Quantitative Skills Specialist

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Quantitative Skills Specialist

Job Title:

Quantitative Skills Specialist


Middlebury, VT Campus





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Brief Position Summary:

The Quantitative Skills Specialist designs, implements, and oversees programs that support the quantitative development and needs of Middlebury College students. The specialist will develop programs that are attentive to the multi-faceted effects of COVID-19 on student learning.

Essential Functions:
Peer Tutoring Program in mathematics, science, and social science.

General Responsibilities:
The specialist oversees all aspects of winter-spring 2021 peer tutoring in mathematics, science, social science, and quantitative software;
working in conjunction with CTLR recruits, hires, trains, and deploys peer tutors, in consultation with academic departments;
designs and conducts training sessions for peer tutors;
diagnoses student need and approves level of support
as appropriate, confers with course instructors, the associate dean for the sciences, and student deans
as appropriate confers with student life advisor for remote learning, Jessica Holmes, to develop appropriate support for off-campus students

Professional Tutoring, Advising, and Workshops
The specialist provides direct assistance to students through individual consultation and single- or multi-session workshops. The specialist provides one-on-one quantitative tutoring for students in mathematics, science, and social science courses works closely with other CTLR Directors and faculty members to coordinate programs and resources to meet the needs of students during COVID-19 conditions

Contributes to the Mission of the CTLR
The specialist contributes to the mission of the CTLR. The specialist collaborates with other campus offices, such as Admissions, Registrar, and Commons Deans, to identify students at risk reports to the CTLR director.

Master’s degree required in a quantitative discipline; Ph.D. preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent problem-solving ability; regularly provides original approaches and/or solutions
Strong interpersonal skills
Self-motivated; works independently
Handles confidential and other sensitive situations/information with integrity
Excellent written and oral communication skills

Some college teaching experience in a quantitative field
Familiarity with mathematics and statistics software used in higher education
Desired: 1-3 years experience supervising college students

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Part Time Non-Benefits

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

This posting is currently accepting internal applicants only. Internal applicants are active Middlebury College employees and their spouse or partner.

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Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 1/9/2021
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