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Geology Instructor - Full-time TEMPORARY
Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon
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Date Posted 11/27/2019
Faculty-Science-Geology, Earth Sciences & Oceanography
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Opening Date/Time: Thu. 05/24/18 12:00 AM Pacific Time 
Closing Date/Time: Thu. 06/14/18 11:59 PM Pacific Time 
Salary: Depends on Qualifications 
Job Type: Full Time 
Location: UCC Campus, Roseburg, Oregon 
Department: Science

One-Year Temporary Full-Time Geology Instructor
Position Title: Geology Instructor
Position Type: Full-time temporary faculty
Starting Pay: (Step 1 to Step 4) DOQ 

Hours per week: 40 

Days of the Week: Typically Monday-Friday; duties may include evening, weekend, and online teaching assignments 

Work Schedule: Variable, depending on class schedule and other duties 

Responsible to: Dean of Arts and Sciences 

Job Summary/Description:
Provide instruction to students in geology and/or other science-related courses, develop curriculum, assess student learning, and provide student advising

Essential Functions:
Job Duties:

  1. Teach geology and/or other science-related courses, using approved student learner outcomes; teaching assignments are generally during the day Monday through Friday, but could potentially include evening, weekend, and online instruction.

  2. Hold at least five scheduled office hours per week for student assistance.

  3. Provide student advising and assistance in course selection, transfer, career planning, and internship/job placement.

  4. Be a resource for students (e.g., provide letters of recommendations for scholarships and/or for college/university programs).

  5. Participate in program, department and division meetings and in in-service activities.

  6. Participate in course assessment, including preparing a report on the assessment of courses.

  7. Work with other college personnel to assess outcomes at departmental and/or program levels.

  8. May be asked to participate in college committees, taskforces, peer teams, or other college service activities.

  9. Perform other essential job functions as assigned.

  10. Demonstrate a commitment to the Umpqua Community College mission.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Thorough knowledge of geology and demonstrated ability to communicate this knowledge.

  2. Ability to use a variety of teaching and assessment techniques, including the use of technology in the classroom.

  3. Ability to work with and present various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying diverse backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles.

  4. Ability to provide services to students in a manner that does not discriminate as to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual preference, or marital status.

  5. Ability to observe, instruct, and oversee students ensuring safety in classroom, lab, and field environments.

  6. Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with students, fellow employees, and community members.

  7. Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and have the ability to use a learning management system (UCC currently uses Canvas).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in geology required

  • Minimum of one year previous teaching experience in geology required

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Community college teaching experience

  • Online course teaching experience

  • Experience conducting field trips

  • Knowledge of local and regional geology

Required Documents:

  • Resume/C.V.

  • Cover letter

  • Three letters of recommendation

  • Unofficial college transcripts

Note: The successful candidate must be able to communicate well in an interview and teaching demonstration to successfully complete the interview process.
krc S/9/18


Supplemental Information:

Veterans Preference

Umpqua Community College Honors Veterans Preference

Applicants are eligible to use Veterans' Preference when applying with Umpqua Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.

Documents Required
* Member Copy 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215)
* or ...
* Letter from the US Department of Veterans' Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension.
* Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website.

For information regarding Veterans' Preference qualifications, visit www.oregonjobs.com.

If you wish to self-identify under Section 503 as an individual with a disability, please provide this information by completing Department of Labor Form CC-305 available at www.dol.gov.

Statement of Equal Opportunity

Umpqua Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that we will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard for race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, handicaps or veterans status. This policy affirms UCC's commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all vestiges of discriminatory practices that might exist.

Employment with Umpqua Community College is contingent upon background check approval.

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