Executive Director of STEM Programs: Under the supervision of the Assistant Vice President for Programs and Services, the Executive Director of STEM Programs is responsible for the design, implementation, and management of all HACU-STEM related programs, grants, events, including planning, partner relationships, grant writing, grant implementation, contracts, and all other pursuits. Oversees STEM related grants in collaboration with other HACU units and departments. Manages all activities related to securing additional grants from federal agencies, corporate partners, and private sources. Explores and implements new programs and initiatives as they relate to STEM in Higher Education and PK-12 education. Provides program, project, and administrative support to ensure that HACU’s goals and objectives are accomplished. HACU is looking for an innovative and imaginative individual to drive and execute HACU’s vision for expanding STEM programs at all levels. Although HACU will provide initial salary funding, it is intended that this position will be funded by successful grant applications. Grant preparation and management experience required. Ability to read, analyze and interpret scholarly research, data, Requests for Proposals, grant submission and reporting guidelines. Ability to write correspondence i.e., memos, letters, grants, reports, etc. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions about STEM and other HACU programs to the public in an informative fashion. A minimum of four or five years of experience working with college-age students in a professional position in a STEM educational setting. Master’s degree (MS/MA) required (STEM-related field preferred); doctoral degree strongly preferred Ability to speak and write in Spanish preferred but not required. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience (Located in San Antonio, TX)
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