Math Instructional Faculty - Adjunct Faculty Pool at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Tucson, Arizona





Job Description:



Position Type:


Adjunct Faculty Pool- ACADEMIC Math



Salary:

 $844 per load hour (most courses are 3-4 load hours)



Job List:


External



Close Date:


Multiple positions available- open until filled with a first review date of Monday, July 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm (Arizona time)




Position Summary 



Pima Community College's Math Department is currently accepting applications to expand the pool of qualified Math Faculty to teach Academic level math in the 2020 - 21 academic year.  



We are seeking dedicated part-time instructors to join our pool of excellent adjunct faculty. Qualified candidates may be asked to teach for college level courses that include:





  • Topics in College Mathematics 





  • College Algebra 





  • Pre-Calculus





  • Calculus sequence 





Teachers in these courses will be using active learning strategies, online resources and will provide equitable instruction for our students. For Fall 2020, classes may be offered in a virtual classroom.



Pima College offers a wide variety of instructional modalities, and are adapting to new realities created by the presence of Covid.  Adjunct faculty are hired from the pool to teach specific classes as there is need or enrollment. 



Our classes may be offered: 





  • Online





  • Virtual 





  • Hybrid





  • Face-to-face





  • Dual Enrollment program in the High Schools, or in a high school's virtual classroom





Duties and Responsibilities 



General Duties:





  • Instruct students in math and work with them on strategies to help them achieve academic success





  • Follow established protocols for presence, responsiveness, grading, attendance taking, and assessment of student learning.





  • Use current, effective classroom management techniques





  • Monitor and continuously improve instruction to ensure Student Learning Outcomes are met on a classroom, discipline/program, and College level





  • Evaluate student performance





  • Continually improve instruction utilizing appropriate delivery methods





  • Maintain competency and currency in the teaching fields as well as in teaching strategies, subject delivery modalities, and assessment methods





  • Work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students and utilize a collegial style in all forms of communication





  • Use online resources to meet with students virtually





The ideal candidate will have knowledge, skills, and abilities related to:





  • Experience teaching mathematics courses. 





  • Experience teaching in traditional and web-enhanced courses. 





  • Knowledge of curriculum development, course design, and online delivery





  • Student learning styles: ability to adapt and modify instruction based on the instructional needs of students, including working with accommodations and accessibility





  • Strong technical skills related to enhancing classroom instruction with technology. 





  • Experience using learning management systems.





  • Experience evaluating students' educational progress: ability to maintain high instruction and learning standards and assess students' academic progress in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes





  • Competencies in multiculturalism, diversity, and inclusivity: knowledge of diverse community college student populations, and the ability to address diversity in effective instructional practice and student learning





Minimum Qualifications



Master's degree (or higher) in Math, or a related field of study OR Master's degree in any discipline and 18 graduate semester hours in the field of study 



Fields of study (disciplines/subfields) are: math; statistics; mathematical sciences; engineering; physics.



Benefits 



Benefits such as sick leave will be provided as required by law. The College offers tuition waivers to active part-time employees and their families.  No other College-provided benefits will be offered, such as holiday pay, annual leave, educational benefits, etc.  



Temporary employees who work twenty (20) or more hours per week for more than nineteen (19) weeks in a fiscal year are required to participate in one of the following retirement plans: Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP).



Directions for Applying and Other Important Information 



In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must include the documents that are listed within the application form as required. Documents listed as optional do not have to be attached in order to submit the application. Follow the directions in the application form to upload your documents. At minimum, these documents are required:





  1. Resume or CV. This should be up to date and include any gaps in employment.





  2. Letter of interest or cover letter (not to exceed two pages). This is a description of your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as the strengths you would bring to the assignment. The letter should not exceed 2 pages.





  3. Copies of unofficial transcripts that support your qualifications as listed above. If selected for further consideration, official transcripts will be required. 





  4. Response to Supplemental questions. Provide a written response to the following 3 questions, not to exceed two (2) pages.





a. List the degree and courses on your transcripts that meet the above minimum qualifications 



b. Diversity Statement. In one page or less, please share your experience working with diverse student populations. Please also indicate how that informs your teaching practice and/or philosophy.



c. Teaching experience in a virtual environment. In one page or less, please share your experience teaching in a virtual environment. Be sure to include examples of resources you have used to engage with students and
to create an active learning environment.




Degrees and courses qualifying for Pima Community College teaching certification must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants currently in progress for a degree or additional coursework to meet the minimum qualifications must have the degree conferred and/or coursework prior to an offer to teach. 



A degree from any college outside of the United States (even if the transcript is in English) may need to be evaluated by a foreign transcript evaluation service. Pima Community College requires that applicants use an evaluation agency that is a member of NACES. Before ordering an evaluation, check with the Faculty Certification Office to confirm whether you will need to complete this step.



If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email

facultycertfication@pima.edu

. Office hours are normally Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.



To request a reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, please contact http://www.pima.edu/pima-jobs/contact-us.html




Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:



Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.



About Pima Community College



Pima Community College is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice. As an Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our community through their teaching and /or service because we believe that diversity enriches the College experience for everyone. We seek to hire and support employees who consistently and actively embrace these values. We are intentional about social justice, and addressing issues of institutional, structural, and environmental inequity, power and privilege. See our Diversity website for additional information about our commitment.



Pima Community College is committed to becoming a premier community college, one that is built on a foundation of student success, community engagement, and diversity. We hire people who:





  • set and meet high standards





  • believe in service and accountability





  • have a passion for learning





  • are creative





  • can help fulfill our mission





  • understand the first-generation college student experience





  • are knowledgeable about the challenges of populations traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalized in higher education populations





  • are knowledgeable about the traditions and culture of the populations of the Southwest, including Latinos and Native Americans





  • have cultural sensitivity and understanding of the needs of differently-abled, veterans, LGBTQ





We are one of the largest multi-campus community colleges in the nation, opening our doors to nearly 45,000 credit and noncredit students each year. With six campuses and more than 100 learning sites, we are a comprehensive community college, offering learners of all backgrounds and ages a variety of opportunities to meet their educational goals:





  • University transfer programs





  • Occupational education programs





  • Adult Education/HSE preparation





  • Workforce and Business Development





  • Continuing Education





The College meets the needs of the community by offering instruction when and how our students want it: evenings, weekends, year-round, in traditional classroom settings, online, in web-classroom hybrids, and in semester-long or accelerated formats. Employees can expect to participate in innovative, flexible scheduling, in keeping with the College's vision, to provide access to learning without the limits of time, place, or distance.



Pima Community College is in Tucson, an inclusive and welcoming oasis in the Arizona desert. A cosmopolitan community just 65 miles from the Mexico border, Tucson is enriched by a tapestry of vibrant cultures. Tucson enjoys nearly 300 sunny days a year, and, as the city sits in a valley surrounded by four mountain ranges, residents can travel from the saguaro-studded desert floor to inviting pine forests in 45 minutes. With a population of about 1 million, metropolitan Tucson boasts excellent schools, hundreds of miles of hiking trails and cycling paths, affordable housing, an active LGBTQ community, an active deaf community, a vibrant arts and culture scene, and an up-and-coming downtown. In all, Tucson is as great a place to live.



We strive to reflect the diversity and vibrancy of Tucson in our online community at PimaOnline. 



Additional information about the College may be found at www.pima.edu.



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