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Assistant Director of High School Enrichment Programs
Stevens Institute of Technology
The Assistant Director of High School Enrichment Programs is responsible for all aspects relating to the design, organization, and management of special programs and activities which facilitate the academic and personal growth of the pre-college participants. Reporting to the Director of High School Enrichment Programs, the Assistant Director actively supports the high school enrichment programs within the department, with specialized focused on the Accessing Careers in Engineering and Science (ACES) program.
About the Stevens ACES Program
Stevens ACES is designed to help increase the number of academically talented students from under-resourced communities go on to become tomorrow’s leaders of technology, entrepreneurs, and innovators. ACES at Stevens has two key components: a precollege program and a college program, and participants are provided with access to the resources and support that they may need to successfully transition from high school to college including scholarships, pre-college programming, and career opportunities. The ACES program is one of the high school enrichment programs within the Office of Student Development and Enrichment Programs.
- Manage the design and implementation of the Stevens ACES Pre-College program.
- Establish and coordinate year-round programming for the ACES Pre-College program to keep students engaged throughout their high school years.
- Oversee the recruitment of talented pre-college students from partner and non-partner high schools for various programming opportunities.
- Prepare and deliver programming and presentations covering topics such as career development and college readiness.
- Advise pre-college students on developing a college and career plan, expanding their knowledge, skills, and beliefs on the subject.
- Communicate opportunities and provide broad support to our pre-college parents/guardians, sponsors/donors, high schools, and community partners.
- Develop processes to recruit and train Stevens faculty and undergraduate student staff to serve as workshop presenters and assist with programming.
- Track and analyze pre-college student engagement, marketing metrics, and partner school engagement.
- Assist in the development and growth of departmental initiatives.
- Complete other responsibilities as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in education, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
- At least three years of related experience.
- Prior experience in managing and/or working in a youth development program is a plus.
- A high level of professionalism with strong written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
- A positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations, and excellent customer service skills.
Knowledge and Skills
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft 365 Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
- Multitask effectively while working independently and as part of a team.
- Be self-directed, self-motivated, and take initiative.
- Approach challenges with an innovative mindset.
- Occasional travel locally or regionally to high schools for recruitment fairs or conferences.
- Work evenings or weekends, as needed.
Stevens Technical Enrichment Program
General Submission Guidelines:
Please submit an online application to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.
Academic Submission Guidelines:
Teaching statement that includes a) teaching interests, b) teaching philosophy, and c) a plan on how to create an inclusive environment for students of all backgrounds in terms of classroom teaching, student advising, and graduate student mentoring
Contact info for at least 2-3 references (school-specific; please refer to job posting)
If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact Jobs@Stevens.edu.
Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.
Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and strongly encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.
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