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Director NC Early Math PlacementPosting DetailsSupplemental QuestionsDocuments Needed To Apply

Company: East Carolina University
Location: Greenville
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Screening will begin May 19, 2021. At www.jobs.ecu.edu, applicants must complete a candidate profile and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of three references, including contact information. Applicants must email copies of unofficial transcripts and arrange for two to three letters of reference, one of which should address teaching, to: Dr. Chris Jantzen, Interim Chair, Mathematics Department, harding@ecu.edu. Letters of reference for the Candidate of Choice will be collected through PeopleAdmin. Official transcripts required at the time of hire.Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Title Director NC Early Math Placement

Position Number 937857

Vacancy Open to All Candidates

Department AAH NC Early Math Placement

Department Homepage www.ncempt.org

Advertising Department AAH NC EARLY MATH PLACEMENT

Division Academic Affairs

Classification Title Director-Professional (Other)

Working Title Director NC Early Math Placement

Number of Vacancies 1

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0

Full Time or Part Time Full Time

Recruitment Range Commensurate with Qualifications

Position Location (City)

Position Type Non-Faculty

Job Category Non-Faculty Instructional & Research

Organizational Unit Overview

The North Carolina Early Mathematics Placement Testing (NC EMPT ) Program plays a key role in providing public and non-public high school students statewide with an individualized reality check of their readiness for college-level mathematics. With a successful history of twenty-three years and having served more than three-quarters of a million students, NC EMPT is the largest EMPT service in the nation. A program of the UNC System Office ( UNCSO ), NC EMPT fosters collaboration and communication among key mathematics educators and administrators. This includes fifteen UNC institutions, the NC Community College System ( NCCCS ) Office and its fifty-eight community colleges, the NC Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI ), and every high school across the state. The NC EMPT Program headquarters are generously housed on the sprawling campus of East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. The program enjoys strong university support under the umbrella of the ECU Mathematics Department and the ECU College of Arts and Sciences.

Job Duties

East Carolina University invites applications for an anticipated full-time, twelve-month, state-funded position as director of the NC EMPT Program beginning July 1, 2021. The director is pivotal in both strategic planning and managing the day-to-day operation of the program, and serves the State, eastern region, and especially East Carolina University as an outreach and early intervention program coordinator. Principal duties of the position include the following:

Strategic planning/development: including but not limited to grant applications, outreach efforts, and online testing development. EMPT Office management: including but not limited to managing the (small) staff, managing the budget, coordinating mailings and opscans. Oversee testing program: including but not limited to communication with schools, webpage and online registration oversight, development of up-to-date tests, and creating the end-of-year report. Lead the Advisory Board: including but not limited to managing communications with the board, organizing board meetings, and presiding at those meetings. Coordinate with ECU : including communicating with the mathematics department chair on EMPT , representing ECU on the Advisory Board, and assisting with mathematics placement at ECU .

Doctoral degree in Mathematics Education or Mathematics, or an equivalent degree (such as a Doctoral Degree in Curriculum and Instruction in the area of Mathematics Education), and 18 graduate-level credit hours in Mathematics. Teaching experience in secondary mathematics in North Carolina, as well as teaching experience at the college or university level.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

NA

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

1. Be an effective ambassador and to promote the NC EMPT Program statewide. Ability to interface very well with high school teachers and principals, coupled with a solid understanding of the NC Department of Public Instructions current high school standard courses of study in mathematics and graduation requirements. This is best obtained by someone having taught high school mathematics for at least 5 years.

2. Ability to interface with the mathematics departments of UNC universities and NC community colleges. Important and basic information needed in the NC EMPT Program is routinely solicited from these departments. This is best obtained by someone having taught mathematics at the community college or university level for at least 3 years.

3. Ability to organize and execute a large variety of duties. Work effectively in individual and team settings. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.

4. Ability to use and oversee a complex database application used for grading and preparing testing results, and ability to prepare and distribute professional documents and reports. Ability to effectively and efficiently use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Access, Publisher, Outlook, and photo software.

5. Ability to prudently manage all line items in the budget.

6. Ability to stay up-to-date on new national initiatives in math education, changing state standards, and other factors that would keep the program at the forefront of early math placement testing programs.

7. Ability to adapt to and develop new innovative testing materials and modes of delivery to ensure students state-wide are served. Experience with grant funding in support of such initiatives is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Screening will begin May 19, 2021. At www.jobs.ecu.edu, applicants must complete a candidate profile and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of three references, including contact information. Applicants must email copies of unofficial transcripts and arrange for two to three letters of reference, one of which should address teaching, to: Dr. Chris Jantzen, Interim Chair, Mathematics Department, harding@ecu.edu. Letters of reference for the Candidate of Choice will be collected through PeopleAdmin. Official transcripts required at the time of hire.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 05/04/2021

Open Until Filled No

Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act ( ADAAA ) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/ TTY ) or ADA -Coordinator@ecu.edu .

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to employment@ecu.edu. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Supplemental Questions

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