The position provides instructional support in a self-paced clinical environment to support and enhance academic success of participants, particularly those enrolled in STEM courses. The STEM Coordinator will assist in developing LCAE curriculum devoted to math and science.
Designs and provides supplemental instruction, study skills sessions, or weekend labs to program participants to enhance their success in the STEM courses enrolled and their overall academic success. Works closely with the program director and the course instructors to monitor student progress and ensure effective and timely intervention. Review completed student work assignments and designs resource materials for study and practice. Manages STEM resources, including tutors, the LCAE study lounge, classroom resources, such as textbooks, workbooks, handouts, tools and equipment, etc. Provides professional development and coordinates schedules and logistics for instructional team, as needed. Identifies additional online resources for learning and practice. Differentiates instruction and advising for high-priority students; designs and implements an educational plan for students to achieve their individual goals. Provides individual and group sessions needed to improve their learning skills and overall performance in the enrolled courses. Provides individualized academic coaching, advising, and tutorial sessions to participants to enhance their success in the enrolled STEM courses. May design and conduct student skill inventories and/or record resulting grades (pre-testing and post-testing) to determine students? level of competency. Collects and maintains student participation records and gathers student performance data. Provides records, statistics, and reports periodically to meet department guidelines and to make needed changes or adjustments. May prepare, reproduce, and assemble tests, handouts, syllabi, and other educational aids. Works with campus partners and resource programs (e.g., Sanger Learning Center, Texas Interdisciplinary Plan, Discovery Scholars, Freshmen Research Initiative, College of Natural Sciences, etc.), as well as academic departments and institutional units to provide additional STEM resources and support for participants. Coordinates and assists LCAE Director for Academic Advancement and Innovation (in conjunction with other STEM coordinators) and staff in other related academic activities and event
Other related functions as assigned.
Minimum of a Master's Degree in STEM discipline or related fields with concentration in the field of learning development; 1-3 years of experience in the field of learning development at the college level; Experience with academic success programs and best practices of student retention and academic advancement; Teaching and auxiliary administrative experience and related experience in working with college students from diverse backgrounds. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral-level degree preferred in a STEM field and/or STEM education; An understanding of student trends and development; Experience working with under-represented and underserved college students; Background in research and data analysis.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Usual classroom environment.