Job Description

Education Specialist

Requisition IDreq11014
Working TitleEducation Specialist in Math & Science
Position Grade11
Position Summary

The UNM-Gallup Campus's Center for Academic Learning (CAL) offers free academic support for all enrolled full-time and part-time UNM-Gallup students. The center provides tutoring services in a variety of disciplines, such as literacy (reading/writing), math and sciences. CAL collaborates closely with faculty to ensure that students meet course and assignment expectations effectively and independently.

CAL has an Education Specialist/Math & Sciences opening. This position provides academic tutoring to a wide variety of individuals, creates and implements tutorial programs that guide and assist students with writing assignments, problem solving, and test preparation. The position provides support with math across the curriculum and basic science. The position supervises student tutors, coordinates with Math & Sciences instructors, develops training curriculum and materials, and designs outreach and promotional materials for the CAL. The position is expected to collaborate and positively interact with Mathematics, Physical & Natural Sciences faculty, attend division meetings, and assist the Math Coordinator with special assignments.

The Education Specialist reports to the Dean of Instructions.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Mathematics or a Master's degree in Education with a Mathematics major.
  • Evidence of college math coursework: Calculus, Chemistry, differential equations and/or other sciences.
  • Ability to explain mathematical and sciences concepts for training curriculum.
  • Understanding of adult learning principles.
  • 3 years full-time teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level.
Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
DepartmentGallup Branch
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$2,596.53 To $3,894.80 MONTHLY
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date10/25/2019
Application InstructionsComplete the official application, include all prior work experience and hours worked per week. Attach your current resume; listing three (3) former or current supervisor references. Attach a cover letter that addresses our Preferred Qualifications. Incomplete applications may not be considered.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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