The University of Pittsburgh, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences, is seeking a Project Manager for the STEM PUSH program in the Department of Biological Sciences. The STEM Pathways for Underrepresented Students to HigherEd (STEM PUSH) Network is a new project in the Broadening Equity in STEM Center, which is in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

This high-profile National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project, which will establish a national network of STEM precollege programs and a mechanism to strengthen and accredit these programs for college admissions consideration, is in search of a project manager. The project manager’s primary responsibilities are to manage the execution of the project by working with a team of personnel from the University of Pittsburgh and the STEM Learning Ecosystem, facilitating the successful and timely completion of milestones for a suite of projects, and keeping the project within budget and in regulatory compliance.

The project manager is expected to understand all aspects of the STEM PUSH Network and the role of all partners. In addition, the project manager will regularly interact with national partners and others who are key to the successful execution of the project. A qualified candidate has a master’s degree, extensive project management experience, experience working with racially diverse populations, strong interpersonal, writing and communications skills, strong analytical skills and demonstrated expertise in budget management and accounting.