Class Code ..0772
Position # (NUNC) 108361
Developed by: ...JS
Reviewed by: SG
Approved by: ...LK
Date: . 05/07; 04/08
DIVISION: Academic Affairs (CELS - Administration)
REPORTS TO: Deputy Project Director,
SUPERVISES: Project Assistant; graduate and undergraduate students
Manage all integrative programming of the Rhode Island EPSCoR Academy to achieve project goals, including developing human capital in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields; diversifying STEM workforce to include underrepresented minorities; encouraging research innovation and commercialization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the integration
of education programs with NSF EPSCoR research
programs at statewide institutions, and for coordinating with
undergraduate research program.
Establish and manage undergraduate centers at
Coordinate the integration of
existing education and research programs, including, but not limited to, the
Assist management teams with coordination of cross-trained graduate student research and entrepreneurial fellowship programs.
Responsible for developing and coordinating Web-based academic roadmaps for the sciences.
Collaborate with the Coordinator RI NSF EPSCoR Program on liaison activities to academic institutions, government and industry representatives.
Develop and teach a research skills class for undergraduate fellows, to be offered statewide.
Coordinate and lead short courses, training and demos, and shared statewide courses.
Coordinate the Biotechnology High School Academies.
Coordinate minority mentoring
program by collaborating with existing programs within
Responsible for oversight of RI EPSCoR Academys budget in cooperation with the Coordinator.
Develop proposals for federal, state and private support to sustain the Academys Programs.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborate with the Coordinator, RI NSF EPSCoR Program in running the monthly EPSCoR seminar/workshop series and to coordinate the annual conference.
Work with the Coordinator, RI NSF EPSCoR Program to coordinate program evaluation and assessment.
As necessary and appropriate, represent the Deputy Project Director at meetings.
Perform additional duties as required.
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal computers, printers; word processing, database management, and spreadsheet software; electronic mail and software associated with Website maintenance.
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
preferably in STEM discipline, with three years of experience in
research, or research administration or education administration or any
combination thereof; excellent interpersonal and writing skills, including the
ability to communicate effectively with diverse individuals and groups (e.g.,
federal and state agencies, academic and business communities); demonstrated
ability to prepare and deliver oral presentations; demonstrated ability to
effectively organize and coordinate events and meetings; experience with
federal funding mechanisms; ability to prepare grant and other funding
proposals; prior supervisory experience required (may include supervision of
students). PREFERRED: Ability to perform budgetary functions; experience
in publicity development and coordination; expertise in complex software
systems including spreadsheet analysis, advanced word processing, and
electronic mail systems preferred.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.