Director, Quantitative Literacy

Job description

Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-01-14
Req: R-015901
Job Title

Director, Quantitative Literacy

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Office Of The Provost & Vp For Academic Affairs

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

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.

This position typically works Monday-Friday; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May work beyond normal office hours to include evening, weekends, and peak times.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of co-curricular programming that addresses acquisition of Quantitative Literacy and promotes the application of Quantitative Literacy across disciplines.
  • Facilitate efforts across campus to enhance support for students with identifiable skill gaps in Quantitative Literacy, including minority, low-income, first-generation, and non-traditional college students.
  • Develop and present workshops for faculty on evidence-based, pedagogical approaches to teaching, incorporating, and/or reinforcing Quantitative Literacy.
  • Support faculty to develop, test, and implement new approaches to Quantitative Literacy in their courses, which may include the selection of effective materials, technology, or software.
  • Work with Institutional Research to assess student learning outcomes related to Quantitative Literacy and use these data to support improvements in Quantitative Literacy.
  • May lead or participate in committees related to Quantitative Literacy.
  • Collaborates with faculty and staff to implement programs that support the development of students’ quantitative literacy, such as supplemental instruction, tutoring, or corequisite models of instruction.
  • Partner with institutional stakeholders to develop policies, procedures, facilities, and other resources necessary to achieve the goals of QEP.
  • Promote Quantitative Literacy objectives to on-campus and off-campus constituents.
  • May be responsible for hiring, training, and evaluating student, part-time or full-time employees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

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.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:

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

For Internal Applicants:

Go to your Workday Profile to upload your resume:

1) Select CAREER

2) From top of bar, select EDUCATION

3) Upload your resume by selecting the button - UPLOAD MY EXPERIENCE

4) Select file and submit resume

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.

For External Applicants:

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.

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Posted: 8/21/2019
Application Due: 11/19/2019
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