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Instructor, Mathematics

Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute
Boone, NC Full-time
Posted on October 9, 2019

Instructor, Mathematics

Watauga Campus

Salary: $4,709.00 - $5,495.00/monthly

Opening Date: October 04, 2019

Closing Date: October 20, 2019, 11:59 pm

Description:

Instructor, Mathematics provides quality learning experiences within the classroom or distance learning setting; facilitates the learning process; advises and registers students; seeks professional development opportunities; maintains office hours according to institutional policy; completes required course assessments and documentation in an accurate and timely manner; attends departmental and college meetings, student activities, and contributes to the development of curriculum courses and programs. This is a nine-month position that teaches 15-22 contact hours per semester.

This is a 9-month position working from mid-August to mid-May.

Examples of Duties:

Essential responsibilities and other duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Essential Functions:

1. Plans and participates in the instruction of classes for programs; prepares supplemental materials and tests; maintains accurate records of student attendance and performance.
2. Instructs 15-22 contact hours each semester; prepares objectives, assignments, grading standards, attendance policies and course syllabi to be distributed at first class meeting; selects textbooks; prepares, proctors and grades tests; prepares instructional materials and aids.
3. Provides supervisor with objectives and course outlines for each class; begins and ends each class on time; takes attendance at each class meeting; turns in reports, final grades and other forms on time; revises course content and objectives as required; administers student assessments each term; develops new courses in field as required.
4. Assists in the evaluation of activities and operations of assigned programs; ensure that operations meet the goals and objectives of the college and the needs of the student population; monitor program systems and procedures.
5. Participates in the development of the division's plan of action; participates in work activities, class schedule preparation, projects, grants, and programs; coordinates work products, methods, and procedures.
6. Participates in the academic program's efforts to recruit and retain students; reviews and provides recommendations for the program publications, webpage, publicity, and other community relations activities.
7. Evaluates and recommends textbooks and materials; makes recommendations regarding course supplies, software, and equipment needs.
8. Collaborates with other divisions and departments of the college to provide comprehensive credit and non-credit courses and programs.
9. Attends various meetings, seminars, and conferences; makes presentations to outside agencies as a representative of the college; stays abreast of new developments in the assigned area of study; participates in professional development activities and required employee training offered by the college.
10. Schedules regular office hours for consultation with students; ensures availability during non-scheduled hours by appointment; counsels students in academic and career planning; keeps current on graduation requirements.
11. Works with part-time instructors to assure quality instruction, assisting them with course syllabi, tests, forms, grade sheets, and attendance reports.
12. Ensures the classroom environment, regardless of seated, online, or hybrid is appropriate for all student learners through equity, inclusion, and globalization by using the universal design for learning (UDL) framework.
13. Assists in the student advising and registration process.
14. Supports the mission, vision, and values of the college.

Marginal Functions:

1. Serves on a variety of committees and study groups; researches and develops recommendations related to academic and instructional programs; maintains contacts with business, industry, and professional organizations for the purpose of keeping instructional programs current.
2. Participates in the development and delivery of public information efforts; supports college functions and cultural activities.
3. Conducts inventory of programmatic equipment, assumes responsibility for labs and other facilities designated primarily for the assigned program.
4. Perform other duties as assigned.

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position. The President or appropriate supervisory personnel may assign additional duties. The college reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job titles with or without notice.

Qualifications and Working Conditions:

Knowledge of:

  • Demonstrated excellence in communication skills.
  • Principles and techniques of instruction, including the use and implementation of the UDL framework.
  • Principles and techniques of implementing diversity, equity, inclusion, and globalization within courses and programs.
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping.
  • Principles and techniques involved in assessment.
  • Safe work practices and procedures.
  • Operational characteristics of equipment and tools used in the area of work assigned.
  • The mission, goals, and objectives of CCC&TI.
  • Current trends, research, and development in the area of assignment.
  • Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability to:

  • Interpret and apply college and assigned division goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Contribute to the teaching and learning of mission, goals, and objectives which complement those of the college.
  • Interpret and apply Federal, State, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations of the department.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Operate a variety of mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Maintain physical conditions appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:
    standing, walking or sitting for extended periods of time; moderate lifting and carrying; general manual dexterity; operating assigned equipment; exposure to computer screens.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    making observations; reading and writing; operating assigned equipment; communicating with others; handling varied tasks simultaneously.
  • Maintain mental capacity which permits:
    making sound decisions and use good judgment; demonstrating intellectual capabilities; evaluating the effectiveness of programs and personnel.
  • Effectively handle a work environment and conditions, which involve: office and classroom environment; working closely with others; periodically working irregular hours.
  • Maintain a presence on both the Caldwell and Watauga campuses.

Environmental Conditions:

Office or classroom environment; working closely with others; periodically working irregular hours.

Physical Conditions:

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for standing, walking or sitting for prolonged periods of time; moderate lifting; general manual dexterity; exposure to the computer screen.

Experience and Training

Experience:

  • Teaching experience at a community college and using a learning management system to teach hybrid and distance education courses preferred.

Training:

  • Master's degree in Mathematics from a regionally accredited college or university; or
  • Master's in Mathematics Education or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university with 18 graduate semester hours in mathematics.

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