University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UoWM-MLCDIR2023 [#22011]
Position Title: Math Learning Center Director
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/02/22 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/01/26, listed until 2023/02/22)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at UW-Madison is seeking a Director of the Math Learning Center (MLC). One of the largest on campus, Mathematics is home to nearly 400 workers including faculty, academic staff, university staff, pre- and postdoctoral trainees; as well as graduate and undergraduate student employees. Each year, the MLC provides support to thousands of undergraduate students taking mathematics courses through a variety of programs and services. This position offers a dynamic work environment with opportunities to oversee and organize the day-to-day operations of the MLC, supervise its permanent and temporary employees, and to continue to expand and grow the offerings of the MLC as needs arise.

Principal Duties:
Oversee the regular daily operations of the Math Learning Center including organization, oversight, and evaluation of current programming. The individual in the role will be responsible for promotion and growth of the Center, assess needs of at-risk students recruited for the tutorial program, hiring and supervising tutors and undergraduate course assistants, and budget administration for Center expenses.

Teaching Duties:
Teach two undergraduate Mathematics courses per academic year, 1 per semester.

PhD in Mathematics or related field required
Minimum 3 years teaching university-level Mathematics (5 or more years preferred)
Demonstrated knowledge of learning strategies and effective pedagogies
Demonstrated commitment to supporting academic achievement of students
Demonstrated organizational, planning, and coordination skills

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in curricular development and assessment, budget management and/or securing extramural funding, and managing employees and/or student assistants.

How to Apply:
Applications must be submitted by 11:55 pm on Wednesday, February 22, 2023.

Applications must include cover letter, resume/CV, and teaching statement. In your cover letter, please detail your experience and background as it relates to the qualifications and duties in this job description. Please note your application materials may be used as a writing sample. You will also be asked to provide three professional and/or supervisor references during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice. Materials must be submitted here:

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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Mathematics, Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Dr.
Madison, WI 53705-1388
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