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Mathematics Residential Faculty (2 Positions)
Maricopa Community Colleges in Phoenix, Arizona
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Date Posted 12/02/2019
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job ID: 313769

Salary Range

$44,487 - $86,519/annually, DOE



Work Calendar

9 Months

Benefits Summary

Looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year? Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Come join our team at one of the largest community college systems in the country. Named one of the best mid-sized employers in the nation , which was the only educational institution ranked in Arizona in 2017. "The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has been named No. 19 on Forbes magazine's first-ever " America's Best Employers for Women ", ranking MCCCD among 300 employers across the nation. MCCCD is the fourth-highest ranked educational institution and the only Arizona-based employer named on the list."

Our employees are our most valuable asset; that's why at Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) we are committed to providing a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of you and your family. Being a member of the Maricopa community you are able to participate in a wide range of benefits that gives you flexibility and choice including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, tuition waivers for you and your dependents, and retirement.

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning - find your purpose. Join our community and make a difference.

Job Summary

Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) is a Learning Centered College that supports a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect, equity and understanding and incorporating views from dissimilar frames of reference are encouraged and valued. Please review PVCC's track record and join us on our continued path of student success.

PVCC's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: As a college we embrace equity, engagement, inclusion and innovation. We seek to continuously improve our campus through diverse identities, expertise and perspectives. We are committed to creating engaging relationships that inspire and support all learners to increase their capacity for personal growth and positive social change. PVCC provides access to these opportunities in a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment for all our students, employees, and community members. 

THIS POSITION will begin August 2020. ONLY applications with unofficial transcripts, resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), written statement addressing three questions found in the How To Apply section and a cover letter addressing how the applicant meets the stated qualifications will be considered.

PVCC is seeking two full-time residential Mathematics faculty who will instruct students from diverse backgrounds and/or cultures to develop and teach Mathematics courses. Uses multiple methods of instruction, assessment results, and appropriate technologies to engage students in learning, enhance teaching, and promote student success. Demonstrates a commitment to service excellence, innovation, assessment, student success, integrity, and diversity in the performance of job duties.

The instructor will teach in both traditional and non-traditional settings, such as Learning Communities, short term courses and accelerated programs, as well as hybrid and/or online courses. Collaborates in the development and leadership of programs for students within the college and/or outside with business, industry, or the community; builds relationships with high school and university institutions in support of transfer pathways; facilitates curricular, co-curricular, and extra curricular activities outside the classroom for students including, but not limited to undergraduate student research, clubs, service-learning, STEAM activities and programs, and experiences for students in the community. May teach at Black Mountain site as well as at the Union Hills site. May teach evenings, weekends, as well as day classes. 

Essential Functions

  • Supervises and instructs a diverse population of students, including students in high school and bridge programs, using in-person, hybrid, accelerated, and online formats, using learning-centered strategies to engage students. Demonstrates innovation in teaching and learning and scholarship of learning by focusing on student success, retention, and completion. Incorporates instructional technology and alternative delivery or scheduling techniques.

  • Develops instructional materials and curriculum, including syllabi, course outlines, and course materials. Assesses and evaluates knowledge of subject matter taught and monitors students' scholastic records. Prepares and grades examinations and other learning activities, participates in division and college assessment and program review processes. Uses assessment and evaluation results to improve instruction and student learning.

  • Maintains office hours to assist and advise students to promote learning and personal development. Works with students outside of the classroom on instructional activities and projects such as clubs, undergraduate research, STEAM programs and activities, and internships with business and industry. Develops and cultivates relationships with high school and university institutions to develop and promote transfer pathways for students.

Minimum Qualifications

1. A master's degree (or higher) in any of the following areas is within the teaching field of mathematics: mathematics, probability, statistics, applied mathematics, actuarial science, operations research, and decision sciences OR a master's degree (or higher) in math education with six (6) or more graduate semester hours in mathematics, probability, statistics, applied mathematics, actuarial science, operations research, or decision sciences

OR a master's degree (or higher) in any field with eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in mathematics, probability, statistics, applied mathematics, actuarial science, operations research, or decision sciences. Up to nine (9) graduate semester hours in mathematics education or in physics, engineering, or computer science courses with significant mathematical content may be applied to the eighteen (18) semester hour requirement.

2. EDU250-Teaching and Learning in the Community Colleges-or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire

Desired Qualifications

  • Recent experience teaching mathematics at the high school or college level, community college preferred.

  • Recent experience teaching various levels of mathematics, including statistics and mathematics courses for liberal arts majors.

  • Recent experience with professional development activities in teaching mathematics, including participation in professional organizations, conducting and publishing research, attending workshops, and completing relevant coursework.

  • Demonstrated innovative approaches to teaching of mathematics courses, including but not limited to: use of technology, online learning management systems, use of open educational resources.

  • Experience using a variety of assessment strategies, formal and informal, to enhance student learning and to improve instruction.

  • Experience using student engagement and active learning strategies.

  • Experience working with diverse faculty, staff, and students representing a wide range of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, ethnicities, ages, genders, sexual orientation and gender identities, college preparedness, and disabilities. 

Special Working Conditions

  • Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D Driver's License is required; employee must meet district minimum standards regarding driving: https://www.maricopa.edu/about/careers/application- information#mvd

  • Travel to campus during interview/selection process will be at candidate's own expense

  • May require travel to meetings, training, events, etc. at other MCCCD locations

  • May require occasional evenings or weekends

  • May require occasional prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen

  • May be required to lift or carry up to #25 lbs

How to Apply

Applicants are required to include the four items listed below. Missing any of the four items will be considered an incomplete application and the applicant will not be considered for the position. 

1) Unofficial transcripts

2) Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)

3) Cover letter - clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meets the minimum and desired qualifications for this position. A two column matrix format is suggested to address the minimum and desired qualifications. If your master's degree is not in the teaching field; then, please list the 18 graduate semester hours completed in the teaching field in your application materials.

* Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07-10/11) including job title, job duties, indicate full or part time experience for each position held and name of employer for each position

* Provide the course number and the number of credit hours taught

4) Statement to answer the following three questions with a total word count not to exceed 200 words. For example, each question should be approximately 66 words.

  • What culturally responsive pedagogical techniques and effective practices do you use for engaging students who are diverse?

  • Provide specific examples of how you have helped underrepresented and first generation students feel included and valued, both in and outside of the classroom.

  • What diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts/initiatives have you been involved in where you played a significant role? What were the outcomes of those efforts/initiatives?

MCCCD accepts unofficial transcripts for U.S. schools at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are submitted as an attachment to the application. Transcripts from non U.S. institutions must be translated/evaluated and provided with application material. 

A list of three professional references (e.g. current and/or former supervisors) will be required at the time of interview. 

Posting Close Date

Apply on or before January 19, 2020 to be considered.

EEO Information

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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