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Developmental Mathematics Instructor or Assistant Professor

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Department Contact

Department Contact Information

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Department Contact Name Mack Adams
Department Contact Title Manager HR, Ops
Department Contact Phone 575-527-7552
Department Contact Email madams@dacc.nmsu.edu

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number 1700106F
Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
General Information of Campus and Unit

Dona Ana Community College (DACC) is a comprehensive, learning-centered community college dedicated to a diverse population of learners in support of student success, workforce and economic development and lifelong learning. Established in 1973 at the request of the Gadsden, Hatch and Las Cruces school boards, DACC continues to meet the educational needs of county residents by providing instruction leading to associate degrees and technical certificates as well as community and adult education opportunities. As the second largest community college in the state, DACC offers accessible and affordable higher education opportunities to more than 18,000 students annually with eight learning sites county-wide. As part of New Mexico State University, DACC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Position Number 499781
Position Job Title Developmental Mathematics Instructor or Assistant Professor
Rank Instructor, Assistant Professor
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Position Summary

Teach 30-32 credit hours over fall and spring semesters. Teaching assignment may include day, evenings, weekends, and/or multiple campus locations. Teach a variety of courses in pre-college and college-level math. Develop, revise and update curriculum in collaboration with the department faculty and director or chair. May develop and teach online courses. Instruct, support, advise and provide timely feedback to students in accordance with DACC policy and procedures. Participate in and serve on department, division, and college committees, program advisory councils, task forces and working groups. Maintain professional and academic competence and participate in professional development activities. Maintain office hours as mandated by division and college policy. Function as advisor to students, both individually and as assigned to student clubs and groups. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

•Master’s degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education from accredited university; OR
•Master’s degree from accredited university plus a minimum of 18 credit hours of graduate level mathematics course work. (Course work prefixes must be MATH)

Preferred Qualifications (optional)

•Teaching experience reflecting recent developments in Math and/or Developmental Education that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the responsibilities required of the position.
•Demonstrate an understanding of developmental education and developmental mathematics.
•Must demonstrate creativity and innovation in instruction.
•Able to teach upper-division mathematics.
•Knowledge of current technology for instruction: graphics calculator, computer.
•Two years full-time equivalent of community college teaching experience.
•Knowledge of innovative, creative teaching and learning methodologies for post-secondary students.
•Experience with media, evolving instructional technologies, and distance learning programs and delivery.
•Experience in developing curriculum, measuring student learning outcomes, evaluating course efficacy, and assessing and improving student learning.
•Endorsement of the teaching philosophy of DACC which supports a goal of success for all students through active learning experiences and strong faculty involvement.
•Demonstrated experience teaching and relating to students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds.
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills working with students, colleagues, staff, supervisors, and the community.
•Bilingual competence in Spanish and English will be considered an asset.

Special Requirements of the Position
Special Instructions to Applicants

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Campus/Work Site
Appointment Status Regular, Full-time
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.0
Appointment Base Academic
Posting Date 09/15/2017
Closing Date 10/15/2017
Target Salary Rate Commensurate with qualifications
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding No
Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional)
Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate Combined)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you become aware of this position opening?
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    • Las Cruces Sun News/El Paso Times
    • Albuquerque Journal
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • New Mexico Department of Labor
    • Other (If other please answer next question)
  2. If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe?

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