Instructor, Mathematics - 9 Months

Instructor, Mathematics - 9 Months


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Pitt Community College Main Campus, and ECU Campus


Commensurate with Experience


FT Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Closes: Friday, December 7, 2018

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Chair, Math and Physics and the Instructor/Coordinator, Mathematics while teaching on ECU campus.

Employment Type

FT Position, 9 Month Contract

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in mathematics. One to two years of teaching experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. 
Physical Requirements:   Must be physically able to operate a variety of types of office and audio-visual equipment including computer, copier, calculator, duplicating machine, etc.  Must be physically able to exert up to fifteen pounds of force occasionally and/or frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Physical demands are in excess of sedentary work;  position requires walking, standing, stooping, reaching, crouching, fingering, etc. for extended periods of time.  Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately thirty pounds.
Data Conception:   Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
Interpersonal Communication:   Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information.  Includes the giving of instructions to students.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.
Language Ability:   Requires the ability to read a variety of documents, reports, and various books such as various manuals, PCC handbook and catalog, various texts, etc.  Requires the ability to prepare various documents and reports such as lesson plans, grade/evaluation reports, attendance report, end-of semester reports, long-range plans, etc., using the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar.  Requires the ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisor, subordinates, other PCC personnel, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to be conversant in the theory, principles, and methods of effective and persuasive speaking, voice and diction, phonetics, and discussion and debate.
Intelligence:   Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form.  Must be able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Requires the ability to apply rational systems such as education (teaching), mathematics, etc., in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
Verbal Aptitude:   Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions.  Must be able to instruct others via effective verbal communication.
Numerical Aptitude:   Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers; determine percentages and decimals; determine time and weight; apply algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric principles; utilizing descriptive statistics; apply principles of integral and differential calculus; utilize linear programming; etc.  Requires comprehensive knowledge of all of the above in order to instruct students in utilizing concepts and principles in solving problems.
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination:   Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing automated office and audio-visual equipment, etc. 
Manual Dexterity:   Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc.  Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Interpersonal Temperament:   Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions.   Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

Under limited supervision, instructs students in math and/or developmental mathematics classes and performs related administrative and recordkeeping duties.  Interacts with and assists students in various areas.  Reports to the Department Chair, Math and Physics and the Instructor/Coordinator, Mathematics while teaching on ECU campus.

Teaches assigned courses in math.  Prepares for and conducts class by compiling course materials to meet departmental guidelines; organizing course activities in a logical sequence and within a consistent framework; developing engaging lectures appropriate to the discipline; developing and maintaining structured, relevant, and accessible (ADA Compliant) websites for both traditional and online instruction; setting clear expectations and reasonable policies; assessing and responding to students' needs; evaluating students' work; and providing feedback and answers to questions in a timely fashion. Performs related administrative and recordkeeping duties such as evaluating textbooks and/or online resources; preparing lesson plans, course syllabi, handouts, tests, and other class materials; duplicating materials; setting up and maintaining online gradebook; and maintaining online resources. Prepares and/or completes various reports and forms related to classes including 10% reports, Web Attendance, end-of-semester reports, and grade reports. 
Performs various student-related duties including advising students, assisting students with class registration, counseling with students, assisting students with career and study skills, and writing letters of recommendation.  Completes various student forms such as course substitutions, graduation readiness and approvals, withdrawals, drop/add, and credit by examination.
Remains active in professional organizations and activities.  Keeps abreast of newest research and technological advances relative to the teaching of math courses by reading professional journals and attending seminars, conferences, and/or meetings.
May assist with establishing long-range goals and objectives for the Department.  Receives, reviews, processes, files and/or submits a variety of professional documents and reports such as attendance reports, evaluation forms, annual objectives, teaching schedule, professional development forms, memos, and general letters of correspondence.
Operates, utilizes, and maintains various types of equipment and supplies including computers, projectors, calculators, copiers, printers, audio-visual equipment and general office supplies.  Uses various computer applications including Moodle, email, Colleague, and Google docs.
Maintains good working relationships within the Department and with all departments/divisions on campus.  Communicates information within the Department and, when appropriate, with all departments/divisions on campus.  Serves on various College committees, sponsors student events/clubs, and attends meetings as required.  Assists part-time instructors and substitutes for absent instructors as needed.
Responds to phone calls and emails, providing information and answering inquiries as appropriate.  Performs other duties as required.

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