The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Coordinator - Course Program Specialist, Higher Education, Mathematics

Hiring department Dana-PI-Treisman
Monthly salary $5,833+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-06-09-01-0426
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Applicants selected for screening interviews will be required to provide one sample of their instructional materials. Applicants selected for an in-person interview will be required to provide two additional samples of instructional materials and to facilitate a 45-minute learning session related to one of the samples. This position may have flexibility to be a primarily virtual work location.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Support development, implementation, and continous improvement of innovative curricula for onramp math pathways, facilitate professional learning offerings, and collaborate on the Center's other higher education efforts.

Essential Functions

Work with collaborative team to develop and revise active, collaborative curricula for developmental and gateway courses for algebraically-intensive and non-algebraically-intensive mathematics pathways. Organize and supervise authors and reviews to develop course materials including assessments and ancillary materials i.e. instructor support materials and videos; engage faculty in the development process. Collaborate with external multimedia publisher to maintain the curricular design vision. Work with Dana Center staff to design and provide technical assistance for mathematics faculty who are implementing the course(s), including facilitation of active and collaborative professional learning sessions. Develop tools and resources that support mathematics departments in selecting and refining curricular materials. Participate in the development of advocacy efforts around mathematics pathways, including developing presentations and authoring written and electronic resources, and participate in the writing of grants and proposals to support the work. Participate in processes and activities designed to establish an organizational culture that supports learning, collaboration, and collective responsibility to enhance professional relationships, job satisfaction, and organizational effectiveness.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

Master's degree in Mathematics Education, Mathematics, or Education with Mathematics emphasis or related STEM field. Eight years of combined experience in classroom teaching grades 9-14, curriculum development, and or supervising or providing technical assistance and support for mathematics teachers, or faculty. Demonstrated content knowledge of statistics, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. Demonstrated experience in development of curricular materials to be used by others and knowledge of recommendations for mathematics curriculum and instruction set by national professional organizations including the American Mathematical Associate of Two-Year Colleges, the Mathematical Association of America and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Demonstrated presentation skills. Demonstrated management and organizational skills, including experience coordinating a project or program within budget, meeting deadlines and coordinating multiple projects. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team and to maintain professional demeanor. Demonstrated effectiveness in written and oral communication with diverse groups with creativity, innovation, and flexibility Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Mathematics Education, Mathematics, or Education with mathematics emphasis. More than 10 years combined experience in teaching mathematics in grades 8-16, teaching developmental and or freshman-level mathematics courses, managing educational projects, and or working with PK-14 teachers. Proven successful experience in faculty leadership, including developing and facilitating active and collaborative professional learning opportunities. Demonstrated excellent knowledge of mathematics underlying the HS and beginning college mathematics, curriculum, including developmental math, statistics, quantitative literacy, precalculus, trigonometry and or related topics. Demonstrated broad knowledge of Texas and national math standards and college-readiness standards. Experience working across levels and or communities, including such experiences as working with higher ed faculty and or school administrators to build mathematics programs PK-16 or working in business education coalitions or collaborative endeavors.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Travel, including air travel and use of personal or rental vehicle. Occasional weekend, evening, and overtime hours. Use of computer and mathmatics-specific technology, including graphing calculators and statistics education software.

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