Coordinator - University of Texas at Austin : Job Details


University of Texas at Austin

Job Location : Austin, TX, USA

Posted on : Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:02:05 GMT

Job Description :

Job Posting Title:



Hiring Department:

Charles A Dana Center


Position Open To:

All Applicants


Weekly Scheduled Hours:



FLSA Status:



Earliest Start Date:

Mar 11, 2019


Position Duration:

Expected to Continue





Job Description:

Serve as Higher Ed team member working with states, collaborating organizations and institutions of higher education to improve success for students in entry-level college math through Dana Center Mathematics Pathways and related Center initiatives. Focus is to support work across state and regional systems through development and delivery of tools, resources and services.


Job Details:

General Notes

This position may be remote and will be determined by the Dana Center at the time of hiring offer. The position will require travel.

  • Develop tools and resources to support math faculty, administrators and policymakers to implement math pathways based on input from team members, consultants and clients. Collaborate with technical support personnel on updates of an online portal that will serve as a primary delivery system for the tools and resources.

  • Coordinate and support technical assistance to state-, region-, and system-level teams. Manage, support, track activities, and document consultants working on state-, region- and system-level activities. Provide direct technical assistance to teams. Identify key issues and report to team leadership.

  • Support development of materials for trainings and convenings. Help plan and facilitate such events.

  • Manage timelines across strands of work, which includes coordination across the team and with service providers, and ensure deadlines are met.

  • Participate in processes and activities designed to establish an organizational culture that supports learning, collaboration, and collective responsibility in order to enhance professional relationships, job satisfaction, and organizational effectiveness.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Mathematics, Math Education or related field. and four years of related experience, or bachelor’s degree and seven years of related experience. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Knowledge of structures and courses in mathematics. Knowledge of higher education systems. Experience working with higher education math faculty, student services and administrators. Experience leading and developing workshops for math faculty, departmental chairs and administrators for structural system change. Experience working on a complex project or initiative with multiple strands of work and competing deadlines, coordinating with multiple people. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree. Experience working with college math faculty, teaching math, working directly with first-year college students. Demonstrated leadership skills as a department chair or leading a project of change effort. Experience using social media to communicate about and support work. Experience developing online and digital resources. Experience working on projects serving underserved communities, or projects in service of addressing defined barriers to equity or opportunity gaps.

Salary Range

$75,000 + depending on qualifications

Working Conditions

Normal office working conditions involving, sitting, standing and walking. Use of a computer and/or laptop and telephone are required.

Required Materials
  • Resume/CV
  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
  • Letter of interest

Important: You will be prompted to submit your resume in the first step of the online job application process. Then, any additional Required Materials will be uploaded in the My Experience section; you can multi-select the additional files or click the Upload button for each file. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.


Employment Eligibility:

Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.


Retirement Plan Eligibility:

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.


Background Checks:

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Pay Transparency:

The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


Employment Eligibility Verification:

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.



The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:

  • E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
  • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
  • Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
  • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]



Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031 .

The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2018 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.

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