Counselor Functional Title: Math Learning Specialist
Posting Details Position Number: 100345 Title: Counselor Functional Title: Math Learning Specialist Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1.000 Unit: VPSA-Counseling Center Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Position Summary/Purpose of Position: Reporting directly to the Assistant Director of the University Counseling Center/Learning Assistance Service (LAS), the Math Learning Specialist is responsible for all aspects of the math academic support program in LAS. Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work Requires a doctoral degree in mathematics, mathematics education or related academic discipline, with demonstrated experience in a related academic or academic support position. Knowledge: Demonstrated understanding of math concepts •Awareness of typical student difficulties and misconceptions in math learning •Familiarity with accepted practices in math education/instruction •Understanding of instructional and academic support issues •College Student Development theories Skills •Strong writing, organization and analytical skills •Excellent interpersonal and communication skills •Computer and data management and analysis skills •Strong curriculum development and teaching skills Abilities •Organize, plan and implement work independently •Work collaboratively with others •Effectively manage multiple tasks •Willing to learn and implement new technologies, procedures, programs, etc. Preferences: Additional Certifications: Additional Information: Posting Number: E0004533 Posting Date: 03/11/2014 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 04/25/2014 Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.