The University of Maryland Learning Assistance Service has an opening
for a Math Learning Specialist. Please see the position description
below. I'd be most grateful if you'd refer any qualified candidates for
the position. Thanks!
Position: Full-time Math Counselor, Learning
Assistance Service, a division of the University Counseling Center
Duties: Coordinates the Math Learning Program
by providing resources to undergraduate and graduate students,
individually and/or in groups, to help build self-confidence in math.
Diagnoses math deficiencies and develops intervention strategies to help
students be successful in their required mathematics courses. Trains
and supervises the math learning graduate assistants. Collaborates with
the Math Department and consults with on-campus colleges and
departments, faculty and staff on mathematical learning skills. Serves
as Lecturer in the Math Department and teaches general math courses, as
well as math learning courses. Conducts Research on the impact of
interventions and presents these results in journals or at national
Qualifications: Doctorate required in Education, Math
Education, Mathematics or a closely related field. Mathematics
concentration at undergraduate and/or master's level will also be
considered. College level teaching experience in undergraduate
mathematics courses (developmental through lower level courses)
preferred. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Knowledge of
general learning theories, learning styles, and math anxiety reduction
techniques. Knowledge of general study skills. Managerial skills
preferred. Basic computer skills necessary.
Position Available: July 1, 2007
Application: Send letter of application, vitae,
transcripts and three letters of reference to: Chair, Math Counselor
Position, University of Maryland, Counseling Center, Shoemaker Building,
College Park, MD 20742-8111.
DEADLINE: January 15, 2007 for early and full
consideration. To make a suitable appointment, applications may be
considered after that date.
The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Marcy Marinelli, Ph.D., NCC