Precollege Programs is seeking a Director of Precollege Programs. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost of Enrollment Management.
Precollege Programs (PCP) is a unit within Enrollment Management at Oregon State University, Oregon's Land-grant University. OSU has a presence in every county in the state, and an explicit mission of teaching, research, outreach, and engagement that includes all of P-20 education in every corner of the state.
The unit is charged with creating and delivering educational programs designed to break through systemic barriers, provide inclusive access, open opportunities, and build confidence in K-12 students. Precollege Programs provides engaging learning experiences that promote and inspire educational and personal success among the students it serves.
The director of Precollege Programs must be a talented and committed educator with the experience and demonstrated ability to lead and support a team of OSU experts delivering programs to statewide youth populations. In addition, the director must have a demonstrated ability to establish and nurture partnerships with the broader statewide youth outreach community.
The position is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating PCP goals and policies that are in alignment with OSU's land grant mission and strategic plans. Current programs include but are not limited to: STEM Academy, TAG Programs, SMILE, iINVENT, Discovering the Scientist Within, Beaver Hangouts, Campus Field Trips, Family Science and Engineering Nights, SESEY, and OPEN Network. The director is also responsible for acquiring external funding through collaborative grant proposals to support programs, and collecting, evaluating and reporting program data.
Typically requires Master's degree in related field with minimum of 3 years experience in management responsibilities. Experience working with program participants.
Requires Master's degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM), education or related field
Minimum 3 years' experience in management responsibilities such as supervision of diverse program facilitators and budget oversight, including successful experience with grant writing and management.
Requires demonstrated successful experience collaborating with schools, community partners and other youth-oriented institutions and organizations.
Requires an evidenced commitment to educational equity.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, training and experience
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