Salt Lake Community College seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of knowledge. The successful applicant will join a vital and innovative department as its members are reflective practitioners and knowledgeable teachers in their respective fields. They participate in their professional communities, and collaborate with colleagues in developing curriculum. Such faculty members actively serve our students in successfully obtaining the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in their careers.
Under minimal supervision will prepare for and teach classes in the area of developmental mathematics. Assess student work, course design and implementation and program design. Will continue to develop professionally in the field of mathematics, math education, or developmental math education. Assist in college and department needs through committee and individual service.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
- Teaching developmental math classes. This consists of but is not limited to preparing course material, preparing class time activities, and assessing students’ progress, grading and giving both formative feedback on regular intervals.
- Continue to develop professionally in the field of mathematics, math education, or developmental math education. This consists of but is not limited to attending and presenting and local and national conferences, developing better teaching methodologies, and participating in SLCC’s professional development activities.
- Serve the college and department by assisting and eventually leading college-wise committees that support the academic infrastructure of the college. This consists of but is not limited to participating in the curriculum and shared governance of the college.
- Adhere to college policies and procedures and department guidelines.
- Other duties as assigned
Preferred QualificationsA Master’s degree in Mathematics Education will receive first preference.
- Masters in Education or Developmental Education with a BS in Mathematics from an accredited college or university.
- One year developmental math teaching experience at either an institution of higher education or more than three years teaching math in K-12.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Masters from an accredited college or university in mathematics, mathematics teaching or developmental mathematics teaching. Experience with adult developmental math education.
- Two years of experience in higher education teaching.
- Demonstrated experience with high-impact pedagogy.
- Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College. The ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.
Priority Review Date: April 7, 2017. All applications received by the priority review date will be given priority in screening. Additional applications are reviewed as needed.Required Documents for Application: Please attach a copy of your transcripts and resume/curriculum vitae for the committee to review. Additional documents for the committee to review are encouraged.
The committee will select final candidates for a classroom teaching demonstration.
The SLCC HR Dept will conduct criminal background checks on the selected finalist. In addition, official transcripts from the selected finalist are required before offering employment.
SLCC offers a comprehensive benefits package for FT Faculty members. More Information can be found at: http://i.slcc.edu/hr/benefits/full-time-employees.aspx