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Job: Program Director, Apprentices in Science & Engineering

Saturday Academy ASE Program Director Salary starts at $42,000

Saturday Academy engages motivated young people in hands-on, in-depth learning and problem solving by connecting them with community experts as instructors and mentors. www.saturdayacademy.org

The Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering (ASE) Program matches highly qualified high school students with mentors for intense 8-week science and engineering internships. Mentors work in over 100 companies, universities, private industry and research organizations, and host the students on-site at their workplace. The program was initiated in 1990 to address a growing concern over the quantity, quality and diversity of our nation’s future technical and scientific work force. We currently serve 125 students per year.

FSLA Status: Exempt

Duties • Lead strategic planning, design, and delivery of program • Recruit mentors, students and program volunteers • Develop and manage program budget, including significant earned revenue • Work with Director of Development in - designing fundraising strategies - developing proposals - implementing, tracking and reporting on grants • Direct affirmative outreach to under-represented groups

Accountabilities • Program growth to 150 apprenticeships annually • Timely delivery of all program elements • Excellent relationship management with program participants and funders

Preferred Characteristics • History of non-profit program administration • Experience working with the local corporate sector • Sales or development experience • Creative, strategic, high-energy team player

Supervision & Reporting • Supervises PT ASE program coordinator, seasonal ASE Recruiter, and seasonal Teacher Monitors • Reports to Executive Director

Send applications to:

Joyce Cresswell Executive Director ATTN: ASE Director Search Saturday Academy 830 SW 10th Ave. #200 Portland, OR 97205 Fax 503-200-5899 E-mail [email protected] - subject line: ASE Director Search