Manager, National Outreach Initiatives

Boston University
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
07 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Tracking Code 5645/C0718

Job Description

The Manager for National Outreach Initiatives initiates, co-develops and manages education and outreach activities for the College of Engineering. Specific responsibilities include working in collaboration with the Assistant Dean to develop educational materials to communicate engineering to the broader public, create national partnerships to expand new and pre-existing outreach activities on a national scale, devise strategies to broaden the participation of underrepresented groups through the outreach activities, evaluate programs impact through the creation and implementation of assessment tools, and disseminate the results of the outreach programs through participation in conferences and publishing relevant research in STEM and education journals and publications.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate will possess a combination of the following education and/or equivalent experience: Masters degree in Education, Social Science, Evaluation, or a STEM discipline (Ph.D. preferred) with demonstrated experience in STEM education, science communication, and/or university outreach. A minimum of two years experience in STEM education and outreach; experience in informal science education and/or museums preferred; demonstrated experience in teaching and/or science writing for public audiences of diverse backgrounds, ages, and degrees of knowledge; experience with curriculum development, and preparing STEM lessons for varying grade levels.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular