ANSEP Middle School Academy STEM Manager

ANSEP Middle School Academy STEM Manager

  • 528156
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 79
  • UAA Office of the Provost

ANSEP is seeking a STEM Program Manager to help support our Middle School Academy in Anchorage. ANSEP Middle School Academy is a multi day residential STEM program on the University of Alaska Anchorage's campus that supports 6-8th grade students who are working towards pursuing education in the science fields. Within the Middle School Academy, the ANSEP STEM Program Manager will assist Directors and Assistant Directors with the implementation of various STEM programs at Middle School Academy. Individuals should have a background in Science education or instruction of 6-8th grade students. The STEM Program Manager works closely with students, Youth Peer Mentors, and ANSEP Directors to ensure students receive the guidance and resources they need to excel academically and personally. This role also involves program promotion, student support services, data analysis, and coordinator of various aspects related to student success within the ANSEP program to include residential and transportation, activities etc.

To excel in this position, the candidate should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, as they will be working with middle school age students, district personal, and managing staff. They should have a deep understanding of Next Generation Science Standards, 21st Century Science skills, Alaska state science standards 6-8, university policies, and FERPA regulation. The candidate should be capable of creating promotional materials and engaging in outreach activities to promote ANSEP components effectively, have excellent organizational skills, the ability to handle student student, staff issues, and the capacity to analyze data to plan strategically. The candidate should also be a responsible employee under Title IX and stay current with annual training.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in an Education or STEM related field. Three years progressively responsible relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. At least one year of experience managing staff or a student-based program. Preferred experience with grades 6-8.

· Experience with STEM instruction / planning.
· Must be 21 years of age or older (driving is a requirement of position)
· Knowledge of the University environment.
· Public speaking skills.
· Ability to comprehend and apply university policies and procedures as they relate to students. Ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing.
· Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment.
· Ability to work as part of a team.
· Aptitude for comprehending another’s situation.

Position Details:

This position is located on the UAA campus in Anchorage. This is a full-time, term-funded, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. 

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

This position will require driving an ANSEP vehicle. A valid drivers license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria is required. Must be 21 or older to apply.

This position will require some night and weekend shifts.

Must be able to lift or move up to 50 lbs, with or without reasonable accommodation.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Cate Weist, ANSEP HR Manager, at caweist@alaska.edu.

 

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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