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The University of Maryland's Learning Assistance Service is seeking a
math counselor for the 2007-08 school year.  Please see the position
announcement below and feel free to share it with anyone who might be
qualified.  
 
Anticipated Position Vacancy 
 
Position:                       Full-time Math Counselor, Learning
Assistance Service, a division of the University Counseling Center
(Exempt Staff #100345)
 
 
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
conferences.
 
 
Qualifications:               Doctorate required.  Preferred academic
concentration 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/experience preferred.  Basic computer skills required.
 
Salary:                          Competitive
 
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.  (FAX 301-314-9206)
 
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
 
For further information contact Dr. Marcy Marinelli, LAS Director
301-314-7680 or [log in to unmask]
 
 
Marcy Marinelli, Ph.D., NCC
Director, Learning Assistance Service
Assistant Director, Counseling Center 
1104 Shoemaker Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD  20742
301-314-7680
301-314-9206 (fax)
 
"We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are."  ~Oprah
Winfrey
 
 
 

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