The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship (WWTF) seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Indiana , Michigan , Ohio , and New Jersey . Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, midcareer professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or had careers in, STEM fields.
The Director will supervise, direct, and take final responsibility for the day-to-day fiscal and personnel as well as program decisions and activities required to meet the goals of the WWTF programs in all four states.
The Director is a member of the Foundation's Senior Staff and reports directly to the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Responsibilities of the Director will include but not be limited to the following:
- Oversight of budgets for all program sites
- Oversight of program evaluation and data analysis
- Oversight of marketing, recruitment, selection and job placement
- Supervision and evaluation of program staff as they carry out their delegated responsibilities and roles. Taking final responsibility for the effectiveness of staff activities: interviewing, correspondence, travel, application review
- Formal and informal reporting on Teaching Fellowships to all constituencies, both internal and external (including funders and prospective funders, trustees)
- Hiring and supervision of program assistants and associates, mentor coordinator, Program Directors affiliated with individual universities, and consultant program evaluator.
- Regular visits to program sites in Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey and Ohio
- Representation of the WWTF program at professional regional and national meetings and conferences. Speaking for the program by making presentations, writing letters and articles, and communicating information to the media.
- Participation in Senior Staff meetings and high-level decision-making on behalf of the Foundation
Master's degree preferred plus 5-7 years of experience in public school teaching, educational administration or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree in educational leadership or terminal degree in a STEM field desirable.
Salary commensurate with experience.