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Assistant Director of Professional Development

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Clarification on required documents: 1. Cover letter 2. CV 3. List of references with knowledge of your teaching experience 4. A writing sample

Posting Details

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Director of Professional Development
Department STEM Education Center
Position Status Administrative Exempt Positions
Basic Function

The Assistant Director will work closely with the Director of Professional Development to initiate, plan, and facilitate STEM professional development workshops for PK-12 educators and administrators. In addition, the Assistant Director will take part in marketing of PD opportunities and develop plans to grow the STEM Education Center’s PD offerings.

Posting Date 12/08/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Clarification on required documents:
1. Cover letter
2. CV
3. List of references with knowledge of your teaching experience
4. A writing sample

EEO Information

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

Criminal Background check statement

A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Initiate, plan, and facilitate STEM workshops for PK-12 educators
- Support the work of professional development consultants
- Assist with administrative tasks related to professional development

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Co-lead the STEM Integration for Education Leaders program
- Assist with program’s scale-up

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Keep up with STEM related policy changes at the Federal and State level

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Assist with marketing of PD offerings to expand the Center’s outreach and impact

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Take part in writing proposals and presenting at State and National conferences

Position Requirements


Extensive knowledge about STEM Education standards and best practices


Extensive K-12 & adult teaching experience


Project management experience


Master’s degree (or equivalent) in education or related field


Excellent communication skills


Ability to engage with diverse populations to ensure equal access to STEM education


Desired experiences
• Experience planning and conducting PDs
• Grant writing experience

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The application process for this position requires observation of a current educator workshop and a performance task. Your time will be compensated. If your credentials are found to be a good match with our expectations, are you willing to participate in this process?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
  4. Other
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement/Philosophy