**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,
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
• Engage with students, faculty, staff and administrators to
create a community of learners.
• Seek opportunities for teaching and learning
• 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
• The Clipper Café grill specializing in seasonal comfort
• The Bake Shop offering daily baked goods made by our
• 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
• 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
• 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
• 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
• 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
• Serve on committees that support the shared governance of
the college. Qualifications You Possess
• 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
• 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
• Experience developing and evaluating curricula for
face-to-face and online environments at the course and program
• Knowledge of student learning outcomes and assessment.
• Evidence of innovative and diverse teaching methods.
• Evidence of ongoing professional development as an
• 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
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
3. Copies of unofficial transcripts from institutions of
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
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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
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