Job Details

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
  • Position Number: 3659465
  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Position Type: Secretary and Administrative Assistants
NCSSM and the Academic Programs Division foster an environment of collaboration across departments and divisions and support community-engaged service and research. NCSSM is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. Inclusiveness and diversity are integral to NCSSM's commitment to excellence in teaching, engagement, and education. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience engaging with diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students from diverse backgrounds, or incorporating diverse perspectives in teaching.

Description of Work:

Position reports to the Durham Chair of Mathematics and is responsible for providing instruction for a selection of courses from pre-calculus, calculus, statistics, data science, and courses beyond calculus with emphasis on mathematical modeling, student-centered instruction, and use of instructional technology.

  • Plan and develop an instructional program that helps students assimilate specific course content and skills;

  • Develop and communicate clear course objectives and goals to students;

  • Participate in discipline and multi-section course meetings;

  • Create syllabi and other required administrative documents;

  • Grade and provide feedback to students in a timely manner, and submit grade reports on time with sufficient comments when required;

  • Communicate with parents and student support teams when necessary;

  • Hold office hours per week and tutorial sessions as outlined by the department;

  • Structure and manage an environment conducive to learning;

  • Model responsibility to self and others for students;

  • Follow the school's mission, policies, and procedures;

  • Engage in both January terms by proposing and teaching approved courses;

  • Participate in foundational duties for all faculty including required meetings, academic advising, event participation (at least two Saturdays per year), professional development and outreach, written appraisals/evaluations, and involvement in the NCSSM community;

  • Serve on departmental, faculty, and school-wide standing committees;

  • Write recommendations for up to 15 students each year, as requested;

  • Participate in professional development and personal intellectual growth activities;

  • Participate in one or more of the following professional duties:



    • Provide information, service, and expertise to other schools and organizations;

    • Assist students on special projects, independent and individual study, and seminar-based studies;

    • Participate in the admissions process by recruiting, selecting, and advising prospective students;

    • Participate in NCSSM alumni activities;

    • Provide assistance for school-sponsored programs and extracurricular activities.




More details are provided on the position profile.

For more information, please read the NCSSM strategic plan and visit ncssm.edu.






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