|POSITION TITLE:||Program Management Specialist (Job #050)|
|PERSONNEL STATUS:||Nonexempt, Part-time, Grant Funded|
|DEPARTMENT:||Computer Science and Electrical Engineering|
|RESPONSIBILITIES:||The incumbent will provide dedicated administrative and organizational support to a new “CS10K-Maryland” project that will provide professional development opportunities for high school teachers in Maryland. This project is a collaborative effort between UMBC, UMCP, and high school teachers, and is funded by the National Science Foundation as part of their Computing Education for the 21st Century CS10K program, which has the mission of preparing 10,000 high school teachers across the U.S. to teach high-quality CS classes. The CS10K-Maryland effort will focus on the new CS Principles course, increasing adoption across Maryland by creating curriculum materials, training teachers, and providing ongoing support and mentoring to the teacher cohorts. Specific duties include: organizing the logistics of the professional development workshops; helping to manage the online teacher community; scheduling project meetings and other events; processing and tracking attendance and stipends of teachers; handling financial transactions such as travel reimbursements; providing supervisory oversight of the student assistants for the project; contributing to the organization of additional related outreach activities; and performing other duties as assigned. The program coordinator will be directly supervised by the principal investigator, Dr. Marie desJardins. Note: Although the position is a half-time position, additional work hours may be scheduled.|
|MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:||Education/Experience: Requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years experience in administrative staff work preferably in higher education. Must have excellent time management skills and the ability to handle multiple projects. The ability to work independently as well as part of a team required. Experience supervising students desired. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) strongly desired. Event planning experience preferred. Experience with web development tool and PeopleSoft financial systems a plus. An interest in STEM education in general and computer science in particular, computer science experience or coursework desired.
Note: Additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge skills, and abilities required may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year experience.
This position will require a background check.
|SALARY:||Pay Range 10 (starting at $16,135.50 based on a 20 hour work week) based on a University System of Maryland Pay Program.|
|APPLICATION:||Applications (resumes may be attached as a supplement to the application) are available for download on our website at:www.umbc.edu/hr/employment or by calling (410) 455-2337. Interested and qualified candidates must submit a UMBC application (indicate position title and Job #050 on the application) no later than November 11, 2013 to:
UMBC Department of Human Resources,
532 Administration Bldg.,
1000 Hilltop Circle,
Baltimore, Maryland 21250