Director, Quantitative Literacy

Location
San Antonio, Texas
Posted
Mar 05, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

As part of its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Texas A&M University-San Antonio seeks a Director for the new Quantitative Literacy Center. The Director, who will report to the Provost, will provide leadership in the creation of the Quantitative Literacy Center. This position provides leadership and direction to faculty, staff, and students to develop programs that establish Quantitative Literacy as an essential component of the student experience at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. This position also manages the documentation and reporting requirements necessary to demonstrate compliance with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) standards related to the QEP. This is a full-time, 12 month exempt professional staff position with opportunity for teaching.

Education:

Master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant discipline from a regionally accredited institution.

Experience:

Progressively responsible experience that demonstrates an ability to develop and lead a program that enhances quantitative literacy, quantitative reasoning, or quantitative analysis.

Experience conducting training for faculty, staff, and tutors.

Experience working with underserved and non-traditional student groups, as demonstrated through academic credentials, research, or scholarly engagement.

Ability to collaborate with faculty and staff and to interact effectively with students.

Two years of experience teaching college-level courses in math, statistics, computer science, philosophy, accounting, or related fields.

Knowledge of academic assessment, accreditation, and academic support-program development.

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the application, or manually complete the application fields.

After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the following required documents.

1) Cover letter to include (3) professional references; and

2) Resume

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is one of the fastest growing universities in both the Texas A&M University System and the state. The University, which had operated as an upper-division institution since 2009, welcomed its inaugural class of 505 first-year students in August 2016.

With student enrollment over 5,500, A&M-San Antonio is quickly expanding to fill the grounds of its 700-acre campus in South San Antonio. Due to the rapid growth, the University’s footprint is transforming with the construction of a new residence hall, Esperanza Hall which will be operational in Fall 2017 and the anticipated addition of a Science and Technology Building in Spring 2017.

A&M-San Antonio proudly offers 25 undergraduate degrees and 11 graduate programs with the lowest undergraduate tuition in the area. The University’s core values of “Excellence, Student Focused, Audacious, Opportunity and Collaborative” provide a foundation for its world-class faculty to inspire graduates to be lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. A&M-San Antonio will continue growing as an economic and social catalyst while becoming nationally recognized for student and academic success.

Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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