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Quantitative Methods Student Support Specialist

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Academics, Calendar Year (12-Month)

 

Summary

Assists faculty and students in improving the quality of student’s quantitative assignments through the implementation of quantitatively-focused support initiatives

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Facilitates the development of student quantitative skills through a variety of mediums (e.g. phone, email, web conferencing) by providing instruction on how to complete quantitatively-focused assignments in math, accounting, finance, Excel, and related topics
  • Creates, implements and maintains various support resources, services and workshops that teach focus on quantitatively-focused course topics, including the creation of web-based, video, and media resources
  • Collaborates with faculty and online instructional designers on the development and evaluation of quantitatively-focused assignments
  • Maintains student records per department guidelines
  • Develops and facilitates professional development workshops and resources for faculty
  • Collaborates with the instructional design team and makes recommendations for changes or enhancements to online courses based on challenges identified when working with students
  • Collaborates and coordinates with online academic advisors and online admissions associates on how to advise students of available services and refer them to these services, as necessary
  • Promotes student support services to online faculty and students
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in math, accounting, finance or a related field of study
  • Moderate amount of experience teaching or tutoring students in math, accounting, finance, Excel or in other related work
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or greater in math, accounting, finance or a related area of study
  • Experience working with adult students
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Experience working with students via email, phone, and/or web conferencing
  • Experience using technology to develop and deliver instructional materials to students

 

Please Note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a 100 mile radius of the Providence Campus location upon hire.

 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


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