Develop and provide technical assistance services to colleges to support the implementation of reform of developmental and gateway math and student success programs, and oversee and coordinate the higher education team's communication and outreach efforts, including working to implement policies supportive of reform.
Lead collaborative work to design and provide technical assistance services for community college faculty, staff, and administrators to support implementation of a developmental and gateway mathematics reform program, using a variety of delivery methods such as written or online tools, consulting, workshops, institutes and online modules, and focusing on the support needed by institutions to enact reform rather than on the mathematics or student success content. Review current communications materials and outreach efforts, and develop a plan for improving and aligning materials and efforts for the future, to ensure maximum impact and support for our network and participants and collaborators. Collaborate with other staff and external networks to identify and address policy obstacles. Develop a strong working understanding of the mathematics and student success reforms, in order to serve as a knowledgeable and effective advocate for the Dana Center's higher education work. Support publicity efforts around the reform project, including making presentations and authoring written and electronic resources. Support the Dana Center's higher education work, including working as part of a team to write grants and proposals to support the work.
Participate in Dana Center working groups and other related functions as assigned.
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Master's degree in Mathematics Education, Education, Public Policy or related field. At least five years of experience in higher education. Demonstrated knowledge of community college systems, educational policy, and accreditation. Demonstrated knowledge of or experience with major developmental education reform initiatives and general issues and principles guiding developmental math reform. Demonstrated knowledge of major research on developmental math reform and student success programs. Experience as a facilitator and in building consensus across disparate stakeholder groups. First-hand experience with a reform or change effort at a college. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects concurrently and to schedule and prioritize work. Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
More than five years of experience in higher education. Experience working with community college systems in an administrative or faculty leadership position. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with online and virtual forms of communication.
May work around standard office conditions Travel, including air travel and use of personal or rental vehicle. Use of computer and mathematics-specific technology, including graphing calculators and statistics education software. Occasional weekend, evening, and overtime hours.