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Mathematics Instructor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application. Experience not listed on the application will not be considered.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Mathematics Instructor
Job Description Summary

Teaching and Direct Instructional Activities (65 – 75% of Activity, 25 – 30 hrs. wk.)

Preparation of Course Materials
o Develop curriculum guides, course syllabi and outlines, and other instructional materials
o Responsible for syllabi adhering to department master syllabi and outlines
o Prepare course offering schedule based on curriculum guides
o Participate in curriculum meetings
o Utilize innovative, effective, and equitable teaching techniques
o Maintain teaching load practiced by college
o Provide a minimum of 10 hours of on campus office hours (regular Fall & Spring semesters), 6 hours in summer semester.
o Meet all deadlines related to this function

Course Presentation
o Provide instruction in area of expertise
o Create a learning environment in which all students are treated equitably and with respect
o Responsible for accurately maintaining materials on the learning management system (Canvas)
o Maintain appropriate student records, i.e., grades, attendance, placement, completion, and licensure statistics (if applicable), etc.
o Report accurate and timely attendance status at census day or for financial aid reasons
o Follow course syllabi
o Practice appropriate safety precautions applicable to learning environment (classroom, laboratory, workshop, workplace)
o Maintain student discipline
o Maintain time on task
o Complete all end of semester reporting processes and required submissions
o Meet all deadlines related to this function

Student Performance Evaluation
o Receive acceptable ratings from Student Rating of Instruction surveys and acceptable ratings for Department Unit Programs and Program Student Learning Outcomes
o Accept accountability for three-semester grade distribution analysis
o Provide constructive feedback on test and assignments as appropriate to students
o Provide fair and timely grading of student coursework
o Meet all deadlines related to this function

Service to Students, Department, Division or College (20 – 30% of Activity, 10 – 15 hrs. wk.)

Institutional Service
o Accountable for daily attendance in addition to the established roster process for the college and all required record keeping functions
o Mandatory attendance for all full-time faculty meetings, departmental, program coordinator meetings and convocation
o Participate in standing and ad hoc committee and activities within the Department/Division and at the campus and college levels (including the maintenance of an active advisory committee with required composition of membership, holding a minimum of two meetings annually)
o Ensure course, program entries in catalog and publication materials are up to date and accurate in association with the curricular process, catalog production requirements, and activities of institutional advancement.
o Complete or contribute to college reports in a timely manner
o Participate in college program review activities and institutional effectiveness activities
o Complete specialist directed activities in relation to area of expertise
o Participate in recruiting activities (i.e. career fairs, etc.)
o Participate in faculty in-service in August and January and any declared professional development days
o Maintain program and personal accreditation/certification/licensure requirements if applicable
o Provide service to the college that may include some of the following activities:
 Sponsor student organizations
 Serve on or chair committees
 Conduct or coordinate teaching consultant activities
 Facilitate workshops
 Teach continuing education or customized industry courses
 Provide routine equipment maintenance
 Initiate and write new program proposals
 Serve on LCTCS Committees

Community Service
o Represent the college in manner, appearance, and behavior that promotes a positive image in college-related outreach activities
o Serve on outside advisory boards/committees
o Apply academic or technical expertise in the local, state or national community.
o Provide service to the community that may include:
 Participation in health fairs
 Participation in charity or community activities
 Participation in community organizations, i.e. United Way, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, Lions Club, Boy Scouts, 4-H Club, etc.

Student Services
o May sponsor or participate in student activities
o Mandatory attendance of academic ceremonies including Graduation
o Provide advisory services to students as assigned
o Generally assist students with advising and career counseling activities related to academic, career and job placement areas (e.g. designated advising schedule per semester, job fairs)
o Follow curriculum guides in scheduling to insure timely completion of a program of studies
o Serve special populations
o Make appropriate referrals of students to college student services
o Meet all deadlines related to this function

Research and Professional Development Activities (5 – 15% of Activity, 5 – 10 hrs. wk.)

Developing/Maintaining Professional Relationships
o Participate in professional development activities and enhance effectiveness, particularly with respect to teaching and student learning at South Louisiana Community College. (e.g. Professional presentations, develop and maintain professional and collegiate relationships, Membership in professional organizations)
o Serve on a Board or in an Office of a professional association
o Serve on an external institutional or program accreditation team
o Participate in industry visits
o Demonstrate leadership role on a SLCC or LCTCS Committee, Faculty Council, etc

Continuing Education
o Pursue or acquire advanced degrees, certifications, etc
o Maintain continuing education associated with licensing and/or regulatory grant proposals
o Participate in a Leadership Academy

Publishing/Writing Activities
o Publish/review professional books/articles
o Write/review grant proposals
o Present a paper or facilitate a workshop at a professional conference
o Demonstrate communications on professional matters

Research Activities
o Faculty may be required, as part of professional development, to participate in grant and pilot activities

Qualifications Desired

N/A

Experience Required

The minimum qualification for teaching in an Academic area is a Master’s degree in the discipline or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in the discipline being taught.

Type of Position Instruction
Department STEM (Academic Affairs)
Semester
Full-time or Part-time? Full Time
Status 9/10 Months
Degree Required Masters
Degree Preferred Doctorate
Salary 36527+
Estimated Hours per Week 40

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 13-00401
Open Date 07/14/2017
Close Date 07/27/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application. Experience not listed on the application will not be considered.

Quick Link http://careers.solacc.edu/postings/1223

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Our Website
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Facebook
  2. * Do you have a Master's Degree in the discipline you wish to teach or any Master's Degree with 18 graduate hours in the discipline you wish to teach?
    • Yes
    • No

Requested Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. List of References
  5. Reference Letter 1
  6. Reference Letter 2
  7. Reference Letter 3
  8. Link to Portfolio
  9. Teaching Philosophy
  10. Other Documents