Monday, November 3, 2008

Women in Science, Math, and Technology Coordinator at Wilson

Wilson College seeks a Women in Science, Math and Technology (WISMAT) Coordinator. Will work with the IEAWAG Director, the WISMAT Advisory group, faculty, and other college constituents to strategize, plan, and implement Institute priorities, including external outreach. The successful candidate will: foster partnerships with schools, K-12 educators, scientists, and leaders in academia, business, and industry; network with policy makers, educators, alumnae, Business Partners, and others to create opportunities for study, career exploration, internships, employment, grants, programs, and faculty professional development; assist with grant writing; monitor research relating to WISMAT initiatives affecting K-12 and higher education; provide support for and facilitate completion of existing and developing programs, such as those relating to Summer Science Institute, STEM scholarships, professional development, mentoring, alumnae relations; environmental sustainability.

Master's Degree preferred, Bachelor's required in appropriate field (e.g., Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) discipline); excellent research and communication skills (written and verbal); grant writing experience and ability; ability to work effectively with external and college constituencies; strong organizational skills, self-directed. Facility in Microsoft Office Suite. This is currently a grant-funded position.

Wilson College is an independent, undergraduate college, offering rigorous liberal arts and sciences with strong professional programs. Wilson is dedicated to the education of women and distinguished by close faculty student interaction in a small, yet diverse academic community. Students, faculty administrators and staff are guided by the century-old Wilson Honor Principle and a tradition of excellence. The natural beauty and historic elements of its 300-acre campus, stretching along the banks of the Conococheague Creek in Pennsylvania's Cumberland Valley, are highlighted by woodland areas and many impressive Victorian buildings recorded in the National Registry of Historic places. Wilson is within easy driving distance of Washington, D.C., Baltimore and many state forests, parks and historic sites in south-central Pennsylvania, Maryland, and northern West Virginia. For more information, log on to Hankey Center (Wilson College Archives).

Interested applicants should submit: a letter of Interest, vita, transcripts, names and contact information for at least three references to: Dr. Mary Hendrickson, VPAA and Dean of the Faculty, Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201, or e-mail: Resumes will be reviewed until the position is filled. Wilson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.