Program Director,Center for Inclusive Computing
Requisition Number: STFR005633
Division/College: Khoury College of Computer Sciences
Location: Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time: Full Time
Launching in the summer of 2019, the Center for Inclusive Computing is a new initiative of Northeastern University and the Khoury College of Computer Sciences. The goal of the Center is to promote the advancement of women majoring in computing in college. While best practices for how to increase representation of women are well documented and widely known, stagnant percentages indicate that uptake of these practices has been slow. In response, the goal of the Center is to work with 25 large computing programs over the next six years to implement evidence-based practices to substantially grow the average representation of women majoring in computing and create a national demonstration effect.
An expert on implementing best practices for women in computing, the Program Director oversees the day-to-day operations of the Center. These include the grant making process, the provision of technical assistance to universities, and peer to peer mentoring. In addition, the Program Director will have responsibility for working with colleagues and consultants on monitoring and evaluation, research, and strategic communications.
The Program Director reports to the Executive Director of the Center, will supervise the Program Coordinator, and will work closely with the Technical Advisors, Researcher and Communications Specialist.
Ten+ years of experience in higher education and/or nonprofit grant making.
Master Degree in computing, business, administration or other related field.
Expertise in implementing best practices for women in computing and computing/STEM education.
Experience working on initiatives that demand culture change and buy-in across the leadership hierarchy.
Versatility with analyzing data to inform grant making and technical assistance decisions.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
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