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Mathematics Professor - Full-Time, Tenure Track (Two Vacancies)

South Puget Sound Community College
Washington, United States
$56,119.00 - $56,119.00
Posted Date
Dec 26, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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**Priority review of applicants will take place on February 15, 2020.**   South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) seeks two highly motivated and qualified individuals for the position of Mathematics Professor Full-Time, Tenure Track.   This is a full time-tenure track position. The basic assignment is 177 contract days with a salary of $56,119. The effective date of employment will be September 14, 2020.
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) seeks highly motivated and qualified candidates for the 2020-2021 academic year to fill a full-time, tenure track position in Mathematics, teaching pre-algebra through precalculus.  Successful candidates will possess the interest, skills and abilities to help college teams lead the state in innovative and collaborative learning experiences designed to optimize student success.
The Mathematics Professor will:
• Place student success at the center of all decision-making.
• Engage with students, faculty, staff and administrators to create a community of learners.
• Seek opportunities for teaching and learning excellence.
• Embrace change, risk-taking and innovation.
• Respect the richness of diverse cultural values, beliefs and practices of others.
• Contribute to the technical and general education of students who will apply learning to the world of work and transfer their education to a university.
South Puget Sound Community College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its professional staff. The students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds. On average, 43% of SPSCC students are people of color. We strongly encourage members of the underrepresented groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district.
And if that isn't enough?  We also offer:
• The Clipper Café grill specializing in seasonal comfort foods
• The Bake Shop offering daily baked goods made by our students
• Fine dining in the Percival Room, offering vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices as part of our Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts programs
• Campus bookstore offering snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies
• Starbucks coffee shop
• Bus service every 15 minutes to downtown Olympia and beyond – you receive a FREE State Agency Rider (STAR) Pass
• FREE parking on campus – permits are not required
• On-campus child care
• Percival Creek, which runs beneath our campus footbridge, provides year-round beauty and views of Chinook, Coho, and chum salmon pass through each fall
• Many walking paths that are marked and on nicely paved sidewalks
• Gym and recreation facilities
• SPSCC promotes wellness  with a variety of different workshops and events on campus
• Lots of activities with our Arts and Entertainment series, which are usually free for staff and faculty
• Many community events in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts   What You'll Do
Faculty members will work with other faculty, staff, and administrators to:
• Teach courses for STEM and non-STEM majors ranging from basic math to trigonometry and including introductory probability and statistics and math in society.
• Create and facilitate contextualized and integrated learning experiences in Mathematics in relation to identified college pathways that are linked to career goals.
• Create authentic assessments of students' knowledge, skills, and abilities in Mathematics that measure course, program, and college wide outcomes.
• Apply multiple teaching and learning strategies that promote the affective, cognitive and kinesthetic domains of learning
• Provide online, hybrid, and/or e-Learning enhanced courses.
• Use local, state, and national data and analytics to continuously improve strategies for student success.
• Advise students regarding academic pathways and the courses needed to reach each student's academic goals
• Use a wide range of learning resources, tools and technologies to improve access and student success in higher education.
• Serve on committees that support the shared governance of the college.   Qualifications You Possess   Minimum Qualifications:
• Master's degree in math or in math education.
• At least two years of experience teaching math as the instructor of record.
• Knowledge of and experience working with Learning Management Systems.
• Demonstrated experience or participation with persons from diverse backgrounds such as sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, socio-economic, physical and learning abilities, and a commitment to an inclusive and equitable working/learning environment. Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience teaching math in an open-admission college or university and knowledge of transfer and AA programs.
• Experience teaching fully online or hybrid math courses.
• Experience developing and evaluating curricula for face-to-face and online environments at the course and program level.
• Knowledge of student learning outcomes and assessment.
• Evidence of innovative and diverse teaching methods.
• Evidence of ongoing professional development as an educator.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues and students of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, physical abilities, and levels of preparedness.   To Apply   Applications must be completed online and include the following attachments:
1. Cover letter addressed to the Screening Committee highlighting your ability to perform the responsibilities and competencies described in the job posting.
2. Current resume/CV showing all educational and professional experience which demonstrates how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications.
3. Copies of unofficial transcripts from institutions of higher education.
Top candidates will be notified directly to interview for this position. Selection will be based on the applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties listed in this job posting as identified in the materials requested above. Applications with comments directing the reader to see attachments will be considered incomplete.   Veterans Preference
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and wishing to claim Veterans Preference should redact their personally identifiable information from a copy of their United States Department of Veterans Affairs honorable discharge documentation and email to with the job number for which they are applying in the subject line.
Condition of Employment
Employment with the college is contingent upon the successful completion of a comprehensive background check. Any adverse information will be considered on a case-by-case basis and does not automatically preclude a candidate from employment.
Bargaining Unit
This position has been designated as a bargaining unit position represented by the South Puget Sound Federation of Teachers, AFT/AFL-CIO, Local 4603.   SPSCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientations, and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over age 40, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. The college complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodation in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (360) 596-5500. The college is committed to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff, as well as our student population. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legal protected status. SPSCC is a drug-free workplace.    
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