Job Requisition Number: 26455. The Student Learning Center is a global learning community where student scholars convene to discover, uncover, and recover ideas, concepts, languages and cultures. Since 1973, it has been the primary academic unit on campus tasked with providing peer-led support services to Cal undergraduates. It has served approximately 80,000 students in its forty-year history, with a little more than 10,000 students in the 2017-2018 academic year alone. The Center’s work has been at the forefront of increasing and maintaining the University’s retention and graduation rates, which are the highest in the UC system and in the top three of higher-learning institutions in the nation. The Student Learning Center belongs to the Division of Undergraduate Education.
This is a 100% contract position for the academic years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.
The SLC Assistant Mathematics and Statistics Coordinator assist the directors in the administration of the Mathematics and Statistics Program, from managing the daily drop-in operations of the program to teaching undergraduate Math/Stat Adjunct courses.
Specifically, the incumbent will: •Teaches introductory mathematics and statistics adjunct courses (e.g. Mathematics 1, 10, 16, 32, 53, 54, 55; Statistics 2, 134). •Meets individually with students and holds office hours. •Delivers established academic support program in mathematics and statistics. •Assists with supervision of staff of 50-80+ undergraduate and graduate tutors. •Supports development and teaching of practicum students in the professional (300 series) courses for undergraduate and graduate tutors working at the University level. •Helps students navigate critical transition stages, including high school or community college to first year research University undergraduate course work. •Collaborates with designated faculty and/or Math/Stat program Director to implement established curriculum. •Mentors students in pursuit of academic interests and goals. •Administers established assessment instruments to assess students' academic preparation and progress. •Administers established evaluation tools to enhance course and teaching effectiveness. •Maintains knowledge of campus partners and refers students appropriately. •Selects from, modifies, and applies existing academic resource materials (print, web, video).•Bachelor's degree in mathematics or statistics or equivalent experience. •Experience teaching college level mathematics and statistics courses. •Intermediate knowledge of theory, research, and pedagogy in areas of teaching, learning, and academic support, including methodologies to enhance student success. •Intermediate knowledge of K-18 contexts as they pertain to the needs of incoming student populations. •Knowledge of multiple learning styles, affective, socio-cultural and linguistic issues as they apply to academic support. •Knowledge of academic and curricular issues as they apply to providing academic support. •Experience implementing learning strategies. •Knowledge of relevant campus, state, and federal policies, rules, and regulations. •Excellent interpersonal skills that facilitate communication across a broad range of people. •Excellent judgment and decision-making skills. Keen political acumen. •Developed multicultural competencies: knowledge and experience working with diverse groups of students, staff, and faculty. •Strong oral and written communication skills. •Proficient computer skills.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.