GGC MiA Scholars Program Coordinator

Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County
Apr 25, 2014

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of almost 10,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students within three years, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a student centered, technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology

The GGC Mathematics in Action (MiA) Scholars Program Coordinator is housed in the School of Science and Technology (SST) and reports to the program directors.

The School of Science and Technology will host a summer program for rising 6th 8th grade students. GGC MiA Scholars Program is a hands-on, experienced-based week of exposure to mathematical ideas and how they make impact our lives. Creative thinking and problem solving will be a major focus. Scholars experience a five-day schedule full of demonstrations, laboratory exercises, discussion, and presentations on the Georgia Gwinnett College campus.

  • Session I: June 2 June 6, 2014
  • Session II: June 9 June 13, 2014

The MiA Scholars Program Coordinator will be integral to the success of the program. The Coordinator will work closely with the Program Directors to manage the day-to-day details of rooms and materials and supervise the student assistants. Specific duties include:

  • Plan and coordinate initial parent meeting and closing ceremony
  • Serve as primary point-of-contact for parents who have questions during the program session
  • Oversee drop off and coordinate pick up procedures
  • Supervise and coordinate program activities, insure safe transition between sessions, and manage flexibility of schedule, including snacks and ad hoc needs
  • Handles disciplinary issues
  • Provide evaluation of student assistants, course instructors, and activities
  • Make recommendations for camp improvement

Minimum qualifications:

  • Experience teaching middle or high school students

Preferred qualifications:

  • Teaching certification at the middle or high school level

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.