[ES_JOBS_NET] UD ADVANCE program director job posted
marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Oct 22 10:37:11 MDT 2014
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From: Heather Doty <hdoty at udel.edu>
Date: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 8:40 AM
Dear ADVANCE colleagues,
UD ADVANCE is searching for a full-time director to work closely with our
leadership team. Please help us spread the word! Please forward this on to
anyone you think of who may be interested.
co-PI, University of Delaware ADVANCE
See the full ad and apply online here: www.udel.edu/udjobs/index.html,under
Employment Opportunities, Staff.
Position Title: Program Director, UD ADVANCE
CONTEXT OF THE JOB:
The W2L (Women faculty To Leadership) Institute is a five-year
NSF-ADVANCE-IT (National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional
Transformation) funded effort designed to improve and transform the climate
for faculty. In particular, the program is designed to change the
institutional climate to support the recruitment, retention and advancement
of women faculty in the Science Technology Engineering and
Mathematics/Social and Behavioral Science (STEM/SBS) fields. Recognizing
that any improvements can only be preserved through transformation of the
institution and its policies, the program in fact targets all aspects of
the university faculty and administration and especially diversity of the
faculty. Project activities will occur at all levels of the university from
the Provost to the Deans to the Chairs to the Faculty.
Under limited direction of the grant Principal Investigator, the Program
Director will oversee and coordinate the administration of the project in
order to support the central goals of the Institute through interactions
with the grant Principal Investigators, the Provost’s Office, Research
Office the Office of Communications and Marketing, the faculty, as well as
an external advisory council.
- Direct and monitor program activities to enhance the STEM/SBS
workforce at UD.
- Educate faculty, administrators and senior management regarding
diversification of the workforce, particularly in the STEM/SBS fields.
- Work closely with the PIs to manage the program and produce the key
- Oversee and manage assigned staff to effectively accomplish Institute
goals and objectives, and supervise day-to-day functional activities.
- Develop and prepare complex documents for both internal and external
constituents, to include programmatic reports, project and status reports,
and budget forecasts; write and edit communication materials.
- Be responsible for compliance with federal, state and university
policies and regulations.
- Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and
procedures of the University.
- Steward the funding for the Institute, which includes but may not be
limited to federal and University funds.
- Stay current on ADVANCE requirements, and communicate relevant
information to team members.
- Be the central point of contact between the PIs, external and internal
evaluators, external and internal advisory committees and the project staff.
- Build, integrate, communicate and oversee detailed over-all project
schedules and deadlines.
- Support the broader national ADVANCE community (attend annual national
- Administer all grant activities, in particular work with project
personnel in scheduling and coordinating workshops, panels, and
working with faculty.
Master’s degree and four years’ job-related experience, or equivalent
combination of education and/or experience; PhD preferred. Experience
managing large complex projects, activities, and events. Experience with
grant-funded programs and project management, particularly in the STEM/SBS
areas preferred. Experience and familiarity with a University structure and
sponsored activity funding preferred. Effective communication, writing and
presentation skills. Experience working with collaborative teams. Strong
organizational, time management and analytical thinking skills.
How To Apply: www.udel.edu/udjobs/index.html (listed under Employment
When applying please submit a one-page cover letter and your resume as one
document. Also, please remember to provide names, addresses and telephone
number of at least three references in the online application.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a
criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which
encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals
with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of
Non-Discrimination can be found athttp://
Heather Walling Doty, PhD
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
UD ADVANCE Faculty Associate to the Provost
334 Spencer Laboratory
University of Delaware
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