The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics is a public residential high school that educates academically talented 11th and 12th-grade students who show promise of exceptional development, as well as special interest, in science and mathematics, and who reflect the demographics of North Carolina. The school, established in 1978 and a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System, serves residential students at its Durham campus and provides distance education, teacher development, and outreach throughout the state.
TITLE: Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs
POSITION NUMBER: 60087746
POSTING DATE: January 28, 2015
CLOSING DATE: February 27, 2015
Mission: The mission of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, an intellectually stimulating, diverse, and collaborative community, is to:
The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) is a public, residential, coeducational high school for academically talented juniors and seniors with a commitment to scholarship. The school was established by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1978 to provide challenging educational opportunities for students with special interest and potential in the sciences and mathematics. The school opened in 1980 on the vacated Watts Hospital campus in Durham, North Carolina as the first school of its kind—a public, residential high school where students study a specialized curriculum emphasizing science and mathematics.
NCSSM has since become the model for 18 like-schools around the globe. From the early vision of state leaders, the school has matured into a vital institution that models and advocates excellence in elementary and secondary education and is integral to the pursuit of the strategic economic and quality-of-life objectives so important to North Carolinians and to our nation and world.
NCSSM currently serves 680 juniors and seniors in its residential program and hundreds more North Carolina students through its distance education programs. It is consistently recognized as one of the top high schools in the country. Over the past decade, NCSSM students have taken top prizes in prestigious national and international academic competitions such as the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology, the Intel Talent Search, the Toshiba ExploraVision Science Fair, The Singapore International Mathematics Competition and the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge.
The Board of Trustees of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics serves to oversee the execution of the NCSSM mission. The Trustees meet quarterly on the NCSSM campus. In 2007-08 NCSSM became the 17th member of the UNC system, and consequently, is governed by the UNC Board of Governors.
The Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs provides leadership to the Humanities, Mathematics, Science, Engineering and Technology, Library, and Admissions departments. The Vice Chancellor reports directly to the Chancellor and is a member of the Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team.
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Candidates should apply online by submitting an electronic application via:
Please create an online account, search for the Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs job vacancy, and complete/submit the application. The application materials should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae or resume, and the names and contact information for five references. Inquiries should be addressed to: Connie Boyce, Director of Human Resources firstname.lastname@example.org
NCSSM is an Equal Opportunity/eVerify/VEVRAA Employer