California Lutheran University

Position ID: 3027-MATHCENTERSPECI [#20828]
Position Title: Math Center Specailist
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Thousand Oaks, California 91360, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Math Tutoring and Outreach
Application Deadline: 2022/10/09 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/09/26, listed until 2022/10/15)
Position Description:    

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Under the direction of the Math Center Director and the Director of the EDUCAL Program, the Math Center Specialist is responsible for providing mathematics tutoring and basic skills workshops, leading and coordinating the activities of peer math tutors, leading training sessions for peer math tutors, assisting students in developing time management and study skills, and developing a working knowledge of the mathematics curriculum and pedagogies. Overseeing the expansion and implementation of the math tutorial programs that guide and assist students with homework, problem solving and test preparation, facilitating student learning and understanding. The Math Center Specialist may provide tutoring on the Thousand Oaks, Oxnard, or Westlake Village campuses, or virtually, as needed. Please note that this position is grant funded through September 2023 and may be extended, pending Board approval.

Representative Duties

Provides mathematics tutoring to students in any of the following courses served by the Math Center: Intermediate Algebra, Finite Mathematics, Business Mathematics, Precalculus, Discrete Mathematics, Applied Calculus, Calculus I and II, and Statistics. E Creates and distributes marketing content for the Math Center and its services. E Develops and conducts workshops. E Develops and administers quizzes and practice tests. E Participates in new student orientation activities. E Trains peer math tutors in coordination with the Math Center Director. E Coordinates peer tutors’ daily activities. E Ensures alignment with specific program goals and operating requirements. E Participates in university-wide meetings, committees, training and events as required. E Attends tutor orientation, training and meetings as needed. E Serves both the traditional undergraduate and working professionals student populations. E Coordinates tutoring with the Math Center Director, the Director of the Professionals Program, EDUCAL Program Director, and other entities as needed. E Provides mathematics tutoring during summer sessions. E Provides tutoring as needed. E Explores and implements technology for tutoring including virtual tutoring. E Maintains data as it pertains to usage. E Maintains and updates the math center website. E Keep abreast of current trends and practices in serving students underrepresented in undergraduate education. E Performs related duties as assigned. E

E = Essential Duties

Knowledge Of

Barriers to academic achievement unique to Hispanic and other underrepresented populations. Strategies to outreach to Hispanic and other underrepresented populations. Diverse population of students. Knowledge of and ability to follow college policies and procedures. Knowledge of Excel, spreadsheet software, statistical software. Knowledge of peer counseling/tutoring processes and methods. Knowledge of tutorial/learning materials and instructional aides. Skills in preparing instructional aids and plans. Skills in supervisory practices and techniques. Skill in listening to issues, synthesizing information and reaching sound conclusions. Current theory and practice within mathematics education. Experience with tutoring individuals and small groups. Learning and motivation techniques. Ability To Ability to multi-task and organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion with an attention to detail. Ability to analyze problems, identify solutions and take appropriate action, resolve problems using independent judgment and decision-making processes. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other department staff, faculty, students, and the public. Demonstrate knowledge in the mathematics courses served. Exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of students. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing using tact, patience, and courtesy. Work in a collaborative team environment. Attend and/or lead training sessions as needed. Operate a computer, relevant software, and office equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to: a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Statistics and one-year experience working with adult learners, Pell grant recipients, and/or diverse student populations. A minimum 3.0 GPA and a strong foundation in Mathematics. Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or Education with demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, specifically Hispanic and low-income Fluency in Spanish Licenses and other requirements A minimum 3.0 GPA and a strong foundation in Mathematics.

Environment

Indoor environment; seated for extended periods of time; Travel is required; Early morning, evening, and weekend work may be required.

Hiring Range $22.00 to $25.50


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Contact: Gabriela Cazares, 8054933933
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60 West Olsen Road #1425
Thousand Oaks, CA
Web Page: https://careers.callutheran.edu/postings/9843