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August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Dickinson College

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Academic Affairs
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Associate Director of the Quantitative Reasoning Center (10-Month)

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111464545
Date Posted: 12/19/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Director of the Quantitative Reasoning Center (10-Month)
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Full Text of JOE Listing:

This position within the Academic Affairs division is responsible for the day-to-day management of the QR Center and QRA Program. The Associate Director will work with the Faculty Director to recruit, train, and supervise peer tutors; assess the efficacy of services provided; evaluate the performance of peer tutors; and serve as a resource for faculty. The Associate Director will be directly involved in helping the Faculty Director grow and shape the expanding QR Center by further developing innovative support programming. The Associate Director will also teach in a quantitative field.
Essential Functions:

Assist the Faculty Director with the following:
o recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising peer tutors and QRAs;
o assessing the efficacy of services;
o evaluating the performance of peer tutors;
o maintaining a library of reference materials for students and tutors;
o educating faculty on how to work with QRAs;
o and serving as a resource for faculty.

Support the college through teaching two courses per year in a quantitative field. Applicants who can teach courses in the calculus sequence and introductory statistics are especially encouraged to apply.
Manage public relations through maintaining the website and social media presence.
Organize faculty development workshops on QR skills or pedagogy.
Communicate with and participate in the broader QR community.
Offer group workshops on statistical and/or mathematical software programs, according to the expertise of the applicant.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2020
Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should submit via QUEST (online application system) at; please include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate. Review of applications will begin February 3, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.