Math Faculty (Part-time, adjunct) - Muckleshoot Site

$42.00 hourly
  • Northwest Indian College
  • 39811 Auburn Enumclaw Road Southeast, Auburn, WA, USA
  • Feb 10, 2020
Part time Education

Job Description


Math Faculty (Part-time, adjunct) – Muckleshoot Site


Opening Date:           February 10, 2020

Review Date:             February 28, 2020

Closing Date:             Open until filled

Location:                    Muckleshoot Site

Salary:                        $42.00 per credit hour




Working in close collaboration with other mathematics instructors, the person in this position will implement and continuously refine/revise a constructivist-oriented curriculum that supports the Northwest Indian College requirements and programs providing foundation problem-solving skills for all tribal college students.  Math faculty are responsible for teaching pre-college or college-level Math courses during the school year.  Faculty shall acknowledge the cultural perspective of students, and use a variety of methods to convey necessary knowledge and skills, and assessment of learning through our assessment process.



  1. Develop course syllabi and
  2. Teach courses in pre-college and/or college level
  3. Submit necessary reports such as enrollment, progress and grading information in a timely
  4. Order textbooks and supplies in advance of courses taught following established college timelines.
  5. Create an environment, a presentation style and a pace in which learning is
  6. Maintain at least ½ hour of office availability each week for each credit of lecture class taught.
  7. Present an indigenous cultural
  8. Submit information to their supervisor regarding scheduling proposals, budget needs and travel requests in a timely manner following established timelines




This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED to perform this position successfully:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Math or related
  • Experience teaching at the postsecondary or secondary level (Teaching Assistant experience acceptable; instructor experience preferred).
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication
  • Must have excellent interpersonal/people
  • Excellent organizational skills, handling multiple tasks and numerous student


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a tribal college setting.
  • Experience working with and advising adult
  • Experience working with adult distance learning programs is highly
  • Ability to work well on an independent basis with minimal
  • Experience with first-generation college
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the effects of oppression on
  • Experience working with Indigenous people of the Pacific


Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of


Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor


Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized


Computer Skills:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet usage; Spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and Word Processing software




Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.


  1. Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications
  2. NWIC Application
  3. NWIC Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form
  4. Current and complete professional resume
  5. Copies of college transcripts (can submit unofficial copies at time of application)
  6. Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position
  7. If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials


The job announcement and application forms are available online at or may be requested from and submitted directly to:


Human Resources

Northwest Indian College

2522 Kwina Road

Bellingham, WA 98226-9278

Telephone/Fax:  360.392.4230