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Mathematics Instructor
Cerro Coso College | California City, California
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Position Information

Job Title: Mathematics Instructor Position Number: 02321 Posting Date 02/01/2018 Closing Date Initial Screening Date 03/01/2018 Open Until Filled Yes Position Type: Contract Academic Rate: Work Week This is a ten-month (175-day) faculty position eligible for tenure after the fourth year of successful employment. Minimum Salary: $71,210.07 annually Maximum Salary: $100,617.97 annually ($74,815.08 maximum entry level with a Master's) Benefits:

The Kern Community College District provides a maximum contribution to an excellent health and welfare benefits plan. The District also provides life insurance plans for the employee, as well as an 8.25% contribution to the State Teacher's Retirement plan. Additional types of insurance may be purchased with pre-tax dollars through an IRS 125 flexible benefit program.

College/Site: Cerro Coso College Location CC-East Kern (Tehachapi/California City) Basic Function

Basic Function:

This is a full-time, tenure-track, 175-day position as a community college Mathematics Instructor. Teaching faculty are responsible for providing a full professional week which includes but is not limited to 15 units of Mathematics, and may include classes at the developmental, college, and transfer levels.

Other duties include holding office hours, maintaining subject matter currency, using computer and multimedia technology for increased student engagement, attending department and college meetings, and participating in institutional activities. Examples of institutional activities are assisting with student outreach and recruitment; participating in articulation events with high schools and four-year schools as appropriate; developing and maintaining community connections; working with department and division colleagues to address student equity gaps; developing and revising curriculum; defining, assessing, and analyzing student learning outcomes; collegially participating in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.

This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, evening classes, large classes, and distance learning. Cerro Coso also serves two correctional facilities.

Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's in mathematics or applied mathematics;

OR - Bachelor's in mathematics or applied mathematics AND Master's in statistics, physics, or mathematics education;

OR - Possession of a valid credential which authorizes full-time teaching of Mathematics at the California Community College level;

OR - The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.

AND - A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview. Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge and Abilities:

* Commitment to student learning.
* Awareness of the College mission, vision, and values.
* Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills, motivations, and academic goals.
* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
* Knowledge of computers and willingness to experiment using multimedia instructional materials.
* Commitment to working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and service students.

Salary Grade Special Instructions to Applicants

First Review of Applications:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on March 1, 2018 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

* Completed Online Application for Employment form
* Current resume
* Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
* Statement of personal philosophy of teaching
* Copies of legible transcripts
* Copy of sample syllabi
* List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

Recruitment Status Tentative Dates:

* Tentative Application Screening Date: TBD
* Tentative Interview Date(s): TBD

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.