Laramie County Community College

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Adjunct Instructor, Math

Adjunct Instructor, Math

ID 
2015-1775
# of Openings 
6
Job Location 
US-WY-Cheyenne
Posted Date 
7/21/2015

More information about this job

Overview

 

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference.

 

A copy of official/unofficial transcripts are required in order to be considered for this position.  You can upload these documents when you create your applicant profile.

 

There may be multiple openings for this position, which will be filled on an as-needed basis.

 

The faculty member is responsible for the coordination, planning, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. The faculty member is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on any Laramie County Community College campus or outreach center as assigned.  A faculty member performs all other duties as directed by the School Dean, Vice President of Academic Affairs, or the President or designee.

 

Instruct all levels freshman and sophomore Math courses.  The normal teaching load is 3-9 credit hours per semester.  In addition the successful candidate is expected to work with students, and work in our math lab, if assigned.

 

 

Starting Date: Filled as needed.

 

Compensation: $700 per credit hour.

 

Essential Functions

Category I – Facilitate Learning 

Faculty have the instruction of assigned classes as their primary responsibility.  This duty takes precedence over all others. The following are considered essential components of the job.
•Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline
•Instructs courses as needed and assigned by the College
•Teaches assigned classes as per course and final exam schedule and meets required contact hours, unless permission to deviate has been approved by appropriate supervisor to accommodate student needs
•Actively incorporates current subject matter expertise into teaching
•Teaches classes according to the approved Master Course Outline of Record (MCOR) and uses the common course assessment
•Provides a current course syllabus for each course taught to the appropriate supervisor
•Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion and provides ongoing feedback regarding course grade
•Manage classroom environment and student behavior
•Posts and maintains office hours or other regular hours in the student success center, writing center, or other areas approved by the Dean in accordance with College policy and procedure
•Uses textbooks and other instructional materials as assigned by the department chair
•Intrateam accountability with math department chair
•Become familiar with and comply with all College policies and procedures
•Supports the mission, vision and values of LCCC

  

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

•Knowledge in chosen field of study and pedagogy
•Ability to use appropriate teaching techniques and methods in classroom and/or online instruction
•Knowledge of MyMathLab, ALEKS and the Carnegie Statway and Quantway
•Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and exhibit good work ethic
•Ability to maintain and perform light maintenance of chemistry equipment
•Skilled at establishing  student-instructor relationships conducive to learning and promote active involvement of students in learning activities
•Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
•Ability to teach course content that is consistent with the official course outline of record and use pertinent course materials at an appropriate level including online learning management system platforms
•Skilled at collaboration, cooperation and sensitivity in working with colleagues and staff

 

 

 

Physical/Mental Demands: (The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this position and/or may be encountered while performing essential functions.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)

 

•While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work space as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities. 
•There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged personal computer use which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor.
•The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects
•The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required.
•There may be occurrences of employees, past employees, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations.
•An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions.

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Masters’ degree in Math or Math Education from a regionally accredited institution.

 

LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS

 

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

 

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

 

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

 

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