URU: The Right To Be, Inc. (URU), invites qualified mature and experienced (bachelor, master and doctoral degrees) to apply as a full-time, exempt Project Manager. The successful applicant will be tasked with implementing URU’s Changing the Face of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) is a national educational initiative that addresses the lack of underrepresented minorities (URMs), including women, African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans and people with disabilities, in STEM disciplines. This position is well-suited for those who have majored in the humanities, social sciences, African-American studies, health and medicine, film and media studies, women’s and gender studies, etc.
What is URU and Changing the Face of STEM (CFS) URU, is an expanding New Haven-based nonprofit content and education-through-the-arts production company that tackles social issues. CFS addresses the historic, persistent disenfranchisement and marginalization within culturally, linguistically and economically neglected communities and encourages URMs to identify with, aspire to and pursue careers in STEM and medicine. To achieve that goal, URU seeks to inform and influence public policy at all levels of government, academia and the private sector and to serve as a catalyst for positive change.
Reporting directly to URU’s executive director, the ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of community organizations and the media, as well as a background that includes business skills, management, budgeting and analysis. Prior experience in the nonprofit sector and/or experiences in the film industry are a plus. He/she will ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Bachelor, master or doctoral degree in above stated disciplines; three to five years’ work experience preferred.
Salary and Benefits
This position offers a benefits package; salary is commensurate with experience.
How to Apply
URU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status or disability. Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter, writing samples and other relevant work examples to Amber Arthur. Please put in subject “Project Manager.”
For more information on URU The Right To Be, Inc. and Changing the Face of STEM, visit www.urutherighttobe.org.
Job Type: Full-time