MATH INSTRUCTOR (9-MONTH)

MATH INSTRUCTOR (9-MONTH)

Employer

Wilson Community College
902 Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893
Phone: 252-291-1195

Job Location

Main Campus

Salary/Grade

$45,130 - $66,042 (9-Month Salary Range)

Benefits

Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, December 15, 2023
Closes: Friday, March 1, 2024

Target Start Date

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Full-Time Faculty Hours (9-Month Contract)

Reports to

Dean of College Transfer & Public Services

Employment Type

9-Month Contract

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Mathematics or a master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Mathematics from a regionally accredited university or college required with at least one year of relevant teaching and/or work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

Under the direction of a Dean of College Transfer & Public Services, the math instructor serves as a full-time faculty member, and is responsible for delivering accessible and high-quality learning experiences in settings such as classrooms and distance learning. The faculty member facilitates the learning process to promote student success. They maintain office hours to provide accurate and reliable academic and career guidance, to empower learners to establish career and college objectives and discover pathways to achieve their goals. Additionally, the faculty member suggests and implements academic interventions and strategies to encourage student success, foster progression, and promote the completion of credentials. They actively pursue professional development opportunities to integrate innovative and effective teaching and learning practices within their disciplines. The faculty member engages in the institutional effectiveness process and college- and state-wide initiatives, including program review, outcome assessment, and data analysis to continuously improve outcomes, and completes necessary course documentation promptly and accurately. The faculty member contributes to developing student and program learning outcomes, courses, and programs. Furthermore, they are committed to maintaining high ethical standards, ensuring the confidentiality of sensitive data while actively promoting an inclusive environment that respects diversity.

Essential Duties

Plan and deliver accessible, high-quality instruction that enhances learning and promotes students’ understanding of course outcomes.  Instruct 18-22 contact hours per contracted semester, in either curriculum, non-curriculum, or business and industry; prepare objectives, assignments, assessments, instructional and supplemental materials, grading standards, and attendance policies; develop, maintain course syllabi; ensure the learning experiences align with program and student learning outcomes for the course.  Create an inclusive learning environment ensuring all students have equitable access to education.  Ensure availability for all students by maintaining established office hours, offering availability by appointment, and/or responding to electronic communications appropriately and promptly.  Maintain, complete, and submit accurate and timely documentation of student attendance and grades as indicated by institutional policy and procedures.  Assist students to make informed decisions by disseminating accurate, quality academic/career information and advising about policies, procedures, educational pathways, and/or transfer requirements from community colleges, universities, and the workforce.   Facilitate students’ understanding of the importance of transferable (soft) skills and their crucial role in achieving college and workplace success.  Employ a proactive advising model to encourage student success, foster progression, and promote the completion of credentials utilizing the identified Student Success and Engagement software.  Contribute to curriculum development by creating new courses and updating existing course content and student learning outcomes; offer recommendations for course textbooks, supplies, software, and equipment; provide input into developing the program’s course sequence and schedule.  Engage in the institutional effectiveness process and college- and state-wide initiatives, such as program review, grants, the College’s Strategic Plan, and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).  Demonstrate proficiency in student learning outcomes assessment, including aligning learning experiences with identified outcomes, conducting assessments to measure outcomes, and analyzing resulting data to enhance student learning.  Foster a collaborative and team-based work environment, demonstrating a strong commitment willing to follow tasks through to completion.  Collaborate with other divisions and departments to align comprehensive credit and non-credit courses and programs where appropriate.   Champion the College’s retention, progression, completion, and inclusion initiatives, ensuring social and economic success for all learners.   Support the College’s mission, vision, and core values by adhering to all policies and procedures.

Related Responsibilities

Participate in college-wide, divisional, and departmental meetings; contribute to advisory and standing committees and focus groups on formulating recommendations concerning educational pathways, courses, policies, and procedures.  Develop, strengthen, and advance collaborative partnerships with businesses, industries, community stakeholders, and professional organizations to ensure that educational pathways and courses are up-to-date, pertinent, and aligned with the workforce's evolving needs.  Pursue and engage in professional development activities each academic year, including required and recommended employee training offered by the College, research, and remain current in professional literature by participating in professional organizations, taking classes, and attending conferences and workshops, as appropriate, to integrate innovative and effective teaching and learning practices within the disciplines.  Participate in the College’s recruitment efforts by reviewing and providing recommendations for program publications, the College’s website, social media, marketing materials, and other community relations activities and attending events to enhance the College’s outreach efforts.  Assist with inventory management of programmatic or course equipment and assume responsibility for labs and other facilities designated primarily for the assigned program or course.  Attend the College’s convocations, graduation ceremony, and other student and institutional activities and functions.  Contribute to the College’s Quality Enhancement Plan.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean, Vice President for Academic Affairs, or President.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, in settings with people from diverse backgrounds, educational levels, and age groups while exhibiting the ability to maintain the confidentiality of communications.
  • Cultivate and sustain collaborative relationships with colleagues, students, and community stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel, relevant computer applications, and Internet platforms.
  • Display skills in planning, organizing, and implementing new initiatives, programs, and services; certify quality through tracking and assessment while effectively managing time and resources, meeting deadlines, and paying attention to details.
  • Perform complex tasks, prioritize multiple projects, manage interruptions, and demonstrate the ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Knowledge and practical ability in student/career and workforce development while understanding the significance of fostering a learner-centered environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the entire student experience, encompassing coaching, mentoring, academic/career advising, student/career services, and academic progression and completion.
  • Practice high ethical standards and preserve confidentiality when dealing with sensitive data and information.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion within the learning environment and the workplace.

Qualifications

Knowledge of assigned course content and resources in the assigned field. Knowledge of methods of teaching assigned courses, educational theory, practices, and processes including curriculum design, lesson outlines, and classroom presentations. Ability to provide technical leadership in classroom education processes and programs. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to operate a PC and related software. Ability to instruct students in the assigned courses. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other people. Ability to keep and maintain appropriate student records for students, advisees, and other activities for which held responsible. Ability to develop and administer appropriate evaluation tools for measurement of student progress and success. Ability to communicate and explain curriculums and courses offered by the College and encourage community and public groups to consider attending and participating in curriculum programs. Knowledge of and ability to enforce and follow rules and regulations of the College governing the curriculum programs.

How to Apply

A completed application package must be received by Human Resources.  Please visit our website, www.wilsoncc.edu.

 

 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources Office

Wilson Community College

P.O. Box 4305

Wilson, NC  27893

Phone:  (252) 246-1410

Email:  hradmin@wilsoncc.edu