Connecticut College, is conducting a national search for a Quantitative Center Director to create a vision and lead the implementation of a state-of-the-art Quantitative Skills Center. The Director will assume responsibility for coordination, oversight, monitoring and assessment of quantitative support as part of student support services in our Academic Resource Center as well as faculty and staff development in concert with our Center for Teaching and Learning. This position will directly support faculty, staff and students in STEM disciplines and Economics. Position will be open until filled.
General Duties & Responsibilities:
The Quantitative Center Director will be responsible for communicating with faculty to identify areas of overlap in quantitative skills development between departments and be proactive in connecting those areas; coordinate with the Center for Teaching and Learning to offer programming for faculty around quantitative skill development and assist faculty in the dissemination of new pedagogies and technologies across the curriculum. The Director will also provide faculty and staff development in offering inclusive pedagogies that support student outcomes across social identities; implement a formal quantitative skills development training program appropriate for STEM+ peer support; consult with individual students with questions about quantitative skills or skill development as referred by faculty and staff. All other duties as assigned.
Master's degree with commensurate experience in a STEM or other quantitative field required, proven leadership ability, Ph.D. preferred. Must be able to demonstrate understanding and curiosity of the liberal arts experience and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations; knowledge of techniques to support the skills and processes associated with college-level learning for students. Must possess significant knowledge of the application of quantitative methods across the curriculum and differentiate quantitative methods for a variety of audiences and purposes. Additionally, the director will be expected to have knowledge of educational inequities and other factors that contribute to gaps in outcomes by social identity, including race, class, gender, and ability. Please include in your cover letter, a short statement on goals for quantitative learning development at a liberal arts college. Review of applications will begin on June 30, 2020 and the position will be open until filled.
Link to apply: https://conncoll.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=62498&job=quantitative-center-director