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Engineering - Faculty
Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon
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Date Posted 10/17/2019
Faculty-Engineering-Computer Engineering
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Number: 190145

Department /Division: Mathematics

Applicant Notification
Department Information

The Mathematics & Engineering Division is seeking to hire full-time faculty to teach Engineering. The Mathematics and Engineering Division offers developmental and lower-division transfer classes and instructional programs in Mathematics and Engineering.

  • Beyond the required education and experience instructors must have a passion for what they teach, and have teaching styles that support student success. Instructors are responsible for following Division and College procedures in support of teaching and learning.

Search Information

  • Provide all documents as requested; a resume may not take the place of any one section of the application.

  • Unofficial or Official Transcripts are required for this position at the time of application. See instructions below.

  • Candidates will be able to implement and ensure an "equity lens" is used to assess, implement and maintain systems and structures that are inclusive and respectful.

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Our application is used to determine your initial salary placement for selected candidates. All employment and education history will be considered.

How to monitor your application

  1. Enter recruitment@lanecc.edu into your safe sending list. Notifications will be sent toward the end of the search process. Be sure to check your spam mail.

  2. Visit your Employment Opportunities account. The main page will show your status in the search.

* See applicant instructions. Positions close at 9:00 pm.

Location: Main Campus

Classification: Faculty

Position Type: Contracted Faculty

Anticipated Start Date: September 2020

Salary/Wage: Annual

Salary/Wage Range: $51,298 - $71,667 per academic year (starting salary range)

Salary/Compensation Statement

Our application is used to determine your initial salary placement for selected candidates. All employment and education history will be considered.

  • Faculty positions will be paid based on relevant experience and education in concurrence with the faculty collective bargaining contract (step 1- step 10).

  • Faculty positions are paid based on relevant experience and education in concurrence with Lane's Contracted, Full-time Faculty Salary Schedule .

Salary is determined according to the faculty contract. All employees are compensated through electronic direct deposit.

The Faculty benefits package includes a generous contribution toward medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, long term disability and paid sick leave.

Working Schedule

Full-time. May work evenings and weekends. Faculty schedule and hours determined by division, department, staff and student needs, and may fall outside of normal business working days.

FLSA: Exempt

Position Status: Permanent

Full/Part: Full-Time

Annual Schedule: 170 Day (Academic Year)

Posting Date: 10/04/2019

Closing Date: 11/10/2019

Applicant Pool: No

Open Until Filled: No

Required Education

  • MA or MS in a field of Engineering OR graduate degree in a quantitative science and at least 30 semester credits of mathematics coursework.

  • Bachelor's degree in a field of Engineering.

Required Experience

  • Prior teaching experience, as the primary instructor of record, in secondary, post-secondary, or industry training settings


  • industry work experience as an engineer with presentation experience.

Preferred Education

  • Substantial coursework in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or related courses.

Preferred Experience

  • Prior teaching experience, as the primary instructor of record, in introductory engineering courses (statics, mechanics, dynamics) or calculus-based mathematics courses.

  • Teaching experience at a community college.

  • Industry experience as an engineer

  • Course development experience

  • Experience with Engineering software such as MATLAB, SolidWorks, or AutoCAD, C++)

Bilingual/Multicultural Statement

  • Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in World languages is preferred.

  • A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance the concepts of social justice and culturally competent behaviors is expected.

Equivalency Statement

  • Applicants are responsible to show how their education and experience would qualify them for the position.

  • There are no equivalencies for the requirements listed.

Position Purpose

There are three main purposes for this assignment:

  1. Provide quality teaching in transfer-level engineering courses and in a range of community college mathematics courses, as needed.

  2. Provide leadership in curriculum development and implementation, including assessment, support, enhancement and growth of the engineering program.

  3. Participate in college-wide leadership committees and professional development.

Contracted faculty are professional educators with the primary responsibility of working independently and with other faculty and providing a quality learning experience for all Lane Community College students in alignment with Lane's Vision, Mission, and Values.

Essential Functions

  • Faculty with teaching duties are responsible for evaluating student achievement, of clearly identified learning outcomes, consistent with core ability outcomes; meet accreditation requirements.

  • Problem solve and manage sensitive information with appropriate awareness of FERPA standards; maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to the privacy needs of students.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Support student learning through activities that include:

  • Exhibit compliance with College policies and procedures, accountability for leave time, time sheet completion, release time, text book ordering and related functions

  • Sustain currency in discipline and innovation in teaching

  • Collegial participation in faculty performance evaluation process

  • Maintain and post teaching schedule, regular meetings and office hours

  • Maintain physical campus presence for instruction and daily needs of students, departments, college and community, as specified in the College Operations Policies and Procedures: http://www2.lanecc.edu/copps/documents/instructor-hours-campus

  • Maintain requirements for student records, attendance, grades, and/or other documentation; ensure a safe, quality classroom or lab, including equipment, supplies, and inventory

Curriculum Delivery:

  • Effectively teach a full range of community college engineering courses, and periodically mathematics courses, including developmental, professional, technical, and transfer. (A typical assignment is 45 quarter hours per year.)

  • Provide high quality classroom instruction

  • Create course content, develop and revise course content and materials

  • Establish learning outcomes consistent with core ability outcomes, assess outcomes using appropriate assessment tools, and use assessment results to inform improvements at a program and course level

  • Incorporate college values into curriculum and promote a respectful learning environment including facilitating awareness of multicultural and diversity issues in curricula

  • Teach and develop all class syllabi and course materials, in a form that can be directly delivered to, and used by, students

  • Confer with students on course materials

  • Provide varied opportunities for students to demonstrate subject matter and skills mastery; maintain student records and provide feedback to students regarding their performance.

  • Deliver curriculum to students in traditional and online formats.

Division Collaboration and Leadership:

  • Work with other division members to help improve student recruitment, placement, completion, and retention.

  • Develop new courses and curricula; create teaching materials and revise existing courses to meet current program requirements and students' needs.

  • Coordinate Engineering program assessment and review.

  • Regularly evaluate and assess student outcomes through appropriate assessment tools and methods; actively utilize results to inform improvements at a program and course level, including assessing and enhancing multicultural and diversity frameworks.

  • Participate in leadership initiatives and long-term planning by effectively serving on division and college-wide committees through a shared governance structure.

  • Collaborate with faculty from other divisions/departments and institutions to promote communication, coordinate programs, and facilitate articulation.

  • Help mentor other instructional staff.

  • Seek out and participate in professional development and related community activities.

Online Teaching and Student Support

  • Expect to make use of the Learning Management System (LMS) to publish and update content, post grades and promote student engagement amongst students with course content;

  • Use multiple modes of communication tools including online publishing, audio and video tools;

  • Be present within the online course to interact with students, help guide asynchronous discussions and provide opportunities for students' voices to be heard within the online course;

  • Monitor student progress and provide reasonable coaching and assistance to struggling students towards success;

  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback;

  • Respond to student inquiries within 48 hours;

  • Ensure that all materials created are accessible and meet the guidelines of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act;

  • Post student attendance, grades, and course syllabus to the college LMS in accordance with college timelines;

  • Use current best practices and pedagogies for teaching online including the application of online course quality frameworks for clearly providing course learning objectives to students, while consistently setting clear weekly and term-long expectations for work and assessment.

Equity and Inclusion

  • Demonstrate Lane's core value of social justice by ensuring equity and inclusion skills such as respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing of cultural and personal differences, are the basis of employee and student interpersonal communications and relationships, and are applied to all position responsibilities.

  • Duties are carried out respectfully and inclusively, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, nationality, age, language, origin or employment status.

  • Actively assist with ADA compliance in conjunction with Human Resources and Disability Resource departments; support appropriate access for persons with disabilities in order to provide for the success of students and staff; mentor and role model cultural competency for persons with disabilities.

  • Must demonstrate an active concern for students and staff.

Supervision Statement

This position reports to the Division Dean of Mathematics and Engineering, and performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college: Lane Vision, Mission, Values

Physical Demands/Working Environment

This position works indoors and is exposed to usual office working conditions that includes office noises and interruptions, such as printers, telephones, and visitors. This position requires that an employee be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time; perform cognitive and psychometric work for more than six (6) hours a day. Work may require transporting materials up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Expected Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Building Relationships

  • Change Advocate

  • Teamwork

  • Service Mindset

  • Process Improvement

  • Innovation

  • Supervision and Leadership

  • Strategic Project Management

  • Knowledge of instructional design, delivery and learning theory

Knowledge of:

  • Engineering and community college mathematics

  • Advances in curriculum and teaching methods

  • Uses of technology in education

  • The community college mission

  • The diversity of the community college student population

  • Leadership skills appropriate for participating in shared governance

Skill in:

  • The use of graphing programmable calculators and computer software such as email, word processing, spreadsheets, classroom demonstration software, computing algebra systems, learning management systems, and online sites

  • Effective teaching, including skills in creating and maintaining a classroom atmosphere conducive to student learning

  • High-level programming language such as MATLAB, Solidworks, etc.

  • Project Management

  • Communication, including skill in conflict resolution

Ability to:

  • Effectively teach students of diverse backgrounds

  • Accurately assess student learning

  • Adapt teaching responsibilities to fit changing division needs

  • Express ideas through clear and concise writing, develop effective written materials for the classroom, and verbally communicate in a clear and effective manner

  • Lead committees as needed

  • To understand and carry out Lane Community College's commitment to student success, lifelong learning, and the needs of students, staff and the public.

  • To understand and carry out Lane Community College's mission and strategic agendas including College Learning Outcomes, cultural competency, and diversity.

Applicant Instructions

To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, and detailed job duties.

  • The CV/Resume may not take the place of any one section in the application.

Required Documents

  1. Online Application - complete in entirety and submitted online please include at least three (3) work related references.

  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV) - Comprehensive of experience, education and accomplishments.

  3. Cover Letter - Clearly detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position.

  4. Teaching experience - Include a list or chart of the courses you have taught in the last five (5) years. Indicate each course name, level, online/classroom, and whether you developed the assessments and/or curriculum.

  5. Transcripts - Unofficial or official transcripts are required at the time of application, see instructions below.

If applicable:

6. DD214 - Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources at Lane Community College.blunta@lanecc.edu, 541-463-3970


  • For assistance with the online application call 541-463-5586

  • For position questions contact Amanda; blunta@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5112

    Additional Documents and Letters of reference are not accepted.

Transcript Instructions
Transcripts are required

In order to be considered for the position unofficial or official transcripts must be provided.

  • Attach under "Optional Document", fax, email, deliver or mail to:

Human Resources

Lane Community College

Attn: Amanda - Eng FAC

4000 E 30th Ave

Building #3/ 1st Floor

Eugene, OR 97405

Fax: (541) 463-3970

Email: blunta@lanecc.edu

Official transcripts will be required if you are the selected candidate for the position.

  • Official transcripts are required within thirty (30) days from hire if you are the selected candidate for the position.

College and Division Information
College Information

The goal of Lane Community College is to help students achieve their dreams and transform lives through learning. The faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students succeed. Lane partners with businesses in the community to help shape the current and future workforce.

Lane is a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities.


Lane was founded in 1964 by a vote of local citizens, and the main campus opened in 1968. The college was a successor to the Eugene Technical-Vocational School that was founded in 1938. Lane has received many awards and accolades for its innovative programs and high quality instruction. The college is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College.

One of the advantages of working at Lane is living in the area. Lane's main campus is in Eugene, a city known for its quality of life and for being the home of the University of Oregon. Eugene is home to more than 160,000 people and neighboring Springfield has more than 60,000 residents comprise the second largest population center in the state. Eugene and Springfield are nestled in the Willamette Valley between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains. Some peaks in the Cascade Range can be seen from main campus. The area's scenic mountains, forests, rivers, lakes, and coastline offer many opportunities for outdoor adventures or for just sitting back and enjoying the view. See what's new at Eugene, Cascades & Oregon Coast (link is external).

Union Association: LCC Education Association (Faculty)

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