Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Associate Dean I of Douglass Project for the Douglass Residential College. Reporting to the Dean of Douglass College, the Associate Dean shapes the future of the Douglass Project, building on its current strengths while developing a new vision to secure the retention, recruitment, and progress of Douglass women in STEM. Additionally, the Associate Dean will serves as a key member of the Dean's Cabinet.The position leads and provides direction to a successful program that has tremendous potential. The position provides the opportunity to engage closely with our high-achieving and highly-motivated students and to imagine new programming to advance women in STEM.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Brings vision and excitement to create a strategic vision for the Douglass Project.
Expands student participation
Enhances private, federal, and foundation resources to support student programming.
Develops new partnerships to leverage the resources and talents at Rutgers and beyond.
Drives the success of historically underrepresented students intending to major in STEM.
Broadens research and experiential learning opportunities for students.
Aligns program goals and activities with the College's commitment to and programs on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Develops and administers a projected budget of more than $500,000
Submits grant applications to enhance resources for student programs
Assesses programming on a semester and annual basis
Supervises three STEM program coordinators, multiple graduate students, and others through: embodying an organizational culture of high expectations, collaboration, inclusion, and communication, performance management
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree in a scientific field, STEM education, Curriculum and Instruction, or a relevant field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of five (5) years of leadership experience in advancing women in STEM through teaching, research, co-curricular program development, departmental programs, K-12 or professional settings and association experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience working with diverse populations essential.
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
Post-graduate/terminal degree in a scientific field, STEM education, curriculum and instruction, or a relevant field, with 7-10 years of leadership experience in advancing women in STEM through teaching, research, co-curricular program development, grants, and/or in professional settings and associations.
Direct experience with foundation and federal grants.
Corporate partnerships, and involvement in professional STEM-related organizations preferred.
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Posting Number: 21ST0243
Location: Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 126086
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.