Western New England University, Department of Mathematics

499 18459Position ID: WNE-DMC [#18459]
Position Title: Director of the Math Center
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Springfield, Massachusetts 01119, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2021/10/04)
Position Description:    

Western New England University invites applications for the Director of the Mathematics Center position. The Math Center was established in 1988 and supports student success in freshman and sophomore level mathematics courses. The Director will be responsible for the hiring, training and supervising of all staff (including over 30 student tutors and graders); effective management of payroll, budget, and schedules; math placement recommendations for incoming students; statistical analyses; regular communication with stakeholders around campus; and teaching three courses per year.

This 12-month position reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. However, the Director of the Mathematics Center works closely with the Chair and faculty members of the Department of Mathematics. The Department of Mathematics has 14 full-time faculty members who oversee undergraduate majors in actuarial science, mathematics, and mathematics for elementary and secondary educators; minors in statistics and mathematics; and a Master’s in mathematics for teachers. The Department also teaches many courses serving students in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy.

To apply, submit a cover letter (which should describe the candidate’s interest and qualifications for the position), CV, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation. All this should be submitted through the website https://employment.wne.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Required qualifications: at least a Master’s degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or a related field; strong administrative and interpersonal skills; demonstrated teaching excellence.

Preferred qualifications: Previous experience in a similar position; experience conducting mathematics placement; interest in teaching developmental mathematics courses.

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

 

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

 

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

 

In alignment with the University’s commitment to health and safety, all Faculty and Staff are required to be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.


 


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