The University at Buffalo (UB) Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) seeks to hire an Assistant Director. The Assistant Director helps to manage a grant funded program that prepares secondary school students, who are either economically disadvantaged or minorities historically underrepresented in scientific, technical, health, health-related and licensed professions, for entry into postsecondary degree programs in scientific, technical, health-related fields, and the licensed professions. The Assistant Director will establish, cultivate, and steward relationships with internal and external partners as appropriate to further the mission of UB STEP. The Assistant Director will coordinate student services and maintain relevant data and reports. The Assistant Director reports to the STEP Director.
Key accountabilities and responsibilities:
Recruit, hire, train, coach and evaluate designated STEP staff members
Oversee and maintain program data and reports related to student advisement, case management, and referrals
Coordinate personal and academic counseling services
Oversee testing, student assessment and tutoring services
Develop curriculum and plan enrichment activities
Manage a caseload of students
Foster networking opportunities that will benefit students enrolled in the program
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Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or related field with Five (5) plus years of progressively more complex technical and managerial experience overseeing middle and high school students from underrepresented populations. Candidates may satisfy this requirement with a combination of education and experience.
Advanced degree or professional certification preferred.
Experience developing and implementing curriculum
Experience advising and mentoring students
Experience presenting information to large groups