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Coord, Ctr for STEM Excellence

  • Richmond Campus
  • Student Support Positions
  • Fulltime Staff

Title: Coord, Ctr for STEM Excellence

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type:

Department: 20R000 - Office of the Provost

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type:  Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 40

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt - 44

Retirement:   KTRS 

Contact Person: Judy Jenkins (judy.jenkins@eku.edu)

 

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Coordinator in the Center for STEM Excellence provides enabling support for initiatives that expand access to and support excellence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences at EKU. Applicants with strong content knowledge in one or more STEM discipline and/or experience with the teaching and learning of quantitative reasoning skills are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited or internationally recognized institution in a STEM or STEM Education or equivalent discipline

Experience: Able to effectively work independently and within a team environment
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational skills

Licensure & Certifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited or internationally recognized institution in a STEM or STEM Education or equivalent discipline

Demonstrated commitment to student success in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics disciplines

Secondary or postsecondary teaching experience in a STEM discipline

Demonstrated experience with educational program development, implementation, evaluation, and reporting.

Analysis and problem solving

Troubleshooting

Ability to propose creative and innovative solutions

Job Duties:

  • 40% - Oversee daily operations of the Center for STEM Excellence; coordinate personnel and activities related to drop-in learning, skill-building workshops, and other regularly offered student support services to ensure efficiency and efficacy. - (Essential)
  • 40% - Collaboratively plan and assist with implement of one-day events, multi-day workshops, and programs to help ensure activities achieve the desired goals and occur in accordance with any award stipulations; duties may include scheduling and reservations, speaker contracts and logistics, developing and distributing promotional/recruiting materials and event materials, recruiting participants, tracking applicants, disbursement of funds, and securing housing and meals for participants. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Communicate and collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, students, the university community, and external stakeholders. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Supports the Center for STEM Excellence functions by completing all other duties and special projects as assigned. - (Essential)

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions: Applicants will submit a cover letter detailing the applicant’s relevant skills and experiences. Additionally, please upload a resume or curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial academic transcripts.

 

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

 

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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