Under the direction of the Dean of Arts and Sciences and/or the
assigned Associate Dean, the Instructor, Mathematics is responsible
for instructing students in various Mathematics courses in a
classroom, lab, online, and/or distance learning setting. Teaching
assignments for this position include, but are not limited to
Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Trigonometry, Statistics,
Calculus, Analytic Geometry, Contemporary Mathematics and possibly
Introduction to Computer Science and Computer Science I
The instructor may have additional duties and responsibilities of coordinating the activities of the program and its faculty if assigned to be Department Chair. The primary role of the Department Chair is to ensure that students are able to achieve the objectives of the program. The Department Chair reports to the Associate Dean.
1. Provide Instruction in Assigned Subject Areas.
Provide instruction to students according to the objectives of each course assigned. This instructor will use a variety of instructional strategies that are appropriate to the setting, best practice, and individual student needs, and must include active/engaged learning techniques. This instructor will also use technology, such as graphing calculators, and a variety of computer applications..
2. Provide for Student Evaluation and Record Keeping
Prepare and administer evaluation instruments, and maintain accurate student records on attendance, achievement, and progress. Maintain online gradebook and submit grade records as required. Assist in data collection/analysis for department/division assessment processes.
3. Remain Current in Events and Developments Related to Subject Areas.
Increase and improve personal teaching and subject knowledge through supplemental sources such as in-service activities, conferences, workshops, technical updates, and personal self-study.
4. Participate in Departmental, Division, and College Meetings and Committees.
Attend department, division, and college staff meetings and serve on committees.
5. Serve as an Academic Advisor for Students.
Serve as an Academic Advisor to Academic Transfer Program students. Tasks in this area include assisting students in selecting and registering for courses; advising students on their academic progress, courses needed for graduation, and division/college policies and procedures; and generally, serve as the first line of communication between students and college staff.
6. Develop/Revise Course Curriculum and Educational Material.
In cooperation and collaboration with other faculty in the math department, develop and/or revise course objectives, content, descriptions, and instructional strategies on approved college curriculum form. In addition, the instructor will develop, revise and maintain classroom/laboratory policies, grading structures, and strategies. This instructor will assist in the review of textbooks, web resources, and other materials for course use.
7. Function as a Member of the Arts and Sciences Division Team.
Interact with colleagues, students, staff, and supervisors in a manner which will project a positive image of the Arts and Sciences Division and the College and which promotes/facilitates instructional services such as recruitment, placement, and orientation as assigned.
8. Perform Other Functions Related to Teaching Assignments.
Provide information and data that will assist in preparation of supply and equipment orders, course schedules, book orders, strategic planning, assessment, and other necessary reports.
9. Individualized Development Plan (IDP, New Instructors).
Each new instructor will develop an individualized development plan in cooperation with the Vice President of Instruction.
10. Professional Development (PDPI, continuing instructors).
Faculty should work with their immediate supervisor to develop an annual plan of professional development and improvement that includes specific goals and measurable outcomes. And consists of activities such as in-service activities, conferences, workshops, and professional enrichment activities.
11. Promote/Support Diversity.
Promote and support the College’s diversity goals; promote/support Access, Fair Employment, EEO, Equity, and Diversity programs.
12. Promote/Support the Organizational Environment through Goal 9 of the Strategic Plan.
Promote and support the College’s organizational environment goals. Maximize operational efficiency by enhancing policies and procedures, staffing, and communication processes and practices. Enhance positive communication processes and practices. Enhance positive communication processes and practices, and maximize a positive and engaging organizational environment by encouraging input, reflective and transparent communication, and compassion and respect toward the views and ideas of others.