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Senior Academic Program Coordinator - Senior Course Coordinator - College Algebra

Hiring department Strategy and Policy
Monthly salary $5,000+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-03-01-01-9704
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to university-wide applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

This position requires travel throughout the state of Texas as well as ongoing weekend and evening work to support instructors and course implementation, including during summer, spring, and fall professional learning institutes and enrollment deadlines.

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


To support efforts and ensure fidelity of implementation of the OnRamps College Algebra course and to coordinate a high-level of instructional and professional development service and support to OnRamps Instructors, other UT Sponsoring Department, and UT Faculty.

Essential Functions

Provide 1:1 instructional, professional development, and technical service and support to OnRamps Instructors across the state to ensure fidelity of implementation, teacher growth, retention, and satisfaction in the OnRamps four pillars. Using standardized service and support strategies, provide just-in-time support as needed via online telephone, and in-person communication. Ensure the grading mechanism approved by the Instructor of Record is executed with fidelity, including grading and/or supervising grading of college eligibility and college credit assignments, spot-checking, and other intensive assessment activities. Under the direction of the Associate Director for Curriculum and Instruction or the OnRamps Director, support designated professional development initiatives that advance the course-specific program using OnRamps Project Management Methodology. Use standardized relationship building strategies to cultivate and lead a facilitated network of OnRamps instructors within the assigned course subject-area through yearlong, ongoing professional development activities by maintaining weekly engagement including virtual meetings, in-person site visits as needed, resource sharing, and weekly newsletters. Execute course curriculum with fidelity. Identify challenges for implementing the curriculum with Lead Faculty and Course Development team and pro-actively offer solutions to improve the end user experience. Monitor curriculum implementation via the Canvas Learning Management system to ensure fidelity to the pillar of college-aligned content. Develop and maintain strong relationships with external and internal stakeholders by providing exceptional customer service, technical support, and problem-solving with professionalism, positivity, tact and decorum. Prepare program reports and presentations for internal and external audiences. Design and lead implementation of annual and ongoing professional-development institutes for the OnRamps course instructors in close collaboration with the course Faculty Lead/Liaison, Course Manager, and OnRamps Associate Director for Curriculum and Instruction including coordinating Canvas training and support for OnRamps Instructors. Work in close collaboration with the Course Faculty Lead, the Instructor of Record, Course Manager, and OnRamps Course Development Team to develop and/or enhance the curriculum and technology tools for the OnRamps course using data-driven strategies and via a continuous improvement cycle.

Marginal/Incidental functions

This position requires travel throughout the state of Texas, ongoing weekend and evening work to support instructors and course implementation, including during summer, spring, and fall professional learning institutes and enrollment deadlines.

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 content area or closely related field. Proficient in using Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) or another LMS to develop courses. Exceptional customer service skills, with the ability to engage multiple internal and external stakeholders with decorum and tact. Ability to communicate technical information to lay audiences using a respectful, client-focused approach. Demonstrated understanding of HS teaching and learning in mathematics. Demonstrated management of a project in education. Three years clinical or teaching experience at a high school or college level. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree in content area or closely related field. Experience developing curriculum, preferably for online delivery. Experience developing and delivering professional-development initiatives for high school teachers. Experience developing and maintaining online professional learning communities for students and/or teachers. 8+ years teaching experience in mathematics or closely related content area at a college or high school level.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Climbing of stairs

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