Overview

Earlham College seeks a motivated, independent, creative person to direct our Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Center. The Director will partner with personnel across the College to promote excellent quantitative reasoning and skills. This position is supervised by the Academic Enrichment Center Director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development and teaching of fundamental courses for quantitative skills development (anticipated 50% of the position)
  • Create activities for targeted skills development
  • Collaborate with teaching faculty for course integrated quantitative skills instruction in a liberal arts setting
  • Training, oversight, and evaluation of peer tutoring for courses using extensive quantitative skills (for example, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics)
  • Management of the QR website and budget
  • Development and administration of a Quantitative Skills Assessment for new and/or current Earlham students
  • Assessment and continuous improvement of QR Center programs

Qualifications

  • M.A. or M. Ed. in Mathematics Education or related field
  • Possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience with mathematics education research
  • Demonstrate an ability to work closely with a range of campus constituencies
  • Ability to work with diverse students at all levels is essential

Preference will be given to those candidates with background in Quantitative Reasoning Center administration at the collegiate level and proven success in training and managing student tutors.

Review of applications will begin immediately and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Application Instructions

Please send a letter of application that addresses the various responsibilities of the position; resume; and the name, position title, email address and phone number of three professional references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:

Human Resources Office

Earlham College

801 National Road West

Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095

Phone: 765-983-1393 Email: leama@earlham.edu

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women.