Regional Math Specialist, Senior

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Academic Programs, Education and Training, College of Education, Senior-Level

About Us:

Boise State University is located along the banks of the Boise River and a short stroll from the state capitol. We are committed to an innovative, transformative, and equitable educational environment that supports student success, and advances Idaho and the world.

Boise State is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities are welcomed.

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Regional Mathematics Center at Boise State University is committed to improving K-12 student mathematics achievement in Idaho public schools. We work in collaboration with classroom teachers and district personnel to provide professional development opportunities grounded in mathematics education research, focused on improving K-12 student mathematics achievement, and meaningfully connected to the Idaho Mathematics Content and Practice Standards.

This is an 11-month appointment.

Department Overview:

The Center for School and Community Partnerships at Boise State University has a robust project portfolio, with more than a dozen projects, 28 staff, and 8 affiliated faculty. Annually, we administer more than $6 million in projects, and our work serves hundreds of Idaho schools, and thousands of educators and students. Our work is grounded in a strong commitment to service, and community-engaged partnerships that support the work of public education systems. Applicants will join a team of professionals with a variety of expertise in instruction, student support services, school leadership, STEM education, special education, school nutrition, program evaluation, and other topics.

Level Scope:

Recognized subject matter expert who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field with limited oversight from managers. Independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; requires deep job knowledge of areas typically obtained through higher education combined with experience. Manages large projects or processes; navigates problems faced that are difficult and often complex; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy. Influences others regarding policies, practices and procedures.

Essential Functions:

Facilitate professional development activities for K-12 Idaho educators focused on research-based instructional practices to improve Idaho students’ mathematics achievement, including:
• Collaborative preparation and planning meetings with teachers, administrators, and other professional development providers
• Serving as instructor for professional development courses and workshops in face-to-face and online formats
• Frequent travel to schools for embedded classroom teaching activities, and
• Use and facilitation of online collaborative technologies.

Contribute to applied mathematics education research and professional development projects through:
• Collaborative creation and revision of professional development materials,
• Facilitation of professional development opportunities with classroom teachers and district leaders, and
• Collection and analysis of research data in addressing mathematics teaching and learning,

Engage in personal and collective professional learning and development through:
• Collaboration with colleagues at Boise State University and the Idaho Regional Math Centers,
• Review of scholarly literature and participation in mathematics education conferences, and
• Independent learning activities as approved by supervisor(s).

May perform other duties as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Experience facilitating mathematics professional development.
● K-12 teaching and/or coaching experience.
● The ability to work with colleagues at Boise State University in a professional collaborative to design and deliver high-quality mathematics teacher professional development programs.
● Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years experience or equivalent relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Master’s Degree or higher in Mathematics or Education with a focus on Mathematics Education.
● Experience facilitating mathematics professional development.
● Instructional coaching experience.
● High school teaching experience.
● Experience working with the Math Education Collective projects.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary of $75,000/11 months (prorated over 12 months); commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:

Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position. Attach a resume that includes education and employment history (including dates of employment).



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