Job: Mathematics Instructor-Adjunct
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SUMMARY: The Mathematics Instructor will be expected to teach math courses in a tribal community college setting. A variety of delivery systems such as cooperative learning, self-paced, independent or individualized instruction, in addition to traditional classroom teaching methods may be used. Incumbents are expected to support the goals and mission of the College.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The education and experience requirements listed below are representative of this position‚s requirements.
* Valid Arizona Driver‚s license with no DUI‚s or major traffic offenses within the past three years.
* Must successfully pass a background check and a fingerprint clearance.
This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Primary duties are to teach Math.
* Provides an effective environment for student learning through teaching assigned courses based on college approved course outlines.
* Develops, prepares and evaluates instructional materials which promote learning.
* Evaluates student progress, provides frequent feedback to students, and refers students to appropriate college support services when needed.
* Assists in the recruitment and retention of students.
* Participates in curriculum development including developing and reviewing course teaching materials and text selections.
* Assesses student-learning outcomes at the course and program level in order to improve teaching/learning outcomes.
* Working with student services to assess student needs and goals for each student; provide referrals to students.
* Maintains current knowledge in the subject area and in the use of alternative teaching techniques and appropriate instructional technology; participates in faculty development activities.
* Maintains student records, attendance, goals and assessment; completes and returns required reports to the appropriate office by due date.
* Cooperates with other faculty and college staff in maintaining a positive professional and educational environment in the college.
* Attends and participates in meetings, committees, training seminars/workshops, staff development and other college activities.
* Participates in commencement day exercises in academic dress, unless previously excused in accordance with stated policy/procedure.
* Performs related duties as required.
Skills / Requirements
COMPENTENCY (To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies):
* Skilled in communications and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with college administrators, faculty, staff and students.
* Ability to design curriculum, provide academic advising, consult with students regarding academic success, evaluate student performance, build community relations, incorporate a variety of teaching methodologies, and serve as a member of the department.
* Establish and maintain good working relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds
* Ability to integrate the values of diversity and team building into educational decision-making.
Bachelor‚s degree in the teaching field or a Bachelor‚s in any teaching field with 24 lower/upper division semester credit hours in the teaching field.
Or a Master‚s degree in the teaching field or a Master‚s in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field or a Master‚s in any field with 24 upper division and/or graduate semester hours in the teaching field.
Must be certified or eligible for a Community College Teaching Certificate.
ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN TO INDIVIDUALS WITH THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to speak and understand O‚odham and/or Spanish.
Knowledge and understanding of the history and contemporary issues facing tribal communities.
One year work experience with tribal communities.
TOCC is a tribal college located on the Tohono O‚odham Nation, 60 miles west of Tucson. The incumbent will work closely with members of the Tohono O‚odham Nation within a multi-cultural setting.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear and listen. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
The College offers mileage reimbursement to/from residence and the Tohono O‚odham Community College.
HOW TO APPLY: Applications are available on line at www.tocc.edu. Interested applicants must submit a resume, related degrees, transcripts, certificates, three (3) letters of recommendation and a completed TOCC application for employment, if claiming Indian Preference under Tohono O‚odham Ordinance 01-85, submit a copy of certification or enrollment card to:
TOHONO O‚ODHAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE
ATTENTION: HUMAN RESOURCES
P.O. BOX 3129
SELLS, AZ 85634
VOICE (520) 383-0049
FAX (520) 383-0029