Position announcement

From: Carolyn Carter (carterc@ael.org)
Date: Wed May 05 1999 - 12:38:36 EDT

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Director of the Science, Mathematics, and Technology Resource Center
Trinity College
Hartford, CT


The Science, Math and Technology Resource Center, in Hartford, Connecticut
is seeking its first Director. The Center is a key component of an
exciting, new educational initiative, The Learning Corridor, launched by
Trinity College and a number of other public and private institutions.

The Learning Corridor Campus, adjacent to Trinity College, is part of a
sixteen-acre, $175 million neighborhood revitalization project. The
Learning Corridor will serve children from the inner city of Hartford as
well as from neighboring suburban districts. It will be home to several
brand new facilities-a regional Montessori School, a Hartford middle
school, a school for the Arts, a theater, a Common building, with a pool,
cafeteria, library and media center, a Boys and Girls Club and the Science,
Math and Technology Resource Center.


The person the Center seeks as its first leader must be a highly respected
thinker and educator in the field of science, mathematics and technology,
who will arrive with a reputation that reinforces the Center's emerging
reputation for very high quality education. While no one person will embody
all of the qualities enumerated below, the ideal candidate will possess
many of the following professional and personal characteristics:

Professional Experience

     A deep and abiding commitment to the proposition that every child is
entitled to an opportunity to achieve to his or her maximum potential;

     Strong academic credentials, with an advanced degree in the hard
sciences or mathematics is highly desirable;

     An outstanding record of accomplishment as a thinker and practitioner
in the field of math and science education with a reputation for thinking
strategically and creatively yet practically about the experiences students
and how to meaningfully improve them;

     Successful experience as an administrator in an educational setting,
preferably as a secondary school principal or headmaster;

     Successful experience with the start-up of a new institution is

     Demonstrated success at fundraising from government, corporations,
foundations and individuals;

     An accomplished manager with a genuinely collaborative style and a
record of recruiting and developing a talented and diverse staff.
Demonstrated ability to direct both program creation and administration and
oversee the achievement of high standards of organizational performance and
productivity in the face of limited resources and unlimited customer needs;

     Demonstrated leadership in professional associations at state or
national level and understanding of current state and national education
reform efforts.

        The Center and the position are described in detail at:


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