows and Alumni to enhance the program model, reputation and impact.
- Building relationships statewide with local education agencies and school districts including superintendents, principals and county media specialists to enhance the reputation and profile of the Kenan Fellows Program.
- Identifying and pursuing funding opportunities and grant collaborations among and between complementary education related programs.
- Forming strategic relationships with corporations, foundations, and businesses that support the initiatives of the KFP in all regions of the state.
- Identifying broader opportunities for collaborations regionally and nationally where relevant and appropriate to expand the value, reputation and impact of the Kenan Fellows Program model.
The Kenan Fellow Program Director reports to the Associate Director of the Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science. The Kenan Fellows Director works collaboratively with the leadership of the Kenan Institute as well as the Kenan Fellows Program Board of Advisors to implement statewide execution and development.Minimum Education and Experience:
Other Required Qualifications:
- Requires a relevant post-baccalaureate degree with a minimum of three (3) years or greater of related professional experience, or a relevant undergraduate degree and a minimum of five (5) years or greater of relevant experience may be substituted for the advanced degree.
- Open, effective and adaptive managerial style
- Excellent time management skills
- Ability to work within a university structure while maintaining strong relations with government and the private sector.
- Excellent in written and spoken communications, and ability to easily engage at all levels and with all types of audiences.
Required License(s) or Certification(s):
- Doctorate degree or equivalent experience and expertise regarding K-12 education issues and policies.
- Significant experience regarding program management, fundraising from the private and public sector, and sponsored research grant development and acquisition.
N/aValid NC Driver's License required:
YesCommercial Driver's License required:
NoJob Open Date:
12/22/2021Anticipated Close Date:
Open Until Filled.Special Instructions to Applicants:
In addition to your application please submit a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three (3) professional references.Position Number:
SAAO Tier IIFull Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):
12 Month RecurringMandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:
Non Mandatory - Adverse WeatherMandatory Designation - Emergency Events:
Non Mandatory - Emergency EventIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:
012001 - Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology & ScienceAA/EEO:
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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