Vice President of STEAM, Design, and Educational Technology

The Possible Project - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Full time

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Vice President of STEAM, Design, and Educational Technology

The Possible Project

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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The Possible Project (TPP), a nonprofit organization, seeks a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as its Vice President of STEAM, Design, and Educational Technology, to contribute to the development and implementation of its organizational vision, strategy, and culture, and programming in support of students.This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, collaborative leader, a passionate innovator/entrepreneur, and educational technology expert who is dedicated to supporting youth and developing untapped potential.

Since its founding 7 years ago, The Possible Project has designed, implemented, assessed, and refined a model for after-school programming that provides high school students with an opportunity to create and take products to market, partner with local businesses for real-work design and operations projects, provide students with access to industry and professional mentors who can help hone their skills and grow their networks, and provide pathways counseling for post-secondary opportunities.TPP’s after-school program uses entrepreneurship as a vehicle to engage and motivate disengaged high school students, provide them with academic skills that are essential for career success, and help them craft long-term education and career goals.The Possible Project instills an entrepreneurial mindset in its students through a dynamic curriculum, including hands-on work experience and individualized career-planning, to develop the personal qualities that predict future professional success.

In its next Vice President of STEAM, Design, and Educational Technology, The Possible Project seeks a visionary, strategic and forward-thinking leader who is a skilled project and people manager, a strong operational and tactical leader, adept at facilitating the growth of a developing organization, and a passionate innovator and entrepreneur who embraces the mission and values of the organization. The VP of STEAM will bring a background in the digital economy and industry, teaching or mentoring experienceworking with youth, and potentially an advanced degree in engineering, sorftward robotics, or related technologies.

The Vice President of STEAM, Design, and Educational Technology willprovide leadership and vision, and play a key role in determining The Possible Project’s futureinfrastructure, curriculum, technology, and maker-programming.This individual will cultivate and increase the richness of TPP’s STEAM, design, and educational technology within our program’s student experience-makerspace equipment, design thinking, and pedagogy, while developing connections and partnerships with local universities, organizations, and industry in the Boston area.The VP of STEAM will serve as a though leader on topics of technology, innovation, and work in the digital economy, internally with TPP staff, and externally with constituents, while fostering an environment that values diversity, inclusion, and equity.

The Possible Project has retained the services of Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search.All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be held in confidence and should be directed to:

Dan Rodas, Partner

Gregg Glover, Senior Associate

Isaacson, Miller

www.imsearch.com/7156

The Possible Project is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applications from those who identify as people of color and/or as first generation college graduates.

Additional information about The Possible Project may be found at: https://www.possibleproject.org/

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