Pueblo Community College

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Faculty - Mathematics & Physics

at Pueblo Community College

Posted: 12/12/2018
Job Reference #: 321
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

Tracking Code
300780
Job Description

While we thank all applicants for applying, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted during the selection process. All candidates will receive notification when a position is filled, a search is cancelled, or the selection process is concluded for some other reason.

A complete application package consists of:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial (Copy of) Transcripts
  4. Application (Completed Online)

Department/Division purpose (brief description of main function):

The mission of the Mathematics Department at Pueblo Community College is to enable each student to master fundamental and intermediate mathematical concepts as they prepare for careers or transfer to further study. The Mathematics Department of Pueblo Community College strives to provide Math learning experiences that respect the diversity of our students.

Job Summary Statement (brief summary of overall responsibility of position):

All faculty job descriptions incorporate and utilize the principles and tools of continuous improvement by and through the assessment of student learning. All job descriptions incorporate and utilize the principles and tools of continuous improvement. This is the foundation of our accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Open Pathways model, which is focused on quality assurance and institutional improvement. The Open Pathway is unique in that its improvement component, the Quality Initiative, affords institutions the opportunity to pursue improvement projects that meet their current needs and aspirations. Pueblo Community College embraces continuous improvement and has adopted it as its culture and as a necessary part of every job description. In addition, all job descriptions require the utilization of available technology in the completion of the duties.

Pueblo Community College embraces continuous improvement and has adopted it as its culture and as a necessary part of every job description. In addition, all job descriptions require the utilization of available technology in the completion of the duties.

This position specifically exists to provide classroom, laboratory, or related instruction under the supervision of the Department Chair and is responsible for planning and providing student instruction in accordance with approved syllabi, curriculum guidelines, and required program standards. Faculty must adhere to the laws, policies, procedures, rules, and applications which govern and affect the college, including the fiscal rules of the State of Colorado.

In addition to faculty responsibilities, faculty are also expected to support and assist with student orientations, advising, and registration. Absences will be minimal and only for appropriate cause; notification of supervisor is required. Faculty must provide coverage or obtain approval for class cancellation according to PCC policy. Two personal days per year are available with approval. Refer to PCC Operational Procedures and Protocols for further information.

Faculty are expected to model professionalism in dress, action, and communication. Accordingly, faculty are obliged to respond professionally to constructive feedback and to follow the chain of command in resolving conflicts.

Essential Functions:

% of Time

Teaches courses in Mathematics and Physics as assigned within faculty work load guidelines and meets all scheduled classes unless the class has been canceled or with the permission of the Chairperson. Must attend all scheduled department, division, or college meetings. Serves as a substitute within the program for absent colleagues for short-term absences as determined by Department Chair, Coordinator, or Dean. Maintains a work schedule as agreed upon by the supervisor and in concert with the state and faculty workload policy (at least a forty-hour work week with a minimum of 30 hours on campus, which can include co-ops or off-campus assignments.)

50%

Maintains regularly scheduled office hours (a minimum of five per week) for consultation or advisement with students. Performs student advisement and registration responsibilities professionally and accurately. Issues student alerts and responds promptly to progress report requests as needed.

10%

Provides adequate preparation of the course material for all assigned courses.

10%

Supervises and enforces appropriate safety procedures.

5%

Assists in the development and implementation of the approved program curriculum and syllabi and participates in cooperative planning with colleagues. Assists with training of instructors and with the preparation of materials for them.

5%

Participates in college-wide assessment of student learning activities and/or projects.

5%

Assists in program reviews and evaluation process required by internal/external sources.

5%

Assists in marketing, recruitment, and retention activities.

5%

Non-Essential Functions:

% of Time

Attends all regularly scheduled department, division, and college meetings/trainings as required by contract, unless these meetings conflict with a scheduled class or unless the faculty member is excused by the chair/supervisor or Dean.

2%

Serves on and contributes to a minimum of one college committee or special task force per academic year after the first provisional year and represents the college in the community as requested.

2%

Participates in graduation ceremony.

1%

Education:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Physics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Physics with ability to teach college level Math courses

Licenses or Certifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • None

Preferred Qualifications:

  • None
Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to teach algebra/calculus-based physics lectures/labs
  • Demonstrated ability to teach College Algebra and/or Introduction to Statistics
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills
  • Skilled user of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of “Desire 2 Learn” learning management system, “MyMathLabs” teaching software, or equivalent programs
  • Demonstrated ability to teach all college level Math courses.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in an academic environment
  • Experience using statistical software programs
Required Experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of college/university level experience teaching Mathematics or Physics, with demonstrated ability to teach both

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of college/university level experience teaching both Physics and Mathematics
  • Demonstrated curriculum-development experience

Job Location
Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
Salary
42,500.00 - 52,500.00 USD