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Director of International STEM Initiatives

The Franklin Institute | Philadelphipa PA 19103 USA | Full Time - 12 Month | Revised: 09/27/2013

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Director of International STEM Initiatives

The Franklin Institute, one of the nation's leading science museums, seeks a Director of International STEM Initiatives who will be responsible for all aspects of the administration and implementation of the ECASE grant for the Franklin Institute.  The Director of International STEM Initiatives will oversee international STEM educational initiatives.  The primary responsibility for the Director of International STEM Initiatives will be the overall management of the USAID funded Educational Consortium for the Advancement of STEM in Egypt (ECASE) grant for TFI. This position includes the complete oversight and management of the partnership with World Learning (WL), the 21st Century Partnership for STEM Education (21PSTEM) and the Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES) as well as to continue the work with the Egyptian Ministry of Education (MOE) to support the de novo creation of STEM-platform schools in Egypt. In addition, working with the Senior Vice President of Science, the Director of International STEM Initiatives will investigate and assess various international STEM program initiatives to determine their alignment with TFI’s mission.

Qualifications include M.Sc., M.Eng., M.Ed with a minimum of 10 years of increasing project management experience, including responsibility for program development, implementation and oversight in formal or informal education settings. Ph.D. or Ed.D preferred.  Minimum 10 years teaching experience, developing STEM curriculum and creating and delivering teacher professional development in the K-12 arena; robust knowledge of pedagogy and inquiry-based, hands-on education; minimum 7 years working directly with partner educational anizations/institutes
serving the K-16 community.   Must be a proven leader of educational programs in complex learning environments in formal or informal education settings (preferably both), with solid knowledge of effective national and international STEM-based educational programs. 


Send resume with salary requirements to: The Franklin Institute, HR Dept., 222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103; E-mail: EOE.


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Location Philadelphipa, PA, United States
Categories Director/Manager/Coordinator
Organization Type Non-profit Organization
Grade Level Elementary 1-3, Elementary 4-6, Middle School/Junior High, High School
Teaching field Computer/Technology, Mathematics, Social Studies/Science, Other
Experience Years 10 yrs

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Britta Haring
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 215-448-1113
Primary Fax 215-448-1121
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