Associate Program Administrator– Accelerate Engineering

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As part of the growth of Accelerate – SCGSSM’s new statewide engineering program for advanced high school students - we are seeking an exceptional Associate Program Administrator. 


Accelerate is being offered by SCGSSM to cultivate the next generation of creative engineers and technical leaders, providing motivated high school students from across South Carolina an innovative and accelerated path toward college engineering degrees.  The person selected for this position will work with other Accelerate staff and faculty to implement an integrated engineering curriculum that is taught through live teleconferencing to high school students throughout South Carolina.  More information about the program is available at


The Associate Program Administrator will be a liaison between SCGSSM and partner school districts and high schools across the state of South Carolina.  The successful candidate will:  provide information to districts and schools regarding the Accelerate program; recruit qualified, motivated students; facilitate appropriate delivery of courses, including scheduling; create local student support networks, to include school faculty, staff and parents; ensure maintenance of state graduation standards; and create team and community spirit for the program.  As schedules allow, the target start date is in August, 2015.  


Applicants should have a Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred, in Education or a closely related field, and a strong interest in talented high school students.  Desired qualifications include experience in teaching or educational administration, knowledge and experience in the application of technology to education, an understanding of gifted learners, and enthusiasm for motivated and talented high school students.  Candidates familiar with content in science, engineering, or mathematics, or with teaching distance education or blended online courses are particularly encouraged to apply.  The position will preferentially be located at SCGSSM in Hartsville, SC, or centrally in SC, and significant in-state travel is required.  This position also requires occasional evening/weekend commitments.


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This is a full-time, 12-month position, with benefits available.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials, experience and unique capabilities.

Please apply electronically.  Forward a cover letter and resume, along with the GSSM application available at


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Please include the words “Accelerate Program” in the subject line.


The S.C. GSSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.