Job Title: Math Learning Center (MLC) Coordinator
Division: Academic Affairs
Reports To: Director of Mathematics Learning Center
FLSA Status: Salaried, Exempt
The Math Learning Center at Lincoln University seeks to hire a Math Learning Center Coordinator to begin in the Spring 2024. The successful candidate must possess master or Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or related fields. Applicants must be experienced in teaching college level math courses. Experience in teaching introductory level math courses with a working knowledge in using ALEKS (Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces) is a plus. The candidate is expected to coordinate lab courses for, Elementary and Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra and Pre-calculus. The candidate is expected to coordinate the math learning center activities. Lincoln University is Located in southern Chester County and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and offers academic programs in both undergraduate and graduate study.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Teach lab courses for MAT-101 and MAT-102.
- Prepare lab instruction manuals.
- Coordinate placement testing, ALEKS PPL (Placement, Preparation and Learning) for incoming students.
- Providing Supplemental Instruction (SI) and tutoring services for Math courses as needed.
- Coordinate MLC activities, advise students (pre-major) as necessary; be an active and effective team player; and contribute to the success and governance of MLC.
- Supervise student tutors (process hire paper works, timesheets etc.)
- Provide trainings to student tutors as needed.
- Prepare student tutors work schedule.
- Working closely and in coordination with the Director of Math Learning Center, Math faculty and Student Success unit.
- Attend department meetings at the request of the Director of MLC and provide students’ progress reports regularly.
- Performing other related duties as assigned by the Director of MLC.
- Master or Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or related fields.
- Must be able to work with little or no supervision.
- Must be able to handle multiple tasks and projects and prioritize based on departmental functionality.
- Must have excellent communication skills, oral and written.
- Must have interpersonal skills, and the ability to work within a culturally diverse organization.
- Must have a high level of professional appearance and demeanor.
- Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
- Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of MLC.
- Candidates must be proficient in the assessment of student learning outcomes.
The criteria to evaluate this position include but not limited to the following:
- Maintain professional attitude in all matters concerning students, tutors and faculty.
- Conduct the lab instruction properly as assigned by the chair of the department.
- Conduct the math placement testing properly every semester.
- Complete necessary tutors/SI paper work.
- Conduct tutors’/SI’s training workshop prior to the beginning of each term.
- Work with the tutors to select appropriate times and scheduling of the lab/tutoring sessions.
- Conduct direct tutoring and SI services as needed
- Conduct tutors/SI training sessions as needed
- Complete the bi-weekly electronic timesheet for tutors.
- Complete the end of the semester budget analysis.
- Analyze the MLC effectiveness and prepare annual report based on the findings.
- Work closely with math faculty and staff
- Maintain regular working hours.
- Maintain all students’ information confidential, i.e.: grades, etc.
Moderate lifting up to 20 pounds as frequently as needed to move objects; dexterity to write and manipulate computer keyboard and mouse; ability to hear and speak clearly; and body mobility to stoop, kneel, bend and reach.
Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and requires a flexible schedule including possible evening and weekend work. The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions, protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
- An application letter detailing how the applicant meets the qualifications and responsibilities.
- A one-page statement on teaching philosophy and techniques.
- A current curriculum vitae or resume that includes information on education, experience, and ability related to the position.
- Copies of all college/university transcripts verifying degree(s) and/or coursework.
The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Direct specific related questions to Dr. Claude Tameze, Professor & Director of MLC at firstname.lastname@example.org