The Department of Psychology and Education at New Mexico Tech (NMT) seeks a candidate for the position of Educational Assessment Specialist on the new 5 year Title V grant from the Department of Education, Advancing Teaching and Training of Hispanic Educators in STEM in New Mexico (AT-THE-STEM-NM). The grant aims to increase the number of STEM teachers in our teacher training (ALP) and Master of Science for Teachers (MST) programs. The grant specifically seeks to increase the number of Hispanic students choosing to go into teaching.
The successful candidate must have at least a Master’s in Education, Psychology, Experimental Methodology or a related field. This person should have experience in the collection, management, and statistical analysis of data. Experience in Higher Education, STEM fields and teacher training is highly desired. The position is open immediately. This position will be institutionalized after the completion of this five year grant.
The Educational Assessment Specialist will help design and implement tools to evaluate the effectiveness of our teacher training programs. This individual will work with MST STEM disciplines, the ALP and MST coordinators and the Title V Project Directors, as well as teachers in our local schools to assess teacher effectiveness and student learning. The Educational Assessment Specialist will provide feedback to other project personnel to improve deficiencies in our Educational Programs.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information of three references to Rosa Jaramillo at firstname.lastname@example.org and Mark.Samuels@nmt.edu. Questions can be directed to the Project Director of the grant Dr. Mark Samuels. College transcripts will be required if selected to interview. The selection process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Benefits include a health plan (health, vision, dental) and a retirement plan. New Mexico Tech is located in Socorro, in the scenic Rio Grande River Valley of central New Mexico, 75 miles south of Albuquerque and 139 miles south of Santa Fe. Nearby mountains and desert canyons provide opportunities for excellent hiking, climbing, and mountain biking. The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, located just south of Socorro along a major north-south flyway, offers some of the best birding in the USA.