This position supports the mission of the Urban STEM Teacher (U-STEM) Noyce Scholarships and Stipends grant, the School of Education and the College of Letters, Arts and Science at MSU Denver, and the Community College of Denver Department of Science and Mathematics. This position will reside in the Center for Advanced STEM Education and report to the Principal Investigator for the U-STEM Noyce Grant. The position duties will be shared between both institutions to assist students transitioning to and studying at MSU Denver as they pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field and/or Teacher Licensure. This person will provide direct service and support to students through comprehensive academic and career planning prior to and through the admission process, in either institution, through graduation and secondary teacher licensure. In addition, they will be coordinating student support functions for the award phase for the NSF Noyce grant. Supporting the mission of the grant will include: developing strategies to recruit and retain high-quality STEM majors; and providing high quality guidance and mentoring for students pursuing STEM secondary teacher licensure for future placement in high-need schools. This is a three-quarter time, benefited position which is grant-funded. Important Note – the position may have continued funding up to and beyond five (5) years, but the funding is not guaranteed. This is a grant-funded position and is renewed based upon funding.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
This is a grant funded position and the current grant cycle ends July 31, 2022.