osition Summary Who we are:
Mott Community College is
student-centered and mission-driven to ensure that all our students
thrive and reach their fullest potential. As an institution, we are
action-oriented and intentional in dismantling every systemic
barrier that prevents the excellence of students from
As Mott Community College deepens its commitment to equity, it is
of the highest priority that we focus our hiring process to seek
individuals with the expertise to lead our institution in serving
students from underrepresented communities. This is an opportunity
for the college community to continue to act upon our values but
more importantly for the empowering of our students’ self-efficacy,
for cultivating a sense of belonging, and for the diversity of our
entire student body being reflected in a position of power in the
Purpose, Scope & Dimension of Job:
facilitate student learning and initiate and participate in efforts
to consistently improve the level of student success. As learning
facilitators, faculty consistently assess learning outcomes and
their own teaching effectiveness (pedagogy). As professionals,
faculty adhere to the ethical standards of their profession as
outlined, for example, by the NEA and the State of
Michigan. Where applicable, faculty maintain licensure and
certifications. In addition, faculty have the following key
responsibilities which are described more fully below in the
• Professional development
• Curriculum Development
• Collegial Responsibilities
• Actively participate in efforts focused on the College’s
Specific Teaching Assignment:
Faculty member will be
responsible for teaching courses in Early Childhood Education,
adhering to the stated course objectives, content, and delivery.
Working with the Early Childhood Education Coordinator, the
• Provides instruction in early childhood education theory and
practice to a diverse student population within the Early Childhood
• Plans, develops, evaluates and revises curriculum in early
• Prepares for teaching by developing current syllabi, examination
and learning activities.
• Plans and develops instruction to be delivered in both classroom
presentations and through alternate delivery formats as appropriate
to student needs and subject matter requirements.
• Creates supportive learning environment in the classroom and
outside of this venue by being responsive to students’ academic
• Provides for on-going assessment of curriculum implementation,
applicability of field learning experiences, and progress of
individual students through the program courses.
Faculty are sometimes
called upon to perform quasi-supervisory responsibilities.
Minimum Requirements Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
1. Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child
Development from an accredited institution.
2. Three years of experience teaching young children (birth – age
8) in a licensed early childhood
3. Experience with use of computer-based instruction, such as:
distance learning, learning management
software (Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Angel, etc.), and/or
modularized courseware. Ability to apply
such knowledge to teaching.
4. Evidence of current CA/NR (child abuse and neglect) clearance
from Michigan Department of Human
Services or ability to obtain prior to hire.
5. Must be able to pass a national criminal background check
(fingerprint), per the State of Michigan,
prior to hire.
6. Evidence of continuing professional development in early
childhood and/or special education, and
7. Must be able to demonstrate evidence of successful teamwork in a
8. Must be able to lift 50 pounds (size of a pre-school
9. Understanding of and commitment to community college teaching,
mission and philosophy.
10. Innovative, flexible and positive teaching style and
understanding the needs of students from diverse
11. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret
general business periodicals, professional
journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business
correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively
present information and respond to
questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the
12. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as
fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to
practical situations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts
such as probability and statistical
13. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal
with a variety of concrete variables in
situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to
interpret a variety of instructions
furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
14. Technology Skills: Ability to integrate computer applications
15. Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of
current research and theory to instructional
program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division
and college objectives and the
needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to
establish and maintain collegial
relationships with students, peers, staff, and administrators;
skill in oral and written communication.
A foreign degree must be certified, at the candidate’s expense, by
a professional evaluation service. Additional Desirable
Qualifications Additional Preferred
1. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood
Education, Special Education, or Child Development from an
2. Recent teaching experience in the early childhood field at the
college level (minimum of 5 classes within the past 3 years).
3. Two years full-time experience in an administrative position in
a licensed early childhood setting.
4. Graduate coursework in special education and/or elementary
Unique Aspects of Job:
interacting with multi-cultural students with varied educational
backgrounds. This position is in a program that receives funding
from the Perkins grant; therefore, incumbents must maintain
necessary credentials as a condition of employment. The faculty in
this position will be required to teach multiple online and/or
hybrid courses, and must be willing to travel to extension sites or
alternate locations for hybrid courses and site visits. Physical
Requirements/Working Conditions Physical
1. The employee must be able to move about
2/3 of the time and be stationary about 1/3 of the time. S/he is
required to be mobile around campus for participant
2. S/he must be able to converse with individuals on a regular
basis with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret their needs
via phone conversations, face-to-face conversations, or written
3. The employee must be able to utilize all programs on a computer
independently and efficiently (particularly the internet, Word, and
the student database).
4. S/he must be able to present information in an instructional
setting and respond to questions from groups.
5. If applicable, must be able to tolerate frequent exposure to a
wide variety of chemicals which are common to the industry. Must be
able to handle and mix chemicals properly and safely; and wear
appropriate gloves and other personal protective equipment. Work
Although full-time faculty
are obligated to teach during fall and winter, the nature of their
full-time job requires them to perform many of their professional
Faculty are required to maintain engagement hours and will make
additional provisions for student consultations as may be necessary