The STEM Executive Director will lead and manage the Department of Higher Education’s STEM education and workforce development initiative. This position reports to the Associate Commissioner for Economic and Workforce Development and serves as the lead staff to the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council (STEM Council).
A Foundation for the Future: Massachusetts’ Plan for Excellence in STEM Education (2010) established a framework to interest, engage and prepare all students with the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to pursue a wide range of careers in all sectors of the Commonwealth’s economy. Working within this framework, the STEM Executive Director will lead the implementation of current STEM education and workforce development initiatives and develop new innovations to serve an increasingly diverse community of students, improving outcomes and transforming STEM education pre-K to college.
See the Department of Higher Education’s website for a detailed job description and information on how to apply.