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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Baltimore City
Categories: Other


Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars Program

The Sherman Scholars Program was established in 2006 to recruit and prepare teachers for urban and diverse classrooms. In 2012 we expanded our work to include school partnership efforts with the goals of improving PreK-12 student outcomes and providing meaningful pre-service and in-service teacher development. Lakeland was our first school partner, and the STEAM and Community Center grew from that partnership.

The STEAM and Community Center 1) supports Lakeland’s efforts to increase and improve student outcomes in math and reading, expose to students to STEAM careers, and enhance community collaboration; 2) BCRP’s mission to provide recreational programming to all residents of Lakeland and surrounding communities; and 3) will expand current programming to offer vocational and/or STEAM career support to adults in the community.




The incumbent will oversee the day-to-day operations and management of all aspects of program delivery in the Lakeland STEAM and Community Center in close collaboration with our partners, Lakeland Elementary/Middle School and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks.  Specific duties include: scheduling, budgeting, and evaluation of programming; hiring and overseeing service providers; serving as liaison with key partners, including Lakeland Elementary Middle School, Baltimore City Recreation and Parks, and Northrop Grumman; leading the efforts for long-term sustainability of the center; collaborating with Sherman staff on teacher professional development activities; and performing other duties as assigned.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred). 

Must be able to communicate effectively, develop relationships, and balance multiple priorities.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Two years of professional experience in an education or community-based setting,  functionally bilingual in Spanish, and be comfortable in a high-paced environment.

Background Screening Statement:

A background check will be required.  

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration, please submit your application materials by February 22, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full-time
Type: Grant Funded
Additional Information: This is a community-based position, and the incumbent will primarily work at the STEAM and Community Center in the Lakeland community in Baltimore.
FLSA Status: Exempt
Benefits: UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
 Equal Opportunity Statement: UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization  As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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