Northern Illinois University, Department of Mathematical Sciences & Division of Statistics

Position ID: NIU-MACSUPERVISOR [#20099]
Position Title: Mathematics Assistance Center Supervisor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: DeKalb, Illinois 60115, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/05/31, listed until 2022/11/30)
Position Description:    

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Mathematics Assistance Center Supervisor
Department of Mathematical Sciences – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Northern Illinois University

Anticipated full-time (non-tenure track) position to begin July 2022 supervising the Mathematics
Assistance Center (a mathematics tutoring center on campus). Duties include tutoring in undergraduate
mathematics up through third semester calculus, establishing the staffing schedule on a per-semester
basis, working with relevant course coordinators to maintain consistency in expectations of material
mastery, coordinating office hours of relevant instructors and graduate teaching assistants, supervising
undergraduate student tutors, monitoring usage and analyzing subsequent data to maintain and/or
improve student outcomes. The Department will strongly consider applicants who have an interest in
transforming undergraduate programs to better serve students of diverse backgrounds. Diversity is an
institutional value of NIU, the 2021 winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED)
Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in
higher education. We seek individuals who fully embrace NIU’s mission of providing opportunity to a
diverse student body by providing them with access to high quality education. Experience teaching and
mentoring students of diverse backgrounds is highly preferred.

Required Qualifications:
M.S. or M.A. in mathematics or its equivalent required at the time of appointment. Experience teaching
first and second year college mathematics with demonstrated excellence thereof required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who have experience supervising others, especially undergraduate
and graduate student workers, and a record of supporting STEM and undergraduate education for a
diverse student body.
University and Department Description:
Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a research-focused (R2 Carnegie ranking) regional university. We
seek faculty who embrace NIU’s mission of providing opportunity to a diverse student body by
providing them with access to high quality education and hands-on involvement in research/artistry and
community engagement.

Salary: $58,000-$68,000 commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications; includes a
robust benefits package.

Application Procedures:
Application materials include a current curriculum vitae, M.A./M.S. transcripts, three letters of
reference, a statement of teaching and tutoring philosophy, and a diversity statement.
For full consideration, applicants should submit application materials to by June 30, 2022. Applications received after June 30, 2022
are welcomed, but will be considered as needed. Pre-employment background check and verification of eligibility to work in the United States is

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Northern Illinois University (NIU) is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global
community; as an AA/EEO employer, NIU considers qualified applicants for employment without
regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual
orientation, religion, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Contact: Jeff Thunder
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Mathematical Sciences Department
Northern Illinois University