TERC is a 95+ person academically oriented nonprofit organization, founded in 1965, centered around improving K-12 math and science education. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits including health and 403(b) retirement plan, a healthy work/life balance, exposure to a variety of technologies, and opportunities for professional development. For more information, visit TERC's web site at: www.terc.edu.
TERC is seeking a part-time (3 days per week) Senior Strategic Project Lead to support and help to advance the President’s organizational goals, leading projects as appropriate. This position requires an action-oriented self-starter with proven strategic thinking and project management skills.
Act as an advisor to the President and provide relevant support to Principal Investigators (PIs).
Assist the President in facilitating effective decision-making and problem solving.
Coordinate the execution of strategic initiatives.
Lead initiatives as identified by the President, working with internal teams and/or directing staff involved in the effort, keeping the President informed throughout.
Conduct or aid in the outreach to local communities, potential partners and potential funders in support of the organizations’ goals and plans.
Ensure the President is well-prepared for strategic meetings, that objectives are clear and realistic and priorities are well-defined.
Conduct research on potential funding opportunities while keeping abreast of TERC grant and research efforts, working with PIs on identified alignments thereof.
Work closely with the Executive Assistant to the President to remain abreast of any upcoming commitments of the President.
A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field with at least eight years of leadership and project management experience;
Strong managerial and interpersonal skills carried out with tact, diplomacy and persistence;
Proven track record of effectively interacting with senior management;
Ability to work strategically and collaboratively across departments;
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
This is a part-time position reporting to the President. Salary commensurate with experience.
Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to TERC by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls and no recruiter or agency inquiries please.
TERC is an equal opportunity employer, and is actively seeking to diversify its staff. We place a high priority on developing a staff that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
Mission: TERC’s mission is to improve mathematics and science education. TERC works at the frontiers of theory and practice to contribute to a deeper understanding of learning and teaching; enhance instruction through teacher professional development; develop applications of new technologies to education; create curricula and other products; and support reform in both school and informal settings....
Vision: TERC imagines a future in which learners from diverse communities engage in creative, rigorous, and reflective inquiry as an integral part of their lives—a future where teachers and students alike are members of vibrant communities where questioning, problem solving, and experimentation are commonplace. This vision is grounded in the belief that science and math literacies are critical to strengthening and preserving a democratic society.