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Walla Walla Community College is a comprehensive institution providing professional-technical, transfer, transitional studies, and extended learning programs at the postsecondary level. Most programs are located on the 110-acre Walla Walla campus site, which was established in 1974. Programs are also offered at the Clarkston Center in Clarkston, Washington; at Department of Corrections Facilities in Walla Walla and Connell, Washington; and at other off-campus locations. Over 12,679 students enroll annually. Full-time equivalent enrollment in 2011-2012 was more than 5,236 full-time equivalent students.
Description and Duties:
Walla Walla Community College is seeking a creative and talented instructor focused on student success in mathematics who has a strong knowledge background as well as teaching experience using a variety of strategies and technologies. The successful candidate will teach courses ranging from arithmetic, pre-algebra, and algebra to college-level quantitative courses. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include student advising, curriculum development, and other college professional activities.
Full-time teaching faculty are credentialed, professional educators with the primary responsibility of providing a quality education for all WWCC students. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor, and facilitator of learning. In addition to teaching responsibilities, faculty are responsible for engaging in professional development and college committees as well as engaging in the academic life of the college.
Teaching/Equivalent Responsibilities :
Teaching includes both teaching and teaching-related activities. Teaching-related activities encompass classroom preparation, advising, curriculum development, textbook orders, grading, student outcomes assessment development and implementation, and availability during posted office hours. Specific responsibilities include:
· Teach assigned classes at scheduled time and place.
· Demonstrate professional skills appropriate to the teaching assignment.
· Provide each student with a comprehensive syllabus at the beginning of the quarter.
· Provide clear explanations, assignments, and directions.
· Conduct appropriate and frequent evaluations of student performance and provide feedback so students are aware of their performance throughout the quarter.
· Assign and submit grades based upon results of evaluations and college grading policy.
· Maintain student records and grades.
· Post and be available during office hours that are reasonable for student access.
· Advise and mentor students on program options, career plans, and graduation requirements.
· Maintain course outlines and syllabi to reflect program curriculum.
· Review and recommend program textbooks, materials, and technology.
· Utilize available technology appropriate to assignments.
· Participate in program planning and budgeting.
· Post measurable outcomes and assessments on the college-wide Online Catalogue Administrator (OCA) and comply with expectations of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities from which results are used to continuously improve the college.
Competencies & Requirements:
Competencies and Requirements :
· A passion for mathematics and the mission of the community college.
· A commitment to life-long learning.
· A desire to invest time and energy in professional growth and development.
· A willingness to adapt to the changing needs of students, the college, and teaching methodologies.
· Demonstrated academic excellence.
· Demonstrated commitment to supporting student achievement and academic success.
· Effective written and oral communication skills.
· Demonstrated ability to related to and work with persons from varied cultural, ethnic, gender, age, socioeconomic, and educational brou8nds.
· This position requires a Master’s in Mathematics or a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with a Master’s degree in Math Education/Teaching .
· Collegiate teaching experience in courses comparable to those offered at WWCC desired.
· Demonstrated experience using technology in the teaching of mathematics desired.
Conditions/Terms of Employment:
These are full-time tenure track faculty positions exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Faculty terms and conditions of employment are negotiated with their exclusive bargaining representative, the Association for Higher Education. A complete copy of the agreement can be found on the WWCC Employment Page . In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Walla Walla Community College hires only United States citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States. Persons hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of lawful authorization to work in the United States within three (3) days of employment and official college transcripts. Candidate may be subject to a criminal history background check as a condition for consideration of employment.
The College has a negotiated faculty salary schedule. Employee placement on the schedule is determined by education level and experience. Salary is dependent on the number of days of the contract and the candidate’s placement on the negotiated faculty salary schedule. Initial placement is generally $46,900- $50,500 for a standard 176-day contract, dependent on qualifications (additional compensation for doctorate degree). The College has an excellent faculty benefit program including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; paid sick leave; and retirement plan. The college also supports faculty professional development.
Required Application Materials:
Required Application Materials:
This position will remain open until filled with the first screening of applications on May 17, 2013. To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:
NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The items marked with an asterisk are required to be included with your on line application prior to submission.
- Online application.
- A letter of interest detailing how you meet the qualifications and competencies for this position*
- Curriculum vitae or comprehensive resume*
- Contact information for three professional references*
- Unofficial transcripts*
WWCC also reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, reopen the position or make a direct appointment. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.
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Walla Walla Community College - 15 months ago