BBC Math Support Specialist

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Classification:Training & Development 3
Grade:Grade 78 (GeoDiff 27%)
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Bristol Bay Campus
Location: Dillingham
Categories: Other

Position Summary:

This full-time position is looking for a candidate to facilitate Math tutoring and instructional support to students attending Bristol Bay Campus. They will also conduct staff training, maintain student records and assist with evaluating program effectiveness.

Duties:

25%Program Evaluation Evaluate the effectiveness of math tutoring and adapt for future sessions Participate in campus and university meetings and related conferences as necessary Provide reports and data to the Grants Manager Attend Title III MeetingsEssential
25%Program Outreach Present math support programs at local college fairs, high schools and professional meetings. Assist with outreach to students who need assistance with math classesEssential
50%Math Skills Training Facilitate Math Placement testing on ALEKs Develop and/or assist in the development of Math course content Schedule, coordinate and promote Math classes, workshops, or conferences Select and develop training methods that are culturally responsive and effective Provide individualized assistance and group training to participantsEssential
Under the direction of the Bristol Bay Campus Student Services Manager, this position will provide math skills training and support to students in the Bristol Bay and Aleutian/Pribilof Regions. This position will develop and/or assist in the development of curriculum and course content; guide, advise, and tutor program participants; prepare, and maintain records; collect and prepare information and materials to be used in conducting and/or facilitating training, meetings or seminars, including lesson plans, training guides, participant manuals, videos, slides and other materials; develop math curriculum; schedule coordinate and promote math classes, workshops, seminars, or conferences; select and development training methods such as individual coaching, group instruction, demonstrations, meetings, and workshops; and provide individualized assistance and group training to participants.
 
Under the direction of the Bristol Bay Campus Student Services Manager this position will evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and change/alter training for future sessions; participate in campus and university meetings and related conferences as necessary; provide reports and data to the Grants Manager, and attend Title-III meetings.
 
Applicant Instructions:
To apply for this position, please provide the following with your application materials:
  • Professional resume
  • Cover letter addressing qualifications
  • Reference list containing the contact information for three professional references

Salary: DOE

Job Duration: 10 months a year

Review of applications will begin July 8, 2018. This position is open until filled.

Education and training required for this position:
Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred one year experience (i.e. training or human resource development), or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
 
Type and length of experience required for this position:
One year experience in a related field (i.e. training or human resource development), or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
 
Knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position:
Work is performed under administrative supervision.and includes responsibility for a full range of activities in developing and presenting math instruction. This includes preparing course material, designing participant manuals, collecting appropriate videos and other materials, and conducting or facilitating training in various settings.

Knowledge of methods and techniques for conducting the needs assessment.
Ability to apply knowledge of instructional methods for youth, adult learners, and special populations (e.g., disabled or at-risk).
Ability to develop original training content and material.

Preferred:
Rural Alaska experience or knowledge; distance education experience and skills.

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
 
Term Position:
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
 
Probationary:
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.
 
Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/
 
Tobacco-Free Campus:
UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/
 
Notice of Nondiscrimination:
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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