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Boston University ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, LERNET, CAS Learning Resource Network in BOSTON, Massachusetts

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, LERNET, CAS Learning Resource Network 



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The Assistant Director (AD) will coordinate and implement educational and outreach programs offered by the Learning Resource Network (LERNet) that expose K-12 students to STEM research and careers and help broaden the participation of under-represented groups in STEM fields.

The AD will collaborate with BU faculty and students, K12 teachers, other institutions of higher education, local industries, and non-profits to support LERNets mission. The AD will serve as the lead for major events and be responsible for organizing all logistics; promoting the programs; reviewing applications; and overseeing the successful execution of the events. The AD will also have responsibility for ensuring compliance with criminal background checks for the College of Arts & Sciences and maintaining these records.

The successful candidate will have a background in a STEM field with a passion for nurturing the next generation of STEM professionals. This individual should be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment; possesses strong writing and proven fundraising skills; has the ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of constituents; and is well-organized and detail-oriented.

Required Skills

  • Master’s Degree Preferred, Bachelors required

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience

  • Experience in education; marketing/public relations, or project management is a plus.

Must include a resume and cover letter in order to be considered

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.