Faculty - Assistant Professor - College Algebra Coordinator

Sep 07, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Faculty - Assistant Professor - College Algebra Coordinator

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

The Utah Valley University Department of Mathematics invites applicants to apply for an Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track, faculty position as instructor and course coordinator for college algebra. A principal role of this position is oversight of all aspects of the college algebra courses within the department, extending to concurrent enrollment, extended education, and the community. Specifically, the course coordinator maintains (and when necessary creates) a set of common resources for all instructors, and mentors new instructors, along with other duties. A working knowledge of, and ability to fully utilize Canvas, WebAssign, MyMathLab, and ALEKS are essential. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work well with teachers, administrators, and students is also essential.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited university with a PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, or Mathematics Education (with a strong mathematics background). Demonstrated successful teaching at a the college or university level is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the principles and methodology of subject matter and course content.
  • Skills in effective instructional strategies and techniques for College Algebra.
  • Effective interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to supervise others, including students, and employees.
  • Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students.
  • Ability to manage and motivate instructors.
  • Ability to develop curriculum and design courses.
  • Ability to use MyMathLab, WebAssign, ALEKS, and Canvas.
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of students, faculty, administrators, and others effectively.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience or willingness to teach high-enrollment classes (100 - 400 students) and manage student teaching assistants.

Physical Requirements:
Physically be able to stand and/or sit for long periods of time while teaching.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC11417
Open Date: 09/06/2017
Review Start Date: 10/06/2017
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Under “Reference’s Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check and degree verification.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/3055

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.