Executive Director Search Announcement for SciMathMN

SciMathMN, a non-profit, statewide education and business coalition advocating for quality PreK-16 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education based on research, national standards and effective practices, seeks its next Executive Director.  The successful candidate will be a highly organized individual with strong leadership, fundraising and communication skills and a passionate interest in STEM education.  The successful candidate must be able to operate independently; manage a diverse set of tasks; work with the Board of Directors to articulate and advance a clear vision in support of high quality STEM standards, teaching, and learning in Minnesota; and communicate effectively with diverse audiences, including educators, legislators, and business leaders.

SciMathMN is poised for growth, so we are seeking an individual with the vision, energy and experience to take advantage of existing and emerging opportunities to help the organization build on its current successes and grow.  The ideal candidate would have the ability to motivate and work with the Board to guide its active participation in support of SciMathMN’s mission and major initiatives, the Minnesota STEM Network and Minnesota STEM Teacher Center, to build strong coalitions in support of high quality STEM education in Minnesota.  Legislative knowledge, strong technology skills, and a comprehensive understanding of PreK-16 STEM education are highly desirable.  The position is currently part-time (approximately 40% FTE), with the potential to increase to full time.  Interested candidates should send a resume and a letter of interest describing the skills and experiences they would bring to this position.  Applicants should submit materials electronically to execdirsearch@scimathmn.org.  Review of candidates will begin on November 10, 2014; the position will remain open until filled.

See the following link for a detailed job description SciMathMN Executive Director job description.