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Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $5,666.67-$7,333.33/monthly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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ISEE is seeking a Program Manager who will work collaboratively with two other Program Managers and the full ISEE team to manage programs and projects aimed at STEM workforce development, including: preparation of graduate students and postdocs for teaching, preparation of college students for Hawaii STEM workforce (telescope and related industry), international training of graduate students and postdocs for large astronomical projects and facilities, and preparing the current workforce to be effective mentors. The Program Manager will work under the direction of the ISEE Director to develop, implement, and evaluate programs that are aligned with ISEE's mission and values, taking a leadership role in some programs and serving as a member of the team in other programs. Managing programs involves a range of different functional areas, including: recruitment, application, and selection processes; communication; information management; curriculum development; workshop instruction and facilitation; project management; evaluation; facilities and travel planning; and partnership building. The specific programs and projects assigned to the new Program Manager will be based on the strengths and interests of the incumbent to complement the existing ISEE team.
The Institute for Scientist and Engineer Educators (ISEE) is a growing interdisciplinary, multi-divisional unit on campus that provides training and professional preparation of science and engineering (S&E) undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers, and leads national workforce development initiatives. ISEE advances STEM graduate students and postdoctoral researchers with teaching and other professional skills, and broadly prepares undergraduates to be successful in STEM careers. Diversity, equity and inclusive teaching strategies are ISEE priorities and woven into all activities. ISEE has a research & development strand that engages social scientists in projects related to teaching, learning, professional development, and persistence. ISEE has regional chapters across the U.S. and is continuing to expand both nationally and internationally, as demand for ISEE's unique programs continues to grow. ISEE leads a nationally recognized workforce development initiative to support the growth of astronomical facilities in Hawaii, including partnerships with existing telescopes and two world-class facilities currently under construction: the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) and the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). ISEE is developing an international training program that supports the TMT partnership.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Worksite location: The incumbent will work in ISEE's headquarters at UCSC (Baskin Engineering building) or from ISEE's remote office in Hilo, Hawaii.
Advanced degree in a science or engineering field or equivalent experience/training.
Knowledge of opportunities and challenges in STEM training and work environments (academic and/or industry).
Knowledge of research and theory on teaching, learning, and professional development, such as knowledge gained through participating in ISEE programs.
Knowledge of demographic disparities in STEM, and of research and related to equity, inclusion, sufficient to apply to program development.
Experience in professional development and training programs, including serving as a workshop instructor, such as experience gained in ISEE programs.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 08-13-2019
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