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Title: Associate, STEM Education
Supervisor: Assistant Vice President, STEM Education
Department: Office of STEM Education & Research Policy
Status: Full-Time; Non-Exempt
Location: Washington, DC
Duration: Funded through August 2023, with the possibility of extension
Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed as received with preference given to those received by May 22
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) is seeking an Associate, STEM Education to provide logistical and administrative support to the APLU-led NSF INCLUDES Aspire Alliance for an Inclusive and Diverse Faculty and related projects focused on developing inclusive and diverse STEM faculty. Successful candidates will have strong administrative support skills, a facility with Excel and data, and possess a keen attention to detail. This full-time position is funded through at least August 2023 and is based in Washington, DC. APLU staff must reside in DC, MD, or VA, be up-to-date with their COVID vaccinations, and pass standard background checks. Employees of APLU are eligible to telework at least two days per week.
APLU is a research, policy, and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of public universities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. With a membership of 244 public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and affiliated organizations, APLU's agenda is built on the three pillars of increasing degree completion and academic success, advancing scientific research, and expanding engagement. Annually, member campuses enroll 5 million undergraduates and 1.3 million graduate students, award 1.3 million degrees, employ 1.3 million faculty and staff, and conduct $49.2 billion in university-based research.
The Aspire Alliance is a National Science Foundation funded project focused on increasing the diversity of the STEM professoriate, creating more inclusive environments for STEM faculty and students, and cultivating inclusive and welcoming cultures at institutions of higher education. APLU serves as the lead organization on this project, and houses two of the project’s teams. The Institutional Change Initiative works with APLU members and other institutions of higher education to support institutional leaders in designing action plans for change. The Backbone coordinates efforts across the six Alliance project teams to ensure effective operational, communications, and evaluation strategies.
The Associate, STEM Education will provide support to the APLU-led NSF INCLUDES Aspire Alliance for an Inclusive and Diverse Faculty, primarily on the Backbone and Institutional Change Initiative, and related projects. The Associate’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Please send a letter of interest and resume to APLU’s Human Resources Department at email@example.com with the subject line: Associate, STEM Education. Applications will be reviewed as received with preference given to those received by May 22. APLU is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment, and supports staff with a generous benefits package.
APLU is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting, employing, training, compensating and promoting staff regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.