Human Services Faculty (FT, 9 months)
Opening Date: November 20, 2020
Review Date: December 4, 2020
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Lummi Campus
Salary: $40,000 DOE
The salary placement upon hire will be based on the selected candidate’s education and relevant work experience as outlined in the job announcement and the established salary schedule for the classification of the position to be filled. The salary is based on a nine-month academic year contract, with the possibility of supplemental summer salary through research grants and/or summer teaching.
SCOPE OF WORK
The Community Advocates and Responsive Education in Human Services (CARE) Program invites applicants for a full-time faculty position. The primary responsibilities of this position are to work with the CARE department and tribal communities to create professionally and culturally relevant curriculum that can be taught in multiple modalities. This position also includes teaching, assessment, program planning and reporting, and advising students toward completion of their degree and certification requirements. This position is also responsible for following the faculty and personnel handbooks.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The main components of this position include teaching, program development, assessment, and advising.
- Teaching: Faculty member will be expected to teach 15 credits per quarter except for when curriculum development is assigned.
- Curriculum Development: Design and re-design place based, culturally and professionally informed curriculum.
- Assessment: Develop and maintain quarterly course assessments that measure student’s success toward course outcomes in alignment with curriculum map that demonstrates progress toward degree and institutional outcomes.
- Advising: Faculty member will meet regularly with students to work on individual degree planning worksheets to ensure students are on track toward completion of their degree and certification.
- Committees: Actively participate on assigned committees, faculty in-service, teaching and learning, and accreditation.
There are no supervisory responsibilities assigned to this position
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in human services or related field.
- Experience working with diverse student populations (developmental, multicultural).
- Knowledge of Indigenous research theories and methodologies.
- Ability to effectively communicate in diverse situations.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in individual and group settings.
- Master’s Degree in related field.
- Experience teaching in a tribal setting.
- Experience teaching in a substance use disorder program.
Other Skills and Abilities:
- Understanding of assessment, particularly as it relates to the Teaching and Learning philosophy of NWIC.
- Experience with or willingness to learn different modes of instruction (on-ground, online, ITV, hybrid, etc.), teaching and learning, and assessment.
- Must be culturally knowledgeable and comfortable working in a tribal setting.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic word processing, spreadsheet software; internet and email in addition to proven competency with networks and teleconferencing.
Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.
- Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications
- NWIC Application
- NWIC Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form
- Current and complete professional resume
- Copies of college transcripts (can submit unofficial copies at time of application)
- Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position
- If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials
The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:
Northwest Indian College
2522 Kwina Road
Bellingham, WA 98226-9278