Developmental Math Coach

Cleveland, OH
Aug 23, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

diversity employer

Campus or Location Eastern Campus

Vacancy Number PT019-18

Reports To Assistant Dean

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Support Staff

Position Type Part-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 1

Job Description Summary

Provides comprehensive support and tracking for pre-college-level math students from entry into their developmental coursework through completion. Responsible for in-person outreach and communications to provide a human connection for students.

Job Responsibilities

• Collaborates with discipline tutors to facilitate small group support for math remediation
• Monitors student progress, including electronic resources and course completion
• Supports students with technical components of creating accounts and establishing needed credentials to access various online resources
• Guides students as they navigate through a variety of manual and online resources to provide support in preparation placement testing
• Collaborates with math faculty to support students within and outside the traditional and non-traditional classroom
• Collaborates with faculty tutoring coordinators, faculty coordinators, and deans to provide personalized discipline specific support
• Collaborates with Student Affairs, Campus Success Specialist, and Counseling faculty to provide individualized support and services to students enrolled in pre-college math and/or developmental education course sequences
• Plans and implements new targeted strategies for students in pre-college math and/or developmental Math
• May facilitate Placement Preparation workshops in multiple formats and modes
• Collaborates with Student and Academic Affairs colleagues to streamline and deliver pre-enrollment placement testing and related processes
• Supports the Assistant Dean/Director in management of the Math Lab
• Conducts in-person, on-campus outreach to students at various stages of progress to provide encouragement and support
• Tracks the performance of pre-college math students from placement testing through completion of developmental coursework
• Compiles reports and data on student progress through pre-college math
• Recommends and refines processes associated with Math Prep and other programs to support students in math remediation
• Works collaboratively with student peer tutors/coaches
• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in a related field
• Minimum of three years of demonstrated relevant professional experience
• Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team
• Demonstrated experience requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations

• Possess basic knowledge of fundamental Math coaching concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to apply in varied situations as it pertains to the departmental focus
• Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Possess strong organizational and time-management skills
• Demonstrated creative thinker and a problem solver
• Ability to work accurately with great attention to detail
• Possess basic-level project management skills
• Possess intermediate-level skills with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity
• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality
• Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population


• Service Focus
• Communication
• Quality of Work

• Collaboration
• Time Utilization

• Adaptability
• Continuous Improvement

Preferred Qualifications


• Master's degree in a related field
• Demonstrated College teaching experience and/or background in Math
• Demonstrated experience using online learning systems, such as Elevate My Math, Pearson, and Blackboard
• Demonstrated experience working at a community college
• Demonstrated experience working with students in development Math
• Demonstrated experience/expertise working with students with learning disabilities or special education

Work Schedule

Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Posting Open Date 07/21/2017

Open Until Filled No

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

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    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Optional Documents


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