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QSR Center Director Position at Hamilton College

published May 5, 2013 7:24am

May 5, 2013 - Aug 5, 2013

Hamilton College invites applications for a full-time academic-year director of its Center for Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning. The Center provides resources and tutoring for students in courses designated as fulfilling Hamilton's Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning requirement and for faculty teaching such courses. We expect the Director will also teach one credit-bearing quantitative skills course each year. We seek an engaging professional leader adept at working both independently and with multiple constituents on campus to provide superior academic support in the areas of quantitative and symbolic reasoning.

The Director oversees the daily operation of the QSR Center facilities and is responsible for recruiting, training, and supervising student tutors. In addition, the Director coordinates the Peer-Tutoring program for students enrolled in quantitative/symbolic courses as well as in courses in other areas of the curriculum. Other responsibilities include the development of tutorial materials, conducting faculty workshops on quantitative/symbolic reasoning in the curriculum, participation in professional communities, and publicizing the activities and resources of the QSR Center.

Experience in an administrative or leadership capacity, teaching experience, and an advanced degree in a quantitative/symbolic field required. Characteristics of a successful candidate may include a PhD. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Please submit a résumé, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to Address questions about the position to Human Resources at (315) 859-4302. Review of applications will begin on May 13 and continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.