Duke University, Program in Education

1353 17257
Position ID:Duke-Education-ASCR [#17257, 1420]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Education
Appl Deadline:2020/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/10/20)
Position Description:    

NSF Recruitment Coordinator

This position is funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation. The “Graduate Research Assistant” serves as the Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator for Duke’s Master of Arts in Teaching Program. This individual provides support to the MAT program as follows:

Occupational Summary/Work Performed:

• Coordinate all recruitment efforts for Duke's MAT program among future math and science educators. 40%
• Cultivate national, state, and local partnerships that will enhance recruitment efforts—particularly among underrepresented groups. 20%
• Monitor and evaluate current and future recruitment methods and processes to determine best recruitment practices.  10%
• Disseminate information about the program to potential STEM applicants—particularly those from traditionally underrepresented groups.  20%
• Work closely with the Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator of the project to design and implement a comprehensive strategic outreach and a communication plan to support math and science candidate recruitment efforts for Duke's MAT Program.  10%

Required Qualifications
Education/Training: Bachelor’s degree or higher in education, science, math or related field. Knowledge about teacher recruitment and retention challenges in STEM fields, particular in high schools.

Skills: Exceptional organization and verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; Comfortable in a highly computerized/technical environment. Experience with recruitment and/or cultivating community partnerships preferred.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
213 West Duke Building
Box 90739
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708

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