Spokane Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Director
Washington State University Pullman
Location: Spokane, Washington
Internal Number: 3197450
Spokane Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Director
Title: 1162-NN - Manager
Business Title: Spokane Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Director
Location: WSU SPOKANE CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Spokane Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Director manages the daily operations and strategic objectives of the Center's program, and is responsible for developing, managing, implementing, and assessing middle and high school programs in the Northeastern Washington area.
The focus for each program is the student, with the primary interest to provide mathematics, engineering, technology and science programs for African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander and female populations. The Center Director works closely with Eastern Washington University (EWU) MESA Co- Sponsors for the Spokane Center. The Center Director may collaborate with either the University Sponsor or the Statewide Director as the situation requires. The Director receives advice and counsel from the Washington MESA office, the local Spokane Advisory Board, and the other MESA Directors in Washington State.
In addition to classroom instruction, the MESA Program offers various events including MESA field trips, MESA Day regional competition , Summer Programming and MESA teacher professional development.
Leadership - 50%
Program Development and Management - 30%
Fiscal Management - 15%
Other - 5%
A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in mathematics, engineering, science, social science, education or related field.
Demonstrated familiarity with under-represented student outreach practices.
Experience working effectively with middle and high school students, parents, community groups from diverse cultures.
Demonstrated communication skills, high level of organization and detail oriented work style.
Must have, or able to obtain, a valid unrestricted driver's license at the time of hire. Reliable transportation is required.
Frequent travel during the day, some evening travel, and weekend work is necessary for this position.
Master's degree in mathematics, engineering, science, social science, or education.
Experience engaging under-represented students, exposing students to programs and services regarding access to colleges/universities.
Experience working with non-profit or community service organizations.
Experience supervising staff and/or volunteers or serving on a volunteer board.
Familiarity with the organization and operation of secondary school/district administration; university/community college systems, business and industry.
Experience in grant development (public and/or private).
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.3, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodationis available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
Area/College: WSU Spokane Department Name: WSUS Student Affairs City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202-2131 Department Link: https://spokane.wsu.edu/studentaffairs/mesa/ Monthly Salary: $5,000.00 - Commensurate with experience and qualifications. FTE: 100% This is a Temporary position. Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment. Screening Begin Date: July 14, 2022; open until filled. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references in the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Required Documents:
2. Cover Letter
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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