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Mathematics Faculty and Lab Coordinator

Mathematics Faculty and Lab Coordinator

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The salary range for this position is $48,480 - $72,720.

A full-time, 12-month, mathematics faculty and lab coordinator position is available starting August 1, 2021.  A master’s degree in mathematics or a master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in mathematics is required.  Previous collegiate-level teaching and experience in a math emporium or math lab setting strongly preferred.  Clark State strives to facilitate a culture that recognizes, embraces, and reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.  Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

Lab coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Hiring, training and overseeing student and professional tutors working in a math lab setting
  • Overseeing adjunct faculty teaching in the math lab setting
  • Working closely with math staffing/scheduling coordinator to assign adjuncts and tutors to math lab sections and open lab tutoring sessions
  • Conducting and updating student and adjunct orientation to math lab environment each semester
  • Assisting students with continuation into next level course or a change of course when needed
  • Updating and maintaining math lab handbooks
  • Assisting students and faculty with use of computer interface
  • Ensuring appropriate communication with students, faculty and staff regarding the math lab
  • Responding to student requests related to the math lab in coordination with the staffing/scheduling coordinator and Dean

Lab coordinator qualities include:

  • Ability to positively direct students in their learning
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Knowledge and experience with web-based adaptive learning systems (e.g. MyLab Math, ALEKS)
  • Knowledge of preparatory college and college level math curriculum
  • Ability to write handbooks and other instructional documents effectively

The math lab coordinator teaches two math lab course sections each semester in fall and spring, and one math lab course in the summer along with lab coordinator responsibilities.  The successful candidate will use a learner-centered approach to teaching that incorporates active learning strategies and technology to enhance student learning.  Primary duties include math instruction, course development, student academic advisement, assessment of student learning, and participation in college-wide initiatives.  Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Candidates must possess strong interpersonal and technology skills, the ability to work in teams, and flexibility to teach day, evening, and/or weekend hours as needed at the College’s campuses in Springfield and Beavercreek.  Position reports to the Dean of Arts and Sciences and is located at the main campus in Springfield, OH.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume/vitae, employment application and copies of transcripts formatted in PDF or Microsoft Word to jobs@clarkstate.edu.  Reference the position title in the first line of the cover letter.

The duties of a faculty member include the following, though jobs vary and change based on the needs of each academic program:

Teaching / Learning

Successful teaching in a learner-centered environment requires knowledge as well as the ability to design, implement, manage and assess courses taught in a variety of instructional modes. Each faculty member is required to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the subject area(s)
  • Use instructional and discipline specific technology
  • Design courses that effectively meet student and curricular needs
  • Accommodate students with varying backgrounds and learning styles
  • Develop and use syllabi within College/School guidelines
  • Deliver course content successfully
  • Participate in the assessment of student learning and program review
  • Manage courses ensuring students receive regular feedback and college reports are submitted in a timely fashion
  • Meet all classes or provide appropriate alternatives
  • Provide external support for students and through cooperation with student services offices
  • Maintain professional relationships with students

Professional Growth

As a professional educator, the faculty member shall continue to grow and develop as an educator and as a member of the profession through formal and/or informal activities, which increase knowledge and enhance teaching ability.

Service to the College and Community

As a member of a learning community, faculty members are expected to contribute to the life of the College. Their activities advance the goals and image of one’s program, School, and the College as a whole.

All faculty are required to:

  • Participate in scheduled institutional meetings and activities
  • Participate in program and College accreditation, curriculum development, and program assessment
  • Assist in the formulation of school objectives and goals
  • Serve on at least one faculty or All-College Committee annually (after the first year of hire)
  • Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to student and institutional need
  • Participate in student and/or community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission of the College
  • Assist in the articulation of courses and programs with secondary and post- secondary institutions
  • Maintain collegial relationships with other college personnel

PHYSICAL DEMANDS – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee is often required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and far vision and the ability to adjust focus.