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Part-Time Math & Science Learning Specialist

Department: VP Academic Affairs

Location: Wellesley Hills

MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.

Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.

Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will join a vibrant and inclusive educational community and have a desire and ability to work with a diverse population. This is a part-time position with no benefits. This candidate will work individually or with groups of students to promote academic success and retention.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Work directly with individuals or groups of students to provide academic services in math and science courses across the MassBay curriculum;
  • Recommend and implement innovative approaches to students’ academic success, life-long learning, and independent learning;
  • Determine individual learning sequences for students, using assessment, referral, and student interviews;
  • Train and integrate use of peer tutors and collaborative groups to facilitate better individualized learning;
  • In conjunction with appropriate college personnel and in consultation with program faculty, develop strategies to support student retention in appropriate academic areas;
  • Work with appropriate college personnel in the development of non-traditional approaches for programming in math and science;
  • Consult with faculty from academic disciplines/programs to develop resources and services for academic support and retention of students;
  • Investigate and implement the use of technology to support learning in math- and science-related topics;
  • Provide support for the Academic Achievement Center’s mission, functions, and role in the college community;
  • Assist with the coordination and presentation of workshops on special topics related to non-traditional programming on an as-needed basis;
  • Design and implement appropriate evaluation schema for non-traditional programming;
  • Assist in grant writing and reporting and in the implementation of grant-funded initiatives;
  • Determine suitable referrals to other college resources based on student need; and
  • Perform related duties, as required.
Commitment to Equity:
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to the Equity Agenda; collaborating with faculty, staff, and students on the College’s strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality;
  • Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • Engage in conversations with colleagues and students regarding best practices within the discipline or programmatic related to equity and inclusion.
This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.

All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in required discipline: Education, Mathematics, Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, etc) or closely related field; with one (1) year experience and/or training that includes teaching, instructional technology or program development; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
  • Experience working in a diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students;
  • Demonstrated experience in the instruction of math and/or science;
  • Experience in the use of competency-based, individualized instruction, preferably in a comprehensive Learning Center;
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member;
  • Experience in the use of technology in the teaching of math and/or science; evaluation and integration of compcomputer-assistedtruction;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of a community college;
  • Experience in higher education, preferably at a community college; and
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
Additional Information:

Salary Range: $30.03 per hour

Position Type: MCCC Part-Time Grade 5

Application Deadline: September 29, 2022, or thereafter until filled.

To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application.


This is a grant funded position, and position is contingent on funding.

Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance,, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.


MassBay CC

MassBay serves approximately 6,000 full-time and part-time students each year from the greater Boston and MetroWest region on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland. The College offers more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as a robust portfolio of non-credit courses. These program offerings provide students with a practical, affordable education to prepare them for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs or for direct entry into high-demand careers.

At Massachusetts Bay Community College, we seek exceptionally talented faculty and staff to join our team.

MassBay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from minority and bilingual candidates in support of its culturally diverse student community.

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