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Job ID: 144773

Program Director STEAM
Northern Illinois University

Date Posted Jul. 22, 2020
Title Program Director STEAM
University Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL, United States
Department P-20 Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Fiscal Services
    Administrative Support/Services

Primary Function
OERD staff members serving as program directors are professionals who conduct the division’s multitude of outreach and engagement activities in formal and informal educational environments across the region. They focus on program delivery, operating independently with minimal supervision. The NIU STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) Director leads all STEM and STEAM-based programming for the P-20 Center.

Duties and Responsibilities (generally)
Lead Teams, Supervise Staff, Generate Revenue, Develop Partnerships, Assess and Evaluate

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position
1. Bachelors Degree in a STEM field
2. Doctorate required in Instructional Tech, Design, Research and/or Assessment.
3. Five (5) years STEM/STEAM program development, instructional design, delivery and evaluation
4. Three (3) years’ experience as faculty in postsecondary credit-bearing courses
5. Demonstrated professional work experience as Principal Investigator in grants and/or contracts
6. NIU Graduate Faculty Scholar Status

Education and Experience Preferred
Proven, established, extensive Network of clients in Illinois schools and state agencies

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to the performance of this position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Critical to Performance of this Position

  • Demonstrable skills in managing grants and contracts including working with funders, teams and producing deliverables on time and within budget.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to lead teams, producing results within deadlines and within budget.
  • Ability to maintain an organized work implementation schedule, focusing on results
  • Commitment to advancement of NIU’s engagement mission

Working Hours M-F, nights and weekends

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