San Francisco State University has created a Center for Science and Mathematics Education to recruit, prepare, and support good science and mathematics teachers, foster educational research, and develop a K-18+ community of educators. We invite applications for the position of Director.

 

The Director of the Center will

€ manage the day-to-day operations of the Center, including budget and staff administration;

€coordinate the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Center¹s activities;

 

€cultivate relationships among the Center¹s participants, partners and stakeholders;

 

€work to secure external funding to supplement the Center¹s budget;

 

€collaborate with the faculty to accomplish the Center¹s goals; and

 

€provide innovative leadership to advance the work of the Center.

 

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in mathematics, science, or mathematics or science education, and a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible administrative experience with educational programs, including experience working with K-12 education systems. In addition, candidates should have excellent organizational, supervisory, leadership, management, and interpersonal skills; effective oral and written communication skills; and good computer skills.

 

Other desirable qualifications include experience in teaching, writing proposals, publishing, developing curricula, assessing programs, administering budgets, and working with diverse groups of people.

 

The position is a full-time, non-faculty, Administrator III management position. The Director will report to the Dean of the College of Science and Engineering. Salary will be $70,000-$100,000 per year (commensurate with experience) and includes excellent health and retirement benefits.

 

Applicants should send a cover letter, detailed resume, vision statement, and contact information for a minimum of three references to: CSME Director Search Committee, College of Science and Engineering, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132.

Reviews of applications will begin on March 5, 2007; the position will remain open until filled. The starting date is flexible.

 

San Francisco State University (http://www.sfsu.edu), a campus of the California State University system, serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. SFSU is an Equal Opportunity/American with Disabilities Act employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity. More information about the Center for Science and Mathematics Education is available at http://curie.sfsu.edu/csme.

 

For further information, contact Sheldon Axler, Ph.D., Dean, College of Science and Engineering, at axler@sfsu.edu or (415) 338-1571.