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University of Rochester Assoc Dir Science Ed Outreach - 234419 in Rochester, New York

Assoc Dir Science Ed Outreach Job ID 234419

Location Warner Grad School Education Full/Part Time Part-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Part Time 20 hours Grade 053 Warner School of Education


8 AM-12 PM


GENERAL PURPOSE: An Associate Director of Science Education in the Center for Professional Development and Education Reform serves to provide outreach services to the community consistent with the mission and values of the Center, Warner School, and University of Rochester. The work of the Science Education area in the Center is to support a range of educators, particularly K-12 science educators and administrators, to become more knowledgeable, deliberate, and capable reform-minded educators. An Associate Director supports, oversees, and contributes to this work through securing grants and contracts to provide professional development services to teachers and administrators and engaging in outreach efforts with partners.


  • Direct Support on grants and contracts, including developing and delivering content for professional learning institutes, workshops, and seminars in science education.

  • Direct Support on grants and contracts that provide professional development services, including providing coaching in science education.

  • Direct Support on grants and contracts that provide professional development services, including providing individualized consultation in science education.

  • Business Development – Includes securing grants and contracts. Developing and maintaining relationships with university, school district and community agencies. Contribute to financial operations of the area, maintaining fiscal responsibility/targets in coordination with the director and operations manager.

  • Scholarship – Sharing initiatives, efforts, impact of work with larger educational community through presentations or publications.

  • Supervision/management – Recruiting and supporting high-quality coaches and consultants to support the efforts of the area. Work with Center Operations Manager to ensure accurate contract agreements and compensation for area consultants.

  • Service which includes participation in Warner Staff Meetings, Center Team Meetings, serving on relevant hiring committees and/or ad hoc committees/initiatives as warranted.

  • Other assigned duties


  • Masters degree required

  • Doctorate preferred

  • 5 years experience as a K-12 school or university science educator or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Deep knowledge of science education and professional learning. Strong communication and organizational skills. Excellent presentation skills. Ability to work without close supervision. Ability to work successfully as a member of a dynamic team. Entrepreneurial, innovative, collaborative required.

  • Current or previous NYS Science Teacher Certification required

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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