Position: C-STEM Program Manager
Payroll Title: PUBL EDUC SPEC 4
Under the general direction of the Director of the UC Davis Center for Integrated Computing and STEM Education (C-STEM), the C-STEM Program Manager plays a leadership role in planning, design, development, marketing, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the C-STEM program and new initiatives. Responsible for organizing major C-STEM events, professional development, grant writing, and collaboration with C-STEM stakeholders. Also responsible for supporting district/school IT staff and teachers to implement the C-STEM program.
The UC Davis Center for Integrated Computing and STEM Education (C-STEM) is housed in the UC Davis College of Engineering. C-STEM is a UC Approved Educational Preparation Program for Undergraduate Admission to all UC campuses. C-STEM has UC A-G Program Status with A-G approved rigorous courses for UC/CSU admission. The C-STEM Center aims to improve computing, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (C-STEM) education in both formal and informal programs in K-14 through integrated learning. The goal of the C-STEM Center is to provide computing education for all K-12 students and develop students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills through integrated mathematics education. In partnership with UC Riverside Extension, C-STEM provides professional development for K-12 educators with the Computer Science Supplementary Teaching Credential Authorization. The C-STEM Center works with several hundreds of K-12 schools with annual subscriptions with over 10,000 students in US and other countries using C-STEM Math-ICT curriculum in their formal classroom teaching and learning. The annual RoboPlay Competition by the end of May each year is a culminating event for the C-STEM program. The C-STEM Center provides various professional developments for K-14 teachers on integrated computing and STEM education in various regions. The C-STEM Center also organizes the Girls in Robotics Leadership (GIRL) and GIRL+ camps in the summer in different regions nationwide through the C-STEM GIRL Affiliate Program. The GIRL/GIRL+ camps are focused on motivating girls in middle/high school through peer mentoring to learn STEM concepts through a fun and exciting robotics-based GIRL/GIRL+ Camp curriculum. The Center, under the directorship of Professor Harry Cheng, has several staff, graduate and undergraduate students and collaborates working closely with numerous education, technology and industrial partners and volunteers.
Lift and/or maneuver boxes of files/records weighing up to 25 lbs.
Sit at computer for extended periods of time.
Required to work some evening and weekend hours based on program need and priorities. Required to travel frequently. Provide own vehicle to attend training, events, conferences, etc.
UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background check required.
- Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience in STEM and education related fields.
- Strong computer skills. Computer programming experience in C, C++, Java, or Python.
- Excellent written or oral communications and presentation skills – to present concise and clear information to diverse internal/external stakeholders including reports, written communication, and slides to key audiences.
- Experience meeting tight deadlines and balancing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously, with minimal supervision, and coordinating the work of contributors with attention to detail, while completing projects.
- Teaching experience on C, C++, or Java or have taken C, C++, or Java, Python course in a college with a passing letter grade; also teaching experience in STEM, preferably in Math, Computer Science, or CTE in K-12 schools.
- Experience in providing professional development for STEM teachers.
- Bachelor’s degree in Math, Computer Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
- Experience in program development, instructional management and/or project management, especially in grant funded programs in the STEM areas.
Applicants will be screened on a weekly basis. The position can be filled prior to the deadline August 21, 2022. Apply here! (Please search with the job id 38661)