Staff Job Openings

Program Director STEM Ambassadors Program

Program Director STEM Ambassadors Program - The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Ambassadors Program (STEM AP) is a partially self-sustaining undergraduate student engagement program, which provides STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) activities, resources and advising for primarily 1st generation and low income students and underrepresented minorities. Under the direction of the program principle investigator, the Program Director is responsible for developing, implementing, managing and evaluating program activities and resources as well as administrative aspects of the program. This is a grant funded, 2 year position. Continuation of appointment is contingent on funding.

Requires a Master's degree in STEM field; 3 years experience in STEM research and/or education; 1 year experience working with STEM undergraduate or graduate students; excellent administrative skills: organizational and planning, including the ability to independently prioritize work, problem solve, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set goals, and manage project timelines, attention to detail; excellent communication skills (both oral and written); demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population; 3 years experience in data analysis and relevant tools (Excel, SPSS, etc.); demonstrated success working in a team environment; Required to work some nights and weekends.

Preferred requirements: Master’s degree in education (or similar field); experience with the target student population; experience working with STEM faculty; Macintosh computer experience.

Hiring salary range $45,400 - $56,800 with normal starting salary range $45,400 - $51,100 plus benefits.


Please apply by submitting a letter of application, resume, and the contact information for three professional references.

On-campus applicants are defined as Amherst campus non-student employees.

Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of March 30, 2015 in order to ensure consideration.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.