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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: Univ. of Texas / Dana Center
Posted: Jun 12, 2013 1:59 PM
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Subject: Position Announcement: The Charles A. Dana Center at The
University of Texas

Job Title: Senior Program Coordinator

Posting Number: 13-06-07-01-8102

(To apply for position Go to: for
complete description and to apply for posting number

Monthly Salary: $5000, negotiable depending on qualifications

Location: Austin (main campus)

General Notes. All applicants are required to provide one sample of
instructional materials developed by applicant. Applicants selected
for interview are required to provide two additional samples of
instructional materials.

Hiring Department: Charles A. Dana Center,

Department overview:

The Charles A. Dana Center is an organized research unit in the
College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Dana Center works with our nation's education systems to ensure
that every student leaves school prepared for success in
postsecondary education and the contemporary workplace. Our work,
based upon two decades of experience, focuses on K-16 mathematics and
science education with an emphasis in strategies for improving
student engagement, motivation, persistence, and achievement. The
Dana Center develops innovative curricula, tools, protocols, and
instructional supports and delivers powerful instructional and
leadership development.

Position Summary:

Purpose of position. Serve as a member of a team to support the
development of online course materials and associated professional
development for high school mathematics courses designed for
transitioning from high school to higher education, and to provide
technical assistance to district and state leaders implementing these

Essential functions: Develop curriculum and assessment content for
online and print delivery. Assist in managing teams of authors for
development of online and print content. (Note: Programming is not
required.) Assist in developing, delivering, and/or supporting the
delivery of professional development and other technical assistance
to ensure the accomplishment of project goals. Manage the logistics
and details of projects assigned. Participate in cross-functional
teams and perform related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree and teaching
certification. Five years of secondary mathematics teaching
experience, including at least one year of teaching upper level high
school mathematics. A combination of seven years of experience in
K-12 mathematics classroom teaching, and/or providing educational
technical assistance or support for mathematics teachers and campus
and district leaders. Demonstrated strong content knowledge of K-12
mathematics and state and national mathematics standards, assessment,
professional development, and teaching pedagogy.

Preferred qualifications: Master's degree and seven years of
combined experience in grades 7-14 mathematics teaching. Educational
program administration, and/or providing educational technical
assistance or support for teachers. Experience teaching quantitative
reasoning, discrete mathematics, or statistics courses at the 12th
grade level. Experience coordinating courses or projects with higher
education faculty. Experience in developing and publishing
standards-based instructional and assessment materials for broad
dissemination. Experience working with school administrators to
build mathematics programs. Experience in integrating graphing
calculators or other mathematics education technology and software
into classroom instruction.

Security sensitive position.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special
disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation.
Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
625 Wham Drive
Mail Code 4610
Carbondale, IL 62901-4610
Phone: (618) 453-4241 [O]
(618) 457-8903 [H]
Fax: (618) 453-4244

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