FALL 2020 APPOINTMENT
Effectively teach courses, assess student learning, develop curriculum, advise students, support and mentor adjunct faculty, and complete other assignments that enable the department to achieve its purposes and advance the mission of Marion Technical College (the "College").
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach approved courses in traditional, blended, and online formats using applied learning methods in accordance with the course objectives, the established syllabus, the schedule of classes, and other College and program requirements. Instruct in a variety of learning environments, utilizing high impact practices where applicable, both on- and off-campus, which may include web-based, high schools, Marion Correctional Institution (MCI), North Central Correctional Complex (NCCC), and other approved sites.
Demonstrate ability and expertise in one's discipline and enthusiasm and creativity in teaching to create an environment that motivates students to learn. Manage the classroom and maintain records including preparing and updating course syllabi, course materials, technology, and web-based courses.
Evaluate student learning in accordance with the course syllabi, the College, and department and institutional academic assessment plans. Document accurate records and provide reports concerning grades, attendance, etc. in accordance with the College policy.
Participate in on-going evaluation and continuous improvement of teaching methodology, curricula, and assessment, including course updating, development, and elimination. Review literature, professional standards, and workplace expectations to ensure that teaching and learning reflects prevailing best and effective practices.
Assist with the planning, development, and implementation of departmental/divisional goals. Contribute to the use and continuous improvement of online learning, including the strategic planning and development of online education.
Participate in curriculum and program development and review processes.
Advise students for successful course, goal, or degree completion. Evaluate students' learning performance, develop strategies to improve learning, implement strategies collaboratively with other faculty. Assist with student advising, registration, and recruitment activities, as assigned.
Maintain and make available a current schedule to accommodate student learning and advising needs, including office hours, on- and off-campus meetings, classes, etc. in accordance with the annual faculty service days' schedule. Flexibility to meet instructional classroom schedules and off-campus sites.
Provide discipline-specific consultation and coordination for courses taught at partner high schools through College Credit Plus, as assigned.
Engage in the assessment of community and regional educational needs and assist the department in meeting those needs consistent with the College mission and department purposes. Support and mentor adjunct faculty.
Work with other College faculty and administration in seeking and writing grant applications that provide monies for course and program development and enhancement, equipment, and other areas as assigned.
Participate in Higher Learning Commission (HLC) assessment activities and provide leadership in area of expertise. Partner with campus and community activities, including student recruitment and public speaking requests, and serve on State, College, and community committees.
Utilize instructional plans, direct and assess student progress in achieving theory and performance requirements of the program. Demonstrate knowledge in course content, direct and evaluate student learning, and thorough understanding of educational theory and techniques.
Create and pursue a plan for professional development and continuing education to keep pace with changes and advances in teaching, learning, and in one's technical specialty or discipline. Willingness to dedicate and commit to pursue continuing education, which may include higher educational degrees, certifications, and advance current knowledge of and practice in the discipline.
Attend on- or off-campus College meetings and serve on departmental and College committees as assigned.
Maintain user proficiency for software programs, systems, and databases used by the College.
Respond to inquiries from students, College employees, and customers while maintaining standards of confidentiality and privacy, in a timely manner. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with the College, FERPA, student records, and any other protected documentation.
ACADEMIC WORKLOAD REQUIREMENTS
This position is expected to instruct a minimum of 15.00 - 18.00 contact hours per week for both fall and spring terms.
Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Mathematics required; , a master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and the accumulation of eighteen graduate semester hours in mathematics from a regionally accredited college or university. Post-secondary teach experience required.
Demonstrated knowledge of the advancement efforts of the American Statistical Association and/or American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) and a champion for co-requisite remediation strongly preferred.
Meeting the following minimum recommendations for teaching an introductory statistics course:
1) Two statistical methods courses including content knowledge of data collection methods, study design and statistical inference; and
2) Experience with data analysis beyond material taught in the introductory class. This experience could come from advanced courses, projects, consulting or research.
Exhibit excellent English, communication, and writing skills. Proficiency in Microsoft® Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) with strong computer and related technology skills required. Demonstrate the ability to work independently and complete projects with minimal direction and oversight. Willingness to work an irregular schedule as assigned. Candidate must pass FBI/BCI and College background check, prior to and after employment. Valid driver's license or dependable transportation required.
This position is classified as Faculty and will teach in a wide range of educational venues to provide quality instruction to a diverse student population for the college, primarily in a classroom or office setting. Further information may be obtained from the Office of Human Resources.
- The duties and responsibilities defined above are not an all-inclusive list, but a general summary of typical duties. Individuals in this position may be asked to perform a wide range of related tasks, within the scope of their education or certification, to ensure that the highest level of educational services are provided. We all share the responsibility of doing whatever is required to make Marion Technical College a great place to be - for an education and for a career.
Submit a cover letter, resume/vita, and three professional references for the position; a single PDF file with all required application materials is preferred in the "attach/upload resume section" of the application.
All faculty and adjunct faculty positions require the applicant to submit unofficial transcripts for all post-secondary education degree in the "attach other documents section" of the application.
If the position requires a licensure or certification, the applicant is required to submit a copy in the "attach other documents section" of the application.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Review of resumes will begin January 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Marion Technical College is an equal opportunity employer.