Mathematics Faculty

Mathematics Faculty

Employer

Mitchell Community College
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: 704-878-3200

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with Experience and Education

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, April 29, 2024
Closes: Monday, May 27, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Full Time

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education and Experience: Master’s degree in Mathematics or a related field with 18 graduate hours in Mathematics from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution. At least one year of relevant teaching and/or work experience. Preferred Education and Experience: Completion of the Applying the Quality Matter Rubric course, Quality Matters Teaching Online Certificate, or other course development certification. At least one year of community college teaching experience. At least one year of experience teaching distance learning using video conferencing tools like Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Collaborate, etc. At least one year of experience working the Ellucian Self-Service Student Portal or related portal system. At least one year of experience working with Watermark Student Success and Engagement (Aviso Enterprise) software.

Preferred Qualifications

Required Education and Experience: Master’s degree in Mathematics or a related field with 18 graduate hours in Mathematics from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution. At least one year of relevant teaching and/or work experience. Preferred Education and Experience: Completion of the Applying the Quality Matter Rubric course, Quality Matters Teaching Online Certificate, or other course development certification. At least one year of community college teaching experience. At least one year of experience teaching distance learning using video conferencing tools like Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Collaborate, etc. At least one year of experience working the Ellucian Self-Service Student Portal or related portal system. At least one year of experience working with Watermark Student Success and Engagement (Aviso Enterprise) software.

Position Description

Job Summary The Faculty, Mathematics, is responsible for delivering accessible and high-quality learning experiences in settings such as classrooms, laboratories, clinical environments, and distance learning. The faculty member facilitates the learning process to promote student success. They maintain student support hours to provide accurate and reliable academic and career guidance, empowering learners to establish career and college objectives and discover pathways to achieve their goals. Additionally, the faculty member suggests 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, Mathematics, 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. Salary will commensurate with experience and education. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Plan and deliver accessible, high-quality instruction that enhances learning and promotes students’ understanding of course outcomes. Instruct 18-22 contact hours per 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, and refresh 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 by utilizing teaching inclusion frameworks, including Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Ensure availability for all students by maintaining established student support hours, offering availability by appointment, and 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. Empower 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 that aligns with the core values and competencies for academic advising set by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) to encourage student success, foster progression, and promote the completion of credentials. 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 valuable 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, NC Guided Pathways, and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Demonstrate proficiency in student learning outcomes assessment, including aligning learning experiences with desired 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 stay 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 while safeguarding the accessibility and quality of the learning experience. Engage in the College’s recruitment effort by reviewing and providing recommendations for program publications, the College’s website, social media, marketing materials, and other community relations activities and events to enhance the College’s outreach efforts. Assist with the 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 graduation ceremony and support other student and institutional activities and functions. Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Chair, Dean of College Transfer and/or Vice President for Learning. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience Requirements 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. Equity in Learning & Employment: Equity and belonging are crucial to who we are. The College celebrates diversity and inclusion, embracing a broad definition of diversity that includes people of every race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual/affectional orientation, age, socio-economic status, ability or attributes (visible and invisible), neurodiversity, religious or ethical values system, national origin, political beliefs, veterans, and first-generation college students. Additional Information Surrounding/Environment: The Faculty, Mathematics, will primarily work indoors in an office or learning environment with moderate noise levels, free from outdoor elements. They will collaborate closely with colleagues and occasionally work online or during irregular hours. They are responsible for maintaining cleanliness, ensuring equipment and supplies are well-maintained, functional, and adhering to OSHA standards to provide a safe work environment. Physical Effort: The Faculty, Mathematics, must maintain physical condition for their duties, including standing, walking, sitting, moderate lifting, manual dexterity, equipment operation, and computer screen exposure. They may occasionally handle up to 15 pounds. They must have good audio-visual perception for observations, reading, writing, equipment operation, and communication. The Faculty, Mathematics, should demonstrate intellectual capabilities, numerical proficiency, and confidentiality to make informed decisions while evaluating programs, services, and personal effectiveness. Schedule: This position requires the faculty member to be present on campus and/or at a medical, business, and industry location daily for teaching, learning, or administrative responsibilities in accordance with the College’s Curriculum Faculty Workload Policy. Travel: Local travel between campuses, medical, businesses, industry locations, and elementary, middle, and high schools may be required. In-state and out-of-state travel is limited but may be necessary for professional development, training, conferences, and workshops.

Job Post Contact

Christina Sharkey, Human Resources Assistant

Mitchell Community College

500 W. Broad Street, Statesville, NC 28677

(704)978-1371 office

(704)978-3117 fax