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Developmental Math, Senior Manager Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75028
  • Pay Grade: P12
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Senior Manager
  • Family: Academic Programs
  • Function: Academic Support


Design and operate a program of developmental mathematics instruction that creates an environment for student success.  Provide vision and planning, establish objectives, implement instructional systems, supervise all developmental math instructors, and assess the results from the program.

Level Scope

Spends the majority of time (50% or more) achieving organizational objectives through the coordinated achievements of subordinate staff. Manages experienced professionals who exercise latitude and independence in assignments. Establishes departmental goals and objectives, functions with autonomy. Manages the accountability and stewardship of human, financial, and often physical resources in compliance with departmental and campus wide goals and objectives. Ensures subordinate supervisors and professionals adhere to defined internal controls with a focus on policy and strategy implementation. Manages systems and procedures to protect departmental assets and requires practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects and tactics within one area.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years experience or equivalent including 1 year managerial experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Successful experience in administration or leadership of a developmental mathematics program.
  • Experience interacting with and working in a university environment; experience with assessment methods, especially data driven measures of student success and pedagogical methods.
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to act strategically and think critically

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Developmental Math, Senior Manager must:

  • Plan and articulate a vision for successful developmental math courses and college algebra. Oversee course development, assessment. and teaching assignments in consultation with appropriate department committees and faculty.
  • Establish methods to assess student achievement and faculty and staff performance.
  • Represent the Developmental Math Program and its faculty in settings outside the Mathematics  Department.
  • Manage the Developmental Math Program budget.
  • Supervise the Developmental Math Program faculty and staff.
  • Interview, hire, train, and evaluate new and returning adjunct faculty, in consultation with the Math Department when joint appointments are made.
  • Evaluate the teaching abilities of the graduate assistants and advise the Department Chair on future teaching assignments.
  • Report annually to the Department Chair regarding the health and success of the Developmental Math Program, including new initiatives, research, assessment, and faculty development.
  • Serve as Boise State’s contact with the national community of educators and researchers involved in developmental math.

35% of Time the Developmental Math, Senior Manager

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Developmental Math, Senior Manager

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual. In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.