Essential Functions: Co-coordinate and co-manage the student support system of the Rising Scholars Program (RSP) that is within the Center for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics. The RSP Program provides specially designated sections of MAT 0993 and MAT 1070 as an alternative to the traditional course(s) and combines a lecture-workshop format and professional tutoring assistance to help students succeed and excel in Mathematics.Advise, counsel and assist students on an individual basis with respect to both academic and non-academic issues. Provide at-risk students, individually and as a group, with appropriate academic and non-academic support on a continuing basis, and work with the Director to design and oversee intervention strategies and actions.Conduct one-on-one and group tutoring. Coordinate the tutoring schedules and tutoring assignments of all RSP instructional staff and organize study sessions. Promote a strong sense of community within the program by planning and running regular social events, special activities, and end of semester celebrations; this includes purchasing, logistical operations, facility set-up and clean-up. Substitute for absent instructors on an as needed basis. Assist with student recruitment, conduct applicant interviews and assist in student selection and registration; attend various new student orientations, prepare informational materials and deliver program presentations. Maintain up-to-date and accurate RSP staff and student files and class records; use RSP data to generate multiple program reports. Assist in the running of RSP related outreach programs for Detroit public school students at the K-12 level. Work with other University departments to complete various tasks. Other duties, as assigned, in support of the mission of CEEM.
Qualifications: Education:Bachelor's degree required for ASO I, with either a major or very strong background in Mathematics; additional credits earned for graduate work in Mathematics desirable. Master's degree required for ASO II with either a major or background in Mathematics. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Experience teaching, tutoring and/or advising is highly desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong knowledge of Excel required. Ability to relate well and establish a rapport with students of all ethnic backgrounds. Ability to use judgment when dealing with confidential information. Experience working with and mentoring urban students is desirable.
Internal Number: 76_208337
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