Research Foundation Binghamton University Coordinator - Science and Technology in Binghamton, New York

Coordinator - Science and Technology Entry Programs (CSTEP & STEP) - The Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) and Science & Technology Entry Program (STEP) at Binghamton University are funded by the New York State Education Department to increase the number of students from under-represented groups who are pursuing professional licensure and careers in mathematics, science, technology and health-related fields. Eligible participants are New York state residents, from African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American or Alaskan native backgrounds and/or economically disadvantaged.
The Project Coordinator serves as an administrator, student advisor, and instructor and reports to the Project Directors. The position is split 70% CSTEP and 30% STEP. The approximate allocation of time is 45% administration, 35% mentoring/advising and 20% instruction/teaching. This is a full time calendar year position.
Applications from historically underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged.
Duties -
Recruits and selects program participants;
Plans all program functions designed to prepare participants for professional licensure and careers in mathematics, science, technology and health-related fields;
Conducts academic and career advising sessions with individual participants and identifies appropriate support services;
Assists participants with securing admission to and financial assistance for enrollment in college (STEP) and graduate programs (CSTEP);
Collects and evaluates data on program participants and program performance, including maintaining information on participant needs and progress;
Compiles data for midterm and final performance reports;
Accompanies participants to two to four conferences per year;
Leads organizational meetings and chairs the advisory board committees;
Coordinates workshops on various topics as needed and co-instructs a two-credit college course for CSTEP students;
Serves as editor for the program newsletter, web page and other social media;
Jointly supervises a Project Assistant and Graduate Assistants.
Requirements -
Progress towards a Master's Degree in any field;
Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred;
Valid N.Y.S. Driver's License;
Experience advising or teaching students from low income and historically underrepresented minority backgrounds;
Strong organizational, oral, written and computer skills;
Self-motivated and able to exercise independent judgment;
Administrative experience preferred (especially in externally funded grant program administration and reporting);
Teaching experience at the college level preferred.
Apply -
Interested candidates should submit the following:
Cover letter
Names and contact information of three references.
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