Part Time Instructor – Math (POOL)

Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 16, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time


Posting Details


Posting Number: 06001744 Position Title: Part Time Instructor – Math (POOL) Posting Date: 07/16/2020 Closing Date: 06/15/2021 Open Until Filled (notes): Length of Position: Contracts are on a term-by-term basis Anticipated Start Date:

9/9/2020

Position Type/Employee Class: Part-Time Instructor FTE: Salary Level: Part Time Instructor Starting Pay Range $616 per load unit (1 LU = 1 class credit) Hours per Week: 5-6 hours per week Work Schedule: varies based on class schedule Days of the Week: Mon-Fri typically Job Summary/Purpose:

To provide instruction in developmental and transfer level Mathematics courses. Part-time instructors direct student discussion and evaluate student performance in the classroom as well as participating as a member of the mathematics department instructional team of full-time and part-time instructors.

• This is a part-time (< .50 FTE ) non-benefited position, hired on a term-by-term basis. Hours of work may include evening or weekend teaching assignments.
• Part-Time Faculty compensation begins at Step 1 / $616 per load unit (LU). Load Unit is equivalent to class credit; and shall include both teaching and other assignments.
• Part-Time Faculty positions are not represented by the Faculty Forum Collective Bargaining Agreement.
• Initial assignment will be at the Bend Campus. May include travel throughout the College district.
• Official transcripts are required upon hire. Applicants anticipating Degree completion must supply a letter from his/her university stating the degree title and that the degree will be granted by that date.
• Upon hire, must pass criminal background check and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Essential Functions:

Essential Functions
1. Provide instruction in developmental and transfer level Mathematics. Courses range from Pre-Algebra through Trigonometry. This includes lecturing and facilitating classroom activities as well as providing individual conference time to guide and evaluate student progress, including holding one office hour per week for each course taught in the current term. Utilize resources, including technological resources such as Blackboard, to provide current course content and to record grades. Conduct classroom presentations and activities; incorporate new methodologies in teaching and technology into classes as necessary. Teaching assignments may include courses taught during the day and/or evening in Bend, Redmond, Madras, Prineville, Online or Remote.
2. Perform other essential duties and tasks specific to each location, by required deadlines relevant to part-time instructor teaching assignments, as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions
1. Act as a resource person for students.
2. Cooperate with other College personnel to assist students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
1) A thorough knowledge of the content in the field of Mathematics.
2) Knowledge of and ability to demonstrate a wide range of strategies and instructional methodologies to serve a variety of audiences.
3) Ability to provide instruction using computers, graphing calculators, and other technological aids as appropriate for courses taught.
4) Visual ability, corrected, to enable instructor to observe, direct, and supervise students in classroom situations.
5) Ability to orally communicate effectively with others, using the English language, with or without the use of an interpreter.
6) Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language, with or without the use of auxiliary aids or services.
7) Familiarity with and ability to operate or oversee the operation of audio-visual equipment, including overhead projectors, film, sound systems, video, television, interactive video and audio equipment including computer controlled mixed media presentations.
8) Willingness to travel and/or teach at various hours and locations, as required.
9) Ability to review, understand and apply concepts presented in training programs,
conferences, and/or professional literature.
10) Ability to work effectively with Mathematics faculty and other COCC staffs at all levels on all campuses.
11) Willingness to teach across all time blocks (including evenings) and in all areas of the district (Online, Redmond, Prineville, and Madras campuses as well as the Bend
campus).

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Work is performed in a classroom and office environment using computers, white boards,
projectors, and other basic office equipment. The employee is regularly required use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms and requires near visual acuity to write, read written materials and computer screens, and sufficient hearing and speech ability for ordinary telephonic conversations. Must be able to kneel, stoop, crawl, and crouch. Physical movements involve guiding, feeding materials into proper position. Lifting objects
vary daily, up to 25lbs. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

It is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any of the classes protected under Federal and State statutes in any education program, activities, or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

In support of COCC’s EEO statement, employees with bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is considered a plus, along with experience working in a diverse multicultural setting.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Requires Master’s Degree in Mathematics or related field. Having only a Bachelor’s
Degree in Mathematics may be sufficient providing the candidate has graduate
credits in mathematics courses and/or substantial experience teaching mathematics
at the high school or college level.
2. Computer Literacy: Training in, or experience with, email, internet, word processing, and presentation applications.
The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must indicate how they
qualify under equivalency by responding to the supplemental question presented during the application process.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred:
1. Prior mathematics teaching experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Part-time instructor pools are posted for the academic year to obtain applications from those interested in teaching part-time as a non-benefited instructor, on a term-by-term basis. Positions may not necessarily be available at the time you apply. Your online application will remain active for consideration throughout the length of the posting unless you are notified otherwise.

COCC is not able to support work visas for this position. Candidates must be able to work in the United States at time of employment.

Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.

If you have letters of recommendation that are being sent directly to HR, please upload a Word document or PDF stating these documents are being sent to HR. This will act as a placeholder for your required documents and allow you to continue your application process and submit.

Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes Is a Credit History Check Required? No Open Until Filled Yes Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The College is NOT able to support Visa applications for this position. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this position. Are you, or will you be eligible to work in the US by the start date of the position?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Choose your highest level of education:
    • No High School Diploma or GED
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree in Progress
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree in Progress
    • Masters Degree
    • Ph.D. in Progress
    • Ph.D.
    • J.D.
    • M.D.
    • Other Doctorate Level Degree
  3. * How many years of COLLEGE LEVEL teaching experience do you have?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-3 years
    • 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  4. * Are you a U.S. military veteran? (COCC provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. To receive veterans preference in this recruitment process, you must upload your DD214 or DD215 form as supporting documentation. You will have the opportunity to upload the document in the next step of this application process.)
    • Yes, I am a veteran
    • No, I am not a veteran
  5. The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications, but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. There may be other requirements where an equivalency is acceptable. Please be aware that applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements and do not provide an equivalency statement will not be selected for an interview. Your statement should make clear the requirement you are addressing. Example: The position requires a Master’s degree. You have a Bachelor’s degree, additional applicable education, and work experience that when combined you believe is equivalent to the Master’s degree requirement. Please provide a clear statement why you believe this combined education and experience is equivalent to a Master’s degree.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Background checks are required for all employees of COCC. Should an offer of employment be made to you and accepted by you, you will receive an email from COCC / HireRight Screening requesting your consent and basic information to complete the check. The offer of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory completion of the criminal background check. Confirmed findings on a criminal background check will not automatically disqualify you from being hired into a position. Results are evaluated on a case-by-case basis, considering the job responsibilities and other risk factors. Additional information regarding COCC’s criminal history check policy can be found online in the General Procedures Manual, Section HR-2-1. Please indicate here if you will provide consent to the criminal history check when requested by the College:
    • Yes, I will provide my consent when requested
    • No, I will not provide my consent when requested
  7. * COCC has campuses in Bend, Prineville, Redmond, and Madras. Please indicate in which locations you are willing to teach.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. College Transcript 1 (unofficial)
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. College Transcript 2 (unofficial)
  5. College Transcript 3 (unofficial)
  6. College Transcript 4 (unofficial)
  7. US Military DD 214
  8. Other Document 1
  9. Other Document 2
  10. Other Document 3
  11. Other Document 4
  12. Other Document 5
  13. Teaching Philosophy/Evidence of Teaching Potential
  14. Placement File, if applicable


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