Instructor - Natural Resources (Aquatic Wildlife Course)
Mount Hood Community College - Gresham, OR

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Current need for someone to teach Aquatic Wildlife course for spring term. Content covers biology and field sampling techniques for major PNW fish, amphibians and stream macro-invertebrates. Class meets 6 hours per week, M 1:10-3 and W 1:10-5.

Responsible for providing quality instruction that will provide learning experiences that will contribute to the learning experiences necessary for each student to meet the objectives of the course and to be successful in both their education and career development experiences.
Please read the Additional Posting Information and Special Instructions sections for important information and application instructions for this position.


District Funded

Salary Type:

Natural Resources Technology

Hiring Range:
See link to pt faculty salary schedule below.

Gresham campus

Work/Course Schedule:
Spring term 2013, M 1:10-3 and W 1:10-5

Job Closing Date:

Open Until Filled:

Screening Date:

  • Instructs students in a classroom, lab, learning center or other setting as appropriate.

  • Provides student contact before or after class or through telephone or email exchanges or office hours where facilities and schedules permit according to Article 18.G.3.

  • Prepares, distributes and utilizes instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate; incorporates the latest classroom technology when available and appropriate into instructional activities.

  • Structures classes and curriculum to correspond with the overall program objectives; prepares clear objectives for students each course. Maintains and revises curriculum to maintain currency.

  • Understands, develops and provides a learning environment that supports diversity and incorporates sensitivity to diversity within the College community.

  • Responsible for classroom, laboratory and departmental equipment and provides for the security of facilities and instructional materials as appropriate.

  • Understands and abides by College policies and regulations and other policies, procedures and materials as required by the College, departments or divisions

  • Convenes classes on time and as scheduled.

  • Maintains evaluation and grading records for assigned students; enters grades and provides all necessary documentation for incompletes within established College timelines.

  • Ensures and emphasizes safe working and classroom conditions and practices.

  • May participate in professional development activities.

  • Maintains current licenses or certificates in areas of expertise.

  • May attend in-service sessions and division meetings.

  • May direct aides and work-study students as assigned.

  • Understands and uses the College’s computer system.

  • Minimum Qualifications:
    Master’s degree (or higher) in Biology, Fisheries or related field or a master’s degree with 24 graduate credit hours in Biology or Fisheries

    Desired Qualifications:
    Community college teaching experience

    Additional Requirements:

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

    Working Conditions:

    Additional Posting Information:
    Please note: this is initially a self-screening system. We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration if you do not meet these requirements.

    For a link to the part-time faculty salary schedule, click here . Position subject to budget consideration and approval.

    Final candidates will be subject to a criminal background check as part of the employment process.

    MHCC is NOT able to support Visa applications for employment at the college. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered.

    MHCC provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230, and 408.235; OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015.

    Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting as verification of eligibility a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension to your application. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veteran’s disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215.

    If you are seeking this preference, appropriate documentation must be provided at the time of application. You may submit an electronic copy in the document upload area of the application in the section marked “veterans’ preference document,” or fax to 503-491-7257 or mail to Human Resources, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR 97030. If you do not have your documentation, you may request it through your Veterans’ Administration Office.

    Mt. Hood Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively supports workforce diversity.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    To apply for this position you must submit a complete on-line application and all required documents (see list of required and optional documents at bottom of posting). Please be sure that education and work history are completely detailed in the application. Your cover letter should describe how you meet the qualifications for this position. Your resume and/or cover letter do not substitute for the application. Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the screening committee. Note: Additional materials will not be considered. We do not accept or read letters of recommendation.
    • When you apply for the position, you will get to the document upload area where you will be given an opportunity to attach your documents. Instructions will also be found there.

    MHCC only accepts applications through this online application system. For assistance with this, please call 503-491-7612 or email

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